Monday, April 23, 2012

The Shame of Nations: A New Record is Set for Spending on War

An article by Lawrence Wittner on Common Dreams is well worth reading.

"... World military spending reached a record $1,738 billion in 2011 -- an increase of $138 billion over the previous year. The United States accounted for 41 percent of that, or $711 billion. ..."

How your tax dollars are spent ...

... an illuminating new graphic analysis at