The tragedy of gov't 'helping' blacks

by Walter Williams -- Hustlers and people with little understanding want us to believe that today's black problems are the continuing result of a legacy of slavery, poverty and racial discrimination. The more…

Diversity absurdity

by Walter Williams -- Occasionally, I wonder whether I'm alone in some of my wonderings. Look at the claim that conservatives or Republicans have launched a war on women as a part more…

California drought impact: Blame government

by Walter Williams -- Californians are experiencing their third year of drought. Headlines read: "Current California Drought Is Driest In State's History; Scientists Fear 'Megadroughts' On Their Way." "Global Warming Upped Heat more…

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…