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A win for people vs. the prairie dog
A win for people vs. the prairie dog

Pacific Legal Foundation Attorney Jonathan Wood and his client, Bruce Hughes, on their victory in the Utah prairie dog case against the federal government.

America: Ruled by regulations?
America: Ruled by regulations?

Former Bush Regulatory Affairs Director Susan Dudley discusses the growing number of government regulations in America.

Foreign aid worse for global poverty?
Foreign aid worse for global poverty?

‘Poverty, Inc.’ Director Michael Matheson Miller on his documentary film, poverty in Haiti and how foreign aid can do more harm than good in certain situations.

Tough To Get a Lyft: Regulating Your Ride?
Tough To Get a Lyft: Regulating Your Ride?

Should people be allowed to compete against existing cab companies? Should passengers get to choose who drives them? What about the safety of passengers? Should the government protect people by regulating cab and other car services? What other reasons would the government have to regulate cab and car services? This segment looks at the current controversy over regulation of innovative car services.

Protecting Endangered Species: A Good Idea Gone Wild?
Protecting Endangered Species: A Good Idea Gone Wild?

What is the best way to protect endangered species? How can we ensure the survival of species and ensure that people’s property rights are not taken away? Should the government attempt to regulate land when the endangered species doesn’t even live on that land? What’s the solution? This segment looks at one government attempt to save an endangered frog.

Cop cameras to the rescue?
Cop cameras to the rescue?

Evesham, NJ Police Chief Chris Chew and Sergeant Erin Gorman on police cameras and the benefits they provide to both police and citizens.

Moving Companies: Who Chooses Who Moves Our Stuff?
Moving Companies: Who Chooses Who Moves Our Stuff?

Should businesses need permission from other businesses to compete? Should the government help established businesses keep out competition? Is uncontrolled competition too chaotic and disruptive? Do we need the government to control competition? This segment looks at moving companies and the urge to regulate them.

Overregulation: When Are There Enough Rules?
Overregulation: When Are There Enough Rules?

Why are there so many rules for us to follow? Why do governments seem to churn out more rules every day? When are there enough rules? Do more laws mean less freedom? This segment looks at some regulations and how they impact people.

Reputation or Regulation: Which Provides Better Consumer Protection?
Reputation or Regulation: Which Provides Better Consumer Protection?

What’s the best way to choose a product or service? Has the availability of feedback on the Internet diminished or eliminated government’s role in regulating business? Do markets regulate businesses better than government regulation does? This segment looks at consumer protection through reputation and regulation.

War on Women: Fact or Fable?
War on Women: Fact or Fable?

Do women make less than men? Do employers discriminate against women by paying them less? This lesson focuses on the controversy surrounding the wage gap between men and women.

Have SWAT teams become too overused?
Have SWAT teams become too overused?

Radley Balko, “Rise of the Warrior Cop” author, explains how SWAT teams are greatly overused. More from the “Policing America” special this Saturday at 10pm on Fox News.

Food Fight
Food Fight

Stossel and guests debate whether or not the hype about GMOs, fat and school lunches is really necessary

Foreigners Are Our Friends
Foreigners Are Our Friends

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONIn this Economics Made Easy video from our friends at Learn Liberty, Professor Bryan Caplan talks about "anti-foreign bias," and points out that most economists don't share these concerns. Professional economists think trade and immigration benefit...

Recycle Smarter Than a Third Grader
Recycle Smarter Than a Third Grader

Reduce! Reuse! Recycle! All right? Maybe or maybe not, says scholar Daniel K. Benjamin. Making a new tissue out of a used one wastes resources, hardly a benefit the environment. Melting and casting aluminum cans, though, saves resources and benefits the environment. Just ask the aluminum company: they know that saving scraps pays for itself. So why does it take a lesson from your third-grade teacher to get you to recycle household waste?

Does reputation trump regulation?
Does reputation trump regulation?

John Stossel debatea Alan Colmes on the FDA’s ban of DNA testing kits. More on how reputation is better than regulation this Thursday at 9pm ET on Fox Business.

Kronies: They’re Konnected
Kronies: They’re Konnected

The Kronies are in action… Mandating, Tarrify-ing, Inflating, and Boondoggling their way to profits powered by their special konnection to the G-Force. Watch Big-G and his team stomp out competition!