Exposing the True Costs of War


Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The war economy has hindered U.S. job creation. This is because war spending reduces funds available for alternative job sectors and domestic programs. For example, $1 million in military spending creates approximately 8.3 jobs, while $1 million in alternative spending would create 15.5 jobs in public education, 14.3 jobs in healthcare, 12 in renewable technology, and 11.1 in construction.


*Source: www.costsofwar.org