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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Lessons From the Past Jan 28, 2019

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