The Tom Woods Show

So many of the alleged merits of democracy are simply asserted or assumed. But there are very serious problems with democracy, and the always interesting Frank Karsten joins me today to hash some of them out. This one is a must-listen.

About the Guest

Frank Karsten is chairman of Mises Instituut Nederland and of the Stichting Meer Vrijheid (More Freedom Foundation), a Dutch libertarian organization which acts to reduce taxes and government intervention.

Book Discussed

Beyond Democracy: Why Democracy Does Not Lead to Solidarity, Prosperity and Liberty But to Social Conflict, Runaway Spending and a Tyrannical Government, by Frank Karsten and Karel Beckman

Book Site

Guest’s Twitter


Book Mentioned

Democracy: The God that Failed, by Hans-Hermann Hoppe

Episode Mentioned

Ep. 326: What I Told the Washington Post About Secession


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