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…

Democrats' hoodwinking of blacks

by Walter Williams -- Ask any black person which political party has been black people's political ally. With near unanimity, blacks would answer the Democratic Party. Asked which political party has been more…

The overpopulation hoax

by Walter Williams -- In 1798, Thomas Malthus wrote "An Essay on the Principle of Population." He predicted that mankind's birthrate would outstrip our ability to grow food and would lead to more…

How government schools breed strife

by Walter Williams -- Millions of people love Apple computers and wouldn't be caught using a PC. By contrast, there are many millions of PC users who feel the same way about more…

Totalitarian University

by Walter Williams -- Parents, taxpayers and donors have little idea of the levels of lunacy, evil and lawlessness that have become features of many of today's institutions of higher learning. Parents, more…

Today's Marxists celebrate a racist anti-Semite

by Walter Williams -- May Day celebrations were held all across the fruited plain, with leftist radicals and unionists worshiping the ideals of communism. Communism is an ideology calling for government control more…

Trade surplus good for America?

by Walter Williams -- When we discuss international trade and balance of payments, there are two types of accounts. There is the current account, which includes goods and services imported and exported more…