Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Culture war”

Was Amy Wax’s Speech Racist?

The challenges of talking about culture and national identity — and the dangers of not talking about it

Posted July 20th, 2019

Love Literature? Stay Away From Grad School

Screenwriter Tony Tost, an English PhD, warns young people

Posted July 19th, 2019

On Hating America

Yeah, we’re basically Babylon — but America is the only country in the world that could have produced Louis Armstrong

Posted July 19th, 2019

No Sympathy For The Devil

A mob is what happens when we allow demons to possess the body politic

Posted July 18th, 2019

Nixon ’68::Trump ’20

Voting next year ‘like your whole world depended on it’

Posted July 17th, 2019

‘Asymmetrical Multiculturalism’

Ethnic identity politics for me, but not for thee, whitey

Posted July 17th, 2019

‘Rednecks’ And The Two Randys

Thoughts about Donald Trump, Ilhan Omar, and liberal elites, after listening to Randy Newman’s unsettling 1974 classic

Posted July 16th, 2019

The Curse Of Passionate Intensity

Why do the worst people drive our political dialogue?

Posted July 16th, 2019

Busing Or Bust

Progressives’ bizarre compulsion to pick a self-destructive political fight

Posted July 14th, 2019

The Totalitarian ‘They’

Social Justice cultists, like all totalitarians, won’t stop until they have remade reality and forced everybody to bow to their lie

Posted July 13th, 2019

Social Justice: Our New Civil Religion

The old religion is being displaced by a hostile rival. And Christians don’t know what to do about it

Posted July 10th, 2019

Leszek Kolakowski’s Warning

Anticipating and resisting ‘a totalitarianism of immediate gratification’

Posted July 8th, 2019

Woke Capitalism’s Cultural Imperialism

In countries like Poland, US and Western European multinationals increasingly forcing locals to choose between their jobs or their God

Posted July 7th, 2019

Alas For Fortress Poland

Goodbye to the myth of Poland as last bastion of Christian exceptionalism

Posted July 6th, 2019

Cultural Marxism: Enemy Of Real Marxism?

A philosophical Marxist’s lament

Posted July 4th, 2019

Amos Pierce, American Hero

The Left is not going to defeat Trump with Colin Kaepernick. It needs — we all need — WW2 vet Amos Pierce

Posted July 4th, 2019

The Saint And The ‘Witch’

Father Wojtyla’s vision of human dignity — and the world’s, via Miley Cyrus

Posted July 3rd, 2019