According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute as reported in the Economist, the U.S. spent more in 2007 on its military than the 14 largest countries combined. The U.S.’s $1.2 trillion in 2007 (hey, that could buy a bank bailout or two!) accounted for 45% of all global military spending. And this doesn’t even account for the future expenses that will be incurred as a result of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
- David Cay Johnston at the JP Forum, Tuesday 4/15 April 14, 2014
- Congressman Bill Foster Explains Why Middle Class Tax Cuts Lead to Economic Growth April 6, 2014
- New Issue! March 29, 2014
- Full-Page NYT Ad Against Proponents of Wage Hike February 28, 2014
- Increasing the Minimum Wage Can Actually Create Jobs—If It’s Enforced February 13, 2014
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