Anthony Gregory, research analyst the Independent Institute and writer for the Future of Freedom Foundation, LewRockwell.com, Liberty magazine, Strike-the-Root, etc., reviews Depression, War and Cold War by Robert Higgs: the myth of war prosperity, how the government caused the Great Depression, how the New Deal made it worse, how World War II did not “save” America from the Depression anymore than the New Deal did, how this fallacy persists to this day, justifying to many Americans our permanent state of war and the Military-Industrial-Complex that sucks our treasury dry in doing so.
MP3 here. (39:23)
Anthony Gregory is a writer and musician who lives in Berkeley, California. He earned his bachelor’s degree in history at UC Berkeley, where he was president of the Cal Libertarians. He is an intern at the Independent Institute and has written for Rational Review, Strike the Root, the Libertarian Enterprise, and Antiwar.com. See his webpage for more articles and personal information.[audio:http://dissentradio.com/radio/07_04_05_gregory.mp3]