Many of the young Americans who pursue higher education should not be in college, Dr. Walter Williams said during an interview on The Alex Nitzberg Show. On the podcast, the George Mason University Professor of…
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Dr. Walter Williams Discusses Taxation, Tyranny & Personal Liberty
When young people join the ranks of American taxpayers annually soaked by Uncle Sam, they encounter the harsh reality that they will never receive their full salary because the government confiscates a portion through income…
A Small R Republican History Lesson
One wonders if the calls to end the electoral college come from the type of people who think it is an actual college. As economist Walter Williams recently pointed out, even a superficial review of…
Big Name Universities Bring Back Segregation
But no one questions them on it because they usually call it something else.
Did Amy Wax Accurately?
Amy Wax, the embattled Penn Law professor, who wondered aloud whether affirmative action translated into academic success, actually may have been onto something. African-American libertarian economist Walter Williams notes that, “One study suggests that Wax…
Free Markets In Education: Victims of Success
Economist Walter Williams argues that it is not the failures of the free market that have led to its disparagement, primarily in academia but also in K-12 education, but its successes.
Higher Education: The Pompous & the Profane
Academics have always prided themselves on elevated discourse, frequently at the expense of the rest of us. Their claims of reaching this exalted state are increasingly, well, out of reach.
Is Black Political Power Overrated?
Two African-American scholars argue that it is.
Where Diversity Fails
Few academics actually make the points nobody else will make. Economist Walter Williams is a notable exception.
Walter E. Williams Wins Bradley Prize for Work on Free Markets
From the Bradley Foundation’s press release: Milwaukee, WI – Walter E. Williams, Distinguished Professor of Economics at George Mason University, is one of four recipients of the 2017 Bradley Prize. The honor recognizes individuals of…