Thomas Sowell

Thomas Sowell

Thomas Sowell

Dr. Thomas Sowell weekly political column takes a conservative approach to the ever shifting political landscape. 

Sowell graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University in 1958 and went on to receive his master's in economics from Columbia University the following year. He earned a doctorate in economics from the University of Chicago in 1968.

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Our Political Predicament Sep 20, 2016

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Election Year Books Sep 13, 2016

Election year politics generates much rhetoric and confusion. And the media often adds its spin. But... Read More

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Racial Issues Sep 13, 2016

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Misleading Statistics Sep 06, 2016

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