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Do you pay enough taxes? What is enough?

By John Stossel March 13, 2019

Last week Rep. Nancy Pelosi warned President Donald Trump that if he declared an “emergency” to build a wall, “think what a president with different values can present...

By John Stossel February 21, 2019

There must be a better way to keep kids interested in school than drugging them.

By John Stossel February 14, 2019
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Sunday is the Super Bowl. In a three-hour-plus NFL game there are just 11 minutes of actual football action...

By John Stossel January 31, 2019

School choice is a noble cause.

By John Stossel January 24, 2019

This government shutdown is now longer than any in history. The media keep using the word “crisis.”

By John Stossel January 17, 2019

Ten states and Washington, D.C., have now legalized adult use of marijuana.

By John Stossel January 10, 2019
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For years, I’ve heard American leftists say Sweden is proof that socialism works, that it doesn’t have to turn out as badly as the Soviet Union or Cuba or Venezuela did.

By John Stossel January 3, 2019

My New Year’s resolution: Make a careful distinction between speech and violence.

By John Stossel December 27, 2018

It’s bad enough when leftists smear capitalism. I hate it more when capitalists do it, too.

By John Stossel December 20, 2018
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Struggling to find gifts to get for loved ones? How about a book?

By John Stossel December 13, 2018

This morning Google told me that it would not allow my YouTube video “Socialism Leads to Violence” to be viewed by young people.

By John Stossel December 6, 2018

E-cigarettes let people get a hit of nicotine without burning tobacco.

By John Stossel November 29, 2018
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When we celebrate Thanksgiving this week, I will give thanks for property rights.

By John Stossel November 22, 2018
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Republicans held the Senate! Democrats took the House but by a narrower margin! Did I just embarrass myself?

By John Stossel November 8, 2018
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“Libertarians believe that you should be as conservative or as liberal as you want to be as long as you don’t want to force yourself on others,” says Larry Sharpe, Libertarian candidate for governor of New York.

By John Stossel November 1, 2018

Will you be able to retire? Maybe not.

By John Stossel October 25, 2018
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Gloria Alvarez, the young woman from Guatemala I wrote about last week, just got blocked by Facebook. Why? Because she criticizes socialism.

By John Stossel October 18, 2018

They live on the street, often foraging through Dumpsters. Some threaten us. Occasionally, they assault people.

By John Stossel October 4, 2018
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Watching this video upset me. Students and even faculty members won’t let Dave Rubin speak. They constantly interrupt, shouting “hate speech!” and “black lives matter!”

By John Stossel September 27, 2018
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I just zipped down a city street on an electric scooter. It cost me 15 cents a minute.

By John Stossel September 13, 2018

Are those who question the severity of global warming worse than Nazis? I wouldn’t think so, but YouTube, owned by Google, seems to.

By John Stossel August 30, 2018
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YouTube just added an “information panel” to all my videos about climate change.

By John Stossel August 23, 2018

Social Security is running out of money. You may not believe that, but it’s a fact.

By John Stossel August 16, 2018
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Sen. Bernie Sanders is all over the internet! New York Magazine says he is “quietly building a digital media empire.”

By John Stossel August 9, 2018
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Union protesters and celebrity advocates have decided that waiters’ tips aren’t big enough.

By John Stossel August 2, 2018
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While self-proclaimed “democratic socialists” win Democratic primaries in America, actual socialists in Cuba are finally backing away from some of the ideas that kept Cubans poor.

By John Stossel July 26, 2018

Want to sip a refreshing beverage this summer?

By John Stossel July 19, 2018

Warren Farrell was once considered a feminist leader. He hung around with Gloria Steinem and wrote about why men and women should break out of rigid old gender roles.

By John Stossel July 13, 2018

We celebrate the Fourth of July because that’s the day the Declaration of Independence was signed, 242 years ago.

By John Stossel July 6, 2018

I’m not surprised that mobs shriek at Trump administration officials in restaurants and that Maxine Waters wants more of that. I’ve watched this happen at American colleges.

By John Stossel June 29, 2018

Upset because Facebook and Google invade your privacy? Be glad you don’t live in China.

By John Stossel June 22, 2018

“Shame on you! Shame on you!” chanted protestors after psychology professor Jordan Peterson said he’d refuse to obey a law that would require everyone to call people by the pronoun they prefer — pronouns like “ze” instead of “he” or “she.”

By John Stossel June 15, 2018

“Are you on the take?” When I tried to get Edgewater, New Jersey, politicians to answer that question, the mayor wouldn’t discuss it, ultimately telling me, “You may sit down.”

By John Stossel June 8, 2018

Today, all Americans are told, “Go to college!”

By John Stossel June 1, 2018

On TV crime shows like “CSI,” “NCIS” and “Law & Order,” science gets the bad guys.

By John Stossel May 25, 2018

Seattle is worried about the well-being of the poor and mentally ill people living there, so it’s going to drive businesses out of town.

By John Stossel May 18, 2018

People hate Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.

By John Stossel May 11, 2018

Why does American journalist Abby Martin do propaganda for socialist murderers?

By John Stossel May 4, 2018

What should be done about school shootings?

By John Stossel April 27, 2018

The cable bill was the last straw, says Kristin Tate. “That’s the one that really made me mad.”

By John Stossel April 20, 2018

We’ve been told conservatives don’t believe in science, and that there’s a “Republican war on science.”

By John Stossel April 13, 2018

Soda will cost you more in Philadelphia, Seattle, Boulder, Colorado, and a bunch of California cities because politicians in those places voted to tax it.

By John Stossel April 6, 2018

In the movie “The Matrix,” swallowing a red pill reveals the truth, while downing a blue pill leaves you trapped in illusion.

By John Stossel March 30, 2018

President Trump’s pick to be the new secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, is not a fan of the Paris climate agreement, the treaty that claims it will slow global warning by reducing the world’s carbon dioxide emissions.

By John Stossel March 23, 2018

No, President Trump, it’s not true that if you tax imported steel, we “will have protection for the first time in a long while.”

By John Stossel March 10, 2018

If your workplace is a union shop, are you forced to pay union dues?

By John Stossel February 24, 2018

Kids who attend New York City’s Success Academy charter schools do remarkably well.

By John Stossel February 17, 2018

Ross Ulbricht was a quiet nerd — an Eagle Scout who never cursed.

By John Stossel February 10, 2018

Is America the world’s freest country? Sadly, no.

By John Stossel February 3, 2018