Join New York Times bestselling author Tom Woods for your daily serving of liberty education! Guests include Ron Paul, Judge Andrew Napolitano, David Stockman, and hundreds more, with topics like war, the Federal Reserve, net neutrality, the FDA, Austrian economics, and many other subjects of interest to libertarians. Join us!
Dan McCarthy joins us to discuss the prospects for conservatives (and to some extent libertarians) in a society in which the left holds the major power centers but a widespread spirit of resistance still exists.
One of my prized possessions is my Eric July "Monetize Your Haters" T-shirt. If there's one thing better than ignoring or defeating your enemies, it's becoming more prosperous because of their attacks. Jordan Peterson once said, "I have figured out how to monetize the Social Justice Warriors." Eric is a champ at this, and we share our strategies in…
Across social media, as well as in his gig with Glenn Beck's The Blaze, Eric July interacts with people from all ideological standpoints, and defends libertarianism before all comers. But what works best in each case? Eric shares his stories.
We all use the term, but is there really a "black community" (or, for that matter, an LGBT community, or anything similar)? Apart from basic demands for respect and a fair chance, do all black people think alike, which is what the idea of a "black community" strongly implies? Eric July week continues with a discussion of these and related issues.…
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We kick off Eric July week with a bit of autobiography: how Eric went from being a self-described "knucklehead" as a young man to being one of the most prolific and effective libertarian communicators today. Not to mention a successful musician, entrepreneur, and more.
president Jeff Deist joins us to discuss the Roe controversy, issues you won't read in the New York Times, and the most realistic way to handle disputed questions in a society with radically different worldviews.
Michael Malice joins us to talk about the surprising news regarding Roe v. Wade and what it means both for the 2022 midterms and for the prospects of national divorce.
Attorney Robert Barnes, who has represented numerous high-profile clients, joins me for a candid look at lawyers and law schools, the regime's foreign policy, and the most likely national outcome in 2024. Sponsor: CrowdHealth - - Enter promo code: WOODS.
Christopher Phillips and Mitchell Robson of The Chicago Thinker, a student publication at the University of Chicago, join me to discuss the legacy media and how their writers made fools out of the hapless panelists at a recent "disinformation" symposium.
Jeff Deist and Tom discuss the desperation of legacy media in the face of independent personalities who have built massive followings.
The great Gene Epstein discusses how likely it is that the dollar ceases to be the world's reserve currency, and what the consequences for the average American would be if that happened.
Law professor Todd Zywicki joins us to discuss (1) his lawsuit against his university's vaccine mandate, (2) the COVID regime in general, (3) the issue of cancel culture and banking. Special Offer: Happily date box: Take 50% off your first date at
It's back to basics in this episode, but with the charming Woodsian twist you've come to love.
John Osterhoudt and Daniel Raisbeck of Reason TV join me to discuss myth and reality when it comes to the allegedly miraculous health care system created by Fidel Castro and the communists.
Julie Wentz created Arizona Stands Up to get the Covid state of emergency overturned in her state. But over the course of her activism she realized that there must have been something fundamentally wrong with the American medical establishment for it to have endorsed all the craziness. So she urges us to work toward a parallel, less psychotic syste…
Andrew Torba, founder and CEO of Gab, had to build everything from scratch -- his own servers, his own email autoresponder service, his own payment processor, and more -- after his free-speech platform was shunned and penalized by Big Tech. Here is a living example of how to build the parallel economy and society that so many are speaking about the…
Anthony Esolen has written an excellent essay arguing that they do not, that stasis and repose are themselves the enemy.
A new paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research tallies up the results across states of the various interventions that were imposed in the name of fighting the virus. How did it all come out?
Hal Cranmer operates a string of long-term care facilities in Arizona. While other places were locked down, Cramner's facilities were normal. He shares the details in this episode.
Jennifer Sey, brand president for Levi's, resigned from the company in February 2022 after 23 years because of constraints on her freedom to speak her mind about COVID. Her husband, Daniel Kotzin, who also joins us in this episode, is suing the federal government for pressuring tech companies to censor dissident voices.…
In this episode I talk about the cases two prominent philosophers -- Thomas Nagel and Ronald Dworkin -- make for "equality," and discuss some of the difficulties they encounter. Sponsor: CrowdHealth - - Enter promo code: WOODS.
Students at the University of Chicago left regime journalists sputtering at a recent roundtable about "disinformation." Plus, Michael Malice and I discuss the truth about journalism.
The existing elites have wrecked everything there is to wreck -- " education, medicine, diplomacy (peace), money, banking, big business, literature, art, and entertainment, just for starters," says Jeff Deist. Time for new ones.
The great Paul Gottfried, who holds a Ph.D. in history from Yale and is editor of Chronicles magazine, joins me for a wide-ranging discussion that begins by contemplating whether we should go so easy on the voters, or whether they're in fact getting precisely what they voted for. Then we talk neocons and democracy and other fun things. Special Offe…
Today we're joined by Joni McGary, who is leading a nationwide effort to repeal COVID vaccine and booster mandates at American colleges. Special Offer: We love our monthly Happily date box — it's full of games, recipes, and activities that bring us closer together. With a different theme each month, it's something we're always thrilled to receive. …
Attorney and author Jim Ostrowski joins us to discuss his new book Free the Children: How Red State Americans Can Liberate Their Children From Government Schools.
In the immortal words of Ten Years After: "I'd love to change the world / But I don't know what to do." John Bush joins me to discuss his exit-and-build strategy of exiting corrupt institutions and building new ones.
Lee Camp hosted Redacted Tonight for eight years -- until February 2022, when the show and his network were forced to close. His podcast has been removed from Spotify. He joins me to discuss censorship, the mainstream narrative, and the somewhat unimpressive American establishment.
Rainer Zitelmann joins us for a discussion of the improvement in living standards brought about by the market economy, the intellectuals' disdain for capitalism, and real-life examples from around the world. Sponsor: Axe Head Watchmakers was created after the owner, a Tom Woods Show listener, lost his job during the lockdowns. They make beautiful a…
Andrew Heaton, comedian and host of The Political Orphanage, holds a master's degree in international relations. He joins us to walk us through international relations theory to see what it can tell us about the behavior of states.
Connor Mortell, a student at the business school at Florida State University, joins us to discuss the good, the bad, and the ugly in business school programs. Even in business schools, fallacies abound. Sponsor: CrowdHealth - - Enter promo code: WOODS.
Dr. Paul Broun is a former U.S. congressman from Georgia and Ron Paul ally who seeks to return to the U.S. Congress, in part to bring accountability to the so-called public health establishment.
Free State Project president emerita Carla Gericke joins us to discuss favorable social and political developments in New Hampshire that folks in other states may want to emulate.
Gene Epstein joins us to discuss the roots of the current price inflation, and long he expects it to last. Sponsor: My friend Buck Johnson interviews fascinating people who go against the grain of established opinion. Check out
Jason Rink returns to the show to discuss his experiences covering controversial topics, and his expectations for what the future of free speech may hold.
Jason Rink, longtime libertarian activist, is an independent filmmaker who has spent the past year and a half focused on forbidden topics.
A participant looks back on the recent events in Canada and assesses the pluses and the minuses.
The dissident wing of the American Right continues to show promise from a libertarian point of view, especially but not limited to foreign policy. Nothing is less fashionable than to support Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, but her recent statement about the situation and Ukraine is better than almost anything I've heard from that branch of libertarian…
Scott Horton joins me for a sober look at the present situation, answers common critics ("duh, you're repeating Putin talking points!"), and gives us a solid backgrounder.
The brilliant Jeff Herbener, economics department chairman at Grove City College, joins us to answer my followers' questions on economics: everything from the current state of the world to the Fed to boom-bust cycles and more.
With the world a mess, what are you supposed to do with your money? Austrian-inspired investor Jon Wolfenbarger shares his insights. Sponsor: Axe Head Watchmakers was created after the owner, a Tom Woods Show listener, lost his job during the lockdowns. They make beautiful and unique wooden watches that make a perfect gift -- including for yourself…
Rainer Zitelmann, author of the new book Hitler's National Socialism, discusses Hitler's views of society, economics, and politics.
Search engine Duck Duck Go just announced that it would be downgrading results it considered "Russian propaganda." Blue-pilled libertarians will consider this a "market response" to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. We red-pilled libertarians are a teensy bit less naive than that. Plus a lot more in this episode. Sponsor: CrowdHealth - - Enter promo…
And how to escape it, with Exit Group founder Kevin Dolan.
The great Dave Smith and I discuss the state of the liberty movement and the world. (Can't put this episode on YouTube, because we note that natural immunity is superior to vaccine-induced immunity, and you're not allowed to state that truth there.)
Yesterday I had a chance to attend a COVID-related roundtable hosted by Florida governor Ron DeSantis and plenty of voices of reason were to be heard.
If we're going to be faithful to the tradition of thought we have inherited, we must sometimes defend unpopular truths. If instead we'd rather jump on whatever the latest left-wing bandwagon is, then there's no point to our existence.
This is the backgrounder you need on the history leading up to the present moment. The great Scott Horton includes copious quotations from members of the foreign-policy establishment predicting exactly what is happening now, so if anyone is inclined to pretend that libertarians are "blaming America," they're going to have to argue like adults, if t…
Germinal G. Van joins me to discuss his 22nd book, in which he evaluates the good and the bad in Jeffersonian economic policy.