Author Archives: Paul Gottfried
Why a classic Philip Rieff essay on the Goldwater era resonates in the year of Trump.
What made the controversial philosopher’s work so compelling?
What Edmund Burke and Charles Maurras reveal about politics
Let’s stop calling political foes and foreign threats the f-word.
The anonymized wiki editors misconstrue conservative scholarship on the Frankfurt School.
Herbert Butterfield was wrong about Whig scholarship.
Hubris no greater than America’s led Europe to World War I.
The media power of these “uniquely militaristic nationalists” is stronger than their theory.
The current debate about whether the president should take military action against …
A nationwide organization, Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), is waging …
Although I have not read Thomas Sowell’s latest book Intellectuals and Race, …
Although I’ve been critical of my state’s current governor, it’s usually been …
Some god-terms that issue from the media, and which I had the …
I’ve no idea how former Nebraska senator and decorated Vietnam War veteran …
Pace Dan McCarthy’s hope about the possible implications of a Romney victory, …
The Old Right makes new alliances
What’s the matter with wealthy, white Massachusetts?
Today’s parties are neither Jeffersonians nor Hamiltonians, but social democrats.
Despite my usual agreement with Sam Goldman on historical questions, I beg …← Older posts
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