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John Stossel – A solution to children’s book propaganda

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Have you shopped for children’s books lately? Bookstores are full of “woke” books.

In the children’s section of the bookstore, “There’s probably 27 different books about former Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg..” children’s book editor Bethany Mandel tells me. There are also a lot about Kamala Harris… Hillary Clinton, Justice Sotomayor, Rachel Carson, and AOC. But she couldn’t find ANY on conservatives. Since there were no books about conservative heroes like Amy Coney Barrett, Margeret Thatcher, or Winston Churchill, she’s publishing her own “Heroes of Liberty” series. (Heroesofliberty.com). This video explains.

“After 40+ years of reporting, I now understand the importance of limited government and personal freedom.”

Libertarian journalist John Stossel created Stossel TV to explain liberty and free markets to young people. Prior to Stossel TV he hosted a show on Fox Business and co-anchored ABC’s primetime newsmagazine show, 20/20. Stossel’s economic programs have been adapted into teaching kits by a non-profit organization, “Stossel in the Classroom.” High school teachers in American public schools now use the videos to help educate their students on economics and economic freedom. They are seen by more than 12 million students every year. Stossel has received 19 Emmy Awards and has been honored five times for excellence in consumer reporting by the National Press Club. Other honours include the George Polk Award for Outstanding Local Reporting and the George Foster Peabody Award.

After 15 years as a TV reporter with Global and CBC and as news director of RDTV in Red Deer, Duane set out on his own 2008 as a visual storyteller. During this period, he became fascinated with a burgeoning online world and how it could better serve local communities. This fascination led to Todayville, launched in 2016.

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Stossel explains why private property beats the “tragedy of the commons”

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This Thanksgiving, Say Thank You to “Private Property”

Did you know that the pilgrims almost starved after they arrived at Plymouth Rock? That’s because they were forced to farm “collectively.” The corporation that funded the expedition said, “grow food together. Divide the harvest equally.”

This is a terrible idea. It creates what economists call the “tragedy of the commons.” When you share property and the results of your work, people farm until the land is barren, don’t work as hard, or steal food from others.

Young people from Students For Liberty take part in an experiment to demonstrate this “tragedy of the commons.” It shows the solution is private property, which is what saved the pilgrims.

Governor William Bradford finally decided to “assign each family a parcel of land.” Once the pilgrims had property rights, they became much more productive and brought in huge harvests — which they were then able to share with the Indians.

So this Thanksgiving feast, don’t forget to say “thanks, private property!”

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John Stossel created Stossel TV to explain liberty and free markets to young people. Prior to Stossel TV he hosted a show on Fox Business and co-anchored ABC’s primetime newsmagazine show, 20/20.

Stossel’s economic programs have been adapted into teaching kits by a non-profit organization, “Stossel in the Classroom.” High school teachers in American public schools now use the videos to help educate their students on economics and economic freedom. They are seen by more than 12 million students every year.

Stossel has received 19 Emmy Awards and has been honored five times for excellence in consumer reporting by the National Press Club. Other honors include the George Polk Award for Outstanding Local Reporting and the George Foster Peabody Award.

 

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Electric Cars: Inconvenient Facts, Part Two – John Stossel

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Activists and politicians love electric cars so much so that they want to take away your other choices But their green dream is just a fantasy.

Electric cars are cool. I’d buy one if I could only get the Tesla dealer to call me back.

But when it comes to the environment, electric cars aren’t even close to what activists and politicians promise.

In this video, I continue where part I left off, with 3 more inconvenient facts about electric cars.

To see Part 1 click here.

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John Stossel created Stossel TV to explain liberty and free markets to young people. Prior to Stossel TV he hosted a show on Fox Business and co-anchored ABC’s primetime newsmagazine show, 20/20.

Stossel’s economic programs have been adapted into teaching kits by a non-profit organization, “Stossel in the Classroom.” High school teachers in American public schools now use the videos to help educate their students on economics and economic freedom. They are seen by more than 12 million students every year.

Stossel has received 19 Emmy Awards and has been honored five times for excellence in consumer reporting by the National Press Club. Other honors include the George Polk Award for Outstanding Local Reporting and the George Foster Peabody Award.

Electric Cars: Inconvenient Facts, Part One

 

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