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…

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…