The evil Americans sanction

by Walter Williams -- Evil acts are given an aura of moral legitimacy by noble-sounding socialistic expressions, such as spreading the wealth, income redistribution, caring for the less fortunate and the will more…

Schoolteacher cheating, Philly style

by Walter Williams -- Philadelphia's public school system has joined several other big-city school systems, such as those in Atlanta, Detroit and Washington, D.C., in widespread teacher-led cheating on standardized academic achievement more…

Progressive politics of hate and envy

by Walter Williams -- Part of the progressive agenda is to create hate and envy. One component of that agenda is to attack the large differences between a corporation's chief executive officer's more…

Dumb things black leaders have said

by Walter Williams -- At one time in our nation's history, blacks feeling sorry for whites was verboten. That was portrayed in Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, "To Kill a Mockingbird." This more…

'Income inequality' comes to poker game

by Walter Williams -- Democrats plan to demagogue income inequality and the wealth gap for political gain in this year's elections. Most of what's said about income inequality is stupid or, at more…

The politics of the minimum wage

by Walter Williams -- There's little debate among academic economists about the effect of minimum wages. University of California, Irvine economist David Neumark has examined more than 100 major academic studies on more…

Dumb politicians won't get elected

by Walter Williams -- Politicians can be progressives, liberals, conservatives, Democrats or Republicans and right-wingers. They just can't be dumb. The American people will never elect them to office. Let's look at more…

The pope's demonizing of capitalism

by Walter Williams -- Pope Francis, in his apostolic exhortation, levied charges against free-market capitalism, denying that "economic growth, encouraged by a free market, will inevitably succeed in bringing about greater justice more…