Dr. Strangelove and Daycare: The RAND Corporation, the biggest “think tank” in the world, is funded by the US military and large corporations (broken link). It pushed “universal preschool” (broken link) in California.
A new book, Soldiers of Reason: the RAND Corporation and the Rise of the American Empire (Kirkus Book Review), exposes the RAND Corporation’s vast influence on the US government and ties to the World Bank. The character of Dr. Strangelove was based on a former RAND head who promoted nuclear war. Listen to author Alex Abella.