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October 2012 Blog Posts (1)

U.S. Spends $2.16 Trillion Annually on "Violence Containment Industry"

From Bob Baskin @ The Peace Alliance, 10/10/12...

 

By defining a new industry as the ‘Violence Containment Industry,’ it is now possible to aggregate all expenditures related to the containment or consequences of violence. Our research indicates that when measured as a percentage of GDP this industry has expanded by 25% in the past ten years.

- Steve Killelea
, Executive Chairman of IEP…

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Added by Ted Nunn on October 10, 2012 at 11:33am — No Comments

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