Tag: John Stossel

Let Charter Schools Teach

America’s schools spend lots of money, but often, barely educate kids. Our public schools are failing Philadelphia’s failing public school district I went to the neighborhood school Elaine Wells is a mom in Philadelphia. There were fights after school every day. It was horrible. So she walked her son to another school. We went to…

By Stanley Isaacs January 7, 2020 100

Stossel: End Racial Preferences at Colleges?

A lawsuit against Harvard. The outcome could affect the future of affirmative action. Harvard has been sued for illegally discriminating against Asian-Americans. The legal action forced the school to make its admissions data public for the first time. That did reveal that Asian applicants must score 22 points higher on the SAT than whites, 63…

By Stanley Isaacs October 25, 2019 100

The College Scam

These days all Americans are told go to college! A higher education is the single best investment. But a new book, The Case Against Education says this college push is a big mistake. How many thousands of hours did you spend in classes studying subjects that you never thought about again? Economist Bryan Caplan says…

By Stanley Isaacs October 25, 2019 100

Solving Student Debt

Student loan debt a national crisis I’m in debt $70.000 Student loan debt keeps growing! The last administration blamed greedy bankers taking big profits Unnecessary middle men in administering student loans. So government would take over student loans We take the middle man out! We take the banker out of the picture. Because they’re taking…

By Stanley Isaacs October 24, 2019 100

No Free Speech at College

At American colleges today, are conservative ideas allowed? Shut it down! Shut it down! These students at Claremont College are angry because Heather Mac Donald was invited to speak. Mac Donald is a Manhattan Institute scholar who wrote the book “The War on Cops”. She argues that Americans are less safe because police, for fear…

By Stanley Isaacs October 23, 2019 100

Sweden Not a Socialist Success

Today, many Americans don’t like capitalism. Socialism would be better, they say. Not repressive Russian or Venezuelan socialism, but democratic socialism like what’s practiced in Scandinavia. I think we should look to countries like Denmark, like Sweden. Say why, do you want to be like Sweden? Kinda. Sounds pretty good. People interviewed in this just…

By Stanley Isaacs October 19, 2019 100

End Racial Preferences at Colleges?

A lawsuit against Harvard. The outcome could affect the future of affirmative action. Harvard has been sued for illegally discriminating against Asian-Americans. The legal action forced the school to make its admissions data public for the first time. That did reveal that Asian applicants must score 22 points higher on the SAT than whites, 63…

By Stanley Isaacs October 18, 2019 100