Military-INDUSTRIAL Complex

The Minutemen Missiles in South Dakota are an example of the Cold War economy because of how large a role it played in local and state economics. Creating these hundreds of launch control facilities in South Dakota provided many local businesses to be contracted by the government and military to build all of them. Economically,Continue reading “Military-INDUSTRIAL Complex”

Radioactive Sheep and More

The “national security state” is explained by Sarah Fox saying “the military and government officials’ suppression of accurate information in such cases is a fundamental condition of the national security state” (Home on the Range). Essentially, it is the government trying to hide or cover up an issue such as the nuclear test sites inContinue reading “Radioactive Sheep and More”