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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Big Science is Broken

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

There is very good reason to believe that much scientific research published today is false, there is no good way to sort the wheat from the chaff, and, most importantly, that the way the system is designed ensures that this will continue being the case.

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The Week / April 28, 2016

It’s Time for Conservatives to Rally Around Ted Cruz

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

He has one amazing virtue that can’t be ignored: He is not Donald Trump. And at this dark hour in conservative politics, that is a supreme qualification to be the Republican nominee for president of the United States.

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The Week / April 11, 2016

Hillary Clinton’s Litany of Scandal

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

Clinton has not been nearly as guileless as Trump in her flip-floppery. But it’s still quite a record.

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The Week / March 31, 2016

The Biggest Problem with U.S. Foreign Policy? Obama’s Own Preening Self-Regard.

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

Taken together, President Obama’s recent comments paint a picture of someone disconnected from reality and sure of his own perfection.

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The Week / March 14, 2016

Antonin Scalia’s Legacy: Extraordinary Writing, and Upholding the Rule of Law

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

The two most important things to remember about Scalia — apart from the fact that he was a family man and a faithful Catholic — are the following: He was a heck of a writer, and he was a defender of one of the most important institutions our civilization is based on.

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The Week / February 13, 2016

A ‘Brexit’ Wouldn’t be the Economic Calamity You’ve been Warned About

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

The EU needs a swift rebuke. The British people should give it to them.

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The Week / February 3, 2016

Morality is a Muscle. Get to the Gym.

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

When we talk about morality, we talk about what’s right and what’s wrong (and what those words mean), but before we get to those questions, there are even broader questions of how we think about morality and how we should approach it.

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The Week / January 20, 2016

Why the Paris Climate Deal is a Total Sham

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

In the end, the process sabotaged itself. In the end, getting great headlines and photo-ops mattered more than actually reducing carbon emissions.

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The Week / December 15, 2015

Progressives’ Deplorable Reaction to the Planned Parenthood Shooting

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

The narrative that some in the media are pushing about the pro-life movement is not only insane — as in, utterly divorced from reality — but deeply, deeply saddening as it reveals a profound inability to understand people at a basic level.

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The Week / December 2, 2015

Why Pope Francis’ Year of Mercy is so Important

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

The Advent season marks the beginning of the new liturgical year. And this one is particularly special.

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The Week / December 2, 2015

Obama’s Foreign Policy Fecklessness

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

Perceptions matter, and it has become clearly undeniable that in many places — Moscow, Damascus, Tehran, Jerusalem, Beijing — the president of the United States is perceived as weak, and that people in these places have behaved accordingly.

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The Week / November 30, 2015

How to Tell Your Children About a Terrorist Attack

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

Your children will encounter evil one day. Better for them to be prepared by you, and to be prepared honestly.

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The Week / November 16, 2015