Author Archive | Walter Williams

Wage Discrimination

There are inequalities everywhere. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Asian men and women have median earnings higher than white men and women. Female cafeteria attendants earn more than their male counterparts. Females who are younger than 30 and have never been married earn salaries 8 percent higher than males of the same description.

Equality in Discipline

Seeing as the Obama administration is concerned about punishment disproportionality, should black convicts be released so that only 13 percent of incarcerated murderers are black?

Governed by Rules, Not Men

Who’s in office is making a difference, because government has abandoned its referee and night watchman function and gotten into the business of determining winners and losers.

Solutions to Black Education

There is little that the political and education establishment will do about the grossly fraudulent education received by many black youngsters, and more money is not the answer.

Black People Duped by Left Wing Intelligentsia

The cultural problems that affect many black people are challenging and not pleasant to talk about, but incorrectly attributing those problems to racism and racial discrimination, a need for more political power, and a need for greater public spending condemns millions of blacks to the degradation and despair of the welfare state.

Why Socialism is Evil

Socialism employs evil means, confiscation and intimidation, to accomplish what are often seen as noble goals — namely, helping one’s fellow man

Schoolteacher Cheating

While there’s widespread teacher test cheating to conceal education failure, most notably among black children, it’s just the tip of the iceberg.

Politics of Hate and Envy

Though sports and Hollywood personalities earn multiples of CEO salaries, you’ll never find leftists and progressives picketing and criticizing them.

Our Fragile Planet

With the decline of the USSR, communism has lost considerable respectability and is now repackaged as environmentalism and progressivism.

Blacks and Obama

Obama has charisma and charm, but in terms of character, values, experience and understanding, he is deficient.