Paul Gottfried

Paul Gottfried is Editor in Chief of Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture. He is also the Raffensperger Professor of Humanities Emeritus at Elizabethtown College, where he taught for 25 years. He is a Guggenheim recipient and a Yale Ph.D. He is the author of 13 books, most recently Fascism: Career of a Concept and Revisions and Dissents.

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Latest by Paul Gottfried in Chronicles

  • Conservative Inc. Pretends to Discipline Its Own
    July 6, 2020

    Conservative Inc. Pretends to Discipline Its Own

    4 min

    Prominent conservatives have made a show of chastising Conservatism Inc.’s lack of backbone in standing up to the left. Don't be fooled. This hand-wringing over a conservative betrayal is just “artificial negativity” and controlled opposition.

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  • The Danger of Triangulating With the Left
    June 22, 2020

    The Danger of Triangulating With the Left

    4 ½ min

    Conservatism Inc.'s funders and stars have engaged in a game of triangulation in which they have labored to marginalize everyone and everything on their right while attempting to build bridges to the center-left.

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  • Anti-Semitism in Antiquity: The Case of Apion
    July 2020

    Anti-Semitism in Antiquity: The Case of Apion

    7 ¼ min

    Contra Apionem is likely the first attempt in history to undermine an opponent through the charge of anti-Semitism: Josephus charged Apion with disrespecting the Jews by invidiously comparing them with the ancient Greeks.

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  • Tucker Versus Woke Mickey
    June 15, 2020

    Tucker Versus Woke Mickey

    4 min

    Like many other corporations and foundations that began under conservative auspices, Disney has moved in a direction that would have appalled its iconic founder.

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  • Cultural Radicalism Is the Problem, Not Bolshevism
    July 2020

    Cultural Radicalism Is the Problem, Not Bolshevism

    5 ¾ min

    Today's cultural upheaval is not about Marxism, but the cultural radicalism of America's wealthy elites. The moneyed advocates of gay marriage and transgendered rights have abandoned the traditions of those devout Christians who created this country.

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