More John Stossel Articles

  • How much policing is too much?

    I want the police to be better armed than the bad guys, but what exactly does that mean today?

  • Who'll build the roads?

    "Tea Party members don't think there's a federal role in transportation!" complained Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, last week, near the site of a $5.8 million highway project.

  • The importance of slow news

    Wars, plane crashes, mass murder -- it's easy to report news that happens suddenly. Reporters do a good job covering that. But we do a bad job telling you about what's really changing in the world, because we miss the stories that happen slowly.

  • Trust the free market, not crony capitalism

    There's capitalism, and then there's "crapitalism" -- crony capitalism.

  • Media pushes the hype, not the truth

    When I began consumer reporting, I assumed advertisers would censor me, since sponsors who paid my bosses wouldn't want criticism. I hear that's changed since.

  • 'The Singularity' and what it will mean for mankind

    Ray Kurzweil — inventor of things like machines that turn text into speech — has popularized the idea that we are rapidly approaching "the singularity," the point at which machines not only think for themselves but develop intellectually faster than we. At that point, maybe we no longer...



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