Christian Sorensen: Seizing the War Industry, interviewed by Will Griffin

Understanding the War Industry by Christian Sorensen

Screenshot by Dandelion Salad via Flickr

by Will Griffin and Christian Sorensen
Writers, Dandelion Salad
February 5, 2021

The Peace Report on Feb 4, 2021

The war industry is one of the largest and most powerful industries in the United States. This industry in currently in the hands of the imperialist class, who continue to manufacture weapons which influence US policy and the economy to a great degree. What would the industry look like if the working-class seized it?

Christian Sorensen, author of Understanding the War Industry, joins TPR to discuss his book and the what, how and why of converting the military-industrial-congressional complex under the hands of the working-class!

You can listen to the podcast here. (Longer in-depth conversation about Sorensen’s book and discussion on seizing the war industry)

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Christian Sorensen is a novelist and independent journalist. His work focuses on the U.S. war industry. His new book is Understanding the War Industry. Follow Christian on Twitter: @cp_sorensen. Support Christian on Patreon. His website is War Industry Muster.

From the archives:

The Military-Industrial-Congressional Complex Study Guide, by Christian Sorensen

Christian Sorensen: Brain Drain

Christian Sorensen: Introduction to U.S. Military Contracting Announcements

Christian Sorensen: Military Contract Literacy

The Top Driving Force Behind Wars Is The War Industry, by David Swanson

Christian Sorensen: War Industry Muster–Intro to Foreign Military Sales (FMS)

Christian Sorensen: War Industry Muster–Why Work for the War Industry? + Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab is a Part of the War Industry

Christian Sorensen: War Industry Muster–The Corporate Underpinnings of the Special Relationship

Christian Sorensen: War Industry Muster–War Is A Racket