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Walter E. Williams

Bradley Prize Winner 2017

Professor of Economics.
(703) 993-1148
D158 Buchanan Hall
Department of Economics
George Mason University

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Archived Columns From 2018

by Walter Williams

2018 January

Dangers of Government ControlJanuary 03, 2018

We are a nation of 325 million people. We have a bit of control over the behavior of our 535 elected representatives in Congress, the president and the vice ...

Dirty College SecretsJanuary 10, 2018

A frequent point I have made in past columns has been about the educational travesty happening on many college campuses. Some people have labeled my observat...

Constitutional Ignorance -- Perhaps ContemptJanuary 17, 2018

Hillary Clinton blamed the Electoral College for her stunning defeat in the 2016 presidential election in her latest memoirs, “What Happened?” Some have clai...

We Don't Need Bad LawJanuary 24, 2018

President Donald Trump said, “We are going to take a strong look at our country’s libel laws so that when somebody says something that is false and defamator...

Immigration Lies and HypocrisyJanuary 31, 2018

President Donald Trump reportedly asked why the U.S. is “having all these people from shithole countries come here.” I think he could have used better langua...

2018 February

Let's Limit SpendingFebruary 07, 2018

Some people have called for a balanced budget amendment to our Constitution as a means of reining in a big-spending Congress. That’s a misguided vision, for ...

Black History MonthFebruary 14, 2018

Carter G. Woodson, noted scholar, historian and educator, created “Negro History Week” in 1926, which became Black History Month in 1976. Woodson chose Febru...

Will Automation Kill Our Jobs?February 21, 2018

A recent article in The Guardian dons the foreboding title “Robots will destroy our jobs — and we’re not ready for it.” The article claims, “For every job cr...