Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “poor”

‘Stuck’ As Default of the Poor

Teen sex among the lower classes and the generational persistence of poverty

Posted November 21st, 2014

Poor And Foolish

How the choices of this impoverished NYC family dooms them

Posted November 19th, 2014

The View from Grub Street

A Pulitzer Prize winner on his self-inflicted poverty

Posted November 16th, 2014

Why Poor People Act That Way

Explaining the source of the hopelessness of the poor

Posted September 26th, 2014

When Poverty Is The Fault Of The Poor

Great Evans-Manning comment by Josh McGee on the “Why Poor People Act …

Posted August 1st, 2014

Why Poor People Act Against Their Long-Term Interest

A reader who comments here under the name Peg, and who comes …

Posted July 31st, 2014

People Perish From A Lack Of (World) Vision

Tony Woodlief reads the riot act to Christians who threatened to walk …

Posted March 30th, 2014

Type A Potheads Vs. The Stoned Masses

Prof. Edward Hamilton posts an Evans-Manning-winning comment on the David Brooks On …

Posted January 4th, 2014

Mrs. Jellyby Goes On A Mission Trip

Mrs. Jellyby is a character in Dickens’s Bleak House. She’s forever going on …

Posted August 1st, 2013

Ecumenism And Life’s Shipwreck

In a thread below, I mentioned that the Catholic sex abuse scandal …

Posted February 1st, 2013

Tabi’s Story & The White Working Class

Yesterday morning before leaving for church, I e-mailed Sam M. this detail-rich Washington …

Posted December 10th, 2012

Poor & Hungry At The Movies

Here’s a short bit from the diaries of the writer Mavis Gallant, …

Posted July 6th, 2012