We need a job-saving law

by Walter Williams -- Recent advocacy of free trade in this column has caused considerable reader apoplexy and anxiety, not to mention accusations of unconcern with worker plight. Readers have protested loss more…

'Click it or ticket'

by Walter Williams -- Imagine you're having a backyard barbeque. A cop walks in and announces, "This is a random health and safety check to see whether you've removed the skin from more…

America's academic tyrants

by Walter Williams -- Many of America's colleges and universities have become the modern leaders of racism and intolerance. Recently, we were treated to information about racism at the University of Michigan, more…

Foreign trade angst

by Walter Williams -- I've written a nationally syndicated column for nearly 25 years. Columns critical of Social Security and handouts to farmers used to bring the angry self-serving mail. Now it's more…

Exporting jobs

by Walter Williams -- Among George Orwell's insightful observations, there's one very worthy of attention: "But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought." Let's look at a few examples of more…

Africa: A tragic continent

by Walter Williams -- Anyone who believes President Bush's Africa initiative, including sending U.S. troops to Liberia, will amount to more than a hill of beans is whistling Dixie. Maybe it's overly more…

Race board needed

by Walter Williams -- The recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Grutter v. Bollinger permits colleges to award a "plus" to black, Hispanic and American Indian student applications for admission. As sure more…

Drug industry destruction

by Walter Williams -- Last week, the House voted 324 to 101 to make it easier for Americans to import lower-priced prescription drugs sold in Canada and Europe for their own use. more…

We made it!

by Walter Williams -- Whenever someone says that this or that government program is absolutely necessary, I always wonder, "What did people do and how did they survive before the program?" If more…

Insider trading

by Walter Williams -- Some of us know more about some things than others, and we often exploit that advantage. I know more about my driving habits than my auto insurance company. more…