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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!




Ep. 2454 Detransitioners Speak

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: & Documentary Discussed: Book Discussed:


Ep. 2453 Short Answers to Tough Questions for Libertarians

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: & Guest's Course:


Ep. 2452 Hayek's Nobel Prize, 50 Years Later

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. Sponsors: & Guest's Event:


Ep. 2451 Inoculate Kids Against Left-Wing Weirdness

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: & Book Series:


Ep. 2450 Leftists Destroy Man's Career, and Then Themselves

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: Sponsors: &


Ep. 2449 Col. Douglas Macgregor on the State of the Empire

Col. Douglas Macgregor discusses the current situation in Ukraine, Gaza, the Red Sea, and more, plus his retrospective on the Cold War. Sponsors: & Guest's Website:


Ep. 2448 When Politics Fails (And It Will)

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: &


Ep. 2447 Rebuilding the Old America, Literally

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. Sponsor:


Ep. 2446 Fewer PhDs, More Brilliant Dropouts, Please

Michael Gibson discusses the problems with the universities, and why he's supporting dropouts with brilliant ideas. Book Discussed: Sponsors: &


Ep. 2445 Our Dark Age of Ignorance -- and the Way Out

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. Sponsor:


Ep. 2444 Scientism and Other Weird New Religions

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: Sponsors: &


Ep. 2443 Can Trump Win in 2024?

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. Sponsors: HelloFresh: Go to and use code WoodsFree to get a free breakfast item in every box for LIFE!


Ep. 2442 Scott Horton on the Middle East Mess

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. Sponsors: &


Ep. 2441 Amy Wax on the Diversity Con

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:


Ep. 2440 Gene Epstein on Persuading Progressives

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. Sponsors: &


Ep. 2439 Ten Years of Michael Malice

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


Ep. 2438 The January 6 Film They Tried to Suppress

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: &


Ep. 2437 Adam Curry: Optimistic Despite the Bad Guys

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. Sponsor:


Ep. 2436 Why I Left Progressivism

Libertarian author and podcaster Keith Knight discusses his book . Sponsors: &


Ep. 2435 Dave Smith on Everything

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. Sponsors: &