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Walter E. Williams

Professor of Economics.
wwilliam@gmu.edu
(703) 993-1148
D158 Mason Hall
Department of Economics
George Mason University

Related Sites:
The homepage of George Mason University.
Homepage of the Department of Economics at GMU.

Selected Syndicated Columns

by Walter Williams

2017 April

Environmentalists Are Dead WrongApril 26, 2017

Each year, Earth Day is accompanied by predictions of doom. Let’s take a look at past predictions to determine just how much confidence we can have in today’...

Worse Than RacistsApril 19, 2017

As a group, black Americans have made the greatest gains — over some of the highest hurdles and in a very short span of time — of any racial group in mankind...

Metastasizing Academic CancerApril 12, 2017

The average American has little knowledge of the extent to which our institutions of higher learning have been infected with a spreading cancer. One aspect o...

Is Profiling OK?April 05, 2017

Profiling is needlessly a misunderstood concept. What’s called profiling is part of the optimal stock of human behavior and something we all do. Let’s begin ...

2017 March

Educational SabotageMarch 29, 2017

Nationally, black junior high and high school students are suspended at a rate more than three times as often as their white peers, twice as often as their L...

Transgender ChallengesMarch 22, 2017

Determining one’s own sex or that of another used to be a simple matter. First, there was the matter of appearance, whether a person looked like a male or lo...