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Our Empathetic Authoritarians

From the Right / Ben Shapiro /

America has a crisis of empathy.

That crisis isn't expressed as lack of charitable giving: Americans give approximately seven times what Europeans do to charity per capita. And it isn't expressed as an unwillingness to spend on a governmental level: The United States currently spends more money than any nation in the history of the world.

The ...Read more

Lying About 'Misinformation' To Justify Tyranny

From the Right / Ben Shapiro /

This week, President Joe Biden was asked whether he had any message for social media amidst a dramatic rise in the number of diagnosed COVID-19 cases thanks to the delta variant. Biden immediately responded that companies like Facebook were responsible for murder: "They're killing people -- I mean, they're really, look, the only pandemic we have...Read more

What Foreign Dissidents Understand About the American Flag

From the Right / Ben Shapiro /

This week, thousands of Cuban dissidents marched against the repressive communist tyranny that has subjugated the Cuban people for three generations. They chanted "Libertad!" and called for the end of the regime. And they carried aloft a symbol of freedom: the American flag.

This isn't a rarity. It's a common sight among protesters for freedom ...Read more

Stop Surrendering Education to the Radical Left

From the Right / Ben Shapiro /

This Independence Day, a poll from Issues & Insights revealed that only 36% of adults aged 18-24 said they were "proud to be American," compared with 86% of those over the age of 65. This shouldn't be surprising. America's children have been raised in a system dedicated to the proposition that America itself is evil, a repository of ...Read more

Yes, It's Ungrateful to Turn Your Back on the National Anthem

From the Right / Ben Shapiro /

This week, heretofore nearly anonymous hammer thrower Gwen Berry made international headlines when, during the podium ceremony for winning bronze in an Olympic trial, she turned away from the United States flag as the national anthem played. The anthem wasn't played for her, or for the other competitors in the hammer throw; every day during the ...Read more

The Movement Against Critical Race Theory Is Deeply Necessary

From the Right / Ben Shapiro /

According to the establishment media, critical race theory, or CRT, is a distraction. It is a right-wing smear. It is a conservative attempt to quash the dark side of American history. Most of all, according to the establishment media, you must never -- ever -- pay attention to the infusion of CRT into the nation's institutions of power. ...Read more

How Blue City Governance Is Destroying Blue Cities

From the Right / Ben Shapiro /

This week, a video from a San Francisco Walgreens went viral on Twitter. The video depicted a man standing next to his bicycle, loading up a garbage bag with products. The man then rides his bicycle down the aisle, past a security guard, who limply throws out a hand to try to grab the bag; the shoplifter simply brushes past him, then rides out ...Read more

The Definition of Courage Has Shifted Since Normandy

From the Right / Ben Shapiro /

Last Sunday marked the 77th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy. On that day, Operation Overlord began, launching the Allied invasion of Europe that would spell the beginning of the end of the Nazi regime. At least 4,400 Allied troops died in the Normandy landings, and another 10,000 were wounded. As the invasion started, President ...Read more

The Muddled Thinking of 'Antiracism'

From the Right / Ben Shapiro /

This week, a clip of America's most prominent racial grifter, Ibram X. Kendi, began making the rounds on Twitter. Kendi, the author of "How to Be an Antiracist," has undoubtedly made a fortune by indicting those who disagree with him as complicit in American racism -- and by providing partial absolution to those who repeat his cultish ideas. In ...Read more

China Isn't Winning. The West Is Forfeiting

From the Right / Ben Shapiro /

This week, The Wall Street Journal reported that three researchers from the Chinese Wuhan Institute of Virology were hospitalized in November 2019 with "symptoms consistent with both Covid-19 and common seasonal illness." That report followed hard on a series of investigative pieces from journalists such as Nicholas Wade and Donald McNeil, ...Read more

If You Side With Hamas, Your Anti-Semitism Is Showing

From the Right / Ben Shapiro /

For the past two weeks, rockets have been fired into civilian areas of Israel by the terrorist group Hamas. Hamas' charter openly calls for the destruction of the state of Israel, which would entail an anti-Semitic genocide; its 1988 charter explicitly and openly calls for such a genocide. Hamas spends tens of millions of dollars in foreign aid ...Read more

Biden Sets Everything on Fire

From the Right / Ben Shapiro /

Joe Biden is the luckiest man to ever assume the presidency.

He succeeded an unpopular figure. He was inaugurated just two weeks after the dramatic storming of the U.S. Capitol by extremist Donald Trump supporters seeking to stop the certification of the 2020 election, which was also the beginning of the year after widespread race riots. He ...Read more

Due Process Is the Opposite of Social Justice

From the Right / Ben Shapiro /

It has been two weeks since the conviction of ex-police officer Derek Chauvin for the second- and third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter of George Floyd. The world has moved on. Politicians breathed a sigh of relief when they heard the verdict; the media quickly moved on to its next manipulated data point in favor of the proposition ...Read more

 

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