President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence greet military personnel during a visit to the Pentagon, July 20, 2017. (AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Opinion

Pentagon Socialism: Militarizing the Economy in the Name of Defense

Both parties in Washington have doubled down on military Keynesianism in the twenty-first century and it looks as if the Trump years, despite possible modest cuts in the Pentagon budget, will continue to be a gilded age for the U.S. military.