Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

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Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry writes about religion, culture, politics, economics, business and technology. He is a columnist at The Week, a contributor at Forbes, a blogger at the Patheos Catholic portal and a business and economics columnist at the French news website Atlantico.

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Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry writes about religion, culture, politics, economics, business and technology. He is a columnist at The Week, a contributor at Forbes, a blogger at the Patheos Catholic portal and a business and economics columnist at the French news website Atlantico.

His writing has appeared in the Wall Street JournalFirst ThingsCommentaryThe AtlanticQuartzThe Daily BeastLe FigaroThe American InterestThe American Scene and even Fashionista.

Previously, he co-created the technology analysis service BI Intelligence and worked as a freelance financial analyst covering technology.

He holds an MSc in management from HEC Paris and lives in Paris with his beloved wife and daughter.

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Why Establishment Conservatives Still Miss the Point of Trump

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

Conservatives must both propose and implement actual policies that make an actual, tangible difference in the lives of ordinary Americans.

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American Greatness / February 13, 2021

Trade Policy Is Always Political First

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

In the 1990s a trade regime that hitherto consistently understood itself as a political tool, the function of which was to achieve political aims, began running on autopilot and understanding itself as a purely economic tool.

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American Greatness / January 29, 2020

A Science-Based Case for Ending the Porn Epidemic

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

The evidence is in: porn is as addictive as smoking, or more, except that what smoking does to your lungs, porn does to your brain. And compelling evidence suggests that it is also having a far-reaching impact on our social fabric as a whole.

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American Greatness / December 15, 2019

This Branch of Government Is Dead

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

Sometimes, the shortest of lives inspire millions. And so it is with the oak tree that French President Emmanuel Macron ceremonially planted with President Trump on the South Lawn of the White House.

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Washington Examiner / June 13, 2019

French Socialism Has Failed

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

‘Free’ government services in France are unsustainable and anything but progressive.

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The Failure of the French Elite

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

The yellow vest protests have revealed the profound divide between the privileged class embodied by Emmanuel Macron and the rest of France.

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The Wall Street Journal / February 23, 2019

Sorry, but ‘Her Emails’ Were a Legitimate Scandal and They Deserved to Be Covered

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

There’s certainly an argument for wondering if coverage of this or that during the crazy 2016 campaign wasn’t a bit too intense. There is, however, no possible rational argument that Hillary Clinton’s email scandal was not a real, legitimate scandal, deserving of widespread coverage and opprobrium.

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Washington Examiner / February 19, 2019

Montessori Schools are Exceptionally Successful. So Why aren’t There More of Them?

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

Against the Lockean view, Montessori education supports the authentic Christian view that every child has a unique, God-given identity and gifts and must, by grace, develop them. As opposed to the Cartesian view, this approach rejects mind-body dualism. So why didn’t the church embrace it when it came along?

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America Magazine / July 26, 2018

Macron’s New Iran Deal Deserves a Chance

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

President Trump should take up French President Emmanuel Macron’s suggestion to treat the existing Iran nuclear deal as one leg in a broader accord that would cover nuclear activities beyond the deal’s 10-year deadline, ballistic missile technology, and, especially, Iran’s sponsorship of terrorism in the region.

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Bloomberg View / April 30, 2018

Macron and Trump Can Team Up on Trade

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

The picture of Emmanuel Macron as a ga-ga globalist, and of Donald Trump as a protectionist ideologue, is too simplistic. Indeed, for all their very real differences, they also share priorities, which offers a way for them to work together.

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Bloomberg View / April 26, 2018

Trump and Macron Aren’t Really an Odd Couple

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

Both Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron see themselves as outsiders in their own political systems, determined to change the status quo against opposition from both sides of the aisle and a hostile media.

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Bloomberg View / April 25, 2018

Macron Offers Trump a Third Way in Syria

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

The French president has built a credible platform to lead on Syria. President Trump should let him.

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Bloomberg View / April 24, 2018