The 'war on cops' myth

by John Stossel -- Claims about racist cops from groups like Black Lives Matter lead more people to fear and hate the police. That's bad news for cops. It's also bad for more…

Libertarianism for beginners

by John Stossel -- It took me years to figure out that markets work better than government. I started out as a typical Ralph Nader-influenced consumer reporter, convinced that companies constantly rip more…

Ex-cons: Will it be work or idleness?

by John Stossel -- Just got out of jail? Odds are that within five years, you'll get caught doing something illegal and go back to jail. This is bad for ex-cons, their more…

Warning: Labels

by John Stossel -- When you use a coffeepot, do you need a warning label to tell you: "Do not hold over people"? Must a bicycle bell be sold with the warning: more…

My lunch with Hillary

by John Stossel -- I had lunch with Hillary Clinton. Really. I was on vacation on the Caribbean island of Anguilla, at a hotel that's a mixture of villas-for-rent that stand right more…

Not Trump or Clinton

by John Stossel -- Finally! Voters have another choice. The Libertarian Party nominated for president and vice president two socially tolerant but fiscally conservative former governors, Gary Johnson and Bill Weld. Weld? more…

Innovation Nation: Let's keep it that way

by John Stossel -- The first step in inventing something shouldn't be waiting for government approval. What would ever get done? "Regulators like to see new types of law and regulation imposed more…

Lazy bureaucracies vs. free enterprise

by John Stossel -- Our next president will almost certainly be Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton. But I take heart knowing that America's founders imposed checks and balances, so there will be more…

3 cheers for nasty politics

by John Stossel -- This presidential election is like no other. Most election years around this time, I do a TV show on nasty political commercials. Pundits explain which ads worked, which more…

Free-market medicine

by John Stossel -- President Obama's proudest accomplishment is increasing the number of Americans with health insurance. A better idea would be to help people escape government care altogether. As I wrote more…