Myths, Lies, and Downright Stupidity
Get Out the Shovel-- Why Everything You Know Is WrongBook - 2006
A mericas favorite investigative reporter, John Stossel, tackles our favorite myths in his characteristic style and challenges us to look at life differently. Myths and Misconceptions covered in the book include: lIs the media unbiased? lAre our schools helping or hurting our kids? lDo singles have a better sex life than married people? lDo we have less free time than we used to? lIs outsourcing bad for American workers? lSuburban sprawl is ruining America. lMoney makes people happier. lThe world is too crowded. lWere drowning in garbage. lProfiteering is evil. lSweatshops exploit people. John Stossel takes on these and many more misconceptions, misunderstandings, and plain old stupidity in this collection that will offer much to love for Give Me a Break fans, and show everyone why conventional wisdomeconomic, political, or socialis often wrong.
Publisher: New York : Hyperion, c2006
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: 303.372 Stossel
Characteristics: xiv, 304 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Alternative Title: Get out the shovel-- why everything you know is wrong