David Mamet's conservative conversion

by John Stossel -- Hollywood mocks capitalism, which seems odd because the people who make movies are such aggressive capitalists – competing hard to make money. But Hollywood's message is that capitalism more…

The college scam

by John Stossel -- What do Michael Dell, Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates and Mark Cuban have in common? They're all college dropouts. Richard Branson, Simon Cowell and Peter Jennings have in common? more…

The power of independents

by John Stossel -- Most Americans used to call themselves Republican or Democrat. These days, more call themselves independent. What does that mean for American politics? A lot. "Independents are everywhere, and more…

Give Gary Johnson a look

by John Stossel -- Someone was missing from last week's Republican presidential debate, and that's too bad. He's an announced candidate who was a two-term governor of New Mexico, and he makes more…

The money hole

by John Stossel -- America is falling deeper into debt. We're long past the point where drastic action is needed. We're near Greek levels of debt. What's going to happen? Maybe riots more…

The cancer of regulation

by John Stossel -- Politicians care about poor people. I know because they always say that. But then why do they make it so hard for the poor to escape poverty? Outside more…

Government against blacks

by John Stossel -- The other day, I went to Times Square to ask people what government should do to help poor people. Most everyone agreed on the answer: "more social programs more…

The Battle of the Budgets

by John Stossel -- Since America is on the road to bankruptcy, we've got to make some changes. What would you do? The Peter G. Peterson Foundation gave $200,000 to six think more…

The truth about 'fracking'

by John Stossel -- I just learned I'm going to save money! My apartment building in New York will switch from heating oil to cleaner natural gas. Gas is much cheaper than more…

Ron Paul: Less lonely these days

by John Stossel -- The man who likely has done more than anyone to put the libertarian philosophy of freedom and small government on the political agenda probably will make another run more…