The Tom Woods Show

Harvey Risch, professor emeritus at the Yale School of Medicine and Yale School of Public Health, says he went from "naive" about the medical establishment in 2019 to astonished and appalled in 2024.

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Guest's Faculty Page: Harvey Risch
 
Guest's Twitter: @DrHarveyRisch

Show notes for Ep. 2481

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Vladimir Brovkin, my Harvard professor of Russian history, revisits the life of V.I. Lenin and refutes what he calls the "good Lenin, bad Stalin" myth.

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Guest's YouTube Channel: Vladimir Brovkin

Show notes for Ep. 2480

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Spike Cohen, 2020 VP candidate for the LP, had a chance to debate David Hogg at Dartmouth on guns in America. You can guess how it came out. Spike reviews the debate with us in this episode.

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Show notes for Ep. 2479

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Alex Stein, of Prime Time with Alex Stein on The Blaze, joins me to talk about building and keeping an audience, whether Alex Jones has been vindicated, why you should ignore your haters, and a lot more.

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Guest's Podcast: Prime Time with Alex Stein
 
Guest's YouTube: Prime Time with Alex Stein
 
Guest's Twitter: @AlexStein99

Show notes for Ep. 2478

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Jeremy Carl discusses his forthcoming book, The Unprotected Class: How Anti-White Racism Is Tearing America Apart.

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Guest's Twitter: @realJeremyCarl
 
Guest's Website: JeremyCarl.com

Show notes for Ep. 2477

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The great Wanjiru Njoya, who holds a PhD from Cambridge University, cuts through the nice-sounding language to explain what DEI and related phenomena are all about.

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Guest's Twitter: @WanjiruNjoya

Show notes for Ep. 2476

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Kathryn Huwig has a case before the Supreme Court of Ohio because the state's health department refuses to turn over death data that might help us better understand what happened over the past three years.

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Show notes for Ep. 2475

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Brandon Harnish, County Councilman in Wells County, Indiana, talks about the overlooked ways we can push back against the bad guys at the local level, but we're too distracted by presidential politics to organize and do it.

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Guest's Twitter: @PaleoGOP

Show notes for Ep. 2474

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Argentina's Javier Milei has an uphill battle ahead of him to reverse the damage previous leaders have done to Argentinian economy and society, but he's clever and continues to enjoy popular support. Skot Sheller joins us for an update.

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Guest's Twitter: @BowTiedMara

Guest's Website: Free State Project: FSP.org

Show notes for Ep. 2473

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Michael Wolf is a strength coach who tells me that the science around exercise and fitness and training isn't all that much better than the so-called science around COVID.

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Guest's Twitter: @wolfstrength
Guest's Instagram: @Wolf_Strength

Show notes for Ep. 2472

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The great Jennifer Sey, former brand manager at Levi's and who was ostracized for her entirely correct opinions about school closures during COVID, Is now back with her own athletic apparel brand that has a particular mission.

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Guest's Website: TheTruthFits.com
 
Guest's Twitter: @JenniferSey

Show notes for Ep. 2471

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We all know the routine: Dad (and maybe Mom) gets home from work and then it’s one child off to soccer and another to gymnastics, and homework and lunch preparation for the next day, and so on – and this is repeated day after day. It's exhausting. Daniel Prince decided: this is no way for a family to live. So he chose a different path.

Book Discussed: Choose Life: The Tools, Tricks, and Hacks of Long-Term Family Travellers, Worldschoolers, and Digital Nomads

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Show notes for Ep. 2470

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Kevin Dolan joins us to discuss the prospects for de-crazifying our society, and the various approaches that have been suggested.

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Guest's Website: Exit Group
 
Guest's Twitter: @extradeadjcb
 
Tom's Membership: The Tom Woods School of Life
 
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The great radio host Mike Church joins me for a wide-ranging discussion that includes his conversion away from neoconservatism -- which was not a good move for his career, but intellectual honesty compelled him to do it. Listen all the way through, because the conversation takes an interesting turn.

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Guest's Website: MikeChurch.com

Guest's Twitter: @TheKingDude

Show notes for Ep. 2468

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James Esses joins me to dissect the propositions that modern "gender theory" expects us to believe, and the groupthink that punishes dissidents.

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James's links:
- Document Discussed: Declaration for Biological Reality
- Litigation Crowdfund
- Substack: www.JamesEsses.com

Show notes for Ep. 2467

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Tucker Carlson recently interviewed Lydia Brimelow of the VDARE website on the lawfare directed against them, but in general it's been ignored. But it shouldn't be. Lydia and her colleagues are obviously being targeted for their political views despite not having broken any laws, and this phenomenon is unlikely to end here.

Guest's Website: VDARE.com

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Show notes for Ep. 2466

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Dan McCarthy, editor of the venerable Modern Age, runs us through the most likely VP picks for Donald Trump, the motivations behind each, who the best one is, and who are most likely.

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Show notes for Ep. 2465

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Comedian and podcaster Dave Smith discusses his debate with RFK, Jr., the state of the LP, the C19 madness, and more.

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Guest's Podcast: Part of the Problem

Interviews Mentioned:
 
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Last year I launched a business mastermind, and the results have been outstanding. We just added another member this week, and we're getting ready to launch year two. Here's a peek into what it's like inside a mastermind, where smart and ambitious people help each other multiply their successes.

My thanks to Henry Bingaman for letting me share from an episode of his Practical Liberty podcast.

Interested in joining us? Check out TomWoods.com/mastermind 

Show notes for Ep. 2463

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We used to joke about how this phrase was used every four years. Paul Gottfried thinks this time it may be true.

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Guest's Website: Chronicles Magazine

Show notes for Ep. 2462

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Keri Smith discusses what made her leave the woke world, despite being a true believer for a long time.

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Guest's Podcast: Deprogrammed

Guest's Website: kerismith.net 

Guest's Twitter: @RealKeriSmith

Show notes for Ep. 2461

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The great Dominic Frisby joins us for an overview of the sharp upward moves in Bitcoin and gold, and also to share his new song, "I Want to Be in the Illuminati."

Guest's Substacks:
 
 
Guest's Twitter: @DominicFrisby

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Show notes for Ep. 2460

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Writing, publishing, and marketing a book can be exhausting. I have a lot of experience with it, so in this episode I'll share some tips (and also note that royalties are the least of the revenue generators a book can provide). I've also just launched Woods Author Academy. I'm joined by Brett Hoffstadt, creator of the Boost With a Book program.

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Show notes for BONUS Ep. 2460b

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I had a very fruitful and enjoyable discussion with Kim Iversen on the Kim Iversen Show a week or so ago, so I invited Kim onto the ol' Tom Woods Show. Kim would have described herself as a progressive before the Covid fiasco, but the government response and the groupthink, along with other lingering issues, pushed her out.

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Show notes for Ep. 2459

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The great Nick Giambruno, founder of Financial Underground, joins me for a financial news update, including the debt inflection point the U.S. and the world are finally facing, Bitcoin and its future, getting a second passport and considering your international options, and plenty more.

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Show notes for Ep. 2458

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Price inflation is about more than just paying more for a Big Mac. It has other, more insidious (and to the untrained eye, invisible) effects on society.

Guest's Website: monetary-metals.com/woods

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Show notes for Ep. 2457

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Johnny Burtka, president of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute, joins me to discuss the traditional education of a statesman in the Western world, and compare that to what we observe today.

Book Discussed: Gateway to Statesmanship: Selections from Xenophon to Churchill

Guest's Link: Intercollegiate Studies Institute

Sponsors: Blinkist & Monetary Metals

Show notes for Ep. 2456

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Actually, the Judge and I talk about a lot more than that, and I'm sure you'll enjoy the whole conversation.

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Show notes for Ep. 2455

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Jennifer Lahl just released a documentary, The Lost Boys, that tells the stories of several young men who got pulled into the world of "gender theory" -- and not just theory, unfortunately -- and how they came back.

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Documentary Discussed: The Lost Boys
 

Show notes for Ep. 2454

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Mary Ruwart is a veteran of the libertarian movement, and extremely effective at persuasion and debate. We talk about some tough issues, how best to disarm people, and the present and future of the Libertarian Party.

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Guest's Course: Short Answers to the Tough Questions

Show notes for Ep. 2453

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Lots of people have read The Road to Serfdom, but few have read the material for which F.A. Hayek won the Nobel Prize in 1974. Mark Skousen joins us to discuss the significance of Hayek's work and how it helps us understand the world (and interventionism) better.

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Guest's Event: FreedomFest

Show notes for Ep. 2452

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Connor Boyack, president of the Libertas Institute and creator of the Tuttle Twins children's book series, is overseeing an extremely important venture that's rapidly spreading around the country: the children's entrepreneur market.

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Book Series: The Tuttle Twins

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Show notes for Ep. 2451

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Clifton Duncan was an accomplished Broadway actor who had graduated from an extremely selective elite program, and was making television appearances alongside people you would know. His star was most certainly on the rise. Then the mandates came, and Clifton declined the shot. He now waits tables. Well, the crazies didn't just ruin Clifton's career; they're in the process of destroying American theater, period, as Clifton explains in this episode. But there's good news: Clifton wants to develop a one-man show on the life and ideas of Thomas Sowell. Let's help him make it happen!

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Show notes for Ep. 2450

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Col. Douglas Macgregor discusses the current situation in Ukraine, Gaza, the Red Sea, and more, plus his retrospective on the Cold War.

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Guest's Website: OurCountryOurChoice.com

Show notes for Ep. 2449

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I met John Bush 17 years ago, when we were both spreading the word about Ron Paul. These days, John is devoted to building the institutions a free and decent society will need, even in our unfree landscape. If all we do is react to the latest crazy thing coming from the politicos, we'll never build anything.

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John's Webinar on Actually Doing Things

Show notes for Ep. 2448

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Nate Fischer and Josh Abbotoy of New Founding join me to discuss their plans to build a rural community in Appalachia, and the hysterical woke lunatics who are up in arms about it.

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Show notes for Ep. 2447

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Michael Gibson discusses the problems with the universities, and why he's supporting dropouts with brilliant ideas.

Book Discussed: Paper Belt on Fire: How Renegade Investors Sparked a Revolt Against the University

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Show notes for Ep. 2446

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It's not just this field or that field: there is a systematic sickness in academic and in intellectual life in general, in which preposterously false things are believed, and based on foundations that are never examined. This is one of my favorite episodes ever, and my thanks to Steve Patterson for this excellent conversation.

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Show notes for Ep. 2445

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David Ramsay Steele discusses the new religions, scientism among them, that have captured the minds of present-day elites, who of course scoff at the religions of yesteryear.

Book Discussed: The Conquistador With His Pants Down: David Ramsay Steele's Legendary Lost Lectures

Sponsors: Blinkist & Bank On Yourself

Show notes for Ep. 2444

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A roundtable discussion with the Intercollegiate Studies Institute's Dan McCarthy and Townhall's Scott Morefield about Donald Trump's prospects and whether the GOP made a good choice.

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Show notes for Ep. 2443

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Scott joins us to discuss the strikes on Yemen, and then proceeds to a wider discussion of how we got here, in Yemen and elsewhere.

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Show notes for Ep. 2442

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Amy Wax, who teaches at the law school at the University of Pennsylvania, discusses the inane things the DEI establishment expects us to believe.

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Show notes for Ep. 2441

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Gene Epstein has given himself a tough assignment: persuading progressives that a market economy is more likely to generate the results they want than any interventions they try.

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Show notes for Ep. 2440

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Michael Malice joins me to discuss what's changed (for him and for the world) in the ten years we've known each other.

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Show notes for Ep. 2439

 

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The great Jason Rink, known as the most canceled filmmaker in America, joins me to discuss his new installment in his January 6 documentary that focuses on the so-called Q Shaman, Jacob Chansley, and a bit of the madness he endured from the censorship-industrial complex.

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Show notes for Ep. 2438

 

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The great Adam Curry, whom you surely remember as an MTV VJ and host of Headbangers Ball, is also co-host of the No Agenda Show with John C. Dvorak. Adam and I talk music, religion, and politics, and as you'll see if you didn't know already, Adam is based.

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Show notes for Ep. 2437

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Libertarian author and podcaster Keith Knight discusses his book Domestic Imperialism: 9 Reasons I Left Progressivism.

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Show notes for Ep. 2436

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Dave joins me for a wide-ranging discussion: his interview with Tucker Carlson, the hysterical response to his criticism of Bill Buckley, the bad instincts of Conservatism, Inc., Trump and DeSantis, Israel/Palestine, and more.

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Show notes for Ep. 2435

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