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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 )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Myths and misconceptions covered in the book include: 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.--From publisher description
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 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"New York Times" bestselling journalist John Stossel shows how the expansion of government control is destructive for American society
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 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

20-20( Visual )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner talk about the many relationships they discovered which involve economics and social characteristics of our current civilization. The two economists use interviews and statistical analysis to reveal their often surprising results
Teaching Tools for Macroeconomics, Government, and International Trade by John Stossel( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

15 clips initially prepared for ABC television (20/20 and various Stossel specials). The clips have been modified and designed especially for classroom use. DVD also contains an instructor's manual with discussion questions, testing material and related activities
Men, women & the sex difference( Visual )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the differences between the sexes and whether they are the result of biology or environment
Teaching Tools for Microeconomics by John Stossel( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

16 clips initially prepared for ABC television (20/20 and various Stossel specials). The clips have been modified and designed especially for classroom use. DVD also contains an instructor's manual with discussion questions, testing material and related activities
Myths, lies, and downright stupidity [get out the shovel-- why everything you know is wrong] by John Stossel( Recording )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 258 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 )

6 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?
General Motors from dream to downfall( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comparisons between General Motors and the Titanic are unfortunate, but inevitable. Confusing luxury with reliability, favoring a bloated status quo over true innovation, and ignoring a host of danger signals, GM finally fell victim to its own errors. This ABC News program studies the economic icebergs that sent the company into bankruptcy-as well as the technological life rafts that could, if properly utilized, save it from oblivion. Outlining the crippled juggernaut's glory days and its entry into troubled waters during the 1970s and '80s, the video documents plant closings, the 2008 auto industry bailout, and GM's struggle to produce viable electric and hybrid vehicles. Guests include Why GM Matters author William Holstein, former Presidential car czar Steve Rattner, and former General Motors CEO Fritz Henderson
Media hype when news coverage goes too far( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines factors that contribute to the exaggeration of risks and danger in the news media, using stories involving murder, shark attack, road rage, and carjacking as examples of skewed reporting
The In crowd and social cruelty( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ABC News special dealing with school social cliques and bullying
You can't say that! what's happening to free speech?( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 175 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
The Difference between men and women( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 172 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
Greed with John Stossel( Visual )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 170 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
No, they can't [why government fails-- but individuals succeed] by John Stossel( Recording )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Award-winning reporter John Stossel shares his view on the free market and why less government is good government
Are we scaring ourselves to death?( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion of the things that Americans fear the most: crime, environmental pollution, food contamination, accidents, etc. and the way in which statistics and news reporting have made the situation seem worse than it is
Give me a break [how I exposed hucksters, cheats, and scam artists and became the scourge of the liberal media] by John Stossel( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 129 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
The Pay gap sexism or something else?( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warren Farrell protested alongside Gloria Steinem in support of women's rights and was even elected to the board of NOW-three times. But Farrell is also the author of Why Men Earn More: The Startling Truth Behind the Pay Gap-and What Women Can Do About It. In this brief ABC News segment, John Stossel considers the opposing views of Farrell and Martha Burk, chair of the NCWO and author of Cult of Power: Sex Discrimination in Corporate America and What Can Be Done About It. It's about supply and demand, states Farrell, not sexism: higher compensation generally means bigger sacrifices on the home front-a cost most women are statistically less willing to bear than men
Child safety outdoors( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in Spanish and English and held by 119 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
John Stossel Amerikaans televisiepresentator

John Stossel US-amerikanischer Journalist, Fernsehmoderator und libertärer Aktivist

Стоссел, Джон

Languages
English (139)

Polish (2)

Spanish (1)

Turkish (1)

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20-20Myths, lies, and downright stupidity [get out the shovel-- why everything you know is wrong]Race and sex what we think (but can't say)No, they can't [why government fails-- but individuals succeed]Give me a break [how I exposed hucksters, cheats, and scam artists and became the scourge of the liberal media]Give me a break how I exposed hucksters, scam artists, cheats, and charlatans-- and then became the scourge of the liberal mediaGive Me a Break