Our cyborg future

by John Stossel -- 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 more…

Libertarians vs. conservatives

by John Stossel -- Both libertarians and conservatives want to keep America safe. We differ on how best to do that. Most libertarians believe our attempts to create or support democracy around more…

Best-selling leftist malarkey

by John Stossel -- "Young people are exploited!" "Income mobility is down!" "Poor people are locked into poverty!" Those are samples of popular nonsense peddled today. Leftist economist Thomas Piketty's book "Capital more…

Pessimism porn

by John Stossel -- Are you worried about the future? It's hard not to be. If you watch the news, you mostly see violence, disasters, danger. Some in my business call it more…

Marriage: It's complicated

by John Stossel -- It's wedding season! More Americans get married in June than in other months. Why June? The timing seems pretty arbitrary if you look up its history. Some claim more…

Fight bigotry with more speech, not less

by John Stossel -- Last week, when the NBA banned racist team owner Donald Sterling, some said: "What about free speech? Can't a guy say what he thinks anymore?" The answer: yes, more…

Why Amazon won't SWAT team your house

by John Stossel -- Scarlett Johansson left nude photos of herself on her computer. A hacker grabbed them and sent them to gossip websites. A Pennsylvania high school issued laptop computers to more…

Earth Daze

by John Stossel -- "The heavens reek, the waters below are foul ... we are in a crisis of survival." That's how Walter Cronkite and CBS hyped the first Earth Day, back more…