Archives for November 2013

Episode 068: Black Friday and Property Rights

Chris, Greg, Dan Peffers, and Chris Peffers discuss the creeping of Black Friday and the development of property rights.

Episode 067: Nuclear Option, Rob Ford, and Q and A

Chris, Greg, and Gena discuss the changing of the filibuster, the wacky, white, menace of the north, and we take your questions.

Episode 13: Committed

Gena shares her recent struggles that include time in a mental health facility, (allegedly) burning money, and mooning the neighbors. Listen Here.

Episode 066: Religion and Anarcho-Justice

Chris, Greg, Gena, and Chris and Dan Peffers discuss libertarianism and religion and debate if criminal justice works in an anarchist society.

Episode 065: A Wasted Podcast

Chris, Greg, and Dan discuss the wasted vote syndrome and answer “who will build the roads.”

Episode 064: :-P Our Website Works

Chris, Greg, and the Brothers Peffers (Dan and Chris) discuss the future of Obamacare, why John McCain might have been right about the shutdown, and homeschooling.

Interview: Tom Woods

Thomas Woods Jr. joins us to discuss the question libertarians can’t answer, Abraham Lincoln’s complicated past, Gary Johnson and Rand Paul, and why he is all in on homeschooling. Visit his site to find out more. This was also shared, graciously, in Dr. Woods’ podcast feed.

About Tom Woods

via TomWoods.com

Thomas E. Woods, Jr., is a senior fellow of the Mises Institute and host of The Tom Woods Show, which broadcasts every weekday. He holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Harvard and his master’s, M.Phil., and Ph.D. from Columbia University. Woods has appeared on CNBC, MSNBC, FOX News Channel, FOX Business Network, C-SPAN, and Bloomberg Television, among other outlets, and has been a guest on hundreds of radio programs, including National Public Radio, the Dennis Miller Show, the Michael Reagan Show, the Dennis Prager Show, and the Michael Medved Show.

Woods is the author of twelve books, most recently Real Dissent: A Libertarian Sets Fire to the Index Card of Allowable OpinionRollback: Repealing Big Government Before the Coming Fiscal Collapse and Nullification: How to Resist Federal Tyranny in the 21st Century. His other books include the New York Times bestsellers Meltdown: A Free-Market Look at Why the Stock Market Collapsed, the Economy Tanked, and Government Bailouts Will Make Things Worse (read Ron Paul’s foreword) and The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History, as well as Who Killed the Constitution? The Fate of American Liberty from World War I to Barack Obama (with Kevin R.C. Gutzman), Sacred Then and Sacred Now: The Return of the Old Latin Mass33 Questions About American History You’re Not Supposed to AskHow the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization, and The Church and the Market: A Catholic Defense of the Free Economy. His critically acclaimed 2004 book The Church Confronts Modernity was recently released in paperback by Columbia University Press. A collection of Woods’ essays, called W obronie zdrowego rozsadku, was released exclusively in Polish in 2007. Woods’ books have been translated into Italian, Spanish, Polish, Lithuanian, German, Czech, Portuguese, Croatian, Slovak, Russian, Korean, Japanese, and Chinese.

Woods edited and wrote the introduction to five additional books: Back on the Road to Serfdom: The Resurgence of StatismWe Who Dared to Say No to War: American Antiwar Writing from 1812 to Now (with Murray Polner), Murray N. Rothbard’s The Betrayal of the American RightThe Political Writings of Rufus Choate, and Orestes Brownson’s 1875 classic The American Republic. He contributed the preface to Choosing the Right College and the foreword both to Ludwig von Mises’ Liberalism and to Abel Upshur’s A Brief Enquiry into the True Nature and Character of Our Federal Government. He is also the author ofBeyond Distributism, part of the Acton Institute’s Christian Social Thought Series.

Woods’ writing has appeared in dozens of popular and scholarly periodicals, including the American Historical Review, the Christian Science MonitorInvestor’s Business DailyCatholic Historical ReviewModern AgeAmerican StudiesIntercollegiate Review, Catholic Social Science ReviewEconomic Affairs (U.K.), Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics, Inside the VaticanHuman EventsUniversity BookmanJournal of Markets & MoralityNew Oxford ReviewCatholic World ReportIndependent ReviewReligion & LibertyJournal of Libertarian StudiesJournal des Economistes et des Etudes HumainesAD2000 (Australia),Christian Order (U.K.), and Human Rights Review.

Woods won the $50,000 first prize in the prestigious Templeton Enterprise Awards for 2006, given by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute and the Templeton Foundation, for his book The Church and the Market. He was the recipient of the 2004 O.P. Alford III Prize for Libertarian Scholarship and of an Olive W. Garvey Fellowship from the Independent Institute in 2003. He has also been awarded two Humane Studies Fellowships and a Claude R. Lambe Fellowship from the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University and a Richard M. Weaver Fellowship from the Intercollegiate Studies Institute.

For eleven years Woods served as associate editor of The Latin Mass magazine; he is presently a contributing editor of The American Conservative magazine. A contributor to six encyclopedias, Woods is co-editor of Exploring American History: From Colonial Times to 1877, an eleven-volume encyclopedia.

Woods lives in Topeka, Kansas, with his wife and five daughters.

 

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