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American Optimist
American Optimist

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONDon't let the bad news get you down -- there's LOTS of good news that media mostly ignore. Amazing innovations like technology that lets a monkey play computer games using only...

Both Sides: The Middle Class
Both Sides: The Middle Class

WHY IS THE AMERICAN MIDDLE CLASS SHRINKING?WHY THE MIDDLE CLASS IS BETTER OFF THAN YOU THINKAVAILABLE RESOURCES

Woke Colleges vs Testing
Woke Colleges vs Testing

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONColleges are ending SAT/ACT tests in the name of diversity, despite research that shows they are good at predicting college success. AVAILABLE RESOURCESWeb-based Online...

Better Than Charity
Better Than Charity

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONWhat's the best way to help the world? Government programs? Charity? There's something better than both.AVAILABLE RESOURCESWeb-based Online Quizzesare also available...

Toxic Victimhood
Toxic Victimhood

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONThe new “woke” movement hurts minorities by pushing a “victim” mentality, says professor John McWhorter, author of “Woke Racism.”AVAILABLE RESOURCESWeb-based Online Quizzesare...

Roundabouts vs Traffic Lights
Roundabouts vs Traffic Lights

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONHate it when you’re the only car stopped at a light? Roundabouts are a solution to that, and more.AVAILABLE RESOURCESWeb-based Online Quizzesare also available here.AVAILABLE...

Privacy: Who Needs It?
Privacy: Who Needs It?

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONEdward Snowden tries to convince me to worry more about privacy. “They’re trying to shape your behavior!” he warns. I rudely say: “Americans by and large don’t care, and I...

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...

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...

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...

Both Sides: Lab-Grown Meat
Both Sides: Lab-Grown Meat

ANTHONY BOURDAIN’S BIG PROBLEM WITH ARTIFICIAL MEATLAB-GROWN MEAT IS COMING TO YOUR SUPERMARKETAVAILABLE RESOURCES

Both Sides: The Impact of Rent Control
Both Sides: The Impact of Rent Control

We Need Rent Controls NowThe Real Reason Your Rent Is So HighEnjoy 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!

Plastic Straw Myths
Plastic Straw Myths

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONHave you used a plastic straw lately? Did you feel guilty? Celebrities and activists hope so! They want us all to stop sucking.AVAILABLE RESOURCESWeb-based Online Quizzesare...

The College Scam
The College Scam

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONA new book makes "The Case Against Education." Who would argue against education? Economics professor Bryan Caplan tells John Stossel that “what we need to do is to go back to a...

How Free Are You?
How Free Are You?

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONAre you living in the freest country in the world? Not if you live in the United States.AVAILABLE RESOURCESWeb-based Online Quizzesare also available here.AVAILABLE...

Hurricane Reconstruction
Hurricane Reconstruction

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONThe recent hurricanes took a heavy toll. The cost of rebuilding will be significant.AVAILABLE RESOURCESWeb-based Online Quizzesare also available here.AVAILABLE RESOURCESClick...

Fake News is Old News
Fake News is Old News

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONThe term “fake news” has been in the news a lot the past few years. What does it mean? Is it really fake or does it just present a side to a story that some people don’t agree with? Fake News is Old News presents a historical view of reporting that...

Everything
Everything

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONWhat would you do to save your child’s life? Where do you draw the line? Would you break the law? What if the law wasn’t protecting anyone? Everything is a thought-provoking film that shows the dilemma faced by a mother who comes up against federal...

Save the Rhinos!
Save the Rhinos!

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONAn entrepreneur has a plan to save the rhinos from poachers, but environmental groups hate his idea.AVAILABLE RESOURCESWeb-based Online Quizzesare also available here.AVAILABLE...

High Speed Rails a Waste of Money
High Speed Rails a Waste of Money

Author Randal O’Toole and Seastanding Institute Founder Patri Friedman discuss why the president is wasting his time with high-speed rail and give their ideas to save the economy.

How to Become an Informed Voter
How to Become an Informed Voter

Headcount Executive Director Andy Bernstein and Reason Magazine Senior Editor Michael Moynihan on the lack of political knowledge of voters.

Man Jailed for Paperwork
Man Jailed for Paperwork

Former orchid importer George Norris on being sent to prison for missing paperwork for his business.

Dollar Vans Hurt Mass Transit?
Dollar Vans Hurt Mass Transit?

John Samuelson and Hector Ricketts debate on whether mass transit would lose government funds due to competition by dollar van companies.

Threats to Free Speech: Censorship on Campus
Threats to Free Speech: Censorship on Campus

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONWhat 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 discussed openly. Now, many students want to silence those with whom they disagree by...

Threats to Free Speech: Islamic Extremism
Threats to Free Speech: Islamic Extremism

Should people be stopped from offending each other? From criticizing each other’s views, religion, even race? Should the government protect us from offensive speech, or protect offensive speakers? Should people be afraid to speak openly if what they say offends others? This segment looks at the threats to free speech from Islamic extremists.