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A Transhumanism Presidential Campaign Trail Dispatch

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 08.18.2016 | Politics
Zoltan Istvan

The last few weeks have been a whirlwind for my transhumanist presidential campaign. I'm excited that transhumanism -- the social movement that aims to use radical science and technology to improve the human species -- continues to be represented in politics in a major way.

John Stossel's Science Wars Are a Phantom Menace

Steven Newton | Posted 07.02.2016 | Education
Steven Newton

Left, right, or middle of the road, we ought to be able to agree that it's important for students to learn about the science as scientists understand it without the interference of political or religious ideologues.

The Koch Brothers Sneak Into School

Bill Bigelow | Posted 01.18.2015 | Politics
Bill Bigelow

This month in Boston, thousands of teachers will gather for the annual National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) conference. Two non-teachers will be there, too: Charles and David Koch, the notorious right-wing billionaires.

Tough Talk on ISIS Is Not Enough

Eli Verschleiser | Posted 11.19.2014 | Politics
Eli Verschleiser

President Obama has an opportunity, and an obligation to reassure Americans. In his speech from the White House on Sept. 10, the president seemed to deviate between trivializing ISIS and beating the war drums.

Courtesy Is Not Political Correctness

James Peron | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics
James Peron

Manners are not political correctness. Trying to assure that those around you are comfortable is not political correctness. It is a value the Right lost with the rise of the likes of Ann Coulter and Bill O'Reilly.

Colbert Calls Out Fox Hosts For Anti-Charity Stances

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 02.09.2014 | Comedy

During the wintery holiday season of giving, it's impossible to ignore what responsibility we have in helping the less fortunate. That is, unless you ...

If China Has a John Stossel, Be Afraid, Very Afraid

Adam Moser | Posted 07.07.2012 | Green
Adam Moser

America's geography blesses it with abundant natural resources and a relatively small population. But China lacks such advantages.

Fox Anchor: Some People Shouldn't Vote

Posted 03.14.2012 | Media

Fox Business anchor John Stossel thinks some people shouldn't vote. Stossel has a new special out about how people shouldn't trust what they instin...

Urgent Update: Occupy Wall Street at 6am Sunday

The Relentless Conservative | Posted 12.23.2011 | Politics
The Relentless Conservative

In one of my recent columns, where I went down to try and chronicle the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) muddle, I found only a handful of what I called "intelligent life forms." But it turns out I got this wrong.

Fox Anchor Gets HORRIBLE Reception At Occupy Wall Street

Posted 12.19.2011 | Media

Fox Business anchor John Stossel took a trip down to Occupy Wall Street, and was met with a less-than-friendly crowd. Stossel brought some footage ...

How the Unions Have Corrupted the Social and Economic Fabric of America

The Relentless Conservative | Posted 10.01.2011 | Politics
The Relentless Conservative

Until we can eradicate the dishonest and corrupt unions while keeping the honest ones, municipalities in particular will continue to suffer, as will the rest of the workers and American economy.

The New War of Independence -- Against Corporate Politics

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 09.02.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

This July 4, politics is too important to be left to the politicians. The stakes are too high and the system is too broken. Citizen action is everyone's job now.

Let Them Eat Grass

Tom Rodgers | Posted 06.01.2011 | Politics
Tom Rodgers

In an age where the mission statement of far too much of our media seems to be Mark Twain's "get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please," I am somewhat at a loss for how our school system failed John Stossel.

Michelle Bachmann, Ron Paul and Those Evil Public Schoolteachers

Randy Turner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Randy Turner

If we were as powerful as these Tea Party dandies would have you believe, we would probably not be used as a convenient whipping boy for politicians who could have used some time in our classrooms

John Stossel Talks About His Stuttering Problem

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Like millions of others, John Stossel will be closely watching the Academy Awards this Sunday, but the veteran TV journalist will be paying especially...

Fox's John Stossel Is Wrong to Oppose the Minimum Wage

Anne L. Thompson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anne L. Thompson

John Stossel claims that the minimum wage cuts jobs. But experience shows otherwise. That's because better-paid workers are better employees.

Stossel and Fox in the Sustainable Henhouse

Andrew Gunther | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Gunther

Any report which states that grassfed meat is less environmentally friendly than grainfed meat has ignored the environmental costs of all the inputs needed for the system.

Self-Fulfilling Prophecies and Young Voter Engagement

Jefferson Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jefferson Smith

Conservative pundits pooh-pooh the power of the youth vote relentlessly, and might not be likely to natter differently anytime soon. But you and me, we can start telling a different story.

The Fantasy World of "More Guns = Less Crime"

Dennis A. Henigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dennis A. Henigan

More guns means less crime only in the imaginary world of the "gun rights" movement as it tries to push us toward an America where there is nowhere to go to escape the guns - even into churches.

John Stossel Responds To HuffPost Blogger Jackson Williams

Fox Business | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

What is Williams so upset about? He discovered that I wrote a blog post last month on the decline of the once-great city of Cleveland. He seems unawar...

John Stossel of Fox News: Is He Dumb or Dishonest?

Jackson Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jackson Williams

Stossel's shopworn technique is to marshal his porous arguments in two ways. He leaves out crucial information, and uses facts that aren't particularly germane, all the while betting that viewers won't know any better.

Nader, Stossel Hurl Barbs At Each Other

Vanderbilt Hustler | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Tensions ran high between John Stossel and Ralph Nader at the IMPACT point-counterpoint discussion, "Business or the Consumer First?" Following ope...

Green-Bashing Exposes the Rot at the Core of Modern Conservatism

Peter Daou | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Daou

Forget about the tragedy of the commons, this is the abject and gleeful refutation of common sense. It's lazy, greedy, and irresponsible. And colossally shortsighted.

John Stossel: I'm A Target Now That I'm At Fox (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

John Stossel told Bill O'Reilly Tuesday night that now that he's a Fox employee, he's finding himself under a new level of scrutiny. "I make speeches...

Ted Turner Would Fire Lou Dobbs

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Linda Milazzo

If Jonathan Klein were as responsible an executive as Ted Turner, and as conscientious a citizen as Ted Turner, he would be as concerned as Ted Turner about the danger of Lou Dobbs.