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…

Environmentalists are dead wrong

by Walter Williams -- Each year, Earth Day is accompanied by predictions of doom. Let's take a look at past predictions to determine just how much confidence we can have in today's more…

College loyalty oaths are back

by Walter Williams -- The average American has little knowledge of the extent to which our institutions of higher learning have been infected with a spreading cancer. One aspect of that cancer more…

Is profiling OK?

by Walter Williams -- Profiling is needlessly a misunderstood concept. What's called profiling is part of the optimal stock of human behavior and something we all do. Let's begin by describing behavior more…

Ignoring chromosomal realities

by Walter Williams -- Determining one's own sex or that of another used to be a simple matter. First, there was the matter of appearance, whether a person looked like a male more…

Liberty is not for wimps

by Walter Williams -- Most Americans, whether liberal or conservative, Democratic or Republican, do not show much understanding or respect for the principles of personal liberty. We criticize our political leaders, but more…

Professorial proselytizing: Disgraceful

by Walter Williams -- While college administrators and professors accept disgraceful behavior, we as taxpayers, donors and parents should not foot the bill. Let's look at some of that behavior. A University more…

If KKK headed Education Department

by Walter Williams -- U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said in a statement, "The president's decision to ask Betsy DeVos to run the Department of Education should offend every single American more…