Lunacy in education

by Walter Williams -- If I were a Klansman, wanting to sabotage black education, I couldn't find better allies than education establishment liberals and officials in the Obama administration, especially Secretary of more…

Obama's useless education initiative

by Walter Williams -- President Barack Obama recently wrote an executive order that established a White House initiative on educational excellence for black Americans that will be housed in the Department of more…

Socialism's death count

by Walter Williams -- In Europe, especially in Germany, hoisting a swastika-emblazoned Nazi flag is a crime. For decades after World War II, people have hunted down and sought punishment for Nazi more…

Shame: An endangered concept

by Walter Williams -- Having been born in 1936 has allowed me to witness both societal progress and retrogression. High on the list of things made better in our society are the more…

The lunacy of the 'diversity people'

by Walter Williams -- Academic intelligentsia, their media, government and corporate enthusiasts worship at the altar of diversity. Despite budget squeezes, universities have created diversity positions, such as director of diversity and more…

Tyrants and human nature

by Walter Williams -- The agendas of liberals, progressives and assorted tyrants desperately depend on the aspects of human nature they often condemn, such as acquisitiveness, profit motive, self-interestedness and greed. This more…

Think with your brain, not with your heart

by Walter Williams -- One of the more difficult lessons to teach economics neophytes – and, many times, trained economists – is that economic theory cannot say anything definitive about subjective statements, more…

The welfare state knows no color

by Walter Williams -- Anthony Daniels, who writes under the pen name Theodore Dalrymple, is a retired prison doctor and psychiatrist who tells of his experiences with his patients in "Life at more…

The college-for-all fraud

by Walter Williams -- In President Barack Obama's 2012 State of the Union address, he said that "higher education can't be a luxury. It is an economic imperative that every family in more…

Why I am held to a lower standard?

by Walter Williams -- Back in 2009, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said we were "a nation of cowards" on matters of race. Permit me to be brave and run a few more…