John Stossel

Opinion: The Cost of Rent Control – John Stossel

Rents have reached record highs. But have no fear, renters! In the Minnesota cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis, progressives persuaded people to vote for rent control. That’ll punish those greedy landlords! Except, profits are what persuade builders to build things. When profits are high, other builders build. That’s what creates more housing and, eventually,


Opinion: How AARP Puts Profits over Patients—And Principles

Why would an organization that claims to represent seniors support legislation that discriminates against the most vulnerable and raids Medicare to pay for unrelated left-wing spending priorities? When it comes to AARP, it’s all about the money—its own money. As a report I recently wrote for American Commitment demonstrates, AARP has become an organization that compromises its


COVID-19 vaccine boosters could mean billions for drug makers

Billions more in profits are at stake for some vaccine makers as the U.S. moves toward dispensing COVID-19 booster shots to shore up Americans’ protection against the virus. How much the manufacturers stand to gain depends on how big the rollout proves to be. U.S. health officials late on Thursday endorsed booster shots of the