Scott Horton joins us for a discussion of the pre-9/11 roots of the War on Terror, including Jimmy Carter’s policies in Afghanistan and Iran, the Iran-Iraq War, and more. Sponsor BetterHelp offers professional counseling online at affordable prices. Get matched with your own licensed, professional… Read More
Archives for February 2021
Ep. 1835 True Statements Get You Banned, but Propaganda is A-OK
Author Jeremy Hammond joins me to discuss the bizarre phenomenon we are observing today, where statements backed up by solid evidence get you in trouble, while mindlessly repeating obvious nonsense gets you celebrated. Sponsor ClickUp is the fastest growing productivity tool that’s saving everyone one… Read More
Ep. 1834 Citizenship in 2021: Obey the Authorities and Ask No Questions
James Delingpole, the great English author, commentator, and podcaster, joins me to discuss the bizarre phenomena of the past year and the even more bizarre phenomenon of almost total public acquiescence. Sponsor Skillshare is an online learning community with thousands of classes in design, business,… Read More
Ep. 1833 Did the Libertarian Party Ignore the Biggest Issue of 2020?
Caryn Ann Harlos, Secretary of the Libertarian Party, discusses the present and future of the Libertarian Party, and the peculiar lack of urgency in LP messaging about the 2020 lockdowns. Sponsor Lucy Nicotine, with their gum and lozenges, is an excellent way to stop smoking. Take… Read More
Ep. 1832 Can the GOP Be a Vehicle for Liberty?
Fresh off a debate with libertarian Dave Smith about whether the Libertarian Party or the Republican Party is the way to go for libertarians interested in politics, former Maine state senator Eric Brakey makes the case the GOP, despite its problems, could be salvageable, while… Read More
Ep. 1831 Are Democrats Better for the Economy?
That’s what David Leonhardt claims in a recent New York Times article. Gene Epstein joins me to dismantle this comic-book story. Sponsor If you’re tired of doom and gloom in your financial analysis, Merk Research offers a balanced, unbiased approach to the market and economy. Get a… Read More
Ep. 1830 The Importance and Significance of Austrian Economics
Mark Skousen joins me to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the publication of Carl Menger’s book Principles of Economics, the book that launched the Austrian School of economics. Plus, we discuss what Austrian economics can teach investors, and more. Event Mentioned Tom and Mark in California, March 2, 2021 Book Discussed Principles of Economics , by… Read More
Ep. 1829 Staying Sane and Building Community in Dystopian Times
Carla Gericke of the Free State Project updates us on what’s happening in New Hampshire and gives us ideas for how liberty-lovers can support each other and keep each other sane during these difficult, even insane, times. Sponsor Join Tom Woods Show guest David Gornoski… Read More
Ep. 1828 Those Biden Executive Orders
Sarah Anderson of FreedomWorks joins me to discuss the flurry of executive orders coming out of the Biden White House in its first days. Sponsor Harry’s, the official razor of the Tom Woods Show, is offering its Starter Set — five-blade razor, weighted handle, foaming shave… Read More
Ep. 1827 The Evil History of Taxation, with Dominic Frisby
The great Dominic Frisby — one of my favorite guests — talks American and French Revolutions, Bitcoin, the Magna Carta, and plenty more in our review of the history of taxation. Sponsor BitTrust IRA helps you seamlessly and securely add cryptocurrency to your portfolio. It… Read More