Reality a drag? Just 'change' it

by Walter Williams -- One of the wonders of modern times is that reality is often seen as a social construct and therefore optional. Thus, if one finds a particular reality offensive more…

The ticket to prosperity for poor nations

by Walter Williams -- Gaza is home to Palestinian people, who have suffered injustices and have a history of legitimate grievances against both Israel and Arab governments. If there's one immutable fact more…

How do-gooders promote discrimination

by Walter Williams -- Black politicians, civil rights organizations and others who say they are concerned with the welfare of poor black people often support harmful measures. One of the most effective more…

It's not ' Battle Hymn of the Democracy'

by Walter Williams -- The Economist magazine recently published "What's gone wrong with Democracy ... and what can be done to revive it?" The suggestion is that democracy is some kind of more…

Crime-infested, poor, black-led cities

by Walter Williams -- March 7 was the 50th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday," the first attempt by black protesters to march from Selma, Alabama, to Montgomery to demand voting rights. Their march more…

An update on college-campus absurdities

by Walter Williams -- President Barack Obama wants Americans to dig deeper into our pockets to expand college education. Let's update college indoctrination done in the name of education. Cornell University assistant more…

The cancer of multiculturalism

by Walter Williams -- President Barack Obama surprised many at the National Prayer Breakfast when he lectured us, "Lest we get on our high horse and think this (barbarity) is unique to more…

Progressives' paradox on race

by Walter Williams -- Today's liberals are not racists, but they often behave that way. They would benefit immensely from considering some of the arguments in award-winning scholar Dr. Shelby Steele's forthcoming more…