The real lessons of Middlebury College

by Thomas Sowell -- Many people seem shocked at the recent savagery of a mob of students at Middlebury College, who rioted to prevent Charles Murray from addressing a student group who more…

My farewell column

by Thomas Sowell -- Even the best things come to an end. After enjoying a quarter of a century of writing this column for Creators Syndicate, I have decided to stop. Age more…

America has been fooled by 'diversity' fraud

by Thomas Sowell -- Nothing so epitomizes the politically correct gullibility of our times as the magic word "diversity." The wonders of diversity are proclaimed from the media, extolled in the academy more…

Leftists pay no price when they're wrong

by Thomas Sowell -- Sometimes life forces us to make decisions, even when we don't have enough information to know how the decision will turn out. The risks may be even greater more…

The case of the missing black punters

by Thomas Sowell -- This is a football story with both political and legal implications. It was fourth down in a National Football League game, and the punting team came onto the more…

Backward-looking 'progressives'

by Thomas Sowell -- People who call themselves "progressives" claim to be forward-looking, but a remarkable amount of the things they say and do are based on looking backward. One of the more…

Another smackdown of smug elite

by Thomas Sowell -- The good news is that we dodged a bullet in this election. The bad news is that we don't know how many other bullets are coming, or from more…

Trump or Clinton: Which is more dangerous?

by Thomas Sowell -- Let's talk sense about the election. Nothing is to be gained by refusing to face the hard facts. What are those facts? First of all, neither Hillary Clinton more…