Profiles

Home | Profile | Thomas E. Woods, Jr.
  • Tom Woods 2012

Thomas E. Woods, Jr.

Works Published inThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free MarketThe AustrianWorking PapersSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily Article

AwardsGeorge F. Koether Free Market Writing AwardO.P. Alford III Prize in Political Economy

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.

All Works

How Minority Groups Really Advance

Big GovernmentMedia and CultureInterventionism

06/15/2016Audio/Video
Listen as Tom Woods and Ryan McMaken discuss public accommodation, antidiscrimination, and the true history of minority advancement.

Read more

Tom Woods: Rothbard Changed my Mind about War

BiographiesWar and Foreign Policy

05/27/2016Audio/Video
Tom Woods recounts how Murray Rothbard convinced him that Peace and Liberty cannot be severed.

Read more

Contra Krugman LIVE!

Big GovernmentThe FedMoney and BanksU.S. EconomyInterventionism

05/25/2016Audio/Video
The Mises Institute hosts the first ever live episode of the Contra Krugman Show .

Read more

Rollback

Big GovernmentHealthTaxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyFiscal Theory

01/11/2016Books
Woods writes with relentless precision, like an intellectual surgeon, to convince the reader that the government is not what it says it is, but is rather the opposite.
Formats

Read more

Back on the Road to Serfdom

Big GovernmentU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

01/11/2016Books
In Back on the Road to Serfdom, Woods brings together ten top scholars to examine why the size and scope of government has exploded, and to reveal the devastating consequences of succumbing to the statist temptation.
Formats

Read more

Follow Mises Institute