The 'I am what I feel' problem

by Walter Williams -- According to a recent report in the New York Times, Health and Human Services Department officials have been circulating a proposal to define sex. Their memo says, "Sex more…

Some actual facts about Trump tax cuts

by Walter Williams -- In describing the GOP tax cuts, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said that they and bonuses American workers were getting were "crumbs." They were "tax cuts for the more…

Trump's veto pen and the danger of democracy

by Walter Williams -- Democrats are hoping the coming election will give them a majority in the House of Representatives. Republicans and much of our nation dread that prospect. My question is: more…

Price gouging during natural disasters: Bad or good?

by Walter Williams -- Thirteen states – Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia – have enacted laws to combat what more…

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…