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Join New York Times bestselling author Tom Woods for your daily serving of liberty education! Guests include Ron Paul, Judge Andrew Napolitano, David Stockman, and hundreds more, with topics like war, the Federal Reserve, net neutrality, the FDA, Austrian economics, and many other subjects of interest to libertarians. Join us!

Join New York Times bestselling author Tom Woods for your daily serving of liberty education! Guests include Ron Paul, Judge Andrew Napolitano, David Stockman, and hundreds more, with topics like war, the Federal Reserve, net neutrality, the FDA, Austrian economics, and many other subjects of interest to libertarians. Join us!

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Join New York Times bestselling author Tom Woods for your daily serving of liberty education! Guests include Ron Paul, Judge Andrew Napolitano, David Stockman, and hundreds more, with topics like war, the Federal Reserve, net neutrality, the FDA, Austrian economics, and many other subjects of interest to libertarians. Join us!

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Episodes

Ep. 1706 Lockdowns, Masks, and the Virus

8/5/2020
In this episode I look at some examples and counterexamples of countries with lockdowns and mask mandates, and see if simple connections can be made.

Duration:00:24:42

Ep. 1705 Trump's Foreign Policy: Promises and Results

8/4/2020
Has Trump lived up to expectations that he might roll back some of the U.S. government's foreign intervention? Zach Weissmueller joins me to discuss.

Duration:00:31:37

Ep. 1704 Stubborn, Wealth-Destroying Economic Myths Smashed

8/1/2020
In this free-flowing discussion I cover a bunch of economic myths and misconceptions that have hounded the human race to this day.

Duration:00:46:17

Ep. 1703 The Dystopian Schools of COVID, and What Parents Can Do Instead

7/30/2020
With masks, "social distancing," and even more regimentation than usual in store for children this fall, parents are wondering what to do. In this episode, I present them with a pretty good option.

Duration:00:25:36

Ep. 1702 The Woods Life Advice You Need

7/30/2020
One of the most enjoyable (for me, at least) presentations I've ever given is shared in this episode, which recounts valuable life lessons I've accumulated over my nearly 48 years. I solemnly promise you will not regret listening to this one.

Duration:00:48:47

Ep. 1701 Smashing the Duopoly

7/28/2020
Martha Bueno, vice chair of the Libertarian Party of Miami Dade County, discusses the various ways the major parties give themselves advantages over upstarts, and offers a strategy for reversing it.

Duration:00:23:38

Ep. 1700 Hmm, Maybe the Media Has a Double Standard!

7/27/2020
With Nathan Sandmann having settled his defamation suit with the Washington Post, it's an opportune moment to review what the media did to the Covington Catholic High School students last year, and why their attempted destruction of these kids isn't an isolated incident.

Duration:00:29:48

Ep. 1699 Left-Liberals Are the Source of Everything Good?

7/25/2020
A chart comparing conservatives and liberals appeared in a California high school class, and it seemed like a good jumping-off point for an episode. You'll never guess: conservatives are caricatured, and liberals are presented as the obviously decent choice everyone must embrace.

Duration:00:33:35

Ep. 1698 The Fact-Free Lockdown Hysteria

7/23/2020
In this episode I summarize the claims of the pro-lockdown side and conclude by considering what life is all about, after all, and whether mere biological existence truly qualifies.

Duration:00:55:12

Ep. 1697 Michael Malice on Trump, Systemic Racism, and the Destruction of New York

7/22/2020
Michael Malice joins me for a discussion of current events, including the condition of New York in the age of COVID, new poll results showing how racist Americans think their country is, and what Trump's prospects are in November.

Duration:00:39:01

Ep. 1696 How Revolutionary Ideologies Mimic Christianity: A Case Study

7/21/2020
John Zmirak, senior editor at The Stream, joins me to discuss the weird ways leftist political ideologies (wittingly or otherwise) appropriate Christian ideas. Sponsor:

Duration:00:37:10

Ep. 1695 The Source of Economic Ups and Downs

7/20/2020
Professor Jonathan Newman joins me to review the role of the Federal Reserve in creating economic discoordination and chaos -- the opposite of what its defenders claim it does.

Duration:00:26:06

Ep. 1694 Angela McArdle: Report on the Libertarian Convention

7/17/2020
The Libertarian Party held its convention in Orlando last week, and plenty of things happened that will be of interest to Tom Woods Show listeners, even if not all are members of the LP. Check it out!

Duration:00:32:47

Ep. 1693 Adam Curry on "Cancel Culture," Podcasting, and Music

7/16/2020
Adam Curry, whose career in entertainment includes years as an MTV VJ, co-hosts the No Agenda podcast and was a pioneer in podcasting himself. The way he and co-host John Dvorak finance the podcast is fascinating and unique -- and it also happens to shield them from so-called "cancel culture," another topic we discuss. Not one to be skipped!

Duration:00:42:10

Ep. 1692 Markets and Environmental Protection (Plus, How the Virus Will Affect Education)

7/15/2020
Timothy Terrell of Wofford College joins me to discuss the misconception that environmental damage is a case of "market failure," and the real driving force behind environmental improvements. We begin with a brief discussion of college and secondary-school education in light of the virus.

Duration:00:35:10

Ep. 1691 The Pentagon vs. the Economy

7/13/2020
The warfare state deforms the economy in ways most Americans don't realize. I discussed the topic in this episode with Scott Horton.

Duration:00:27:39

Ep. 1690 Dave Smith on the Present Insanity

7/10/2020
Comedian and podcaster Dave Smith joins me for a review of what's been happening in the world, including media atrocities, school so-called reopenings, and why no president can "unify the country."

Duration:00:43:09

Ep. 1689 Scott Horton on the "Russian Bounties" Story

7/9/2020
Scott Horton joins us to discuss whether we have reason to believe that the Russians placed "bounties" on the heads of American troops in Afghanistan, and also to review recent U.S. policy toward Russia.

Duration:00:45:19

Ep. 1688 The Problem with Lincoln?

7/8/2020
Tom DiLorenzo, recently retired as a professor at Loyola University Maryland, joins us to discuss a side of Abraham Lincoln most Americans have never heard. Sponsor: With thousands of five-star reviews, Hydrant is a delicious and refreshing way to get and stay hydrated. Take 25% off your first order when you use code WOODS at

Duration:00:34:32

Ep. 1687 Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All

7/7/2020
Michael Shellenberger joins me to discuss his new book, .

Duration:00:31:06