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Naomi Brockwell joins us to discuss the forgotten history of the rise of financial surveillance.

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Guest's Twitter: @naomibrockwell
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Show notes for Ep. 2496

Direct download: woods_2024_05_24.mp3
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Dominic Frisby joins us to discuss his video Elon Musk tweeted, about how normal behavior became "far right."

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Video Discussed: We're All Far Right Now
 

Guest's Substacks:
https://www.theflyingfrisby.com (financial)
https://www.frisbys.news (comedy)

Guest's Twitter: @DominicFrisby

Show notes for Ep. 2495

Direct download: woods_2024_05_23.mp3
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Auron MacIntyre has written a book that will stand the test of time, tracing the process by which "liberal democracies" degenerate into tyrannies.

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Book Discussed: The Total State: How Liberal Democracies Become Tyrannies

Guest's Twitter: @AuronMacIntyre
https://twitter.com/AuronMacIntyre 
 
Guest's Podcast: The Auron MacIntyre Show

Show notes for Ep. 2494

Direct download: woods_2024_05_22.mp3
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Germinal Van, author of a new intellectual biography of Thomas Sowell, discusses the man's insights into economics, race, the "gender pay gap," and plenty more.

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Book Discussed: Thomas Sowell: A Misunderstood Economist

Show notes for Ep. 2493

Direct download: woods_2024_05_17.mp3
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Corey DeAngelis discusses his brand new book, The Parent Revolution: Rescuing Your Kids From the Radicals Ruining Our Schools.

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Book Discussed: The Parent Revolution: Rescuing Your Kids From the Radicals Ruining Our Schools

Show notes for Ep. 2492

Direct download: woods_2024_05_16.mp3
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Vladimir Brokvin, my Harvard professor of Russian history (and who was criticized by some students for being "too anti-Soviet"), cuts through the propaganda.

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Book Discussed: From Vladimir Lenin to Vladimir Putin: Russia in Search of Its Identity, 1913-2023

Show notes for Ep. 2491

Direct download: woods_2024_05_15.mp3
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In this episode you can hear for yourself exactly what I said at the Soho Forum in my discussion of the 2020 madness surrounding you-know-what. Gene Epstein says it's the best summation of the topic I've ever done.

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Show notes for Ep. 2490

Direct download: woods_2024_05_10.mp3
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Statistician Ben O'Neill, who has taught statistics at the Australia National University and the University of New South Wales, offers a unique perspective on a topic we're not supposed to discuss.

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Show notes for Ep. 2489

Direct download: woods_2024_05_09.mp3
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Germinal G. Van, the youthful author of dozens of books, discusses his life as an immigrant from the Ivory Coast and why he holds the leftists who think they can speak in his name in so much contempt.

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Guest's Website: GGV Publishing Company

Show notes for Ep. 2488

Direct download: woods_2024_05_08.mp3
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The Libertarian Institute's Sheldon Richman joins us to talk about the encampments, who the students are, what it all means for American politics, and plenty more.

Sponsor: Monetary Metals

Guest's Websites: The Libertarian Institute & Free Association (Substack)

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Direct download: woods_2024_05_03.mp3
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Jay Abraham is among the best, if not the very best, of the world's business and marketing minds. His testimonials come from some of the world's most successful people. He has consulted for over a thousand different industries. He sees things other people do not see. A private 2-hour conversation with Jay transformed my life beyond anything I could have expected. In this episode we peek into his fascinating mind.

Contact Jay: jay@abraham.com

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Show notes for Ep. 2486

Direct download: woods_2024_05_02.mp3
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The Soho Forum's Gene Epstein joins me to discuss the strengths and weaknesses of my remarks about lockdowns, masks, and the rest of it at his debate forum in New York.

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Guest's Website: The Soho Forum: https://www.thesohoforum.org 

Guest's Twitter: @GeneSohoForum

Event Discussed: https://www.youtube.com/live/fKzl5CngE5Q?si=0TZllYK_-TlaDLFj 

Show notes for Ep. 2485

Direct download: woods_2024_05_01.mp3
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A potpourri episode with Gene, who discusses his recent Covid debate, whether younger folks are uniquely struggling, and whether it's correct to say (with Biden) that the economy is actually great but the public is too dumb to recognize it.

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Debate Discussed:

Guest's Website: The Soho Forum

Guest's Twitter: @GeneSohoForum

Show notes for Ep. 2484

Direct download: woods_2024_04_26.mp3
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UFC fighter Renato "Money" Moicano recently told a national audience that if they want to save their country they should read Ludwig von Mises and the "six lessons" of the Austrian School. Jonathan Newman joins us to discuss those lessons.

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Show notes for Ep. 2483

Direct download: woods_2024_04_25.mp3
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Raphael Lima discusses the off-the-charts corruption in Brazil and the clampdown on free expression, as well as the eerie parallels with the United States.

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Guest's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@ideiasradicais 

Guest's Twitter: @Ideias_Radicais

Show notes for Ep. 2482

Direct download: woods_2024_04_24.mp3
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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

Direct download: woods_2024_04_19.mp3
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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

Direct download: woods_2024_04_18.mp3
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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

Direct download: woods_2024_04_17.mp3
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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

Direct download: woods_2024_04_12.mp3
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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

Direct download: woods_2024_04_11.mp3
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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

Direct download: woods_2024_04_10.mp3
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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

Direct download: woods_2024_04_05.mp3
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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

Direct download: woods_2024_04_04.mp3
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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

Direct download: woods_2024_04_03.mp3
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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

Direct download: woods_2024_03_29.mp3
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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

Direct download: woods_2024_03_28.mp3
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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

Direct download: woods_2024_03_27.mp3
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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
 
Direct download: woods_2024_03_22.mp3
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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

Direct download: woods_2024_03_21.mp3
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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

Direct download: woods_2024_03_20.mp3
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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

Direct download: woods_2024_03_15.mp3
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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.

Sponsors: Monetary MetalsFederated Computer

Guest's Podcast: Part of the Problem

Interviews Mentioned:
 
Direct download: woods_2024_03_13.mp3
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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

Direct download: woods_2024_03_11.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:30am EDT

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

Sponsors: Blinkist & Federated Computer

Guest's Website: Chronicles Magazine

Show notes for Ep. 2462

Direct download: woods_2024_03_08.mp3
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Keri Smith discusses what made her leave the woke world, despite being a true believer for a long time.

Sponsors: Monetary Metals & Supporting Listeners

Guest's Podcast: Deprogrammed

Guest's Website: kerismith.net 

Guest's Twitter: @RealKeriSmith

Show notes for Ep. 2461

Direct download: woods_2024_03_07.mp3
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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

Sponsors: Persist SEO & Monetary Metals

Show notes for Ep. 2460

Direct download: woods_2024_03_06.mp3
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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

Direct download: woods_2024_03_02.mp3
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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

Direct download: woods_2024_03_01.mp3
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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.

Sponsor: Monetary Metals

Show notes for Ep. 2458

Direct download: woods_2024_02_29.mp3
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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

Sponsor: SupportingListeners.com

Show notes for Ep. 2457

Direct download: woods_2024_02_28.mp3
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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

Direct download: woods_2024_02_23.mp3
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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

Direct download: woods_2024_02_22.mp3
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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.

Sponsors: Policy Genius & Monetary Metals

Documentary Discussed: The Lost Boys
 

Show notes for Ep. 2454

Direct download: woods_2024_02_21.mp3
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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.

Sponsors: Monetary Metals & Federated Computer

Guest's Course: Short Answers to the Tough Questions

Show notes for Ep. 2453

Direct download: woods_2024_02_16.mp3
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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

Direct download: woods_2024_02_15.mp3
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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.

Sponsors: CrowdHealth & Federated Computer

Book Series: The Tuttle Twins

Children's Entrepreneur Market

Show notes for Ep. 2451

Direct download: woods_2024_02_14.mp3
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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!

Support Clifton's Thomas Sowell Play: SowellPlay.com

Sponsors: Monetary Metals & Federated Computer

Show notes for Ep. 2450

Direct download: woods_2024_02_09.mp3
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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

Direct download: woods_2024_02_08.mp3
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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.

Sponsors: Monetary Metals & Supporting Listeners

John's Webinar on Actually Doing Things

Show notes for Ep. 2448

Direct download: woods_2024_02_07.mp3
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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

Direct download: woods_2024_02_02.mp3
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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

Sponsors: Persist SEO & School of Life

Show notes for Ep. 2446

Direct download: woods_2024_02_01.mp3
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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

Direct download: woods_2024_01_31.mp3
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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

Direct download: woods_2024_01_25.mp3
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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

Direct download: woods_2024_01_24.mp3
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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

Direct download: woods_2024_01_19.mp3
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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.

Sponsor: Supporting Listeners

Show notes for Ep. 2441

Direct download: woods_2024_01_18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

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

Direct download: woods_2024_01_17.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

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

 

Direct download: woods_2024_01_12.mp3
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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.

Sponsors: Bank On Yourself & Mystery Party

Show notes for Ep. 2438

 

Direct download: woods_2024_01_11.mp3
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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

Direct download: woods_2024_01_10.mp3
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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

Direct download: woods_2024_01_04.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

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

Direct download: woods_2024_01_03.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

David Stockman, who headed the Office of Management and Budget under Ronald Reagan, joins us to discuss the Trump economic record, both in terms of policy and results.

Book Discussed: Trump's War on Capitalism

Sponsors: Blinkist

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Show notes for Ep. 2434

Direct download: woods_2023_12_22.mp3
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Gabriel Custodiet urges us not to make compromises for the sake of convenience.

Guest's Book: The Watchman Guide to Privacy: Reclaim Your Digital, Financial, and Lifestyle Freedom

Sponsors: Monetary Metals & CrowdHealth

Show notes for Ep. 2433

Direct download: woods_2023_12_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

Jim Bovard is rightly a hero among libertarians for his outstanding journalistic work. In this episode we discuss everything from police dogs to the TSA to Section 8 housing and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Book Discussed: Last Rights: The Death of American Liberty

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Show notes for Ep. 2432

Direct download: woods_2023_12_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

Alex Dresser lost two jobs and a potential spouse thanks to the Covid measures, and that's just for starters. The crazies used to accuse us of being grandma killers, but they themselves killed Alex's grandmother. He joins us to tell the kinds of stories the media and much of the public refused to hear.

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Show notes for Ep. 2431

 

Direct download: woods_2023_12_14.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

Chris Maidment declared the endorsement of Nikki Haley by Americans for Prosperity as a betrayal of the organization's stated principles, and was promptly dismissed.

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Show notes for Ep. 2430

Direct download: woods_2023_12_13.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

Scott Horton talks to Tom about Tom's new book, Diary of a Psychosis, and revisits some of the idiotic remarks and failed predictions by the so-called experts.

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Show notes for Ep. 2429

Direct download: woods_2023_12_12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

The Heritage Foundation's Peter St. Onge joins us to discuss the problem of financial insecurity, as well as whether the national debt will ever really be a problem, whether rising prices are (as Joe Biden insists) caused by "price gouging," and more.

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Show notes for Ep. 2428

Direct download: woods_2023_12_08.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

Not everything has to be about politics but libertarians notice more and ask the right questions when traveling the world. Andrew Corbley joins us.

Book Discussed: On the Face of It: A Traveler on His World

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Show notes for Ep. 2427

Direct download: woods_2023_12_07.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

Should speech the authorities deem to be "misinformation" be regulated or banned during emergency situations? To this day we hear some people saying yes -- even though yesterday's "misinformation" can quickly become today's consensus, and so much of the official guidance itself had to be abandoned as misinformation. Stanford's Jay Bhattacharya joins us.

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Show notes for Ep. 2426

Direct download: woods_2023_12_06.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

Javier Milei was elected president of Argentina with a pugilistic, populist style and a hardcore libertarian message. I discuss this startling development with attorney and author of Libertarianism Today Jacob Huebert, and Argentinian university student Octavio Bermudez, who has written extensively on the Milei phenomenon.

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Show notes for Ep. 2425

Direct download: woods_2023_12_01.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

The provocative James Delingpole joins us to discuss what the elites are up to, why they thrive on chaos, the political class as servants of the devil (metaphorically or otherwise), and plenty of other topics.

Show notes for Ep. 2424

 

Direct download: woods_2023_11_30.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

Now that the dust has finally settled, we have the leisure to return to the panicked days of early 2020 and reexamine what really happened. And it may not be quite what we think. Nick Hudson and Jonathan Engler join us.

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Show notes for Ep. 2423

 

Direct download: woods_2023_11_29.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00pm EDT

Despite the atrocious condition of California, Governor Gavin Newsom has ambitions for higher office. Larry Elder discusses the real Newsom record, what's really happening in California, and what a sensible person might do to turn things around -- for California and for the country.

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Show notes for Ep. 2422

Direct download: woods_2023_11_24.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

Gene Epstein and I discuss things we're thankful for, but nothing too sentimental. It's mostly the kinds of nerdy things that, if we're being honest, are what power the Tom Woods Show.

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Show notes for Ep. 2421

 

Direct download: woods_2023_11_23.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

Peter Schiff assesses the true condition of an economy Paul Krugman says is great but whose greatness the rubes are too dumb to recognize.

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Show notes for Ep. 2420

 

Direct download: woods_2023_11_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

Wherever we turn, people who despise us are making our lives more difficult, whether that takes the form of higher energy prices, higher prices in general, vax mandates, a war for our children's minds -- the grim list goes on and on. Is the correct approach despair, indifference, political action, or something else? Kevin Dolan of Exit, and entrepreneur Kevin Stokes, join me to discuss.

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Show notes for Ep. 2419

Direct download: woods_2023_11_17.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

Author and retired economics professor Tom DiLorenzo, recently chosen to be the new president of the Mises Institute, discusses a variety of topics: how government agencies manipulate the public for bigger budgets, the problem with the "big business" chapter in your American history book, institutional rivalry in the libertarian world, and plenty more.

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Show notes for Ep. 2418

Direct download: woods_2023_11_16.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

Clint Russell of Liberty Lockdown talks to me about Israel/Palestine, Vivek Ramaswamy, war and veterans, the Ron Paul legacy, problems in the libertarian world, whether Trump could win as a convicted felon, and plenty more.

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Show notes for Ep. 2417

Direct download: woods_2023_11_15.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

Architect Dino Marcantonio joins me to review the scourge of ugliness and what traditional architecture can do about it.

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Show notes for Ep. 2416

Direct download: woods_2023_11_09.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

China is the one exception even for self-described noninterventionists. The threat from China must be countered. But how real is this threat? Joseph Solis-Mullen joins us to discuss.

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Show notes for Ep. 2415

Direct download: woods_2023_11_08.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

Vivek Ramaswamy joins us to discuss avoiding World War III, as well as his recent clash with other GOP candidates over free speech.

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Show notes for Ep. 2414

Direct download: woods_2023_11_07.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

Millions of American Christians have come to believe in a heterodox theology according to which the physical return of the Jewish people to their ancestral lands is necessary to bring about the return of Christ and the end of the world. Furthermore, during the tribulation that will ensue, believers in this theology will be "raptured" into heaven and spared the unspeakable terrors that will then afflict the human race. This theological opinion would have been news to Augustine and St. Thomas, not to mention Martin Luther and the Protestant movement. Brent McGuire, senior pastor at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Dallas, sets the record straight.

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Show notes for Ep. 2413

Direct download: woods_2023_11_03.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

John Staddon, professor emeritus of psychology at Duke University, discusses the significance of the "replication crisis" (when it was learned that a vast number of research papers had generated results that nobody could replicate), the problem with "peer review," the role of state funding in deforming science, and much more.

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Show notes for Ep. 2412

Direct download: woods_2023_11_02.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

Daniel McAdams of the Ron Paul Institute joins us to discuss the various calls for further U.S. intervention in the Middle East, and what a plausible answer might be to this seemingly intractable conflict. Also, I do my best to steelman the Israeli position to get Daniel's response.

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Show notes for Ep. 2411

Direct download: woods_2023_11_01.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00pm EDT

Dan McCarthy, vice president for the Collegiate Network at the Intercollegiate Studies Institute and editor of Modern Age, joins us to discuss a wide array of issues: how the Middle East affects the dynamics within the Democratic and Republican parties, the likely outcome of the DeSantis/Newsom debate, the issues that are hurting Joe Biden the most, and plenty more.

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Show notes for Ep. 2410

Direct download: woods_2023_10_27.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

About 200,000 new books are released every year. You have very limited time. Which ones should you read? Glenn Corey has done his homework: he's read a zillion of them and written up one hundred of them to help guide you in becoming informed as efficiently as possible.

Book Discussed:

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Show notes for Ep. 2409

Direct download: woods_2023_10_26.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

Alan Futerman, co-author of The Classical Liberal Case for Israel, and Jeremy R. Hammond, author of Obstacle to Peace: The U.S. Role in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, square off in a fruitful debate over the most contentious issue of the present moment.

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Show notes for Ep. 2408

Guests' Books:
- The Classical Liberal Case for Israel, by Walter Block and Alan Futerman
- Obstacle to Peace, by Jeremy R. Hammond
 
Previous Debates:
 
Related Articles:
- Walter Block and Alan Futerman, "The Moral Duty to Destroy Hamas"
- Alan Futerman, Walter Block, and Rafi Farber, "The True Nature of the BDS Movement"
Direct download: woods_2023_10_25.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

For years, Dr. Miriam Grossman has resisted the direction of her profession, which has adopted novel gender theories wholesale, and instead been a source of consolation and common sense for people and families caught up in transgender propaganda.

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Show notes for Ep. 2407

Direct download: woods_2023_10_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

Absolutely nobody asked for a Central Bank Digital Currency, but the central banks of the world seem determined to give them to us anyway. The great Dominic Frisby joins us to discuss their dangers, as well as to review what we need to know about gold and Bitcoin.

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Show notes for Ep. 2406

Direct download: woods_2023_10_19.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

Scott Horton joins us to discuss the horrific Hamas attacks on Israel, but alongside commentary that might upset Ben Shapiro.

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Show notes for Ep. 2405

Direct download: woods_2023_10_17.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

Michael Rectenwald discusses his journey into and out of Marxism, where social justice nuttiness comes from, and the lure of military intervention.

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Show notes for Ep. 2404

Direct download: woods_2023_10_13.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

Carrie Gress returns to review feminism's record, and it isn't pretty.

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Show notes for Ep. 2403

Direct download: woods_2023_10_12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

Matthew Lysiak discusses the various interests that combined to substitute cheap, fake food for the real food Americans used to eat. A key driving force: trying to conceal the effects of inflation on food prices by persuading Americans to consume cheap -- and, it turns out, unhealthy -- alternatives.

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Show notes for Ep. 2402

Direct download: woods_2023_10_11.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

So-called "Social Justice Warriors" believe a series of things that are demonstrably untrue, but they believe them with a religious fervor. The Libertarian Institute's Keith Knight and I are heretics here to smash those ideas.

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Show notes for Ep. 2401

Direct download: woods_2023_10_06.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00pm EDT

In one of the strongest episodes of this show ever, Terence Kealey, professor emeritus at Buckingham University and a research fellow of the Cato Institute, makes a stunningly powerful case for the separation of science and state.

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Show notes for Ep. 2400

Direct download: woods_2023_10_04.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00pm EDT

The Free State Project's Carla Gericke joins us with updates: RFK, Jr., on secession, bold moves in the New Hampshire legislature, the fate of the "Crypto 6," and plenty more.

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Show notes for Ep. 2399

Direct download: woods_2023_09_29.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

David Stockman, director of the Office of Management and Budget under Ronald Reagan, walks us through current stupidities, his conclusions after studying 20th-century American economic history, and how he ended up working in the Reagan Administration.

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Show notes for Ep. 2398

Direct download: woods_2023_09_28.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT