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.

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Trump and His Enemies
Claremont Review of Books
August 11, 2016

Who's More Compassionate? The Left of the Right?
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What's At Stake
Claremont Review of Books
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We Can't Stand Welfare, And We Can't Stand Welfare Reform
Liberty Forum
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Government: Is It Ever Big Enough?
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