Let's force women to be engineers!

by Walter Williams -- Google fired software engineer James Damore for writing a 10-page memo critical of the company's diversity policy. The memo violated the company's code of conduct by "advancing harmful more…

Is college education really worth it?

by Walter Williams -- August is the month when parents bid farewell to not only their college-bound youngsters but also a sizable chunk of cash for tuition. More than 18 million students more…

Exposing false premises: An unending task

by Walter Williams -- For the most part, people share common goals. Most of us want poor people to enjoy higher standards of living, greater traffic safety, more world peace, greater racial more…

Western values are superior

by Walter Williams -- Here's part of President Donald Trump's recent speech in Poland: "The fundamental question of our time is whether the West has the will to survive. Do we have more…

Slavery uniquely American? Hardly

by Walter Williams -- Too many people believe that slavery is a "peculiar institution." That's what Kenneth Stampp called slavery in his book, "Peculiar Institution: Slavery in the Ante-Bellum South." But slavery more…

Minimum-wage cruelty

by Walter Williams -- There are political movements to push the federal minimum hourly wage to $15. Raising the minimum wage has popular support among Americans. Their reasons include fighting poverty, preventing more…

Were Confederate generals traitors?

by Walter Williams -- My "Rewriting American history" column of a fortnight ago, about the dismantling of Confederate monuments, generated considerable mail. Some argued there should not be statues honoring traitors such more…

'HipHoponomics' strike chord in charter school

by Walter Williams -- Greg Caskey is a 27-year-old Abington, Pennsylvania, native who is a social sciences teacher at Delaware Military Academy. The academy is a thriving charter high school in Wilmington, more…

Stop America-haters from rewriting our history

by Walter Williams -- George Orwell said, "The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history." In the former USSR, censorship, rewriting of more…