William Voegeli is a senior editor of the Claremont Review of Books, a visiting scholar at Claremont McKenna College's Henry Salvatori Center, and the author of two books: Never Enough: America's Limitless Welfare State (Encounter Books, 2010); and The Pity Party: A Mean-Spirited Diatribe Against Liberal Compassion (Broadside Books, 2014).


William's work has appeared in the Christian Science MonitorCity JournalCommentary, the Family in America, First Things,the Los Angeles TimesNational Review, and the New Criterion. After receiving a doctorate in political science from Loyola University in Chicago he was a program officer for the John M. Olin Foundation.

The Latest

The Graying of the Welfare State
National Review
March 2, 2018

Review of "Why Liberalism Failed"
Minding the Campus
February 14, 2018

The Democrats' Dilemma
Claremont Review of Books
October 19, 2017

Liberals, Shipwrecked
City Journal
August 24, 2017

Diversity and Its Discontents
Claremont Review of Books
August 1, 2017