The Tom Woods Show (talk radio)

Well, this was bound to happen. Brandon Navom of Software Engineers for Liberty was fired from his job for planning to take part in a free speech rally that had nothing to do with anything other than free speech. Hysterics tweeted at his employer that Navom was a Nazi and got him fired with no severance. He is an ordinary libertarian with no unusual views to speak of.

Show notes for Ep. 982

Direct download: woods_2017_08_23.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 4:59pm EDT

The brilliant Scott Horton, a one-man libertarian foreign-policy think tank, joins me to discuss the Trump policy in Afghanistan, the real history of the war, and why the only sensible approach is to get out.

Show notes for Ep. 981

Direct download: woods_2017_08_22.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 4:14pm EDT

Peter van Buren returns to the show to discuss his novel Hooper's War, set during World War II. Beneath all the casualty figures and the news reports is something profound and lasting that damages us during war, and the author brings it out even in the context of the "Good War."

Show notes for Ep. 980

Direct download: woods_2017_08_21.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 7:04pm EDT

The small country of Liechtenstein is run by Prince Hans-Adam II, who is a friend and correspondent of the libertarian economist and philosopher Hans-Hermann Hoppe. In today's episode we tell the untold story about this extraordinary place.

Show notes for Ep. 979

Direct download: woods_2017_08_18.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 4:56pm EDT

Keith Preston, whose writing I always find interesting and challenging, wrote an excellent overview and analysis of what happened in Charlottesville last weekend. He does the impossible here: this is as dispassionate as it gets. Enjoy.

Show notes for Ep. 978

Direct download: woods_2017_08_17.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 7:51pm EDT

In the wake of the events in Charlottesville, Paul Gottfried returns to the show to discuss the present state of the American ideological spectrum, from Antifa to the alt Right.

Show notes for Ep. 977

Direct download: woods_2017_08_16.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 6:37pm EDT

Today's episode takes a brief look at economic downturns dating back to the 19th century, and argues that they weren't spontaneous occurrences of the free market. Fun! 
 
I delivered this talk at a Mises Institute event in 2009.
 
Direct download: woods_2017_08_15_2.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 6:39pm EDT

Patrik Schumacher, a prominent architect in London, stunned the architecture world last year when he came out against housing subsidies and state-funded art schools, and in favor of privatizing, parks, streets, and other public areas. Instead of groveling and apologizing, he's sticking to his guns.

Show notes for Ep. 975

Direct download: woods_2017_08_15.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 8:05am EDT

Antony Sammeroff, who co-hosts the Scottish Liberty Podcast, joins me to discuss how he's taken a personal passion and begun to monetize it online.

Show notes for Ep. 974

Direct download: woods_2017_08_13.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 4:02pm EDT

Glenn Jacobs, best known as the enormously popular WWE wrestler Kane, is also a Misesian and a fixture of the liberty movement. He's currently running for mayor of Knox County, Tennessee, and he joins us to discuss the campaign.

Show notes for Ep. 973

Direct download: woods_2017_08_11.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 3:13pm EDT