Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Economics”

Was Man Made For The Market?

… or the market for man? The continuing Tucker Carlson discussion

Posted January 10th, 2019

‘Gradually, Then Suddenly’

Coming tech changes that will shake our lives and our politics

Posted January 4th, 2019

Austin Murphy’s Grace

He was a top magazine journalist — and then the industry began to fall apart

Posted December 27th, 2018

Trump’s Rust Belt Populism Sputters

Despite his 2016 promises to workers, president can’t stop massive GM layoffs

Posted November 26th, 2018

The Caesar Of The Amazon Jungle

Jeff Bezos and the triumph of politically connected capitalism

Posted November 15th, 2018

The Lost Boys

Massive numbers of males aged 25 to 34 have dropped out of the labor force. Why? What does this portend?

Posted November 13th, 2018

Inequality And Immigration

Reader: ‘Are my thoughts about the cultural and economic clashes coming from mass migration taboo?’

Posted November 2nd, 2018

Against Anti-Family Conservatives

He’s young, married, employed, conservative, Christian, and would like to start a family — but says the economic deck (and the GOP) is stacked against him

Posted October 18th, 2018

Jeff Bezos, Skinflint

World’s richest man raises Amazon minimum wage — but read the fine print

Posted October 4th, 2018

The Ideological Blindness Of The Old

John Lanchester: Economics changed in ways that people 50 and older dangerously fail to intuit

Posted July 5th, 2018

Silicon Valley & America’s Brazilification

Yes, rich tech liberals are hypocrites — but that doesn’t let the rest of us off the hook

Posted May 24th, 2018

Starbucks’s Stupid Policy

Being woke is a good way to become broke

Posted May 22nd, 2018

‘What’s The Matter With Orthodox Countries?’

Economists wonder why these nations struggle to gain their liberal, capitalist footing

Posted May 10th, 2018

Marx Was Right: A Warning

Cultural Marxism is a real thing — and it doesn’t come from nowhere

Posted May 1st, 2018

His Unhappy Life In A Sh*thole

‘How can we ever form an actual community based on trust and mutual obligations? We can’t’

Posted January 25th, 2018

The Complicated ‘Sh*thole’ Debate

The poor moved into his neighborhood. Then came cops, crime, and decline

Posted January 24th, 2018

The NYC Subway Ripoff

Why does it cost more to build a subway there than anywhere else in the world?

Posted December 29th, 2017