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Fear vs Risk
Fear vs Risk

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONOn Halloween, the media scare people with stories about dangerous costumes and poison candy. Most of the stories are not even true.AVAILABLE RESOURCESAVAILABLE RESOURCESClick to...

Column: American Optimist
Column: American Optimist

There's so much negative news these days. I was glad to see that a new podcast, "American Optimist," features good things that are coming. It's hosted by Palantir founder and venture capitalist Joe Lonsdale. He interviews entrepreneurs like Sal Churi, who funds...

Welfare for the Rich
Welfare for the Rich

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONWelfare is supposed to be for poor people -- but BILLIONS go to rich people (bailouts, subsidies, taxpayer-funded special grants).AVAILABLE RESOURCESWeb-based Online Quizzesare...

Column: Corporate Welfare
Column: Corporate Welfare

Today’s politicians want to spend more on EVERYTHING: Amtrak subsidies, sports stadium subsidies, green energy subsidies, even fossil fuel subsidies … President Joe Biden says the handouts will “put more money in your pocket.” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi claims they...

Column: Mandate Vaccine?
Column: Mandate Vaccine?

Politicians love force. The idea of leaving us alone to make our own decisions goes against their nature. To be sure, civilized society sometimes needs government force: police to punish killers, soldiers to protect us from foreign invaders, environmental police to...

Column: Coronavirus Censorship
Column: Coronavirus Censorship

YouTube just froze Sen. Rand Paul’s YouTube channel. That’s just wrong. Small-minded. Counterproductive. YouTube says Paul violated their COVID-19 misinformation policy when he told an interviewer, “Most of the masks you get over the counter don’t work … virus...

Column: Big Business Loves Big Government
Column: Big Business Loves Big Government

Politicians say they pass laws to “protect Americans from big business.” People like hearing that. Many don’t like big business. Unfortunately, most people don’t realize that those laws often help big business while hurting consumers. “Big business and big government...

The “Socially Responsible” Scam
The “Socially Responsible” Scam

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONPopular “socially responsible” investment funds advertise: “Make money AND help the world!” But they often do neither. Their funds are usually higher priced marketing...

Column: Go Green, Go Nuclear
Column: Go Green, Go Nuclear

This Thursday, Earth Day, politicians and activists will shout more about “the climate crisis.” I don’t think it’s a crisis. COVID-19, malaria, exploding debt, millions of poor children dying from diarrhea — those are genuine crises. But global warming may become a...

Middle East Enlightenment
Middle East Enlightenment

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONSurveys show that the Islamic World — long filled with war and religious dogma — is starting to become more tolerant, and a little more secular.AVAILABLE RESOURCESAVAILABLE...

Snowden: Traitor or Hero?
Snowden: Traitor or Hero?

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONEight years ago, Edward Snowden revealed government secrets. He told the world that America, illegally, spies on Americans, and most everyone in the world. Some now call Snowden...

Student Contest Tips & Best Practices
Student Contest Tips & Best Practices

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONIn this excerpt from our February Town Hall, John Stossel goes through some tips and best practices for our student contests with special guest Madeline Peltzer, the winner of our 2014 essay contest. For more information on our student contests, head...

Insights & Interactions Town Hall – February 10, 2021
Insights & Interactions Town Hall – February 10, 2021

Enjoy this video? You can access many more resources like quizzes, teacher's guides, and free DVDs when you register! It will take you less than two minutes, and best of all: it's FREE!VIDEO DESCRIPTIONOur December Town Hall was such a success that we decided to do...

The GOOD News of 2020
The GOOD News of 2020

VIDEO DESCRIPTION2020 was “the worst year ever!” said many. But was it? Historian Johan Norberg says “no,” and reminds John to be grateful for the good trends in the world.AVAILABLE...

A John Stossel Town Hall for Teachers — December 1, 2020
A John Stossel Town Hall for Teachers — December 1, 2020

Enjoy this video? You can access many more resources like quizzes, teacher's guides, and free DVDs when you register! It will take you less than two minutes, and best of all: it's FREE!VIDEO DESCRIPTIONIn the spirit of “Giving Tuesday,” we offered teachers a unique...

Everything On Demand
Everything On Demand

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONCompetition makes entertainment better and cheaper.AVAILABLE RESOURCESAVAILABLE RESOURCESClick to Login or Register to Access These Additional Resources[RM_Form...

China’s Dark Turn
China’s Dark Turn

VIDEO DESCRIPTION“I’m more anti-China than you!” That was one theme of the 2020 Presidential election. But not long ago, American presidents were excited about China. The Communist dictators had...

Thank You, Fossil Fuels
Thank You, Fossil Fuels

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONToday’s Black Lives Matter protests often include the claim that fossil fuel use is racist, because climate change will hurt the poor and minorities most. But minorities and...

Government Fueled Fires
Government Fueled Fires

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONThe massive, deadly wildfires in America’s West are caused by climate change,” smirks California governor Gavin Newsom. In reality, bad forest management and excessive...

The New Censors
The New Censors

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONOn my Facebook page recently, I was alarmed to see a warning pop up: “this information could mislead people.” Facebook then also said it won’t show my video to most...

SpaceX Does What Government Won’t
SpaceX Does What Government Won’t

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONOn August 2nd, two American astronauts return to Earth. Their launch was the first from the US in 10 years. It wasn’t NASA that sent them into space. It was Elon Musk‘s SpaceX...

Let People Work
Let People Work

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONGovernment rules often ban people with years-old misdemeanors from working.AVAILABLE RESOURCESAVAILABLE RESOURCESClick to Login or Register to Access These Additional...

China’s Tech Totalitarianism
China’s Tech Totalitarianism

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONIf China does have coronavirus under control, the dictators will claim their “social credit score” system helped.AVAILABLE RESOURCESAVAILABLE RESOURCESClick to Login or Register...

My Brother’s Life-Saving Discovery
My Brother’s Life-Saving Discovery

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONCumbersome FDA regulations delay new drugs. It generally takes at least 10 YEARS to bring a new drug to market. The pandemic got regulators to say they’ll speed things up — but...

Coronavirus Overreach
Coronavirus Overreach

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONGovernments pass ever more restrictive rules in the name of saving us. How many of these rules are helpful?AVAILABLE RESOURCESAVAILABLE RESOURCESClick to Login or Register to...

Everyone’s A Criminal
Everyone’s A Criminal

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONHave you broken a law today? You might be surprised.AVAILABLE RESOURCESAVAILABLE RESOURCESClick to Login or Register to Access These Additional Resources[RM_Form...

Column: Let People Try Gelsolin!
Column: Let People Try Gelsolin!

We need new drugs to fight COVID-19 and other diseases. But our government’s approval process makes that too hard. This year’s pandemic got regulators to say they’ll speed the approval process. The FDA adopted Emergency Use Authorization to speed up approval of some tests, medical equipment and ventilators.

Bankrupting America
Bankrupting America

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONAmerica’s politicians passed more than $2 trillion in spending to keep the economy afloat during the virus pandemic.AVAILABLE RESOURCESAVAILABLE RESOURCESClick to Login or...

Column: Government Goes Too Far
Column: Government Goes Too Far

I’m “social distancing.” I stay away from people. I do it voluntarily. There’s a big difference between voluntary — and force. Government is force. The media want more of that.

These Students Know More Than Politicians
These Students Know More Than Politicians

VIDEO DESCRIPTION“Gouging” becomes an issue every hurricane season. After big storms, some people raise prices. Then politicians and the media freak out. Both demand tougher laws against...