United Nations General Assembly, Committee of the Whole -Special Session on Disarmament
and Development (June 9, 1988), oral and written testimony on "Preparing for Peace".
U.S. Department of Defense, Defense Conversion Commission - made recommendations for
effective conversion of bases and military industry to civilian use (Wash, D.C.: Aug. 25,
U.S. Congress, House Subcommittee on Science, Research and Technology - Hearings on the
"Role and Balance of Federal R&D Support" (June 18, 1987), oral and written testimony on
Economic Effects, with Jerome Weisner, former President of M.I.T. and Science Advisor to
the President and Adm. Carroll.
U.S. Department of Energy - Hearings on the Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement
relating to the Reconfiguration of the Nuclear Weapons Complex; oral and written testimony
(Los Alamos, New Mexico: May 22, 1991.
U.S. Congress, House Armed Services Committee -Hearings on Economic Conversion
Legislation, 98th Congress, 2nd Sess. (Aug.1,1984), written testimony, "Economic
Conversion and National Policy."
U.S. Department of Energy - Hearings on the environmental impact of the Rocky Flats nuclear
weapons plant (Denver, Colorado: May 25, 1978); on planning Rocky Flat's conversion to
civilian activity, and conversion-related environmental impacts.
Democratic Party National Platform Committee (Houston: May 29, 1984) Testified orally with
written supplemental materials on "Jobs, Inflation and the Economy."
New Mexico State Legislature Interim Science, Technology, Energy and Defense Conversion
Committee (Santa Fe: November 22, 1993) Testified orally for about one hour on initiatives
in conversion and technology transfer.
Minnesota State Legislature House Economic Development Committee - Hearings on bill related
to defense dependency (St. Paul, Minnesota: May 9, 1989).
California Senate Select Committee on Investment Priorities and Objectives - Hearings on
defense dependency and economic conversion in California (San Jose, November 30, 1978):
on economic impact of military spending and conversion planning.
Massachusetts State Legislature Joint Committee on Federal Financial Assistance - Hearings on
resolution memorializing Congress to transfer funds from the military budget to State and
local governments (Boston, April 5, 1979).
Connecticut State General Assembly Committee on Planning and Development - Hearing on
proposal to require the State Department of Economic Development to establish a Defense
Conversion Program (New Haven, March 23, 1979).
City of Chicago, Chicago Conversion Commission - Hearings on economic conversion
(Aug.9, 1988) - oral and written testimony.
Newspaper and Magazine (partial list)
National Public Radio News Blog (Washington DC:www.npr.org; May 7,2010) Quoted in “Will a Boycott Cause Arizona Real Pain?” by Alan Greenblatt, on potential impact of Arizona boycott because of harsh immigration laws
World Journal (New York, NY and Taipei, Taiwan: Chinese language newspaper published in New York and circulated around the U.S)
1) January 10, 2009 - Quoted on the financial crisis and China’s holdings of US debt securities in story, “Expert’s Perspective: Dr. L.J. Dumas”
2) September 20, 2008 - Quoted on financial crisis in story, “Wall Street Becomes a Casino”
3) September 20, 2008 - Quoted in story, “Fed Reduces Interest Rate”
Industry Week.com (July 1, 2008) - Quoted on energy efficiency and clean energy in “Growing the Energy Efficiency Market”
Space Daily (Washington, DC: May 19, 2008) – Quoted on energy efficiency and renewable energy
Barron’s (Dow Jones and Company) (June 12, 2006) - “Hot Topic: Can Economics Save the World From Itself?” by Robin Goldwyn Blumenthal (212-416-2750) based on interview and Dumas paper “Seeds of Opportunity”
Dow Jones-Reuters: Factiva: Platts (June 1, 2006) – quoted in “U of Texas Report Touts Economic Benefits of CO2 Cap”
Seattle Post-Intelligencer (April 23, 2006) - Editorial Page Editor editorial reporting on Dumas “Seeds of Opportunity” global warming report (based on telephone editors’ briefing)
The Guardian(London: September 1, 2005) – extensively quoted in “Why City’s Defenses Were Down”
Pravda (Moscow: September 6, 2005) – quoted in “Katrina Is to Undermine Bush’s Authority”
Associated Press/Seattle Times (November 16, 2003) - 160 word quote in “Fast Iraq Construction Could Mean Lost Money”.
United Press International (Washington, DC: Feb 4, 2003) – quoted on space shuttle disintegration in “Think Tanks Wrap-Up” release
Washington Post (Aug 16, 2003)- quoted on implications of NE power failure in “Unplugged” by J. Achenbach
Pravda (Russia) (Dec 9, 2003) – quoted on nuclear “bunker busters” in article, “The Cockroaches Are Celebrating”.
Space Daily (Feb 4, 2003)– quoted in “Space Exploration Has Been A History of Sky-High Risks”
San Francisco Chronicle (Feb 4, 2003) – quoted in “Nuclear-Powered Spacecraft Plan Feared”
Miami Herald (Feb 2, 2003) – quoted in “Tech Keeps Brevard’s Economy Humming: County Fears Trickle Down of NASA Cuts”
Manila Times (Manila, Philippines: Aug 23, 2003) – quoted in “Laissez-Faire Legacy Leaves New York in the Dark”.
Village Voice (New York City: Jan 8-14, 2003) – quoted in “Where Democracy Fails, Terrorism Grows in Sub-Saharan Africa”
Business Finance (Magazine for CFO’s: October 2002) – quoted in “The High Cost of Corporate Crime”.
Lianhe Zaobao (Singapore: newspaper in Chinese, Oct.22, 2002)
Telepolis (German language web-basedpublication: June 2002) – quoted in, “Uber drekige Bomben und Saubermanner”, on terrorist “dirty bombs”.
Financial Times (London: Aug 8, 2001) - on clean coal technology; used as background, along with short quote.
Novaya Gazeta (Moscow: June 25-27, 2001) This Russian national daily newspaper published excerpts from an interview and translated excerpts from my book, Lethal Arrogance.
La Razon (Madrid: Oct 27, 2001) - quoted extensively in "El Terror Nuclear Cabe en un Maletin"
Atlanta Constitution (September 12, 2001) - quoted in "Experts: Globalization, Technology Victims of Terrorism"
Wired (Computer magazine:December 2001) - quoted in article, "A Shock to the System"
Newsday (Long Island, NY: September 25, 2001)- quoted in "A History of Violence: Terrorism on US Soil is Nothing New"
San Diego Union-Tribune (Oct 1, 2001) - quoted extensively in "Hazardous Materials Threat Assessed"
Dallas Morning News (Jan 25, 2002) - quoted in "Bush Tax Cuts Central to Race"
Financial Times (London: December 24/25, 1999) - article, "Fear of Terrorism Rises as Millennium Nears", by N. Dunne entirely focused on interview and material in my book, Lethal Arrogance.
Reuters News Service (December 20, 1999) - several short paragraphs of quotes, in "Despite Y2K, Flight to Hills Fails to Emerge" (as reprinted, for example, in ABCnews.com).
Darwin Magazine (Premier issue of magazine for corporate CIO's:April 2000) - interview on human factors and dangerous technologies, "Don't Touch That Dial".
Dallas Morning News (Dallas: January 3, 2000) - column by Jim Landers, Washington Bureau about my work, "Technology Advances Provoke Consequences".
office.com website (Winstar Communications: March 16, 2000) - interviewed for "New Technologies Pose Serious Threats to Human Safety", by Terry Perkins.
Dallas Morning News (Dallas: April 11, 1999) - quoted in lead editorial, "Missile Defense".
Boston Herald (Boston: December 24, 1999) - extensively quoted in "As Millennial Anxiety Rises, Experts Advise Calm, Caution."
Chronicle of Higher Education (Washington, DC: November 27, 1998) - quoted in "An Anthropologist Faults Academics for Offering 'Misguided' Assistance to Former Soviet Bloc Nations".
HN (Netherlands: May 2, 1998) - quoted in "Wie Weet Nog Waar Biara Ligt? by Anton Foek.
Ouest France (Brest, France: May 27, 1994) - “Etats-Unis: Un Effort de Facade?”
Le Dauphiné Libéré (Grenoble, France: May 8, 1993) - "La Paix plus Couteuse que la Guerre?".
Journal-Gazette (Ft. Wayne, Indiana: April 11, 1993) – quoted extensively in "The Power of Sanctions", with special boxed insert of "Dumas' Proposal" for special UN committee.
Dallas Morning News (Dallas: February 13, 1995) - Lee Cullum, "Is Defense Spending Still Too High?" editorial based on interview.
New York Times (September 20, 1992) - quoted in "Arms Makers: Rather Fight Than Switch".
The Day (New London, Connecticut: October 31, 1992) – extensive interview on economic conversion in this heavily military dependent area, "People Just Didn't Want to Hear about It".
D Magazine (June 1992) - short story about my conversion work in “Swords into Market Shares"
Glamour Magazine (March 1991) - quoted on energy conservation in editorial “Take Your Foot Off the Gas and Start Controlling Your Life”
Greek Cypriot Daily Newspaper (Cyprus: Jan.21, 1991) - report of lecture on the "International Peacekeeping Economy"
Dallas Morning News (June 16, 1991) - lengthy feature story interview “Profile” beginning on the first page of the Business Section, “Waging Economic Warfare: Plant Conversion Idea Becomes Defensible”. (Jan. 10, 1991)- quoted, “GD Outcome Angers Conversion Experts”
Dallas Times Herald (Feb.17,1991) - quoted, “Precision, Not Military Might, Will Be the Future of Warfare”
Dallas Times Herald (Sept.8, 1991) - quoted in editorial "Sell DISD Ross Building: Take One Floor for Administration"
Dallas Times Herald (Nov. 3, 1991) - quoted in editorial "Will Infrastructure Investment Reverse National Recession?"
San Jose Mercury-News (Jan. 27, 1991) - quoted in “Tech Prowess Went to Guns, Not Consumers”.
Austin American-Statesman (July 14, 1991) - feature story “Conversion Views Find Acceptance”
Amarillo Globe-'News (July 11, 1991) -interview, “Professor: Pantex Will Be Future Crisis”
Duluth News-Tribune (Jan. 29, 1991) -report on lecture, “Scholar Condemns Arms Race”
Los Angeles Times(Feb. 28, 1990) - quoted in “County Defense Firms Told They Should Diversify”.
Los Angeles Times (Feb.14, 1990) - quoted in “Economic Conversion Planning Must Begin Now” (Letter to the Editor).
Los Angeles Times (May 28, 1990) - quoted in “Agran Betting Big on Idea of Peace Profits”.
Boston Globe(Aug.19, 1990) - quoted in “Public Could Rebel at Political, Economic and Human Cost of a War”.
Chronicle of Higher Education(Jan. 10, 1990) - quoted in “Economists Say Plan to Trim U.S. Defense Budget May Force Rethinking of National Security Goals”.
Texas Monthly(Feb. 1990) - quoted in "The Price of Peace".
Dallas Morning News (Feb. 21, 1990) -' interview, "Economist Urges 'Conversions' of Defense Plants to Civilian Use".
Dallas Morning News (Jan. 28, 1990) - quoted, "Girding for Peace".
Dallas Morning News(Jan. 31, 1990) - quoted, "Bush Budget Criticized".
Dallas Morning News (Feb.8, 1990) - quoted,"Peace Dividend Could Boost Business".
Dallas Morning News (Aug. 5, 1990) - quoted, "Eroding Defense".
Dallas Times-Herald (Jan.30, 1990) - quoted, "Austin Considers Base Alternatives".
Dallas Times-Herald (May 14, 1990) - quoted, lead editorial, "Beyond Defense Industry".
Huntsville News(Huntsville, Alabama) (May 11, 1990) - "Dumas vs. War-Based Economy" column.
Huntsville News (May16,1990)-Expert:Defense Cuts Don't Mean Disaster for Area
Huntsville Times(Huntsville, Alabama: May 16, 1990) - interview, "Convert to Civilian Economy, Professor Warns".
Arizona Daily Star(Tucson: May 1, 1990) -interview, "Retooling For Peace Is America's Next Challenge".
Austin American Statesman(Texas: May 13,1990)- quoted,"Bergstrom".
Times-Record(Brunswick, Maine: Oct. 15, 1990) - quoted, "BIW, Navy Brace for Leaner Times".
Naples Daily News(Florida: Jan. 23, 1990) - report of speech, "Defense Cuts Could Hit Florida, Speaker Warns".
Business Week(June 12, 1989) - quoted in "Fewer Guns Could Mean A Whole Lot More Butter".
Dominion Sunday Times(Wellington, New Zealand: January 29, 1989) - interview, "Counting the Cost of the Frigates".
The Herald(Auckland, New Zealand: January 17, 1989) - interview, "'Heroin Course' on Frigates".
Zealandia(Auckland, NZ: February 5, 1989) - interview, "Frigates Purchase Unwise, Says Visiting Professor".
The Christchurch Press(New Zealand: January 17, 1989) - interview, "Frigate Deal 'Unlikely to Create Jobs'".
The Evening Post(Wellington, NZ) - interview, "Frigate Gains Short Term-Professor" (Jan.16,1989); quoted in "Dyson Fuels Frigates Debate" (Jan.20, 1989).
Dallas Morning News (December 10, 1989) - quoted in "Defense Plants Face Push to Shift Gears" (front page).
Dallas Times Herald(November 19, 1989) -quoted in "Local Contractors Say Defense Cuts Won't Hurt Them".
In These Times(December 13-19, 1989) - quoted in "Peace Dividend Battle Just Starting to Brew".
Minnesota Daily(Minneapolis: May 10, 1989) - quoted in "Conversion of Defense Industries Debated".
Dallas Observer(May 11, 1989) - interview, "Observations: Resting the Defense".
Quad City Times(Davenport, Iowa: March 5, 1989) - quoted in "Seminar Explores Arsenal Shutdown".
Chicago Tribune(August 10, 1988) - quoted in "Seeking a Nuclear-Free Economy".
Seattle Times and Post-Intelligencer(October 9, 1988) - quoted in "300 Gather to Hear Of N-Weapon Danger".
St. Louis Post - Dispatch(February 22, 1988) - quoted at length in "Fiscal Advice: Beat Swords into Plows".
San Francisco Chronicle(October 5, 1988) - review of The Overburdened Economy.
Dallas Morning News (June 8, 1988) - subject of article "UTD Professor to Address United Nations Session".
Dallas Times-Herald(June 23, 1988) - quoted in lead editorial "Arms Contracts for Sale".
Dallas-Ft. Worth Business Journal(March 21-27, 1988) - Reporter's Notebook column, "A Lesson on the Future of Defense", based entirely on interview.
Dallas-Ft. Worth Business Journal(July 4, 1988) -quoted in "Government Research Funding Shows Big Jump in Dallas Area".
Dallas-Ft. Worth Business Press(October 17, 1988) - quoted in "County Mines Defense Lode".
L'Espresso(Italy:newsmagazine, Sept.27,1987) - quoted on technical resource diversion,"Un Missile Di Soldi" in Science Section.
Svenska Dagbladet(Stockholm, Sweden's major paper: September 26, 1987) – story "Egna Vapen Storsta Hotet", focused entirely on my speech of that week, with subsequent interview.
Venture(December 1987) - quoted on industrial inefficiency and competitiveness in article about Adm. Bobby Inman by Sweeney.
Technology and Society(magazine of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers: March 1987) - review of The Overburdened Economy.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune(Minnesota: December 7, 1987) - quoted in "INF Treaty Could Provide Windfall to Minnesota Defense Contractors".
Dallas Times-Herald(January 18, 1987) - editorial by Lee Cullum commenting on Op. Ed and explicating analysis in The Overburdened Economy, entitled "How Too Much Military Spending Is Wrecking Our Economy".
Denver Post(February 7, 1987) - OpEd piece by H. Catherwood, "Arms Race Is Distractive", quotes The Overburdened Economy.
Dallas Morning News (September 10, 1987) - quoted on economic defense dependency and its implications in "Defense: A Crutch for D-FW".
Columbia South Carolina State(Sept.19,1987)-quoted in "Pending Arms Control Agreement Will Not Affect SRP, Officials Say".
Nuclear Times(Magazine, November/December 1987) - quoted in "Guns or Butter: Economists Debate the Effect of Military Spending on the Economy".
Lynchburg News-Advance(Lynchburg, Virgina: November 16, 1987) - interviewed in "Viewing the Arms Race from the Bottom Line".
Der Spiegel(West German news magazine: July 14, 1986) – two page extensive news story with charts and graphs entitled "Falsche Hoffnung", on analysis in The Overburdened Economy.
New Scientist(British science magazine: June 5, 1986) - quoted on human fallibility issues as they relate to the problem of accidental war in article, "Hush-up on Accidental War".
Sapere(Italian science public affairs journal: December 1986) - review of The Overburdened Economy entitled "Burro o Cannoni".
Los Alamos Monitor(June 27, 1986) - quoted on role of scientific community in national security, in "Scientists Split on Effectiveness of SDI" [Strategic Defense Initiative].
Albuquerque Journal(June 27, 1986) - quoted in article entitled "Star Wars Splits Top Scientists at Conference".
Arkansas Gazette(Little Rock: March 6, 1986) - report on my analysis in "Talent Drain Is Blamed for Inefficient Business".
Arkansas Democrat(Little Rock: March 6, 1986) - report on my work, "Economist Links U.S. Slip, Loss of Technological Edge".
San Diegomagazine (April 1985) - quoted extensively (roughly 20 column inches) in article entitled "Doing An About Face", on state of the nation's economy.
Dallas Morning News (August 25, 1985) quoted in article "Area Economy Feeds on Defense Contracts" (beginning on front page of Business section) discussing relationship between noncompetitiveness of US industry and high military spending.
Colorado Springs Sun(April 25, 1985) - quoted extensively in article entitled "Professor: U.S. Too Reliant on Military".
Cedar Rapids Gazette(Iowa: March 2, 1985) - interviewed in article "Military Appetite Starving Rest of Economy: Prof".
Grand Forks Herald(North Dakota: April 2, 1985) – interviewed in article "Making Tough Choices: Lecturer Warns of Military Drain on U.S. Economy".
Science(November 23, 1984) - quoted commenting on crisis management in book review "Reducing the Risk of War".
Christian Science Monitor(September 11, 1984) -quoted on drain of engineers and scientists in "Do Arms Dollars Hurt Economy?"
Kansas City Star (May 27, 1984) - interviewed in article "Arms Race Is Taking Toll on Economy, Expert Says".
Ft. Worth Star-Telegram (April 13, 1984) -quarter page interview "Defense-Oriented Economy Not Healthy, Economist Says".
Dallas-Ft. Worth Business(February 20, 1984) - interviewed as focus of Newsmakers" section in article entitled "The Bottom Line: The Cost of Defense" by editor.
Daily Oklahoman/Times(Oklahoma City: November 30, 1984) -interviewed in article "Political Economist Not Optimistic About Success of Nuclear Arms Talks".
Washington Post(January 2, 1983) - article headlined on front page of business section entitled "Economists Find Ideological Ranks Divided".
Domenica del Corriere(Italy, weekly newspaper- March 21, 1983) - interview on human reliability, technical failure and nuclear war
San Diego Union(October 18, 1983) - quoted extensively in article "Military Boom Seen Fading".
Wichita Eagle-Beacon(November 5, 1983) - quoted extensively in report "Peaceful Factories Promoted".
Business Week(May 24, 1982) - 32 line article entitled "Why the Military's Gain may be Industry's Loss", summarizing my talk in New York as May 6 entry in the "Economic Diary" section.
Associated Press Release(dateline Cambridge, U.K.- April 4, 1982) - one of five people quoted in article entitled "Experts Say Millions Would Die in N-War".
Fort Worth Star Telegram(April 28, 1982) - front page, "Is Our Military a Giant Parasite?" focused on lecture in Ft Worth.
Boston Globe(April 27, 1982) - mentioned in article "13 Economists Assail Reagan Defense Budget".
DeGroene Amsterdammer(Dutch Weekly: 21 April 1982) - subject of article headlined "Lloyd Dumas over de onbedoelde kernoorlog: Een Katastrofe zit ineen klein hoekje").
Albuquerque Tribune(April 21, 1982) - "Professor: Beat Nuclear Swords into Plowshares".
Toronto Star(Toronto, Canada - Canada's largest circulation newspaper - January 11, 1981) - quoted in article "Scientists Seek to Slay the Nuclear Ogre".
Arizona Daily Star(Tucson, Arizona's largest circulation newspaper: April 11, 1981 - interviewed in article on front page of financial section.
Rocky Mountain Magazine(May/June 1981) - quoted in "Launch on Warning" by Alan Prendergast.
Dallas Morning News (January 30, 1980) - "Productivity Slump Said Caused by U.S. Arms Race" by Tom Bayer.
Albuquerque Journal(New Mexico: September 8, 1980) - front page headline story "Professor Urges Civilian Uses of Weapons Lab."
Technology Review(Cambridge, Mass: June/July 1980) - quoted at length in editorial "Inedible Fruits of Military Spending".
Los Angeles Times(Los Angeles, California: November 10, 1980) interviewed by Tom Redburn for business section.
Electronic Engineering Times(Long Island, N.Y.: August 4, 1980) extensive quote in editorial "Did Defense Kill Productivity?"
Peninsula Times - Tribune(San Francisco Bay area, California: Jan.7,1980)- quoted in "Science Symposium Speaks Against Arms Race"(along with Linus Pauling, Henry Kendall, Richard Barnet)
Burnley Express(Burnley, England: June 24, 1980) - front page headline story "U.S. Man's Plan to Protect Jobs".
Time Magazine(October 29, 1979) - quoted in cover story "The Price of Power".
The New York Times Magazine(April 29, 1979) - quoted by Richard Barnet in his "Challenging the Myths of National Security."
TheNew York Times(November 19, 1978) - interview by Ann Crittenden on the economic impacts of military spending as part of article "Guns Over Butter Equals Inflation."
TheNew York Times(June 20, 1978) - interpretive interview by Leonard Silk for column,“The Origins of Stagflation" by Silk focused on doctoral dissertation "Inflation Under Cost Pass - Along Management", by B. Y. Hong under my sponsorship at Columbia.