College cheating scandal only tip of the iceberg

by Walter Williams -- Federal prosecutors have charged more than 50 people involved in cheating and bribery in order to get their children admitted to some of the nation's most prestigious colleges more…

Is income inequality fair?

by Walter Williams -- Some Americans have much higher income and wealth than others. Former President Barack Obama explained, "I do think at a certain point you've made enough money." An adviser more…

Our planet is not fragile

by Walter Williams -- Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claims that "the world is going to end in 12 years if we don't address climate change." The people at the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate more…

Hate crime hoaxes a staple of diversity industry

by Walter Williams -- Jussie Smollett, "Empire" actor, claimed that on Jan. 29, two masked men identifying themselves as Donald Trump supporters and using racial and homophobic insults attacked him. Smollett said more…

Legalized plunder: An American way of life

by Walter Williams -- Frederic Bastiat, a French economist and member of the French National Assembly, lived from 1801 to 1850. He had great admiration for our country, except for our two more…

Marijuana and violence: A correlation?

by Walter Williams -- Ten states and Washington, D.C., have legalized the recreational use of marijuana. Twenty-two other states, along with U.S. territories Puerto Rico and Guam, allow marijuana to be used more…

Is reality optional now?

by Walter Williams -- Suppose I declare that I am a king. Should you be required to address me as "Your Majesty"? You say, "Williams, that's lunacy! You can't prove such nonsense." more…

Demonizing white men all the rage

by Walter Williams -- Rush Limbaugh's December 2018 Limbaugh Letter has an article titled "Demonizing White Men." It highlights – with actual quotations from people in the media, academia and the political more…

When Dems were reasonable on immigration

by Walter Williams -- Here are a couple of easy immigration questions – answerable with a simple "yes" or "no" – we might ask any American of any political stripe: Does everyone more…