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Venezuela IS Socialism
Venezuela IS Socialism

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONIn Florida, reporter Gloria Alverez talked to Venezuelan immigrants, and most of them told her socialism doesn’t work. Stossel warns that if we don’t realize that socialism is...

Paris Climate Agreement
Paris Climate Agreement

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONIs Donald Trump right to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement?AVAILABLE RESOURCESWeb-based Online Quizzesare also available here.AVAILABLE RESOURCESClick to Login or...

Tax Myths
Tax Myths

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONRep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says, "people are going to have to start paying their fair share in taxes." John Stossel interviews Phil Magness, of the American Institute for Economic Research, who says that progressives miss an important fact.Download...

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.AVAILABLE RESOURCESAVAILABLE RESOURCESClick to Login or Register to Access These...

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.AVAILABLE RESOURCESWeb-based Online Quizzesare...

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.AVAILABLE RESOURCESWeb-based Online Quizzesare also available here.AVAILABLE RESOURCESClick to Login or Register to...

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?Download Video (.mp4 FILE)To download this video, please login. If you don't have an account, register now for free! Enjoy this video? You can access many...

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?AVAILABLE RESOURCESWeb-based Online Quizzesare also available...

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?AVAILABLE RESOURCESWeb-based Online Quizzesare also available here.AVAILABLE RESOURCESClick to Login or Register...

Enemies of Capitalism: Capitalists
Enemies of Capitalism: Capitalists

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONAmazon often tries to get favors from government.AVAILABLE RESOURCESWeb-based Online Quizzesare also available here.AVAILABLE RESOURCESClick to Login or Register to Access These...

Mental Health Crisis
Mental Health Crisis

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONDo government health officials focus on the wrong things?AVAILABLE RESOURCESWeb-based Online Quizzesare also available here.AVAILABLE RESOURCESClick to Login or Register to...

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.Download Teacher's GuideDownload Video (.mp4 FILE)To download this video or the Teacher's Guide that goes along with it, please...

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?AVAILABLE RESOURCESWeb-based Online...

How Big is the U.S. Debt?
How Big is the U.S. Debt?

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONMany people have debt, and the U.S. government is no different. But people in debt frequently worry about paying it off and hope to live debt-free.AVAILABLE RESOURCESWeb-based...

Junk Science Locks Up Innocent People
Junk Science Locks Up Innocent People

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONWe learn from CSI, Law & Order, and NCIS that forensic science is infallible, leading to the conviction of people who might otherwise have gotten away with their crimes. But DNA...

Lab-Grown Meat is Coming to Your Supermarket
Lab-Grown Meat is Coming to Your Supermarket

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONWould you eat food grown in a lab? What if there were a way to oppose the killing of animals and still eat meat? If it doesn’t come from an animal, is it still meat? This video...

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.AVAILABLE RESOURCESWeb-based Online...

The End of Tipping
The End of Tipping

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONCelebrities, union activists, and politicians demand that the government raise the minimum wage for restaurant workers.AVAILABLE RESOURCESWeb-based Online Quizzesare also...

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...

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness
Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONWhen you watch the fireworks on the 4th of July, do you think about the Declaration of Independence?AVAILABLE RESOURCESWeb-based Online Quizzesare also available here.AVAILABLE...

Stossel Confronts Politicians
Stossel Confronts Politicians

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONJohn Stossel confronts politicians about corruption allegations.AVAILABLE RESOURCESWeb-based Online Quizzesare also available here.AVAILABLE RESOURCESClick to Login or Register...

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...

Little Pink House
Little Pink House

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONSusette Kelo bought a run-down home. She fixed it up and painted it pink. Then the government came and took it.AVAILABLE RESOURCESWeb-based Online Quizzesare also available...

Will Tariffs Hurt Americans?
Will Tariffs Hurt Americans?

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONHow will the Trump administration’s steel tariffs impact America?AVAILABLE RESOURCESWeb-based Online Quizzesare also available here.AVAILABLE RESOURCESClick to Login or Register...

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...

The Evil Rich?
The Evil Rich?

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONBernie Sanders and others on the left want higher taxes on “millionaires and billionaires.” Would that be a good idea?AVAILABLE RESOURCESWeb-based Online Quizzesare also...

The Deadly-isms
The Deadly-isms

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONSocialism, Nazism, progressivism…there are so many “isms” on the political spectrum. This video takes a closer look and suggests a different approach.AVAILABLE...

The Fight Against Food Trucks
The Fight Against Food Trucks

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONProtectionism at play? Politicians say food trucks are “unfair competition” for restaurants.AVAILABLE RESOURCESWeb-based Online Quizzesare also available here.AVAILABLE...

Happy Thanksgiving!
Happy Thanksgiving!

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONHappy Thanksgiving! But before you eat that turkey, thank private property! Without it, Thanksgiving would be “Starvation Day.” Here’s why.AVAILABLE RESOURCESWeb-based Online...

Let Them Leave
Let Them Leave

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONIn 2018, California may vote on leaving the US. Regions around the world want independence from countries that control them. Stossel says if people want to secede—let...

Price Gouging
Price Gouging

VIDEO DESCRIPTION John Stossel discusses price gouging.AVAILABLE RESOURCESWeb-based Online Quizzesare also available here.AVAILABLE RESOURCESClick to Login or Register to Access These Additional...

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...

Entrepreneur Saves Free College Courses
Entrepreneur Saves Free College Courses

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONAn internet entrepreneur saved 20,000 free online college lectures (and more) after the government declared them illegal.AVAILABLE RESOURCESWeb-based Online Quizzesare also...

Private Parks
Private Parks

When we think of parks, we probably think of public parks, government owned, managed, and maintained. But are all public parks managed and maintained by the government? It seems as though some aren’t maintained at all. This segment looks at the role entrepreneurs can play in public parks.

Inequality & Trade
Inequality & Trade

Do the rich get richer and the poor get poorer? Does trade with other countries hurt us? Should we produce everything on our own? This segment looks at income, jobs, and trade.

Elijah McCoy
Elijah McCoy

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONWho was Elijah McCoy? What did he do? This video takes a look at the importance of perseverance and innovation, by highlighting Elijah McCoy, whose life and accomplishments can be fine examples for all our students. He is, it is said, the Real...

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...

Economics Made the World Great
Economics Made the World Great

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONIs life today bad? Or is it awesome? Why? What about life today is an improvement from the past? Economics Made the World Great shows changes that have taken place in the past three centuries and changes that are taking place today that have made the...

The Hockey Stick of Human Prosperity
The Hockey Stick of Human Prosperity

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONThe last 200-300 years has seen astonishing growth in prosperity. Don Boudreaux calls it “one of the greatest events of humankind.” But how did that happen? Was it simply a series of events that would have taken place no matter what, or was there...

Private Frontier: Space
Private Frontier: Space

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONSpace, the final frontier. Are voyages to explore strange new worlds—to seek new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no one has gone before—best left to government to...

Permissionless Society
Permissionless Society

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONWhat would life be like for us today if people didn’t innovate? How different would life be if innovators needed government’s permission to innovate? Would that permission be based on politics? Would it be based on what politicians think is best for...

Why Politicians Don’t Cut Spending
Why Politicians Don’t Cut Spending

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONProf. Ben Powell explains why politicians don't cut spending, as a general rule. Using public choice economics, or the economics of politics, he shows how the political system naturally leads to overspending.Download Teacher's GuideTo download this...

Death by Socialism
Death by Socialism

Socialism is often seen as just another economic system, perhaps a more fair system, where people are more equal. But is it really just another economic system? Is it really more fair? This segment looks at socialism and the consequences of socialism on a country and its people.

Venezuela vs. Chile
Venezuela vs. Chile

Does capitalism “suck”? Does socialism work better? Why do so many people support socialism? This segment looks at the effects of socialism in Venezuela and contrasts it to Chile, considered one of South America’s most prosperous countries.