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.
Author Archive | Walter Williams
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?
How did Adolf Hitler and the Nazis gain the power that they needed to commit such horror?
Should we insist upon equal treatment of people by race and sex or tolerate differences in treatment?
Some statements and arguments are so asinine that you’d have to be an academic or a leftist to take them seriously.
Many economists, politicians and pundits assert that median wages have stagnated since the 1970s.
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.
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.
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.
Socialism employs evil means, confiscation and intimidation, to accomplish what are often seen as noble goals — namely, helping one’s fellow man
Here are a few facts about people whom the Census Bureau labels as poor.
While there’s widespread teacher test cheating to conceal education failure, most notably among black children, it’s just the tip of the iceberg.
Though sports and Hollywood personalities earn multiples of CEO salaries, you’ll never find leftists and progressives picketing and criticizing them.
I am free to feel sorry for guilty or timid white people.
Far more important than income inequality is productivity inequality.
The politics of the minimum wage are simple. No congressman or president owes his office to the poorly educated black and Latino youth vote.
Pope Francis, went on to label unfettered capitalism as “a new tyranny.” Let’s look at the pope’s tragic vision.
With the decline of the USSR, communism has lost considerable respectability and is now repackaged as environmentalism and progressivism.
Obama has charisma and charm, but in terms of character, values, experience and understanding, he is deficient.
What the positive rights tyrants want but won’t articulate is the power to forcibly use one person to serve the purposes of another.