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Stossel, John

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Most widely held works by John Stossel
Myths, lies, and downright stupidity : get out the shovel-- why everything you know is wrong by John Stossel( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Myths and misconceptions covered in the book includes: Is the media unbiased? Are our schools helping or hurting our kids? Do singles have a better sex life than married people? Do we have less free time than we used to? Is outsourcing bad for American workers? Suburban sprawl is ruining America; money makes people happier; the world is too crowded; we're drowning in garbage; profiteering is evil; sweatshops exploit people. Investigative reporter Stossel takes on these issues and many more
No, they can't : why government fails--but individuals succeed by John Stossel( Book )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"New York Times" bestselling journalist John Stossel shows how the expansion of government control is destructive for American society
Teaching Tools for Macroeconomics, Government, and International Trade by John Stossel( Visual )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Do the rich get a break at tax time-or do they pay more than their share? Who benefits and who suffers when sweatshops are allowed to operate? Are gas prices as outrageous as everyone thinks? This compilation of ABC News stories features 20/20 anchor John Stossel, who uses real-world situations to address provocative macroeconomic questions. In a straightforward style well-known to viewers of 20/20, Stossel covers a wide range of concepts and overturns many common assumptions
Shopping smart : the only consumer guide you'll ever need by John Stossel( Book )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General Motors : from dream to downfall( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program studies the economic pitfalls that sent GM into bankruptcy, as welll as the technological life rafts that could save it from oblivion. It documents plant closings, the 2008 auto industry bailout, and GM's struggle to produce viable electric and hybrid vehicles
Men, women & the sex difference( Visual )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the differences between the sexes and whether they are the result of biology or environment
Myths, lies, and downright stupidity : [get out the shovel-- why everything you know is wrong] by John Stossel( Recording )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The investigative reporter and consumer advocate debunks popular myths and misconceptions about suburban sprawl, whether or not money makes people happier, media bias, and other social, political, and economic issues
Race and sex : what we think (but can't say)( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Behind the conscious mind's efforts to judge people on their merits, the subconscious categorizes by details such as gender, race, and age--just as it has done since the dawn of humankind. Can ethnic prejudice be overcome? What is the "stereotype effect"? Are there quantifiable differences that make one race superior to another in sports? Is it possible to visually perceive a person's sexual orientation?
Teaching tools for microeconomics( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Are prescription drug prices as outrageous as they are made out to be? Should farmers receive government subsidies, simply because they grow certain crops? What does it mean to be poor in America? This compilation of ABC News stories features 20/20 anchor John Stossel, who explores microeconomic questions through challenging, real-world examples. In his trademark down-to-earth style, Stossel digs into human dilemmas that will be sure to generate discussions of money, business, and society
20-20( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner talk about the many relationships they discover which involve economics and social characteristics of our current civilization. The two economists use interviews and statistical analysis to reveal their often surprising results
John Stossel goes to Washington (VHS) by John Stossel( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ABC News reporter John Stossel goes to the nation's capitol and turns the idea of "consumer reporting" on government itself. In the process, he uncovers governmental waste, incompetence and abuse of power. He looks at taxes, how the government tracks money, and how the government uses that money
The In crowd and social cruelty( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ABC News special dealing with school social cliques and bullying
Teaching Tools for Microeconomics by John Stossel( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

15 clips initially prepared for ABC television (20/20 and various Stossel specials) modified and designed especially for classroom use, based on the National Council for Economic Education (NCEE) standards. This DVD include an exploration of topics like opportunity costs, trade-offs, and secondary effects ; economics of private property rights ; gains from exchange and wealth creation ; market coordination and the invisible hand ; profits, price controls and secondary effects ; subsidies and political behaviour
The Difference between men and women( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A program on the neurological basis of differences between men and women. 20/20 correspondents report on the female brain, the gender gap and the brainwork behind sex, as well as question some common myths between the sexes. Includes interviews with doctors, including neuropsychiatrist and author Louann Brizendine
Give me a break : [how I exposed hucksters, cheats, and scam artists and became the scourge of the liberal media] by John Stossel( Recording )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stossel explains how ambitious bureaucrats, intellectually lazy reporters, and greedy lawyers make your life worse even as they claim to protect your interests. Taking on such sacred cows as the FDA, the War on Drugs, and scare-mongering environmental activists -- and backing up his trademark irreverence with careful reasoning and research -- he shows how the problems that government tries and fails to fix can be solved better by the extraordinary power of the free market
You can't say that! : what's happening to free speech?( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who determines when one person's right to expression must give way to another's sense of propriety? ABC News correspondent John Stossel looks at growing constraints on free speech made in the interest of protecting the public from offense
Greed : with John Stossel( Visual )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entrepreneur Ted Turner, economist Walter Williams, and philosopher David Kelley redefine greed, discussing its value as the driving power in business that creates opportunities for others
The blame game : are we a country of victims?( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the excesses of the "victims movement" and how this tendency to blame our misfortunes on anyone but ourselves affects public policy and the workplace. More and more often, we claim to be "victims" of bad parents, an unjust society, a disability. Why should we accept responsibility for what happens to us?
Teens : what makes them tick?( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the mental and physical differences between teenagers and adults
Child safety outdoors( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about these topics: Car seat safety, pedestrian safety, playground safety, safety on tricycles, bicycles, etc
 
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Myths, lies, and downright stupidity : get out the shovel-- why everything you know is wrong
Alternative Names
Ioannes Stossel

John Stossel Amerikaans televisiepresentator

John Stossel US-amerikanischer Journalist, Fernsehmoderator und libertärer Aktivist

Стоссел, Джон

스토셀, 존

ジョン・ストッセル

Languages
English (143)

Spanish (2)

Polish (2)

Turkish (1)

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Myths, lies, and downright stupidity : [get out the shovel-- why everything you know is wrong]Race and sex : what we think (but can't say)Give me a break : [how I exposed hucksters, cheats, and scam artists and became the scourge of the liberal media]Give Me a Break