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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

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

Archived Columns From 2020

by Walter Williams

2020 January

Colleges Dupe Parents and TaxpayersJanuary 01, 2020

Colleges have been around for centuries. College students have also been around for centuries. Yet, college administrators assume that today’s students have ...

The New RacismJanuary 08, 2020

A voter may dislike a black, homosexual or female candidate, but it’s not likely that he would openly admit it. However, diversity-crazed leftist/progressive...

Unappreciated Crime CostsJanuary 15, 2020

Criminal activity imposes huge costs on black residents in low-income neighborhoods of cities such as Chicago, Baltimore, Detroit, St. Louis, Philadelphia an...

Diversity and Inclusion InsanityJanuary 21, 2020

It’s nearly impossible to have even a short conversation with a college administrator, politician or chief executive without the words diversity and inclusio...

Democracy and TyrannyJanuary 29, 2020

During President Donald J. Trump’s impeachment trial, we’ll hear a lot of talk about our rules for governing. One frequent claim is that our nation is a demo...

2020 February

Economics RealityFebruary 05, 2020

I have been teaching economics since 1967 — 40 years of it at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. During that interval, economic reality has not ch...

A More or Less Perfect UnionFebruary 12, 2020

“A More or Less Perfect Union” is a three-part series, produced by Free to Choose Network, that will air on various PBS stations across the nation starting i...