The Tom Woods Show

Walter Block joins us to ask a question a lot of scrupulous libertarians have wondered about: may a libertarian take government money, or hold a job involving government contracts, and the like, while being morally and philosophically consistent?

Direct download: woods_07_31_2015_2.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 4:14pm EST

Doesn't Child Protective Services exist to protect children against abuse? Former Child Protective Services investigator Carlos Morales tears down the institution's benign facade, and discusses the truth about its methods and activities, in this compelling discussion.

Direct download: woods_07_30_2015_2.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 1:30pm EST

Mainstream economists see "monopoly power" everywhere -- even when a breakfast cereal company differentiates its product via advertising. It's crazy. In today's episode we discuss the mainstream view of monopoly, as well as so-called perfect competition and monopolistic competition. You'll be begging for some Mises and Rothbard by the time we're done.

Direct download: woods_07_29_2015_2.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 2:18pm EST

I respond to the perennial claim of the neoconservatives that people who impose imperial adventures must be left-liberals. This is a fun one.

Direct download: woods_07_28_2015_2.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 3:56pm EST

Today's episode consists of the remarks I recently delivered at the Mises Institute's Mises University summer program.

Direct download: woods_07_27_2015_2.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 9:48pm EST

When the most radical of the French revolutionaries attempted the total transformation of society, the result was mass murder. I tell the grim story in today's episode. It's taken from my Western Civilization from 1493 course for the Ron Paul Curriculum.

Direct download: woods_07_24_2015_2.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 1:44pm EST

We know early Christians avoided service in the Roman army, but was that because of its pagan religious overtones or out of a moral opposition to violence and bloodshed -- or both? And what happened to make military service acceptable for Christians centuries later? I explore these and other important questions with Professor George Kalantzis.

Direct download: woods_07_23_2015_2.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 1:55pm EST

The late ex-Marxist Eugene Genovese famously confronted his fellow leftists over what he called The Question -- what they knew about communist atrocities and when they knew it. It's one of the most devastating articles I've ever read, and I review it in this episode.

Direct download: woods_07_22_2015_2.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 2:35pm EST

The outstanding economist and libertarian writer Gene Epstein describes his unlikely journey to libertarianism. If you don't know Gene yet, you're in for a real treat.

Direct download: woods_07_21_2015_2.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 1:49pm EST

Paul Krugman likes to claim that he correctly diagnosed what was happening to the economy and advocated the proper measures during the Bush years, leading up to the financial crisis. But put his words side by side with Ron Paul's, and we discover who the true expert is.

Direct download: woods_07_20_2015_2.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 2:41pm EST