Words vs. deeds

by Thomas Sowell -- Donald Trump's gutter talk about women shows yet again that he is bad news. The problem is that Hillary Clinton is far worse. Trump's talk is indefensible. But more…

How Brown v. Board harmed black education

by Thomas Sowell -- One hundred years ago, on Oct. 2, 1916, a new public high school building for black youngsters was opened in Washington, D.C., and named for black poet Paul more…

The oppressive Academic Curtain

by Thomas Sowell -- Back in the days of the Cold War between the Communist bloc of nations and the Western democracies, the Communists maintained pervasive restrictions around Eastern Europe that were more…

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…