It's Complex

6 segments

The next installment of the End of War series looks at the ties between big business and military conflct with Fred Kaplan of Slate and William Hartung, author of Prophets of War: Lockeed Martin and the Making of the Military Industrial Complex. Plus, WNYC economics editor Charles Herman and New York Times reporter Charles Bagli on the various ways politicians try to stimulate job growth, from tax subsidies in New Jersey to the recently-passed JOBS Act. Also: Stephen Dubner on playing the lotto; and T.R. Reid on health care policy that actually works.