John Stossel

John Stossel

Award-winning news correspondent John Stossel is the creator of Stossel TV videos. Before making the change to Stossel TV, he was the co-anchor of ABC News' "20/20."Stossel has received 19 Emmy Awards and has been honored five times for excellence in consumer reporting by the National Press Club. Among his other awards are the George Polk Award for Outstanding Local Reporting and the George Foster Peabody Award. He is a graduate of Princeton University, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology.


Time Bomb

Social Security is toast. So is Medicare. Too many of us old people live longer, so there are not enough working people to support us. Soon both Social Security and Medicare will be broke. Our politicians don't have the guts to do anything about ...

Ron DeSantis


President DeSantis?

Recently, Gov. Ron DeSantis sat down with me for a one-hour interview. I started by praising him for keeping Florida largely open during Covid. "I just had to make the decision as a leader," says DeSantis. "Are you gonna worry about the daily news ...

Vivek Ramaswamy


President Ramaswamy?

Entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy is obviously a long shot presidential candidate, but he's refreshing. Unlike most politicians, he speaks clearly and seems smart. He probably is smart. He went to Harvard and Yale and then founded a biotech firm that ...

District of Corruption

Danger — Government Digital Currency

President Joe Biden and the media are excited about something new: a Central Bank Digital Currency, or CBDC. It's a currency like Bitcoin, except controlled by the federal government. Not everyone is a fan. "Sometimes government does things that ...

Augusto Pinochet

South of the Border

Moochers and Looters

There's a socialist wave in Latin America. Mexico, Chile, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil recently elected leftists. These politicians at least distance themselves from thugs like Hugo Chavez and Fidel Castro, but all propose socialism-lite policies ...


Marxian Education

Some schools are ditching traditional grading. Instead, they use "labor-based grading," an idea promoted by Arizona State University professor Asao Inoue. Labor-based grading means basing grades more on effort than the quality of work. "For years, ...


Save the Planet, Invest in Fossil Fuels

Earth Day is Saturday! Hooray? "Saving humanity from the climate crisis," says, requires us to "push away from the dirty fossil fuel economy." Sounds logical. "Allowing billions of the world's poor to live a modern life requires ...

District of Corruption

You Can’t Say That!

Over the past three years, we reporters learned there were certain things that we weren't allowed to say. Not long ago, in fact, my new video may have been censored. One dangerous idea, we were told, was that COVID might have been created in a lab ...

You're Fired!

Trump Good and Evil

The Stossel TV Studio is just a block from Trump Tower. Today, noisy helicopters hover, and sidewalks are pointlessly blocked by the usual politics/media excess: too many barricades manned by too many bored police officers. The predicted "big ...

Diversity Training

Diversity Training Disaster

All big American companies now require DEI training: diversity, equity and inclusion. All big companies! Really. It sounds responsible. But it turns out DEI courses are often useless and sometimes racist. First comes groveling. My new video ...

District of Corruption

Better Flying

Your flight is delayed? Blame your government. OK, it's not always government's fault. Sometimes it's weather or mechanical problems. But often we suffer horrible flight delays because politicians won't relinquish power. In January, flights were ...

Kids Today

Students Defend Freedom

Government imposes a million rules. Americans seem to want more! Leftists want new gun laws and bans on single-use plastics, gas stoves, fossil fuels, gas-powered cars, nuclear power. Conservatives want to ban porn and books that discuss gender ...

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