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Episode 22: A $54 Billion Strangeloveian Kiss Because The Pentagon Needs More Toys.

In Audio, Economy, Podcast, Politics by Jonathan Tasini0 Comments

Who cares if old people go hungry if the military-industrial complex can celebrate, right? That’s basically the upshot of Trump throwing a $54 billion increase the Pentagon’s way—even if there is no clear idea what to do with the money, it’s champagne time for the war machine.

I go in-depth with two experts on this insanity. And, keeping with the theme of the podcast, our Robber Baron of the week is the CEO of Lockheed who is happy to make millions off the war machine while regular people go without food and water is polluted.

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