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Thomas E. Woods, Jr.

Works Published inQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free MarketThe AustrianWorking PapersSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian Studies

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

The Robber Barons and the Progressive Era

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

07/25/2014Audio/Video
Recorded at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 24 July 2014.

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Four Things the State is Not

Big GovernmentPolitical Theory

07/25/2014Audio/Video
Recorded at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 24 July 2014.

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The Role of Austrian Economics in the Liberty Movement

Austrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and Methodology

07/21/2014Audio/Video
The opening lecture of the 2014 Mises University. Recorded at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 20 July 2014.

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Private Defense?

07/09/2014Audio/Video
Bob Murphy on why we don't, in fact, need Nancy Pelosi for anything...

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The Role of the Mises Institute

BiographiesFree Markets

06/04/2014Audio/Video
Interviewed by host Tom Woods, Jeff Deist discusses Liberty's past and future...

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