The Tom Woods Show

Ron Paul returns to the show to discuss the foundations of libertarianism -- along with Connor Boyack, author of a new children's book that features a character based on Dr. Paul. We also get a glimpse into the Paul household. Lots of fun!

Show notes for Ep. 881

Direct download: woods_2017_03_31.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 4:07pm EST

I joined Marc Clair on his Lions of Liberty podcast to discuss common objections to the market, plus the plague of the Social Justice Warrior. I defend myself against a drama queen on Facebook, too.

Show notes for Ep. 880

Direct download: woods_2017_03_30.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 6:02pm EST

Some economic numbers today look pretty good, so is there a case for bearishness? At the same time, aren't Austrian-influenced investors always bearish? We sort it all out in today's episode.

Show notes for Ep. 879

Direct download: woods_2017_03_29.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 3:25pm EST

The legal system that prevailed in Ireland for thousands of years was radically different from what we are familiar with today, with our monopoly judges and emphasis on retribution over restitution. But if you were to ask the average American about any of this, the result would be a blank stare. Hence today's episode.

Show notes for Ep. 878

Direct download: woods_2017_03_28.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 2:47pm EST

Donald Trump suffered a setback last week when the American Health Care Act lacked the votes to pass. Here's a great discussion of why it failed and what its failure means for the future.

Show notes for Ep. 877

Direct download: woods_2017_03_27.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 2:02pm EST

Inequality is the battering ram the left is using these days to justify all kinds of programs of intervention. In this episode we drive a stake through its heart.

Show notes for Ep. 876

Direct download: woods_2017_03_24.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 7:37pm EST

Philosopher Philip Goff argues that you have no moral claim to the money you earn on the market, because its distribution of money is arbitrary. We hit back.

Show notes for Ep. 875

Direct download: woods_2017_03_23.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 11:36am EST

Zack Rofer (the pen name of the author of the book being discussed today) joins me to deal with a bunch of the most common questions libertarians are asked. This episode will lift a weight from your shoulders.

Show notes for Ep. 874

Direct download: woods_2017_03_22.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 3:36pm EST

Some people -- known popularly these days as Greenbackers -- oppose the Federal Reserve for all the wrong reasons: it doesn't inflate enough (!), the bankers will wind up with all the money thanks to compound interest, there isn't enough money created to pay all the principal and interest of all the loans in the economy, etc. They want the Fed to be abolished so the U.S. government can issue the money directly. Not exactly a fundamental disagreement with the Fed! I take them on in this episode.

Show notes for Ep. 873

Direct download: woods_2017_03_21.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 8:13pm EST

With several options on the table on a complicated issue full of technical details, I thought it was a good time to bring on an expert who could explain them all to us -- the good, the bad, and the ugly.

Show notes for Ep. 872

Direct download: woods_2017_03_20.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 6:40pm EST