Electoral College opponents hate our liberty

by Walter Williams -- Democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, seeking to represent New York's 14th Congressional District, has called for the abolition of the Electoral College. Her argument came on the heels of more…

Economic myths too many people embrace

by Walter Williams -- A widely anticipated textbook, "Universal Economics," has just been published by Liberty Fund. Its authors are two noted UCLA economists, the late Armen A. Alchian and William R. more…

If black, let students assault their teachers

by Walter Williams -- President Barack Obama's first education secretary, Arne Duncan, gave a speech on the 45th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday" at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, where, in more…

The lunacy of campus diversity craze

by Walter Williams -- I'm thankful that increasing attention is being paid to the dire state of higher education in our country. Heather Mac Donald, a fellow at the Manhattan Institute, has more…

On race, let's define our terms

by Walter Williams -- So much of our reasoning about race is both emotional and faulty. In ordinary, as well as professional, conversation, we use terms such as discrimination, prejudice, racial preferences more…

Why leftists can't abide our constitution

by Walter Williams -- One of the best statements of how the framers saw the role of the federal government is found in Federalist Paper 45, written by James Madison, who is more…

South Africa going the way of poor neighbors

by Walter Williams -- South Africa has been thrown into the news because of President Donald Trump's recent tweet that he instructed his secretary of state to "closely study" alleged land seizures more…

Does open-borders crowd want more TB in U.S.?

by Walter Williams -- The Immigration and Nationality Act mandates that all immigrants and refugees undergo a medical screening examination to determine whether they have an inadmissible health condition. The Centers for more…

Bad men, good presidents

by Walter Williams -- With the continuing hysteria about Donald Trump's presidency, a few questions come to mind. The first: Can a bad man become a good president? The second: Does one's more…

Enough is enough

by Walter Williams -- During the weekend of Aug. 4-5 (and the preceding Friday night), 12 Chicagoans were shot dead, and 62 others were shot and wounded, the Chicago Tribune reported. Before more…