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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The Errors of the Militant Atheist

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

We have arrived at a peculiar moment when our elite institutions and discourse seem to be utterly ignorant of their own philosophical and cultural legacy.

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National Review Online / November 13, 2015

CNBC Failed American Voters. Here’s How Future Debate Moderators Can Do Better.

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

Some of the blame for a poor debate lies with the GOP politicians on stage, but most of the blame lies squarely on the shoulders of CNBC.

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The Week / October 30, 2015

Could Pope Francis Break Apart the Catholic Church?

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

As an advisory committee to the Pope, the synod has no real power in the Catholic Church, but it is still important because of the fissures it reveals.

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The Week / October 22, 2015

How Russia Outplayed America in the Middle East’s Great Game

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

By going all-in on the side of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the war in Syria, Putin has put Russia at the center of the great game in the Middle East.

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The Week / October 5, 2015

Why Even Pro-Choice Americans Should be Upset with Planned Parenthood

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

Even those who hate pro-life politics should be concerned about the fact that Planned Parenthood misleads women about medical procedures.

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The Week / July 23, 2015

5 Things About Pope Francis’ Encyclical on the Environment the Media Probably Won’t Tell You

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

On both the form and the substance, Francis represents a continuity with papal teaching, not a break.

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The Week / June 22, 2015

Why Christians Are So Upset About Same-Sex Marriage

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

At the end of the day, same-sex marriage acted as a catalyst for all sorts of other trends that made Christians realize just how little work they had done, and just how much they still have to do.

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The Week / June 10, 2015

Pro-Family Policies Aren’t ‘Social Engineering,’ They’re Conservative

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

Conservatives suffer from the perception that their talk about the family is just that: talk. A pro-family agenda with meat on its bones would be the best way to address this problem.

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National Review Online / June 9, 2015

Why Religion Will Dominate the 21st Century

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

The actual trends of religiosity across the world suggest that the 20th century was probably the high point of secularization.

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The Week / May 18, 2015

The French Counter-Revolution

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

La Manif Pour Tous, the mass-protest movements against France’s Socialist government’s same-sex marriage bill, put more than a million people on the streets, won real concessions from the government, and more importantly created a new sense of a young, eager and growing Catholic social conservative movement in France.

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Catholic Herald (UK) / May 14, 2015

How Conservatives Can Win the Debate on Early Childhood Education

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

Conservatives should put some meat on their pro-family rhetoric, not just point out the cost-benefit problems of universal preschool.

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The Week / May 13, 2015

Why Conservatives Need an Anti-Poverty Agenda

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

Poverty is a deeply entrenched phenomenon that requires some specific responses, and conservatives are positioned to offer unique solutions.

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The Week / April 28, 2015