Socialism is evil, part 2

by Walter Williams -- Positive reader response to "Socialism Is Evil" was quite surprising. That column argued it was an immoral, not to mention unconstitutional, act for Congress, through the tax code, more…

Economics 101

by Walter Williams -- Economic ignorance allows us to fall easy prey to political charlatans and demagogues, so how about a little Economics 101? How many times have we heard "free tuition," more…

Conservatives, liberals & blacks

by Walter Williams -- During the first Reagan administration, I participated in a number of press conferences on either a book or article I'd written or as a panelist in a discussion more…

Socialism is evil

by Walter Williams -- What is socialism? We miss the boat if we say it's the agenda of left-wingers and Democrats. According to Marxist doctrine, socialism is a stage of society between more…

Free health care

by Walter Williams -- Let's start out by not quibbling with America's socialists' false claim that health-care service is a human right that people should have regardless of whether they can pay more…

The Cos again

by Walter Williams -- Editor's note: Some readers may object to language used in the following column.Bill Cosby rattled the cages again a fortnight ago in his address before Jesse Jackson's 33rd more…

The West's destructive DDT policy

by Walter Williams -- Ever since Rachel Carson's 1962 book "Silent Spring," environmental extremists have sought to ban all DDT use. Using phony studies from the Environmental Defense Fund and the Natural more…

Self-inflicted poverty

by Walter Williams -- Did you learn that the United States is rich because we have bountiful natural resources? That has to be nonsense. Africa and South America are probably the richest more…

Will the West survive?

by Walter Williams -- The Muslim world is at war with Western Civilization. We have the military might to thwart them. The question is: Do we have the intelligence to recognize the more…

Price discrimination

by Walter Williams -- Suppose you saw a fat, old, ugly, cigar-smoking man married to a beautiful young lady – what prediction would you make about the man's income? If you're like more…