68. The Military-Industrial Complex and the War State with Mike Swanson

Tuesday, May 31, 2016



Episode Summary

Mike Swanson joins Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros to discuss the military-industrial complex, its origins, the power elite, and the size of the US military.

About the Guest

Mr. Swanson is the author of The War State: The Cold War Origins of the Military-Industrial Complex and the Power Elite, 1945-1963 and the founder of Wall Street Window.

You can follow his work at thewarstate.com, via wallstreetwindow.com, and on Facebook.

Biographical information is from thewarstate.com.

Books Mentioned
1. The War State: The Cold War Origins of the Military-Industrial Complex and the Power Elite, 1945-1963 by Mike Swanson
2. The Power Elite by C. Wright Mills
3. National Security and Double Government by Michael Glennon

Resources Mentioned
1. The War State
2. Wall Street Window

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