Author Archives: Rod Dreher

About Rod Dreher

Rod Dreher is a senior editor at The American Conservative. He has written and edited for the New York Post, The Dallas Morning News, National Review, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, the Washington Times, and the Baton Rouge Advocate. Rod’s commentary has been published in The Wall Street Journal, Commentary, the Weekly Standard, Beliefnet, and Real Simple, among other publications, and he has appeared on NPR, ABC News, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, and the BBC. He lives in St. Francisville, Louisiana, with his wife Julie and their three children. He has also written four books, The Little Way of Ruthie Leming, Crunchy Cons, How Dante Can Save Your Life, and The Benedict Option.

Jussie Smollett’s Hate Hoax

CNN: Chicago police now believe that the actor made up the racist, homophobic MAGA attack

Mr. McCarrick, That Dirty Old Man

Francis give a capo in the lavender mafia gets the clerical death penalty. Next job: exposing the network that protected him

Why Join A Fraternity?

Nine DKEs at LSU arrested and charged with hazing. Why would anybody want to join these thugs?

Trump’s Fake Emergency

Trump’s declaration of a “national emergency” to fund the wall is preposterous …

GOP Donors Vs. GOP Voters

J.D. Vance on the disconnect within the Republican Party

Socialism & 2020

It’s going to be a central issue in the presidential race — and it should be

Sohrab Ahmari’s Conversion

From a childhood in Tehran to the gates of Rome, a remarkable American pilgrimage

View From Your Table

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Is ‘Cultural Socialism’ A Thing?

The phenomenon is real — but is ‘socialism’ the best way to describe it?

What Does It Mean To Love America?

Reflections on patriotism in a time of alienation and decline

First World Oppression

Yeah, Yemen’s a hellhole, but think of the poor rich transgenders in London

Cultural Socialism In The Law

A progressive Canadian lawyer called it social injustice. He had to shut down his firm

Social Justice = Cultural Socialism

What do you call the cultural politics of radical egalitarianism?

Trump The Katechon

Radically flawed though he is, Trump is the only restraining force against the left-wing deluge

Walker Percy Weekend 2019

David Brooks, J.D. Vance, Walter Isaacson, and more. Tickets available now

Today’s Progressive Race Hate Moment

The Covington Catholic boys are so last month. The Woke Mob is now going after Esquire’s cover boy

Socialism In Three Acts

An American who grew up under communism tries to disillusion his neighbor

‘Cultural Totalitarianism’

How Trump can weaponize ‘socialism’

Stasi Doping Made This Girl A Man

In US, mom, dad, doctors doing same to children who cannot meaningfully consent

How Capitalism Sovietized America

In 1974, the Soviet day care model was a vision of America’s 21st century future

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