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What Do Entrepreneurs Actually Do?

What Do Entrepreneurs Actually Do?

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONDiscuss the risks and benefits of entrepreneurship with this episode of Common Sense Soapbox. Enjoy this Video? You can access many more resources like quizzing, teaching guides, and free DVD's when you register! It will take you less than two...

Sugar’s Sweetheart Deal

Sugar’s Sweetheart Deal

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONThe U.S. sugar program is “Stalin-style price controls," Ross Marchand of the Taxpayers Protection Alliance tells John Stossel.Enjoy this Video? You can access many more resources like quizzing, teaching guides, and free DVD's when you register! It...

Read All About It!

Read All About It!

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONMost people think the concepts of free speech and freedom of the press started in America. But another country actually codified freedom of the press in its constitution before the U.S. did. Find out which country, and explore why this matters more...

Super Bowl of Welfare

Super Bowl of Welfare

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONSports stadiums get billions of dollars in taxpayer subsidies. Enjoy this Video? You can access many more resources like quizzing, teaching guides, and free DVD's when you register! It will take you less than two minutes, and best of all it's FREE!

Government Shutdown Shows Private is Better

Government Shutdown Shows Private is Better

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONThe government shutdown is now longer than any in history. The media say it's a "crisis." Is it?Enjoy this Video? You can access many more resources like quizzing, teaching guides, and free DVD's when you register! It will take you less than two...

Media Hype Questionable Gun Control Study

Media Hype Questionable Gun Control Study

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONDozens of news outlets report that America has the most mass shooters in the world. But is this actually a myth? Enjoy this Video? You can access many more resources like quizzing, teaching guides, and free DVD's when you register! It will take you...

Google and Facebook Cross “The Creepy Line”

Google and Facebook Cross “The Creepy Line”

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONGoogle and Facebook Cross "The Creepy Line." Creepy or helpful? Enjoy this Video? You can access many more resources like quizzing, teaching guides, and free DVD's when you register! It will take you less than two minutes, and best of all it's FREE!

Enemies of Capitalism: Capitalists

Enemies of Capitalism: Capitalists

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONAmazon often tries to get favors from government. Enjoy this Video? You can access many more resources like quizzing, teaching guides, and free DVD's when you register! It will take you less than two minutes, and best of all it's FREE!

Mental Health Crisis

Mental Health Crisis

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONDo government health officials focus on the wrong things? Enjoy this Video? You can access many more resources like quizzing, teaching guides, and free DVD's when you register! It will take you less than two minutes, and best of all it's FREE!

Outside the Box

Outside the Box

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONWhen Eli is required to reduce his son Jack to a single check-mark in front of a race box, it doesn’t sit well with him.Enjoy this Video? You can access many more resources like quizzing, teaching guides, and free DVD's when you register! It will take...

War on Electric Scooters

War on Electric Scooters

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONYou may have seen electric scooters in your city. John Stossel wonders if this is the next revolution in urban travel. But what about safety?Enjoy this Video? You can access many more resources like quizzing, teaching guides, and free DVD's when you...

Free-Market Social Security

Free-Market Social Security

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONToday is the 83rd anniversary of Social Security, and this year it went into the red. In the long run, it has a $32 trillion-dollar shortfall. Enjoy this Video? You can access many more resources like quizzing, teaching guides, and free DVD's when you...

Both Sides Video Series

To assist teachers in presenting a balanced lesson on some of the issues that John Stossel addresses, we have paired short videos that present an opposing view. Showing both videos to your students will provide them with opposing viewpoints and help to encourage an open discussion of these issues.

Both Sides: Should We Ban Plastic Straws

Here's How little Plastic Straws are Wrecking Our OceansPlastic Straw MythsEnjoy this Video? You can access many more resources like quizzing, teaching guides, and free DVD's when you register! It will take you less than two minutes, and best of all it's FREE!

Both Sides: Should We Tax the Rich More?

Economists Say We Should Tax the Rich at 90%Why the Rich Like High TaxesEnjoy this Video? You can access many more resources like quizzing, teaching guides, and free DVD's when you register! It will take you less than two minutes, and best of all it's FREE!

Both Sides: Does Immigration Hurt the Economy?

The High Cost of Illegal ImmigrationImmigration Myths DebunkedEnjoy this Video? You can access many more resources like quizzing, teaching guides, and free DVD's when you register! It will take you less than two minutes, and best of all it's FREE!

Both Sides: Unions and “Right to Work”

Why "Right to Work" is Wrong for WorkersSupreme Court Ruling May Crush UnionsEnjoy this Video? You can access many more resources like quizzing, teaching guides, and free DVD's when you register! It will take you less than two minutes, and best of all it's FREE!

Both Sides: A Deeper Look At Soda Taxes

The Soda Wars of Berkeley, CaThe Philly Soda Tax ScamEnjoy this Video? You can access many more resources like quizzing, teaching guides, and free DVD's when you register! It will take you less than two minutes, and best of all it's FREE!

Both Sides: Are the Trump Tariffs Good for America?

Big Labor Praises President Trump for Tariff DecisionWill Tariffs Hurt Americans?Enjoy this Video? You can access many more resources like quizzing, teaching guides, and free DVD's when you register! It will take you less than two minutes, and best of all it's FREE!

Both Sides: How is Climate Change Impacting Hurricanes?

How Climate Change Makes Hurricanes WorseHurricanes Not Caused by "Manmade Climate Change"Enjoy this Video? You can access many more resources like quizzing, teaching guides, and free DVD's when you register! It will take you less than two minutes, and best of all...

Both Sides: The Endangered Species Act

The Endangered Species Act: 40 Years at the Forefront of Wildlife ConservationWar on the Little Guy: Endangered SpeciesEnjoy this Video? You can access many more resources like quizzing, teaching guides, and free DVD's when you register! It will take you less than two...

Both Sides: Digging Deeper on Income Inequality

Wealth Inequality in AmericaIncome Disparity: Should Equality be the Goal?Enjoy this Video? You can access many more resources like quizzing, teaching guides, and free DVD's when you register! It will take you less than two minutes, and best of all it's FREE!

Both Sides: Charter Schools – Good or Bad?

Corporations get rich off Children With Charter SchoolsCharter Schools Improve EducationEnjoy this Video? You can access many more resources like quizzing, teaching guides, and free DVD's when you register! It will take you less than two minutes, and best of all it's...

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