Recent Books Published
Race and Economics: How Much Can Be Blamed on Discrimination? by Walter E. Williams (March 2011)
Up from the Projects: An Autobiography by Walter E. Williams (2010)
Items of Interest
George Gilder, “Why Capitalism Works.”
Walter E. Williams Videos Over The Years
Downsizing the Federal Government
Questions & Answers with Brian Lamb
"Learning simple lessons about Liberty and Economics"
Friedrich von Hayek "The Pretence of Knowledge" This highly readable essay explains the foolhardiness of economic planning.
John Stossel's show, "The State Against Blacks"- featuring Walter E. Williams Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
2003 Toast to Walter E. Williams Runtime: 1.5 hours, Requires QuickTime Player
Up From the Projects Walter E. Williams slays myths in an interview with Nick Gillespie in this Reason.tv video.
The State Against Blacks Dr. Williams is celebrated in this WSJ Interview by Jason Riley
How Much Can Discrimination Explain? A Young Walter E. Williams asks: How Much Can Discrimination Explain? (53 min).
"Good Intentions." Walter Williams, 1985 PBS documentary. Examines the failure of the war on poverty and the devastating effect of well meaning government policies.
"State Against Blacks." Walter Williams, 1985 PBS documentary. Another examination of well-meaning government policies.. (Parts I, II, III, IV, V and VI).
Wisdom of the Month
“It is the fundamental theory of all the more recent American law...that the average citizen is half-witted, and hence not to be trusted to either his own devices or his own thoughts.”
--H. L. Mencken (1880-1956) American Journalist, Editor, Essayist, Linguist, Lexicographer, and Critic