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.

Recent blog posts by this author

Europe’s Migration Influx: Premeditated and Problematic

Western Europe stands before an immigration crisis that neither its immigration-enthusiastic governments nor any electoral majority in these countries seem interested in addressing. Consider these numbers: Six hundred thirty million adults...

IG’s Report Is Just Another Opportunity for Partisan Cherry-Picking

Our two national parties had great expectations about the findings of the Department of Justice’s Inspector General concerning the surveillance operation carried out by the FBI against Donald Trump’s campaign staff. What came out of this newly...

The Groypers Are Asking the Wrong Questions

At a recent Republican event at Ohio State University, Fox News star Charlie Kirk tried to recruit young voters for his party in the company of another Republican celebrity, Rob Smith, who is both black and homosexual. Kirk, in his presentation,...

McCarthy: Not the Moral Leper We Thought?

Last week our guest on a Roku TV interview show that I co-manage was Diana West, a longtime Washington Times editor and the author of a provocative book “The Death of the Grownup.” Our interview turned quickly in what, for my cohost, was...

The Myth Making of Antifa Intellectuals

Mark Bray is in his early thirties and the recipient of a Ph.D. in history from Rutgers in 2016. He is also rapidly becoming antifa’s chief ideologue. Among his works describing or advocating for the often violent demonstrators are Antifa...