The Tom Woods Show

Adam Smith is consistently held up as the great founder of economics and herald of capitalism. Murray Rothbard energetically disputed this characterization. Others, in turn, have criticized Rothbard's criticism. So what are we to think?

Show notes for Ep. 704

Direct download: woods_2016_07_29.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 4:09pm EDT

What exactly is the ideology of the "Social Justice Warrior"? What do you do when you're targeted by one, whether at work or in general? Vox Day -- popular blogger, author, SJW slayer, and polymath -- joins me for background and strategy.

Show notes for Ep. 703

Direct download: woods_2016_07_28.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 8:17am EDT

The infamous 28 pages from a joint congressional intelligence inquiry regarding 9/11 were finally declassified, and the media told us there was nothing to see in them. Not true. Award-winning reporter Larisa Alexandrovna joins me for the real story.

Show notes for Ep. 702

Direct download: woods_2016_07_26.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 11:28pm EDT

Tom Ciccotta is president of the Bucknell University Class of 2017 and president of the College Republicans. He is also a staff writer for Breitbart News and co-host and producer of the Milo Yiannopoulos Show.

Show notes for Ep. 701

Direct download: woods_2016_07_25.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 6:05pm EDT

Jeff Deist, Ron Paul's former chief of staff, joins me to discuss current events as well as the coming week's Mises University summer program, which can boast many illustrious graduates and is my favorite week of the year.

Show notes for Ep. 700

Direct download: woods_2016_07_23.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 4:38pm EDT

Now the fashionable trend on college campuses involves campaigns for university administrations to divest from investments connected to fossil fuels. Pierre Desrochers blasts this to smithereens.

Show notes for Ep. 699

Direct download: woods_2016_07_22.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 11:44pm EDT

What's going on at the Republican Convention, and in the 2016 race? What should we think of Trump and the Giuliani/Christie convention? And what's likely to happen in November? Murray Sabrin joins me for the inside scoop.

Show notes for Ep. 698

Direct download: woods_2016_07_21.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 9:11am EDT

You care only about profits! What about more important things? We've all heard that. Profits are in fact an indispensable ingredient of civilization itself. I explain how in today's episode.

Show notes for Ep. 697

Direct download: woods_2016_07_20.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 4:03pm EDT

Socialism has become fashionable again, especially among young people. Tom DiLorenzo's new book smashes it in delightful and memorable style.

Show notes for Ep. 696

Direct download: woods_2016_07_18.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 1:06pm EDT

A listener wrote to ask if I might do a show covering a few names who will be familiar to many listeners as sympathizers but not quite Austro-libertarians, and take a look at the good and the bad. David Gordon joins me to discuss Sowell, Nozick, and Epstein. Enjoy!

Show notes for Ep. 695

Direct download: woods_2016_07_15.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 8:10pm EDT

Michael Malice discusses his recent Observer article in support of the secession of American states. I throw some common objections at him, and the result is our usual festival of knowledge and fun.

Show notes for Ep. 694

Direct download: woods_2016_07_12.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 10:14am EDT

Robin Koerner joins me to discuss how we can most effectively bring people over to our side. And it's not how you may think.

Show notes for Ep. 693

Direct download: woods_2016_07_10.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 9:35pm EDT

Brian McGlinchey, creator of, joins me to discuss the much-discussed, but entirely redacted "28 pages" of an important intelligence report on 9/11.

Show notes for Ep. 692

Direct download: woods_2016_07_06.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 11:46pm EDT

Jim Hale served as media relations director for the Committee for the Liberation of Iraq, a key pro-war organization that boasted such members as John McCain, George Shultz, and Bob Kerrey (senator from Nebraska). He is now a Tom Woods Show listener and a convert to noninterventionist foreign policy.

Show notes for Ep. 691

Direct download: woods_2016_07_03.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 10:33am EDT

Environmental protection is one of those hard subjects for libertarianism. Ryan Yonk, co-author of a new book on the subject, joins us to discuss non-bureaucratic ways to think about it.

Show notes for Ep. 690

Direct download: woods_2016_07_02.mp3
Category:Talk Radio -- posted at: 8:56am EDT