Welcome From John Stossel

Welcome to Stossel in the Classroom's 2016 Edition Free DVD for teachers..

2016 EDITION

Spontaneous Order: Do We Really Need A Plan

What is spontaneous order? How is it that without government direction, food is available in stores, cars are manufactured, information is available on the ..

2016 EDITION

Disaster Relief: Who Does It Better

Who should help victims of natural disasters? Should citizens voluntarily help? Should government? Who is better at it? This segment looks at the role ..

2016 EDITION

Crowdfunding: Can Entrepreneurs Go Straight To Consumers

What if you want to create a product or service but don't have the money? What can you do? You can borrow from a bank perhaps. Or you can crowdfund. What is ..

2016 EDITION

Technological Innovation: Do Rules Stifle Growth

What conditions encourage innovation? What discourages innovation? Do governments help, or do they increase the time and cost of developing new products? Should..

2016 EDITION

Delayed Gratification: Can It Lead To Future Success

What does it mean to "delay gratification"? What does a child's ability or willingness to delay gratification indicate? Is this something that can be taught? ..

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Following Orders: Does That Remove Your Responsibility

Do you always do what you're told? Should you? Does doing what you're told absolve you of responsibility for the consequences of your actions? This segment ..

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Combating Bias: Do We Need Incentives To Overcome It

Do you make rational decisions? Would you hire the best applicant for a job? Would you rate your teacher or professor fairly? This segment looks at recognizing ..

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The Fed: Can It Be Trusted To Manage Our Money

What is the Fed? Okay, it's the Federal Reserve. But what is that? What does it do? What is its role? How does the Fed affect us and our money? This segment ..

2016 EDITION

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2015 EDITION

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 ..

2015 EDITION

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 ..

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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? ..

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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? ..

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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 ..

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Internship Regulation: Are Unpaid Interns Exploited

Should interns get paid? Should minimum wage laws apply? Shouldn't the education and training an intern gets be considered? Are there any unintended ..

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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 ..

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Electronic Surveillance: What's Happening To Our Privacy

Are there any limits on the government's ability to protect its citizens? Should there be? What is the proper balance between our country's security and our own..

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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 ..

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Why Can't Chuck Get His Business Off The Ground

This short video suggests that the solution to America's jobs problem is specific reforms that wouldn't cost taxpayers and would provide opportunity for ..

2015 EDITION

I, Pencil

For more than half a century, Leonard Read's classic story has opened eyes and changed minds by the hundreds of thousands, revealing the wondrous achievements ..

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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..

2015 EDITION

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2014 EDITION

College Tuition And Campus Luxuries

Why have colleges gotten so expensive? Has the money gone to improve education? Has the government forsaken our children? This segment looks at the rising cost ..

2014 EDITION

Product Liability Lawsuits: Who Gets Burned

Are we safer today because of lawsuits? Should companies that produce dangerous products be immune from lawsuits? What exactly is a dangerous product? Should ..

2014 EDITION

High Speed Rail: Boondocks & Boondoggles

How should we improve mass transportation? Are newer and faster trains the answer? Why do so many people presume it's government's job to improve mass ..

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The Fracking Debate

What is fracking? What does it do? How does it affect us? Should we celebrate it because it might reduce our oil consumption or condemn it because it might put ..

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Food Nannies: Who Decides What You Eat

Why are there so many obese Americans? What should be done about it? Who's responsible? The government? Businesses? Us? This segment looks at proposals to curb ..

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Entrepreneurs: Doing Good By Doing Well

What good do entrepreneurs do? Is it creating jobs? Is it the charity they do with the money they've made? Do successful entrepreneurs have an obligation to ..

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The Psychology Behind Political Campaigns

Why do we favor one candidate over another? Is it because we look at the issues and choose our candidate accordingly? Or is it because we look at the candidates..

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Taxi Licensing: Are We Being Taken For A Ride

Should people need government permission to work? Do unregulated businesses cause chaos? Should taxicabs be approved by government and their owners required to ..

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2013 EDITION

Lemonade Stand: Consumer Protection Gone Wrong

What's happened to freedom in America? Are there too many laws? Can the average American even know what's legal and what's illegal today? This segment looks at ..

2013 EDITION

Professional Panhandling: Charity Gone Wrong

How can we help those in need? And just who is in need? How do we know? Do people who panhandle really need money to survive? Do our attempts to help people ..

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Food Police: Regulation Gone Wrong

Should people be allowed to eat whatever they want? Even if it's bad for them? What are the limits on freedom? What are the limits on government power? This ..

2013 EDITION

Job Creation Gone Wrong

Who creates jobs? And who creates jobs the best? Can the government help, or do government attempts to create jobs lead to inefficiencies and waste? Do ..

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Innovation: Private Vs. Public

Can politics and politicians solve all our problems? Is government more effective than private enterprise? Can't we count on the entrepreneurial spirit to ..

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Collaboration Leads To Innovation

Why has life changed so much over the past few centuries, after remaining relatively the same for hundreds of thousands of years? Why does it seem that changes ..

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Mystery Of Happiness: Is Happiness Relative

What makes people happy? Are we happiest when we're doing well, or when we're doing better than others? On what do we base our happiness? This segment looks at ..

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Income Disparity: Should Equality Be The Goal

What is the problem with some people having more money than others? Would it be better if everyone had the same? What if we could make sure everyone earned the ..

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Police Accountability: Privacy Laws Gone Wrong

What's the difference between secrecy and privacy? Should public servants have a right to privacy while at work? If people are allowed to video record public ..

2013 EDITION

Censorship At College: Politeness Gone Wrong

Is college really a bastion of free speech, a marketplace of ideas, where views can be discussed in an atmosphere of openness? Are some cultural, economic, and ..

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Earned Success

What makes people happy? Is it money? What role does success play? This segment looks at entrepreneurship, happiness, and the American Dream..

2012 EDITION

Cash For Clunkers

Do government programs always help? Do the outcomes match the promises? What about the unseen, unintended results? This segment looks at the Cash for Clunkers ..

2012 EDITION

Minimum Wage

Why would anyone oppose a minimum wage? Don't all workers deserve to be paid fairly? Don't we need someone to protect workers from being taken advantage of? Is ..

2012 EDITION

Title IX

Are you opposed to sexism? Shouldn't men and women be treated equally? Isn't fairness a virtuous goal? Don't we all believe in fairness? Doesn't Title IX simply..

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Immigration

Why do people come to America? Isn't America a cesspool of crass commercialism and greedy, materialistic people? What's so great about America that while we ..

2012 EDITION

Entrepreneurship

Why is America so prosperous? Is it our natural resources? Or is it something more? Perhaps it's because America is a good place for entrepreneurs. This segment..

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Free Speech

Should people be allowed to offend each other? Criticize each other's views, religion, even race? Should the government protect us from offensive speech, or ..

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Native Americans

Shouldn't the government help Native Americans? Isn't that the least they can do after taking their land? Government help does help, right? This segment looks ..

2012 EDITION

Live Free Or Die

Is our government on an unsustainable spending spree? Does it regulate too much? And does anyone really even care? This segment looks at government debt, ..

2012 EDITION