Ben Shapiro

America Still Needs Athens and Jerusalem

Review: 'The Right Side of History: How Reason and Moral Purpose Made the West Great' by Ben Shapiro

Ben Shapiro's 10th book, The Right Side of History: How Reason and Moral Purpose Made the West Great, concerns itself with Western history, where it came from and where it's going. It's the latest in a line of recent releases from public intellectuals, all troubled by the same paradox: We live in the wealthiest and most technologically advanced society in recorded history, and, at the same time, one of the most unhappy ones.

Generation Shapiro

Ben Shapiro and the future of American conservatism

Ben ShapiroI spend a few weeks every year teaching high school and college students, and in my interactions with young people in and around universities I have noticed a trend. After class, at meals, and in walks around campus, the politically engaged students invariably ask me the same question: What do I think of Ben Shapiro? Nor am I alone. Recently Eliza Gray had a similar experience while reporting on young conservatives in the age of President Trump.

The Dangerous New Watering Down of ‘Incitement’

Ben Shapiro at Politicon 2017, Pasadena, Calif. / Getty Images

In January 2017, Alexandre Bissonnette opened fire on a Quebec City mosque, killing half a dozen worshippers. Bissonnette held far-right, Islamophobic views. At trial, crown prosecutors presented evidence that he followed several right-wing and alt-right Twitter users, ranging from moderate voices like Fox’s Bret Baier to overt racists like Richard Spencer. But the Twitter account he visited the most was that of Daily Wire founder Ben Shapiro.

UC Berkeley Faculty Calls for Campus-Wide Boycott of Class

Faculty, staff claim 'there are forms of speech that are not protected under the First Amendment'

Antifa members and counter protesters gather at the rightwing No To Marxism rally on August 27, 2017 in BerkeleyOver 200 University of California, Berkeley professors and faculty are calling for the shutdown of classes and activities during "free speech week," an event scheduled for Sept. 24 to 27 that features some "alt-right" speakers.