Category Archives: Paul Gottfried

Paul Gottfried: Don’t call me the ‘godfather’ of those alt-right neo-Nazis. I’m Jewish

Paul Gottfried writes April 17, 2018: Robert Fulford’s comments about my political influence (March 10) were illustrated with a picture of an unidentified “man” giving a Nazi salute at a recent event of which I know nothing and headlined “How … Continue reading

Posted in Alt Right, Paul Gottfried | Comments Off on Paul Gottfried: Don’t call me the ‘godfather’ of those alt-right neo-Nazis. I’m Jewish

Liberal Democracy

Paul Gottfried writes in this 2017 book: * WHEN I WAS A YOUNG FACULTY MEMBER at Rockford College forty years ago, my divisional chairman, who was a devout disciple of Leo Strauss, once complained that a colleague he had just … Continue reading

Posted in Paul Gottfried | Comments Off on Liberal Democracy

Revisions and Dissents: Essays

Paul Gottfried writes in this 2017 book: A classical or essentialist Right is hard to find in the contemporary Western world, where journalists and other assorted intellectuals rush to denounce its bearers—or even partial bearers—as “fascists.” That may be one … Continue reading

Posted in Paul Gottfried | Comments Off on Revisions and Dissents: Essays

Dennis Prager – Intellectual Vulgarian?

Paul Gottfried said January 28, 2020: “I think he’s an intellectual vulgarian of a kind I have rarely encountered in this world. He has said such ridiculous things about history, fascism, democracy and so forth that it has hard for … Continue reading

Posted in Dennis Prager, Paul Gottfried | Comments Off on Dennis Prager – Intellectual Vulgarian?

Paul Gottfried: ‘Charlottesville After A Year—As An Outsider, I Think the Alt-Right Far from Finished’

Paul Gottfried writes: George Hawley explains why in Making Sense of the Alt-Right, his balanced, book-length examination of the Alt-Right: “There are only two people from the paleoconservative movement associated with the Alt-Right in any meaningful way. The first is … Continue reading

Posted in Alt Right, Paul Gottfried | Comments Off on Paul Gottfried: ‘Charlottesville After A Year—As An Outsider, I Think the Alt-Right Far from Finished’