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He Told You So: President Eisenhower’s Military-Industrial Complex Speech

Reading Time: 8 minutes On January 17, 1961, outgoing president Dwight D. Eisenhower, a military man, warned us to beware of the masters of America’s industrial war machine and their growing hold over the country. On this anniversary of his famous speech, it is worth listening to his prophetic words, if only to consider why no one has taken heed of them.

RadioWHO: Russ Baker on Chicago’s Stocks and Jocks Radio

Reading Time: < 1 minute WhoWhatWhy’s Russ Baker talks with Stocks and Jocks radio’s Kevin Riordan and Kathy Dervin about how the brewing Iraq crisis should be no surprise to anyone—least of all the government. Tune in to the wide-ranging interview to hear Russ go deep on topics like the JFK assassination, the Boston Marathon Bombing, and the pattern that ties all American wars together