In the left's wake: More black crime victims

by Walter Williams -- The FBI reported that the total number of homicides in 2015 was 15,696. Blacks were about 52 percent of homicide victims. That means about 8,100 black lives were more…

Hey, liberals, reality is not optional

by Walter Williams -- We will never understand liberals and progressives until we recognize that they often see reality as a social construct subject to being challenged and changed. For example, throughout more…

Sowell masterpiece demystifies 'wealth inequality'

by Walter Williams -- Thomas Sowell has just published a revised and enlarged edition of his classic "Wealth, Poverty and Politics." At the very beginning, he quotes Alexander Hamilton, who said, "The more…

Why Trump's wrong on trade

by Walter Williams -- President-elect Donald Trump has warned companies that they are not going to leave the United States anymore "without consequences." He has lived up to his threat by pressuring more…

Majority rule equals tyranny

by Walter Williams -- It is alleged that Hillary Clinton won a popular-vote majority. Therefore, if the nation were not burdened with the antiquated Electoral College, anguished and freaked-out Americans whine, she, more…

The key to fighting tyranny

by Walter Williams -- For more than a half-century, it has become abundantly clear that our nation faces increasing irreconcilable differences. At the root is the fact that there is one group more…

Trump's win and the college crybabies

by Walter Williams -- If one needed more evidence of the steep decay in academia, Donald Trump's victory provided it. Let's begin by examining the responses to his win, not only among more…

Blacks: Politicians won't save you

by Walter Williams -- Donald Trump's surprise win has millions of Americans, many of whom are black, in a tizzy. Many, such as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, are writing about what it means to more…

Appointing the Constitution's 'referees'

by Walter Williams -- The underpinnings of a decent society are neutral laws – laws that favor no particular individual or group – and the impartial enforcement of those laws. The U.S. more…