The Tom Woods Show

Libertarian

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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English


Episodes

Ep. 2274 A Bull and a Bear Have a Civil Discussion -- and You'll Learn a Lot

1/27/2023
Well, here's a novel thing: a civil discussion between people who disagree! Mark Skousen, who leans bullish, and Jon Wolfenbarger, who leans bearish, make their respective cases for where the economy is now and where it's likely to go, and what the best moves for investors in such a climate are. Sponsor: Movies Plus: Get 20% off an annual subscription when you use promo code WOODS at

Duration:00:47:10

Ep. 2273 The Virginia Dynasty: When Jeffersonians Ruled

1/26/2023
Kevin Gutzman, author of the new book The Jeffersonians, talks Madison, Monroe, and the Constitution (and the key person who undermined it).

Duration:00:38:33

Ep. 2272 How to Win in a Blue State

1/25/2023
Ali Rak has accumulated about 20 legislative victories, whether getting bad bills defeated or good ones passed, all while living in a blue county in a blue state. She shares specific tools and strategies that she uses, that can be replicated in other states.

Duration:00:37:11

Ep. 2271 Striking Back at Propaganda Aimed at Children

1/24/2023
Connor Boyack discusses his efforts to strike down laws that restrict entrepreneurial activity by children (we've all heard of lemonade stands being shut down) and to encourage children to think and act entrepreneurially. Plus, how to build a successful counteroffensive to all the propaganda aimed at children these days. Sponsor: Omaha Steaks, where the Woods family has ordered so much delicious food over the years, is taking 55% off customer favorites right now, but as a Tom Woods Show...

Duration:00:33:08

Ep. 2270 The Gilded Age and the "Robber Barons"

1/20/2023
Tom talks to Germinal G. Van about the period of American history that historians treat cartoonishly, with wicked businessmen allegedly exploiting everyone.

Duration:00:37:44

Ep. 2269 The Effects of Lockdowns on Society

1/19/2023
Last year an anonymous group of well-known filmmakers decided to embark on a crucially important project: documenting the truth about the Covid lockdowns: the data, the human stories, all of it. Hawk Jensen -- one person who decided not to remain anonymous -- directed the project, and he and I have an excellent discussion about it. Tickets for Premiere: Help the Project:

Duration:00:32:53

Ep. 2268 Homeless and (Seemingly) Hopeless, to Success and Happiness

1/18/2023
My wife's uncle, Paul Laino, has rather a stirring story to tell: after spending four years homeless and addicted to drugs he cleaned himself up and now makes, let's just say, a very comfortable income as the Scrap & Pallet Man on YouTube. Sponsor: Omaha Steaks, where the Woods family has ordered so much delicious food over the years, is taking 55% off customer favorites right now, but as a Tom Woods Show listener you can take an additional $30 off your order (minimum order may be required)...

Duration:00:41:49

Ep. 2267 Have We Lost Younger People? And Other Issues, with Ezra Wyrick

1/17/2023
Ezra Wyrick, a smart 18-year-old libertarian, talks about what resonates and what doesn't with younger people, plus proper libertarian messaging and strategy. Special Offer: Happily date box: Take 50% off your first date at

Duration:00:36:40

Ep. 2266 The Libertarian Mayor Nobody Saw Coming

1/13/2023
Aron Lam, mayor of Keenesburg, Colorado, surprised the incumbent mayor by actually running a real campaign for the office, and had all his ducks in a row before the incumbent knew what hit him. Might there be a lesson for us here? Sponsors: Omaha Steaks, where the Woods family has ordered so much delicious food over the years, is taking 55% off customer favorites right now, but as a Tom Woods Show listener you can take an additional $30 off your order (minimum order may be required) when you...

Duration:00:45:16

Ep. 2265 Clint Russell on Woke Corporations, and What We Should Do Now

1/12/2023
Clint Russell of Liberty Lockdown joins me to talk woke capitalism and ESG, why mankind is so frustrating, and productive approaches to living in a hostile world. Sponsor: This Sunday, January 15th, 2023, my friend Richard Grove is giving a free live lecture on mindset, and how to get your inner game right as you prepare to take 2023 by storm. Want to reach your goals this year? Then get your mindset right. Listen to Richard for free, and then consider joining his paid goal-setting workshop...

Duration:00:43:36

Ep. 2264 The Real Resistance: State Pushback Against the Feds, 2023 Edition

1/11/2023
The Tenth Amendment Center's Michael Boldin discusses issues on which states are prepared to push back in the 2023 legislative session, and progress that was made in 2022.

Duration:00:38:35

Ep. 2263 What Is the Great Reset Resetting?

1/10/2023
The great Michael Rectenwald just released his new book The Great Reset and the Struggle for Liberty. He joins us to discuss what exactly the program is, what its constituent parts are, how they all work together, and what we can do about it. Sponsors: Crowdhealth - Save $99 when you use code WOODS at And: This Sunday, January 15th, 2023, my friend Richard Grove is giving a free live lecture on mindset, and how to get your inner game right as you prepare to take 2023 by storm. Want to reach...

Duration:00:37:56

Ep. 2262 Government and Wealth Distribution: A Closer Look

1/6/2023
The prolific Germinal G. Van returns to discuss his latest work, a two-volume study of wealth distribution and inequality in American history.

Duration:00:45:15

Ep. 2261 The Significance of Pope Benedict XVI (1927-2022)

1/5/2023
Catholic and non-Catholic listeners alike requested an episode on Pope Benedict XVI, so I invited Catholic publisher Roger McCaffrey to discuss what his pontificate meant in the context of the post-Vatican II church.

Duration:00:34:45

Ep. 2260 How I Beat Alcohol

1/4/2023
The great Carla Gericke, president emeritus of , kicks off a new year of the Tom Woods Show by describing how she kicked a serious alcohol habit. Sponsors: Crowdhealth - Save $99 when you use code WOODS at Policy Genius -

Duration:00:46:23

Ep. 2259 When the State Promotes Suicide

12/30/2022
Tim Moen joins us to provide the background to some of the stories we've been hearing coming out of Canada about the promiscuous recommendation of euthanasia there.

Duration:00:33:09

Ep. 2258 We Need More Libertarian Capitalists

12/27/2022
Matt McWilliams, libertarian and businessman, joins us, as we get ready to make our new year's resolutions, to discuss the opportunities that technology has made available to us, and how we can put them to use to build businesses that no Anthony Fauci can shut down.

Duration:00:58:36

Ep. 2257 The Vaccine Injured: Ignore Them

12/22/2022
Josh Stylman, executive producer of the film Anecdotals, joins me to discuss the fate of the vaccine injured in the age of COVID. I rank this one in the top ten of all 2,257 episodes. Special Offer: Happily date box: Take 50% off your first date at

Duration:00:40:39

Ep. 2256 Financial Traps Everyone Falls Into

12/19/2022
There's so much bad financial and life advice out there that it's no wonder people often go so dreadfully wrong. Luke Tatum joins me for a review of the conventional wisdom and what people should do instead. Sponsor: This Christmas, get your friends and loved ones something original and unusual but that you know they'll love: steaks. Omaha Steaks has some great assortments featuring bacon-wrapped filet mignons, boneless chicken breasts, juicy burgers, and a lot more. Plus, as a Tom Woods...

Duration:00:37:02

Ep. 2255 Overpoliced

12/15/2022
Chris Cofer and Pete Quinones join me to discuss their new film, Overpoliced, and why the police shouldn't be the one group of government employees we're naive about.

Duration:00:29:24