The left's bizarre arguments

by Walter Williams -- Some statements and arguments are so asinine, you'd have to be an academic or a leftist to take them seriously. Take the accusation that Republicans and conservatives are more…

Is there wage stagnation?

by Walter Williams -- Many economists, politicians and pundits assert that median wages have stagnated since the 1970s. That's a call for government to do something about it. But before we look more…

American blacks duped by their own

by Walter Williams -- People in the media and academia are mostly leftists hellbent on growing government and controlling our lives. Black people, their politicians and civil rights organizations have become unwitting more…

Making education impossible for blacks

by Walter Williams -- A fortnight ago, my column focused on how Philadelphia's schoolteachers have joined public-school teachers in cities such as Atlanta, Detroit, Los Angeles, Columbus, New York and Washington in more…

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…