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Thomas E. Woods, Jr.

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Tom Woods, a senior fellow of the Mises Institute, is the author of a dozen books, most recently Real Dissent: A Libertarian Sets Fire to the Index Card of Allowable Opinion. His other books include the New York Times bestsellers The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History and Meltdown (on the financial crisis, featuring a foreword by Ron Paul). His book The Church and the Market: A Catholic Defense of the Free Economy, won the $50,000 first prize in the Templeton Enterprise Awards.

Tom's articles have appeared in dozens of popular and scholarly periodicals, and his books have been translated into a dozen languages.

Tom hosts the Tom Woods Show, a libertarian podcast that releases a new episode every weekday. With Bob Murphy, he co-hosts Contra Krugman, a weekly podcast that refutes Paul Krugman's New York Times column.

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Tom Woods on the Old Right

Book ReviewsOld RightU.S. History

12/17/2021Mises Media
As the "New Right" spirals into the worst of Buckleyite foreign policy and know-nothing economics, Tom Woods and Jeff Deist discuss the old antiwar and anti-New Deal works of figures like Menken, Hazlitt, Howard Buffett, Chodorov, and Nock.
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Plunder or Enterprise: The World's Choice

Free MarketsOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

12/14/2021Mises Daily Articles
Rather than look to the state to transform flawed creatures into saints, we should strive to take human beings as they are and direct their energies into productive outlets rather than antisocial outlets.
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Lessons from the Ron Paul Revolution


12/07/2021Mises Media
"He wanted to abolish every force for evil in American life without compromise—even when many Americans confused those evils as forces for good."
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The Case for Reading Books with Tom Woods

Book Reviews

01/01/2021Mises Media
Tom Woods joins us for a special year-end show to make the case for becoming a serious reader in 2021!
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