Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Economics”

Oren Cass On Work, Economy, Morality

How unemployment is both a matter of economic structures and personal morality

Posted March 12th, 2019

People Who Don’t Want To Work

A plant manager writes: good jobs with good benefits available here, but few want them

Posted February 27th, 2019

Red Bernie Vs. Zombie Reaganism

Sanders is going to be crippled by identity politics — but the GOP had better take him seriously

Posted February 20th, 2019

Trump The Katechon

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

Posted February 13th, 2019

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