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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.
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 fund with our tax dollars or should these efforts be conducted by the...
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...
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 GuideEnjoy this Video?...
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.
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.
Are robots and self-driving cars the way of the future? Will robots take people’s jobs? Will we really be able to relax as the car does the work? Is that safe? Will there be any jobs left to go to anyway? This segment looks at the development, use, and impact of robots and self-driving cars.
How are technological innovations changing the way we find talent? How does it affect the way people earn money? This segment looks at the way YouTube has changed the way performers are discovered and paid.
VIDEO DESCRIPTIONJohn Stossel got an eyeglass prescription over the internet. Should that be illegal?Download Teacher's Guide
VIDEO DESCRIPTION"Bottleneckers" use occupational licensing to screw competitors and innovation in the name of keeping us safe.Download Teacher's Guide
VIDEO DESCRIPTIONIs Trump pulling out of Paris Climate Agreement good? John interviews someone from each side of the debate to spread some light on the issue.
John Stossel and his guests share their views on mandatory minimum sentencing.
John Stossel and David Henderson discuss how Canada fixed its debt problem.
‘Fueled By Failure’ author Jeremy Bloom on his career and how he turned failure into success.
VIDEO DESCRIPTIONSocialism 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...
John Stossel discusses what’s fact and what’s fiction, regarding climate change.
Former Chief of Staff for Rep. Ron Paul Jeff Deist on how the price of EpiPens has increased.
Democratic political strategist Jessica Tarlov, Turning Point USA Founder and Executive Director Charlie Kirk and CATO Institute Executive Vice President David Boaz discuss how Donald Trump plans to help the economy and build a wall.
Former Lt. Gov. Betsy McCaughey, (R-NY), Reason Magazine Editor-at-Large Matt Welch and Democratic strategist Jessica Tarlov on the economic plans of the presidential candidates.
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.
Former orchid importer George Norris on being sent to prison for missing paperwork for his business.
Author Greg Perry and Curt Decker of the National Disability Rights Network debate whether the ADA is a necessary organization.
Center for Responsible Wealth Director Mike Lapham argues the wealthy don’t mind paying extra taxes.
Headcount Executive Director Andy Bernstein and Reason Magazine Senior Editor Michael Moynihan on the lack of political knowledge of voters.
FBN’s John Stossel defines his views on free speech in public and private sectors.
VIDEO DESCRIPTIONAuthor Adam Thierer on government’s restriction on drone use.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!
Heritage Foundation’s Brian Walsh argues vagueness in our laws makes people criminals without even knowing it.
Katherine-Mangu Ward of Reason Magazine and Steve Lonegan, former mayor of Bogota, N.J., discuss the overextension of the ADA.
Constituting America’s Janine Turner and Let Freedom Ring’s Colin Hanna on the need for Americans to read and appreciate the Constitution.
Cato Institute policy analyst Sallie James and Columbia University professor Marc Lamont Hill on why America is so prosperous.
Heritage Foundation’s Bill Beach on what some countries are doing to create more economic opportunities and spur innovation.
Louisiana Funeral Directors Assn.’s David Tatman and economist Donald Boudreaux on laws restricting the Monks of St. Joseph Abbey’s business.
John Samuelson and Hector Ricketts debate on whether mass transit would lose government funds due to competition by dollar van companies.
John Samuelson of the Transit Workers Union argues dollar van companies such as Hector Ricketts’ undermine mass transit services.
VIDEO DESCRIPTIONWhat 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 reputation.Download Teacher's GuideDownload Video (.mp4 FILE)
VIDEO DESCRIPTIONHas 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 disagree? This segment looks at the way the global warming debate is playing out.Download...
VIDEO DESCRIPTIONWhat 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 at the debate over fossil fuels.Download Teacher's Guide