Government shutdown is no 'crisis'

by John Stossel -- This government shutdown is now longer than any in history. The media keep using the word "crisis." "Shutdown sows chaos, confusion and anxiety!" says the Washington Post. "Pain more…

Legal pot a disaster? Hardly

by John Stossel -- Ten states and Washington, D.C., have now legalized adult use of marijuana. Supporters of America's long war on drugs said legalization would create disaster. Has it? No. Colorado more…

Sweden isn't socialist

by John Stossel -- 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 more…

And peace online ...

by John Stossel -- My New Year's resolution: Make a careful distinction between speech and violence. America's First Amendment says "yes" to most speech, including speech that criticizes, insults – even speech more…

Needed: Separation of shopping and state

by John Stossel -- It's bad enough when leftists smear capitalism. I hate it more when capitalists do it, too. I'd hoped for more from the world's current richest man, Jeff Bezos. more…

7 great liberty gifts for the holidays

by John Stossel -- Struggling to find gifts to get for loved ones? How about a book? I just made a video about some books that shaped my thinking. First, Friedrich Hayek's more…

Big Tech is crossing 'The Creepy Line'

by John Stossel -- This morning Google told me that it would not allow my YouTube video "Socialism Leads to Violence" to be viewed by young people. It violates "community guidelines," said more…

The ridiculous war on vaping

by John Stossel -- E-cigarettes let people get a hit of nicotine without burning tobacco. Avoiding burning tobacco is the single greatest preventative health measure human beings can take, given the diseases more…

Grateful for private property

by John Stossel -- When we celebrate Thanksgiving this week, I will give thanks for property rights. Property rights allow each individual or family to do what we want with our small more…

Single-payer: All of us would have VA-like waits

by John Stossel -- America needs single-payer health care, say progressives. That's a system where government pays doctors and hospitals, and no sick person has to worry about having enough money to more…