42 years of 'diversity' fraud

by Thomas Sowell -- Last week the Supreme Court of the United States voted that President Obama exceeded his authority when he granted exemptions from the immigration laws passed by Congress. But more…

Does gun control work? Look at the data

by Thomas Sowell -- Surely murder is a serious subject, which ought to be examined seriously. Instead, it is almost always examined politically in the context of gun control controversies, with stock more…

Will Orlando change anything?

by Thomas Sowell -- However great the shock of the massacre in Orlando, it is only a matter of time before we start hearing again the fact-free dogma that "diversity is our more…

Subsidizing idleness

by Thomas Sowell -- Note: This is the second of a two-part series. Read Part 1, "Is personal responsibility obsolete?" Too many social problems are conceived of in terms of what "we" more…

Is personal responsibility obsolete?

by Thomas Sowell -- Among the many disturbing signs of our times are conservatives and libertarians of high intelligence and high principles who are advocating government programs that relieve people of the more…

Socialism for Dummies

by Thomas Sowell -- Socialism sounds great. It has always sounded great. And it will probably always continue to sound great. It is only when you go beyond rhetoric and start looking more…

Commencement-speech foolery

by Thomas Sowell -- This is the season of college commencement speeches – an art form that has seldom been memorable, but has increasingly become toxic in recent times. Two themes seem more…

Dry rot in academia

by Thomas Sowell -- Jason Riley has now joined the long and distinguished list of people invited – and then disinvited – to give a talk on a college campus, in this more…

A 3rd-party candidate could save America

by Thomas Sowell -- Republican Party leaders may have worried that Donald Trump would not only lose the general election for the presidency, but would so poison the image of the party more…