A Brief History of the Pentagon: Prospects of Economic Conversion

A Brief History of the Pentagon: Prospects of Economic Conversion

After researching the history and impacts of America’s military-industrial complex, this article examines the prospects of transitioning focus to federal social spending, alongside the social, political, and economic ramifications of such reform.

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A Brief History of the Pentagon: Construction and Development

A Brief History of the Pentagon: Construction and Development

Adjusted for inflation, The United States defense budget has multiplied by sixty over the last century. This article reflects on the development of the Department of Defense and the military-industrial complex, alongside the early impacts of America’s permanent wartime economy.  

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