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The Right Side Of History
Now a #1 New York Times Bestseller. Human beings have never had it better than we have it now in the West. So why are we on the verge of throwing it all away? In 2016, New York Times bestselling author Ben Shapiro spoke at the University of California–Berkeley. Hundreds of police officers were required to protect his speech. What was so frightening about Shapiro? He came to argue that Western civilization is in the midst of a crisis of purpose and ideas; that we have let grievances replace our sense of community and political expediency limit our individual rights; that we are teaching our kids that their emotions matter more than rational debate; and that the only meaning in life is arbitrary and subjective. As a society, we are forgetting that almost everything great that has ever happened in history happened because of people who believed in both Judeo-Christian values and in the Greek-born power of reason. In The Right Side of History, Shapiro sprints through more than 3,500 years, dozens of philosophers, and the thicket of modern politics to show how our freedoms are built upon the twin notions that every human being is made in God’s image and that human beings were created with reason capable of exploring God’s world. We can thank these values for the birth of science, the dream of progress, human rights, prosperity, peace, and artistic beauty. Jerusalem and Athens built America, ended slavery, defeated the Nazis and the Communists, lifted billions from poverty, and gave billions more spiritual purpose. Jerusalem and Athens built America, ended slavery, defeated the Nazis and the Communists, lifted billions from poverty, and gave billions more spiritual purpose. Yet we are in the process of abandoning Judeo-Christian values and Greek natural law, watching our civilization collapse into age-old tribalism, individualistic hedonism, and moral subjectivism. We believe we can satisfy ourselves with intersectionality, scientific materialism, progressive politics, authoritarian governance, or nationalistic solidarity. We can’t. The West is special, and in The Right Side of History, Ben Shapiro bravely explains how we have lost sight of the moral purpose that drives each of us to be better, the sacred duty to work together for the greater good,.
More books by Ben Shapiro
1. The Authoritarian Moment
How far are Americans willing to go to force each other to fall in line? According to the establishment media, the intelligentsia, and our political chattering class, the greatest threat to American freedom lies in right-wing authoritarianism. We’ve heard that some 75 million Americans who voted for Donald Trump represent the rise of American fascism; that conservatives have allowed authoritarianism to bloom in their midst, creating a grave danger for the republic. But what if the true authoritarian threat to America doesn’t come from the political right, but from the supposedly anti-fascist left? There are certainly totalitarians on the political right. But statistically, they represent a fringe movement with little institutional clout. The authoritarian left, meanwhile, is ascendant in nearly every area of American life. A small number of leftists—college-educated, coastal, and uncompromising—have not just taken over the Democratic Party but our corporations, our universities, our scientific establishment, our cultural institutions. And they have used their newfound power to silence their opposition. The authoritarian Left is aggressively insistent that everyone must conform to its values, demanding submission and conformity. The dogmatic Left is obsessed with putting people in categories and changing human nature. Everyone who opposes it must be destroyed. Ben Shapiro looks at everything from pop culture to the Frankfurt school, social media to the Founding Fathers, to explain the origins of our turn to tyranny, and why so many seem blind to it. More than a catalog of bad actors and intemperate acts, The Authoritarian Moment lays bare the intolerance and rigidity creeping into all American ideology – and prescribes the solution to ending the authoritarianism that threatens our future.
2. 2020: Every Column Ben Shapiro Wrote During an Insane Year
Ben Shapiro was a voice of sanity in the totally insane year of 2020. As he sees it, crises exacerbate underlying issues; they rarely create them. The global pandemic was the first in a catastrophic chain of crises that brought everything that’s wrong with America to a head. What began as a national emergency devolved into pandemic politics, with lockdowns as a cover for government power grabs. Following the George Floyd protests, Democrats began to manipulate charges of racism to achieve and maintain a hold on the country. When Joe Biden was elected, woke culture cried victory, but record-breaking millions of Trump voters proved that America still rejects demographics as destiny. This collection of syndicated columns from 2020 is for diehard Shapiro fans—and anyone who wants to talk some sense into America.
3. Facts (Still) Don’t Care About Your Feelings
A lot has changed since 2015, and Ben Shapiro has something to say about it. In this curated sequel to “Facts Don’t Care About Your Feelings,” Shapiro breaks down American politics from 2015 to today like you’ve never seen before. Review political dog fights and the Democrats’ radicalism problem through a poignant lens. Analyze the novel coronavirus and its economic implications through a perspective too often stamped out by the mainstream media. Explore the absurdities of “anti-racism,” “mostly peaceful” protests and other leftist attempts to rewrite America. And discover pieces of the American identity—unity, free speech, capitalism and so much more—we have lost in the mayhem.
4. How To Destroy America In Three Easy Steps
A growing number of Americans want to tear down what it’s taken us 250 years to build—and they’ll start by canceling our shared history, ideals, and culture. Traditional areas of civic agreement are vanishing. We can’t agree on what makes America special. We can’t even agree that America is special. We’re coming to the point that we can’t even agree what the word America itself means. “Disintegrationists” say we’re stronger together, but their assault on America’s history, philosophy, and culture will only tear us apart. Who are the disintegrationists? From Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States to the New York Times’ 1619 project, many modern analyses view American history through the lens of competing oppressions, a racist and corrupt experiment from the very beginning. They see American philosophy as a lie – beautiful words pasted over a thoroughly rotted system. They see America’s culture of rights as a façade that merely reinforces traditional hierarchies of power, instead of being the only culture that guarantees freedom for individuals. Disintegrationist attacks on the values that built our nation are insidious because they replace each foundational belief, from the rights to free speech and self-defense to the importance of marriage and faith communities, with nothing more than an increased reliance on the government. This twisted disintegrationist vision replaces the traditional “unionist” understanding that all Americans are united in a shared striving toward the perfection of universal ideals. How to Destroy America in Three Easy Steps shows that to be a cohesive nation we have to uphold foundational truths about ourselves, our history, and reality itself—to be unionists instead of disintegrationists. Shapiro offers a vital warning that if we don’t recover these shared truths, our future—our union—as a great country is threatened with destruction.
5. Facts Don’t Care About Your Feelings
They say history repeats itself. We’ve got a lot of work to do to end up on the right side of it after Election Day 2020. This curated selection of columns is quintessential for any Ben Shapiro fan orskeptic. He offers a sharp, insightful reflection on American politics and culture over the last few years. Between elites who just can’t get down from their soapboxes, the left’s “thought fascism,” the rampant media, and more, the nation is in trouble. And if conservatives don’t act fast, they’ll get what they deserve . . .
6. Whining Doesn’t Win
Democrats are pulling out all their stops to defeat President Trump and Republicans, and now they’re getting desperate. First came the screaming—“We have to do something!” Then came the whining—“This is a national disgrace!” It’s too politically useful for them to not rail at whatever they can, from the Kavanaugh nomination to the Trump-Russia collusion conspiracy. For provocative radio host Ben Shapiro, the “voice of conservative millennials,” these tactics have made a circus out of American politics, and Trump is not the star performer. Read all about the acts under the big top in this collection of his 2018 syndicated columns.
7. D.C.’s Dirty Politics
With each passing day that Donald Trump is in the White House, controversial conservative radio host Ben Shapiro sees the social fabric tear before his very eyes. Trump acts; the left overreacts; and Republicans don’t act to shift the playing field. This cycle shrinks the space for rational politics and conversation, and we end up in a “race to the bottom.” This collection of Shapiro’s 2017 syndicated columns paints a picture of the current American landscape.
8. And We All Fall Down
Over the last few years, culture has swum upstream of politics; social liberalism has deteriorated the American future; and the meaning of the conservative movement has been put up for grabs. Provocative radio host Ben Shapiro is the “principled gladiator” who’s militantly defending conservative ideas amid this chaos. With over 10 million podcast downloads a month and an audience that is 70 percent under the age of 40, Shapiro has been dubbed the voice of conservative millennials. Picking apart liberal arguments and offering sharp, nuanced takes on current events is what he does best. In this column collection, you will be both enlightened and entertained as Shapiro takes you on a journey through the losses conservatives—and America—have endured.
9. The Establishment Is Dead
In his latest column collection, controversial conservative radio host Ben Shapiro breaks down the Trump phenomenon and its implications on the political establishment and conservativism. He’s unafraid to point a finger at all those accountable for his rise and election—Democrats and Republicans alike, the media, Hollywood elites, and even the cult of personality—and offers lessons that Trump’s nomination should teach Republicans.
12. Terrains 2015
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Release date: Sep 03, 2015
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13. The Left’s Phantom Wars
Ben Shapiro is a nationally syndicated opinion columnist for Creators Syndicate. This is a collection of the very best of Ben Shapiro from 2014
14. The People Vs. Barack Obama
Now in paperback, New York Times bestselling author Ben Shapiro presents a comprehensive case against Barack Obama’s abuses of power during his time in office. From the DOJ to the NSA, from the EPA to the Department of Health and Human Services, Barack Obama’s administration has become a labyrinth of corruption and overreach touching every aspect of Americans’ lives. The People vs. Barack Obama strips away the soft media picture of the Obama administration to reveal a regime motivated by pure, unbridled power and details how each scandal has led to dozens of instances of as-yet-unprosecuted counts of espionage, involuntary manslaughter, violation of internal revenue laws, bribery, and obstruction of justice. The story of the Obama administration is a story of abuse, corruption, and venality on the broadest scale ever to spring from the office of the presidency. President Obama may be the culmination of a century of government growth—but more important, he is the apotheosis of the imperial presidency. Obama chooses when to enforce immigration laws, delays his own Obamacare proposals when it is politically convenient to do so, micromanages the economy, attacks the Supreme Court, Congress, and the sovereign states. And he proclaims that he alone is the voice of the people while encroaching on their rights. In The People vs. Barack Obama, Ben Shapiro brings Obama into the people’s court and addresses each of his abuses of power.
“From the editor-at-large of Breitbart.com, a timely and compelling look at how liberals use bullying toward their opponents on today’s top political issues”–
16. Porn Generation
Shapiro captures a generation through first-person reporting, interviews with refugees from the porn industry, conversations with psychologist, educators, and students, and a telling cultural critique.
17. Primetime Propaganda
“Vitally important, devastatingly thorough, and shockingly revealing…. After reading Primetime Propaganda, you’ll never watch TV the same way again.” —Mark Levin Movie critic Michael Medved calls Ben Shapiro, “One of our most refreshing and insightful voices on the popular culture, as well as a conscience for his much-maligned generation.” With Primetime Propaganda, the syndicated columnist and bestselling author of Brainwashed, Porn Generation, and Project President tells the shocking true story of how the most powerful medium of mass communication in human history became a vehicle for spreading the radical agenda of the left side of the political spectrum. Similar to what Bernard Goldberg’s Bias and A Slobbering Love Affair did for the liberal news machine, Shapiro’s Primetime Propaganda is an essential exposé of corrupting media bias, pulling back the curtain on widespread and unrepentant abuses of the Hollywood entertainment industry.
Brainwashed is the explosive exposé of the leftist agenda at work in today’s colleges, revealed by firebrand Ben Shapiro, a recent UCLA gratudate, syndicated columnist, and one of today’s most exciting new conservative voices, who’s been on the front lines of the battle for America’s young minds. This book proves once and for all that so-called higher education continues to sink lower and lower into the depths of liberal madness as close-minded professors turn their students into socialists, atheists, race-baiters, and sex-crazed narcissists. “Ben Shapiro’s writing is smart, informative, and incisive. He is wise byond his years without losing the refreshing fearlessness of youth.” ?Ann Coulter, best-selling author of High Crimes and Misdeameanors, Slander, and Treason “In Brainwashed, Shapiro tells the truth?that universities are forums of left-liberal indoctrination, where dissent is discouraged and penalized, with more restrictions on free speech rather any other part of American society. Parents who are paying for tutition might want to take note, and see what their hard-earned money is paying for.” ?Michael Barone, U.S. News & World report and co-author of The Almanac of American Politics “Welcome to P.C. 101. In ths trenchant insider’s expose, Ben Shapiro bears witness to the modern American campus freak show. You’ll get up close and personal with the Marxist loons, moral relativists, multicultural zealots, and American-haters who are corrupting young minds. Brainwahed reveals the ignominious lows to which higher education has sunk. Get deprogrammed. Buy this book!” ?Michelle Malkin, nationally syndiated columnist and author of Invasion “Sharp thinking, tight writing, crazy-but-true stories: Ben Shapiro sees campus brainwashing and raises a national protest. This is a good book to give both freshmen who need warning and voters/alumni who need to take action.” ?Dr. Marvin Olasky, University of Texas professor and editor-in-chief of World magazine “A worthy successor to God and Man at Yale and Harvard Hates America in exploring the bely of the academic beast.” ?David Horowitz, founder of Students for Academic Freedom and author of Radical Son and Left Illusions “What Animal House did for the toga party, Brainwashed should do for American resistance to campus radicalism.” ?Rusty Humphries, nationally syndicated radio talk show host
19. Project President
Project President is a hilarious romp through American electoral history. From short, fat, bald John Adams’ wig-throwing tantrums during the 1800 election to Abraham Lincoln’s decision to grow a beard in 1860; from John F. Kennedy’s choice to forgo the fedora at his inauguration to John Kerry’s decision to get Botoxed for the 2004 race; from the Golden Age of Facial Hair (1860-1912) to the Age of the Banker (1912-1960); from Washington’s false teeth to George W. Bush’s workout regimen, Project President tells the story of America’s love affair with presidential looks and appearance, why that often matters more than a politico’s positions on the issues, and what might well be coming next. “I’m constantly citing the power of dress. It’s semiology: our clothes send a message about how we want to be perceived, and where is this more powerful and evident than in elected offices. In Project President, Ben Shapiro captures presidential semiotics with a potent narrative and deft analysis. It’s simultaneously fascinating and hilarious!” -Tim Gunn Project Runway, Liz Claiborne, Inc. “Ben Shapiro takes a romp through American history and shows how personality–and even haircuts–have elected or defeated presidential candidates. It’s a tour through history that fans of both parties will enjoy-and can learn from.” -Michael Barone Resident scholar, American Enterprise Institute Senior Writer, U.S. News & World Report Co-author, The Almanac of American Politics “Presidential politics has always been more superficial than we’d like to admit. With a stylish and likeable touch befitting a strong candidate, Ben Shapiro takes us deep into the shallowness that has shaped American history.” -Jonathan Alter Newsweek “Shapiro deftly explains how height, hair and handsomeness can affect a candidate’s campaign as much as issues. A fun, informative read.” -Glenn Beck Nationally syndicated talk show host Host of CNN’s The Glenn Beck Show “A hilarious and illuminating journey through America’s centuries-long fascination with presidential image-making. Whether you’re left, right, moderate or apathetic, this lively book will get you ready for the packaging of the ’08 races.” -Jim Hightower “This is a perceptive, witty-sometimes hilarious-look at the realities behind the faces and the facades, the slogans and the character assassinations, of each presidential campaign from George Washington to today – with much for us to ponder for tomorrow.” -Sir Martin Gilbert Official biographer of Winston Churchill “An entertaining and illuminating romp through the politics of symbolism and personality in our presidential politics. If you’re thinking of running for president, read this book before you spend a dime on a political consultant.” -Rich Lowry National Review COLMES: Who do you want [for the Supreme Court]? ANN COULTER: Thank you for asking. I want Ben Shapiro. COLMES: Ben Shapiro. ANN COULTER: Yes. He just finished his first year at Harvard Law, 21 years old. COLMES: You mean for a date or for the court? ANN COULTER: No, for the court. He’s my candidate. He’s very bright. He’s already written one best-selling book. (CROSSTALK) COLMES: You want to put a 21-year-old guy on the court? ANN COULTER: Twenty-one, and he’s just finished first year of Harvard Law. COLMES: So you want someone who’s going to be on the court for 50, 60 years? Is that – is that the whole idea? ANN COULTER: No, I just happen to like Ben Shapiro. Hannity and Colmes Fox News Channel July 8, 2005
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21. A Moral Universe Torn Apart
Ben Shapiro discusses hot-button political and social issues of the day. He calls attention to the corruption of the American future due to social liberalism. This is a collection of his nationally syndicated columns from 2014.
22. Catastrophic Thinking
2019 was the year of the “wokescolds” and the “woke inquisitors”—the new representatives of moral panic in America. Fresh faces in Congress, a wave of ever-radical Democratic presidential candidates, and the left’s media minions went full throttle in their crusade to fundamentally change our society. Their “activism” was merely complaints without solutions, and manufactured narratives, all of which reared their ugly head in landmark events like the impeachment of President Donald Trump. Read all about this systemic political pandering, and the prognosis for our culture, in this collection of syndicated columns from bestselling author Ben Shapiro.
Last updated on Monday, December 27, 2021