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More John Stossel Articles

  • Despite worries, it's a great time to be alive

    Americans now face beheadings, gang warfare, Ebola, the Islamic State and a new war in Syria. It's natural to assume that the world has gotten more dangerous. But it hasn't.

  • Two anti-choice parties

    Democrats often call themselves "pro-choice." Republicans defend "freedom." Unfortunately, neither party really believes in letting individuals do what we want.

  • Immigration is American

    America needs immigrants. Immigrants co-founded most of Silicon Valley's start-ups. The Patent Office says immigrants invent things at twice the rate of native-born Americans.

  • Attacking ISIS? Hold on, Mr. President

    The urge to "do something" about ISIS is understandable. But government can't get domestic policy right. Don't assume it gets foreign policy right.

  • Government regulation is more harmful than helpful to the environment

    When it's government land â€" or any commonly held resource â€" the incentive is to get in and take what you can, while you can. It's called the "tragedy of the commons."

  • Policing a riot

    Libertarians warned for years that government is force, that government always grows and that America's police have become too much like an occupying army.



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