Articles by John Stossel

John Stossel
About John Stossel (11 Articles)
John Stossel is author of "No They Can't! Why Government Fails -- But Individuals Succeed." For other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit

John Stossel: Paid Time Off

June 17, 2019

Both Republican and Democratic politicians want government to “do more” to give parents paid time off. “This is not a women’s issue. It’s a family issue,” says [...]

John Stossel: In Money We Trust?

June 11, 2019

Look at the dollar bills in your wallet. They say they are “legal tender for all debts.” But are they? What makes them valuable? What makes them worth anything? Each bill says, “In [...]

John Stossel: Sex ‘Trafficking’ Panic

May 21, 2019

When police charged New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with soliciting prostitution, the press said the police rescued sex slaves. “They were women who were from China, who were forced [...]

John Stossel: Independent Journalists

May 16, 2019

“I’m not going to let them bully me out of reporting,” said Tim Pool after recording an Antifa protest where angry activists cursed at him. There might have been violence, but [...]

John Stossel: A Lie, a Myth and a Question

May 12, 2019

Socialists like Bernie Sanders tell us that “the rich get richer, and the poor get poorer.” That’s a lie. Yes, rich people got absurdly rich. Last year, says Oxfam, “the [...]

John Stossel: Right to Print Arms

May 8, 2019

Are you very afraid? 3D-printed guns are coming. “Virtually undetectable!” shrieked CNN. “This changes the safety of Americans forever!” shrieked MSNBC. Does it? Six years [...]

John Stossel: Green Dreams

May 2, 2019

The Green New Deal’s goal is to move America to zero carbon emissions in 10 years. “That’s a goal you could only imagine possible if you have no idea how energy is produced,” [...]

John Stossel: Zuckerberg Cronyism

April 19, 2019

Please, regulate me! That was Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s message to Congress recently. “Lawmakers often tell me we have too much power over speech, and frankly I agree,” he [...]

John Stossel: Breakfast Isn’t Important

April 10, 2019

I skipped breakfast again this morning. I won’t worry about it. Yes, I’ve heard the advice. “It’s the most important meal of the day.” It balances blood sugar levels, [...]

John Stossel: The Socialist Fantasy

April 3, 2019

Venezuela is a disaster. Yet 20 years ago, it was the wealthiest country in Latin America. It still has the world’s biggest oil reserves. It should be a happy and prosperous nation. But then [...]

John Stossel: Academic Jargon

March 25, 2019

Seven academic journals were recently hoaxed into publishing ridiculous studies on topics like “rape culture and queer performativity” in dog parks. The editor of only one of the [...]