military

Jennifer Mittelstadt an Associate Professor of History at Rutgers University and author of The Rise of the Military Welfare State explains the social welfare state of the United States Military. The end of the draft and the free market makeover of the military. How the draft became politically impossible at the end of the Vietnam era. The […]
Monkey Cage Blog editor E.J. Graff and Sam break down how Transgender people have been discriminated against in the military and why the politics are shafting now. Transgender people and the LGBT movement and the politics of “fitting in”. What is “Gay INC.” and how it effected the LGBT movement. Fear, sexual identity and gender […]
Robert F. Kennedy Jr, explains why John F. Kennedy’s political legacy has been distorted by the right, his secret battle with the military industrial complex, his deep distrust of the intelligence community, how the military worked to undermine his foreign policy and JFK’s plans for a exiting Vietnam. And keep the conversation going on our morning […]