Liberal reasoning: Idiotic or dishonest?

by Walter Williams -- Many people argue that liberals, socialists and progressives do not understand basic economics. I am not totally convinced about that. Take the law of demand, for example, one more…

New school year, more attacks on teachers

by Walter Williams -- As the new school year begins, you might like to be updated on some school happenings that will no doubt be repeated this academic year. After this update, more…

The real problems crippling black Americans

by Walter Williams -- Academics and public intellectuals, who should know better, attempt to explain the highly visible and publicized pathology witnessed in cities such as Baltimore, Detroit, Chicago, Ferguson and others more…

Why homeschooling?

by Walter Williams -- Many public primary and secondary schools are dangerous places. The Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics and the Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics show that more…

When liberty's taken for a ride

by Walter Williams -- Here's my taxi question. If a person is law-abiding, has a driver's license, has a car or van that has passed safety inspection, and has adequate liability insurance, more…

The death of free speech on campus

by Walter Williams -- Last week's column highlighted college campus absurdities and the ongoing attack on free speech and plain common sense. As parents gear up to fork over $20,000 to $60,000 more…

Academic elite: Greater threat than terrorists

by Walter Williams -- George Orwell said, "There are some ideas so absurd that only an intellectual could believe them." If one wants to discover the truth of Orwell's statement, he need more…

The nonsense of equal representation

by Walter Williams -- A particular act or policy might not have a discriminatory intent, but that doesn't let you off the hook. If it has a disproportionately negative impact on so-called more…

The cure for racial fakery

by Walter Williams -- There have been several notable cases of racial fakery. Years ago, then-law professor Elizabeth "Fauxcahontas" Warren falsely claimed that her great-grandfather was Cherokee Indian. A diversity-starved Harvard University more…

Abe Lincoln's hypocrisy

by Walter Williams -- We call the war of 1861 the Civil War. But is that right? A civil war is a struggle between two or more entities trying to take over more…