Blacks don't need these 'favors'

by Thomas Sowell -- Back in the 1960s, as large numbers of black students were entering a certain Ivy League university for the first time, someone asked a chemistry professor – off more…

When statistics 'lie'

by Thomas Sowell -- Mark Twain famously said that there were three kinds of lies – "lies, damned lies and statistics." Since this is an election year, we can expect to hear more…

A university upholding free speech?

by Thomas Sowell -- We have gotten so used to seeing college presidents and other academic "leaders" caving in to so many outrageous demands from little gangs of bullying students that it more…

Elites' dangerous snobbery on immigration

by Thomas Sowell -- Why would a country with the world's largest Jewish population outside of Israel admit large numbers of immigrants from countries where hatred of Jews has been taught to more…

Police: Law enforcers or social workers?

by Thomas Sowell -- Amid the rioting in Milwaukee, there is also a clash between two leading lawmen there – Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke and the city of Milwaukee's chief of more…

Does black success matter?

by Thomas Sowell -- We keep hearing that "black lives matter," but they seem to matter only when that helps politicians to get votes, or when that slogan helps demagogues demonize the more…

Trump: The oldest man who never grew up

by Thomas Sowell -- A year ago, in August 2015, this column called "The Donald" the Democrats' Trump card. It is hard to imagine any other Republican candidate who could rescue a more…

Why old lies never die

by Thomas Sowell -- We expect to hear a lot of lies during an election year, and this year is certainly no exception. What is surprising is how old some of these more…