Conversion of Defense Production

The end of resource wars and the elimination of nuclear weapons proliferation that focus fusion will make possible will be a great impetus to convert the huge, high-technology defense industry to civilian production. As the late Seymour Melman, who was for a long time Professor of Industrial Engineering at Columbia University pointed out, the defense industry could be producing the highly productive industrial equipment the entire world needs to create jobs and fulfill human needs for good housing, clean air and water and efficient, rapid mass transpiration.