Here's some real Russian collusion

by Walter Williams -- Robert Mueller's investigation into whether President Donald Trump and the Russians colluded to rig the 2016 presidential election so far has borne little fruit. The Democrats and their more…

The Kanye problem for Democrats

by Walter Williams -- In the aftermath of the Kanye West dust-up, my heart goes out to the white people who control the Democratic Party. My pity stems from the hip-hop megastar's more…

America before and after welfare handouts

by Walter Williams -- Before the massive growth of our welfare state, private charity was the sole option for an individual or family facing insurmountable financial difficulties or other challenges. How do more…

Colleges: Anti-diversity and pro-exclusion

by Walter Williams -- Just within the past week or so, some shocking professorial behavior has come to light. In the wake of Barbara Bush's death, California State University, Fresno professor Randa more…

Educational fraud: K-college

by Walter Williams -- Earlier this month, the 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress, aka The Nation's Report Card, was released. It's not a pretty story. Only 37 percent of 12th-graders tested more…

A mayor's most important job

by Walter Williams -- When World War II ended, Washington, D.C.'s population was about 900,000; today it's about 700,000. In 1950, Baltimore's population was almost 950,000; today it's around 614,000. Detroit's 1950 more…

Black political power just keeps blacks poor

by Walter Williams -- It's often thought to be beyond question that black political power is necessary for economic power and enhanced socio-economic welfare. That's an idea that lends itself to testing more…

Thomas Sowell's latest myth-buster

by Walter Williams -- I don't mind saying that this column represents a grossly understated review of "Discrimination and Disparities," just published by my longtime friend and colleague Dr. Thomas Sowell. In more…

We're ignorant of how ignorant we are!

by Walter Williams -- Here's a question for you: In 1950, would it have been possible for anyone to know all of the goods and services that we would have at our more…

Were guns really 'nicer' 50 years ago?

by Walter Williams -- One of the unavoidable tragedies of youth is the temptation to think that what is seen today has always been. Nowhere is this more noticeable than in our more…