Welcome to Stossel in the Classroom's 2017 Edition DVD..
What is going on at colleges across America? These institutions of higher education were once bastions of free speech, where different views and ideas could be ..
Should people be stopped from offending each other? From criticizing each other's views, religion, even race? Should the government protect us from offensive ..
What happens when government officials use their power to try to silence their enemies? Where does campaign finance reform begin and our free speech end? This ..
What is freedom? How important is freedom to you? People use the word freedom differently, but when we look at North Korea, there is little disagreement that ..
Why do some movies seem to go beyond entertainment and include scary messages for children? Can there be a rational environmental debate or does it need to be ..
News reports, articles, and websites tell us of the waning belief in capitalism. What do you think about capitalism? Is capitalism evil? Or has it lifted ..
What do you know about Che Guevara? Do you own a Che t-shirt? Do you cringe when you see someone wearing one? This segment looks at Che, his deeds, and his ..
What are fossil fuels? Why do so many people dislike them? Are they bad for us? Are they bad for the environment? What are the alternatives? This segment looks ..
Has the earth warmed? Have we caused it? Does it matter? Is there really a looming crisis or is this much ado about nothing? And what happens to people who ..
Meet our 2016 Essay Contest winners, and learn more about our annual contests, including a new Video Contest for the 2016-2017 school year..
Welcome to Stossel in the Classroom's 2016 Edition Free DVD for teachers..
What is spontaneous order? How is it that without government direction, food is available in stores, cars are manufactured, information is available on the ..
Who should help victims of natural disasters? Should citizens voluntarily help? Should government? Who is better at it? This segment looks at the role ..
What if you want to create a product or service but don't have the money? What can you do? You can borrow from a bank perhaps. Or you can crowdfund. What is ..
What conditions encourage innovation? What discourages innovation? Do governments help, or do they increase the time and cost of developing new products? Should..
What does it mean to "delay gratification"? What does a child's ability or willingness to delay gratification indicate? Is this something that can be taught? ..
Do you always do what you're told? Should you? Does doing what you're told absolve you of responsibility for the consequences of your actions? This segment ..
Do you make rational decisions? Would you hire the best applicant for a job? Would you rate your teacher or professor fairly? This segment looks at recognizing ..
What is the Fed? Okay, it's the Federal Reserve. But what is that? What does it do? What is its role? How does the Fed affect us and our money? This segment ..
Why are there so many rules for us to follow? Why do governments seem to churn out more rules every day? When are there enough rules? Do more laws mean less ..
Should businesses need permission from other businesses to compete? Should the government help established businesses keep out competition? Is uncontrolled ..
What is the best way to protect endangered species? How can we ensure the survival of species and ensure that people’s property rights are not taken away? ..
Should people be allowed to compete against existing cab companies? Should passengers get to choose who drives them? What about the safety of passengers? ..
Do women make less than men? Do employers discriminate against women by paying them less? This lesson focuses on the controversy surrounding the wage gap ..
Should interns get paid? Should minimum wage laws apply? Shouldn't the education and training an intern gets be considered? Are there any unintended ..
What’s the best way to choose a product or service? Has the availability of feedback on the Internet diminished or eliminated government's role in regulating ..
Are there any limits on the government's ability to protect its citizens? Should there be? What is the proper balance between our country's security and our own..
The Kronies are in action... Mandating, Tarrify-ing, Inflating, and Boondoggling their way to profits powered by their special konnection to the G-Force. Watch ..
This short video suggests that the solution to America's jobs problem is specific reforms that wouldn't cost taxpayers and would provide opportunity for ..
For more than half a century, Leonard Read's classic story has opened eyes and changed minds by the hundreds of thousands, revealing the wondrous achievements ..
Reduce! Reuse! Recycle! All right? Maybe or maybe not, says scholar Daniel K. Benjamin. Making a new tissue out of a used one wastes resources, hardly a benefit..
Why have colleges gotten so expensive? Has the money gone to improve education? Has the government forsaken our children? This segment looks at the rising cost ..
Are we safer today because of lawsuits? Should companies that produce dangerous products be immune from lawsuits? What exactly is a dangerous product? Should ..
How should we improve mass transportation? Are newer and faster trains the answer? Why do so many people presume it's government's job to improve mass ..
What is fracking? What does it do? How does it affect us? Should we celebrate it because it might reduce our oil consumption or condemn it because it might put ..
Why are there so many obese Americans? What should be done about it? Who's responsible? The government? Businesses? Us? This segment looks at proposals to curb ..
What good do entrepreneurs do? Is it creating jobs? Is it the charity they do with the money they've made? Do successful entrepreneurs have an obligation to ..
Why do we favor one candidate over another? Is it because we look at the issues and choose our candidate accordingly? Or is it because we look at the candidates..
Should people need government permission to work? Do unregulated businesses cause chaos? Should taxicabs be approved by government and their owners required to ..
What's happened to freedom in America? Are there too many laws? Can the average American even know what's legal and what's illegal today? This segment looks at ..
How can we help those in need? And just who is in need? How do we know? Do people who panhandle really need money to survive? Do our attempts to help people ..
Should people be allowed to eat whatever they want? Even if it's bad for them? What are the limits on freedom? What are the limits on government power? This ..
Who creates jobs? And who creates jobs the best? Can the government help, or do government attempts to create jobs lead to inefficiencies and waste? Do ..
Can politics and politicians solve all our problems? Is government more effective than private enterprise? Can't we count on the entrepreneurial spirit to ..
Why has life changed so much over the past few centuries, after remaining relatively the same for hundreds of thousands of years? Why does it seem that changes ..
What makes people happy? Are we happiest when we're doing well, or when we're doing better than others? On what do we base our happiness? This segment looks at ..
What is the problem with some people having more money than others? Would it be better if everyone had the same? What if we could make sure everyone earned the ..
What's the difference between secrecy and privacy? Should public servants have a right to privacy while at work? If people are allowed to video record public ..
Is college really a bastion of free speech, a marketplace of ideas, where views can be discussed in an atmosphere of openness? Are some cultural, economic, and ..
What makes people happy? Is it money? What role does success play? This segment looks at entrepreneurship, happiness, and the American Dream..
Do government programs always help? Do the outcomes match the promises? What about the unseen, unintended results? This segment looks at the Cash for Clunkers ..
Why would anyone oppose a minimum wage? Don't all workers deserve to be paid fairly? Don't we need someone to protect workers from being taken advantage of? Is ..
Are you opposed to sexism? Shouldn't men and women be treated equally? Isn't fairness a virtuous goal? Don't we all believe in fairness? Doesn't Title IX simply..
Why do people come to America? Isn't America a cesspool of crass commercialism and greedy, materialistic people? What's so great about America that while we ..
Why is America so prosperous? Is it our natural resources? Or is it something more? Perhaps it's because America is a good place for entrepreneurs. This segment..
Should people be allowed to offend each other? Criticize each other's views, religion, even race? Should the government protect us from offensive speech, or ..
Shouldn't the government help Native Americans? Isn't that the least they can do after taking their land? Government help does help, right? This segment looks ..
Is our government on an unsustainable spending spree? Does it regulate too much? And does anyone really even care? This segment looks at government debt, ..