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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Education at a Crossroads: Part II Feb 04, 2017

One of the painful realities of our time is that most public schools in most low-income, inner-city ... Read More

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Education at a Crossroads Feb 04, 2017

In just a matter of days — perhaps next Monday — a decision will be made in Washington a... Read More

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Random Thoughts, Looking Back Dec 27, 2016

Any honest man, looking back on a very long life, must admit — even if only to himself —... Read More

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Farewell Dec 27, 2016

Even the best things come to an end. After enjoying a quarter of a century of writing this column fo... Read More