Author

William Voegeli

William Voegeli is a senior editor of the Claremont Review of Books and author of: Never Enough: America's Limitless Welfare State (Encounter Books); and The Pity Party: A Mean-Spirited Diatribe Against Liberal Compassion (Broadside Books). A visiting scholar at Claremont McKenna College's Henry Salvatori Center, his work has appeared in the City Journal, Commentary, the Los Angeles TimesNational ReviewThe Weekly Standard, and other publications. Mr. Voegeli received his Ph.D. in political science from Loyola University in Chicago and was a program officer for the John M. Olin Foundation from 1988 to 2003.

Articles by William Voegeli

A Kinder, Gentler Gulag

A Kinder, Gentler Gulag

Bhaskar Sunkara’s new promise of socialist life is indistinguishable from the old promise of socialist life.
He’s History

He’s History

Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.’s political histories came up short.
Refighting the Culture War

Refighting the Culture War

Bill Voegeli, Andrew Hartman, and Joseph Bottum remember the moral and metaphysical structures that once undergirded America and wonder what will replace them
The Culture Wars

The Culture Wars

William Voegeli, Joseph Bottum, and Andrew Hartman discuss America's culture wars.
The Same Old Deal

The Same Old Deal

A review of The New New Deal: The Hidden Story of Change in the Obama Era, by Michael Grunwald
Extremism in Defense of Liberty

Extremism in Defense of Liberty

The Republican party has gone insane. Not whacky-but-basically-harmless, Uncle Joe Biden insane. We're talking remorseless-sociopath insane.
Not Leveling With Us

Not Leveling With Us

A review of The Great Divergence: America's Growing Inequality Crisis and What We Can Do about It, by Timothy Noah andThe Price of Inequality: How Today's Divided Society Endangers Our Future, by Joseph E. Stiglitz
Rebels Without a Clue

Rebels Without a Clue

A review of Nation of Rebels: Why Counterculture Became Consumer Culture, by Joseph Heath and Andrew Potter
Volume XX, Number 3, Summer 2020

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