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, 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.

Latest by Paul Gottfried in Chronicles

  • Sympathy for the Spartan
    February 22, 2021

    Sympathy for the Spartan

    The Spartans are one of the biggest victims of recent historical distortion. Their faults, far from being particular to Sparta, were common in ancient Greece.

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  • Playing Favorites With Liz vs. Marjorie
    February 5, 2021

    Playing Favorites With Liz vs. Marjorie

    Liz Cheney is considered a rising GOP star despite voting twice to impeach a Republican president on unsubstantiated allegations. Meanwhile, Marjorie Taylor Greene is shunned by the same party.

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  • Polling and the Truth
    February 4, 2021

    Polling and the Truth

    Partisan polls have become an instrument in the Left’s toolbox in the United States and in Europe. They're used more to push action than to inform it.

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  • The Rules of Debate No Longer Work
    February 2, 2021

    The Rules of Debate No Longer Work

    We are not going to gain fair treatment from Big Tech by talking about the need for open debate. They do not care about open debate or fairness.

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  • The Late-Coming Left
    February 2021

    The Late-Coming Left

    The desperate attempt to claim Martin Luther King, Jr., as some sort of conservative icon is an example of what the Germans call "late-coming." The GOP is always claiming positions that the Left used to hold before it became more radical.

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