Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “poverty”

White Privilege in Our Time

The priorities of the American ruling class require devaluing people like Miss Nelly

Posted November 18th, 2015

Educating for Helplessness

Communal self-sabotage and the cycle of poverty

Posted October 20th, 2015

Are The Poor a Problem To Be Solved?

Contra Robert Putnam, Amy Wax says a poverty of moral fiber is a big part of the problem

Posted September 17th, 2015

Poverty: It’s So Personal

A reader acquainted with the ‘Trailer Park Gothic’ family writes

Posted September 16th, 2015

Bernie Sanders @ Liberty

Why don’t we have a socially conservative version of this guy?

Posted September 14th, 2015

Emancipation from Mental Slavery

Poverty, social psychology, and the invisible ties that bind

Posted May 1st, 2015

More Freddie Thoughts

Solving police brutality is easy. Regenerating a culture where people don’t know how to live is all but impossible

Posted April 30th, 2015

Are These The Poor?

A missionary writes to say that what Americans call poverty is just daily life

Posted February 3rd, 2015

We Were Poor Once

A nation of ingrates forgets how far we’ve come, and how fast

Posted January 30th, 2015

‘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

The Virus Of Poverty Culture

If you haven’t seen Brenda Ann Kenneally’s amazing photographs of poor young …

Posted July 30th, 2014

One Heartbeat Away From Poverty

A friend of mine sent this in response to the Food Stamp …

Posted July 15th, 2014