Voices Ep. 16 Occupy: Guns or Butter

Record Date: 4/3/2017

Guest: Olly Ludwig Twitter

Perspective U.S. vs. Russia Defense Spending

Guns or Butter The production possibilities frontier for guns versus butter. Points like X are impossible to achieve, while the barely achievable B, C, and D illustrate the tradeoff between guns and butter: at these levels of production, producing more of one requires producing less of the other.

Production–Possibility Frontier (PPF)

Productive Efficiency

Military Keynesianism

Permanent War Economy

Cheap Wars



Starvation and Military Keynesianism: Lessons from Nazi Germany

Wartime Prosperity? A Reassessment of the U.S. Economy in the 1940s

What Working At Goldman Sachs Taught Legendary Business Journalist Bethany McLean

Wall Street Diversifies Itself

PerfChart of Aerospace/Defense

PerfChart of US Market Overview

PerfChart of S&P Sector ETFs

“….A good flight – but the payload landed on the wrong planet….”