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The military industrial complex at 50

Author: David Swanson
Publisher: Charlottesville, VA : [s.n.], 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st ed
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"This book is the most comprehensive collection available explaining what the military industrial complex (MIC) is, where it comes from, what damage it does, what further destruction it threatens, and what can be done and is being done to chart a different course"--P. 4 of cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Swanson
ISBN: 9780983083078 098308307X
OCLC Number: 808633511
Description: 368 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction / David Swanson. --
Where we find ourselves. Your local military industrial complex / David Swanson ; The Eisenhower, Jefferson, King debate / Wally Myers ; An ICBM launch on World Peace Day / Ann Wright ; Jeju Island, South Korea / Ann Wright ; CIA's push for drone war driven by internal needs / Gareth Porter. --
Jobs or wars. Pitfalls of military Keynesianism / Dave Shreve ; Destructive economic impact of military spending / Robert Naiman ; The military as a jobs program / Ellen Brown ; Civilizing the military / Ellen Brown ; We the 99% demand a different budget / David Swanson. --
Nothing is safe. How private warmongers and the military infiltrated universities / Steve Horn and Allen Ruff ; War is not healthy for civil liberties / Jeff Fogel ; How much does the military spend saving souls? / Chris Rodda ; What war does to law / Ben Davis ; Thinking critically about mass media / Robert Jensen ; Militarism and the economics of extinction / Clare Hanrahan ; Atomic Appalachia and the militarized Southeast / Clare Hanrahan and Coleman Smith ; The extra casualties of war / Mia Austin Scoggins. --
Non-cooperation with evil. Crazy Horse back on the war path / Bruce Gagnon ; Whistleblowing, and how to get more of it / Karen Kwiatkowski ; Leading with integrity / Bunny Greenhouse ; A soldier's roadmap to a peaceful future / Paul Chappell. --
What to do. Questions / Tony Russell ; Moving from a war economy to a peace economy / Mary Beth Sullivan ; Time for an economic bill of rights / Ellen Brown ; What needs changing / Jonathan Williams ; Activism and the M.I.C. / Ray McGovern ; Imperial collapse in the Middle East / Helena Cobban ; It would grind to a halt tomorrow / Lisa Savage ; Stop deceptive military testing in schools / Pat Elder ; Ready to rumble for jobs, not war and more weapons? / Judith Le Blanc ; Political passivity, anti-authoritarianism, and building a base / Bruce Levine. --
Sing. When Bradley comes marching home / John Heuer with Stu Hutchison, Wally Myers, and Pete Seeger. --
Appendix. Sample resolution.
Other Titles: MIC at 50
Military industrial complex at fifty
Responsibility: edited by David Swanson.

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"This book is the most comprehensive collection available explaining what the military industrial complex (MIC) is, where it comes from, what damage it does, what further destruction it threatens, and what can be done and is being done to chart a different course"--P. 4 of cover.

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