Ben Weingarten
Ben Weingarten
Ben Weingarten

Ben Weingarten is a Federalist Senior Contributor, senior fellow at the London Center for Policy Research and fellow at the Claremont Institute. He was selected as a 2019 Robert Novak Journalism Fellow of the Fund for American Studies, under which he is currently working on a book on U.S.-China policy. Ben writes on national security and foreign policy, economics, and politics for publications including City Journal, Conservative Review and PJ Media. He is the founder and CEO of ChangeUp Media, a media consulting and production company dedicated to advancing conservative principles. Ben is also a 2015 Publius Fellow of the Claremont Institute. You can find his work at, and follow him on Twitter @bhweingarten.

Biden Administration: Parents Who Oppose Racism Are Domestic Terrorists

Under the administration’s strategy on domestic terrorism, dissent from the regime’s policies constitutes a potentially terroristic threat to democracy.

What Those Who Sacrificed For 9/11 Deserve From Americans Now

We have been a decadent, woke, rump kowtower to a gulag state. Instead, we must be America again — cultivating excellence, instilling confidence, and creating patriots.

Exclusive: Vindicated Trump Says Only Lab Leak Question Is If It Was ‘On Purpose’

In an exclusive interview, former President Trump took a victory lap over the theory that the Chinese coronavirus leaked from the Wuhan Institute of Virology.

‘White Terror Is As American As The Stars And Stripes’: How The Left Is Answering Ibram Kendi’s Call For Racial Strife

Although its participants may not know it, our ruling class is speaking in Ibram X. Kendi’s tongue, and realizing his ‘antiracist’ vision.

Why You Should Be Skeptical Of The New ‘Tough On China’ Joe Biden

The Biden administration is stocking up with the same Democrat establishment cast that supported the project of China’s rise to global dominance.

Biden’s Domestic War On Terrorism May Seek To Criminalize Political Dissent

Especially in such polarized times, there’s cause to be wary of threats to our liberties from a national security regime with expanded domestic powers.

How China Exploits Commerce To Curb-Stomp The United States

America must acknowledge that every transaction with any Chinese entity may well be a deal with a genocidal regime hellbent on becoming the dominant world power.

The U.S. Government Shouldn’t Send Communist China Americans’ DNA And Health Info

The Biden administration must take serious steps to ensure China ceases its exploitation of the COVID-19 crisis in ways that threaten our national security.

Democrats Are Using The Recent Capitol Riot To Consolidate Power

America’s Cold Civil War will only heat up as those with all the power take precisely the wrong lessons from the Capitol Hill riot.

The New York Times Keeps Imitating A Chinese Propaganda Outlet

It’s gross that the Times and other outlets effectively carry out Chinese information operations. But maybe we should appreciate the inadvertent candor.

What Are Governors Doing To Counter Communist China? The Answer Is Disturbing

Communist China’s nefarious activities directly intersect with a number of areas over which governors can effect change, so what are our leaders doing?

Why Does Corporate Media Amplify John Brennan’s Neverending Lies?

The only inadvertent benefit of Brennan’s airtime is that it exposes how unmoored our ruling class is from the public it is supposed to serve.

Why Twitter Won’t Let People Share Sworn Court Documents Alleging Voter Fraud

Social media does not get to determine the veracity of a sworn affidavit any more than corporate media gets to determine who won an election.

WaPo Pretends A China That Tortures Dissidents And Never Has Free Elections Can Legitimately Criticize The U.S. Election

The Post gives the distinct impression that the Chinese Communist Party’s claims, some of which reinforce the progressive predilections of the Post and its readers, are legitimate.

Would A President Joe Biden Institute Systemic Racism In Our Legal System?

Many policies outlined on the Biden-Harris platform are eerily close to the dangerous proposals put forth by ‘How To Be An Antiracist’ author Ibram X. Kendi.

The American People Need To Know What Joe Biden Knows About His Family’s Profits From China

Disturbing questions emerge from a joint Senate report on the Biden family’s dealings with America’s greatest adversary.

New Trump Policy Would Restore Voting To Its Rightful Owners — Citizens

Should Trump’s memorandum hold, the U.S. will now exclude illegal aliens from the population counts used to apportion House seats. This is right as a matter of law, fairness, and common sense.

If You Really Believe Black Lives Matter, Stop Supporting Black Lives Matter

Impassioned Americans don’t understand that Black Lives Matter is a rhetorical facade masking Marxist ideas that would destroy the lives of vulnerable Americans.

Sen. Ted Cruz: Treat China Like It’s The New Soviet Union

The Chinese Communist Party ‘fears sunlight. It fears the truth. … Tyranny thrives in darkness,’ said Sen. Ted Cruz in an interview.

Sen. Rick Scott: Communist China Seeks ‘World Domination’

I sat down with Florida Sen. Rick Scott for a wide-ranging discussion on the Chinese Communist Party’s ambitions, partisanship on China, and a host of other topics.