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Study says military spending not effective for job creation

Dollar-for-dollar, money spent on domestic spending priorities such as healthcare, clean energy, and education creates a greater number of jobs than defence spending, according to a study done by the University of Massachusetts’ Political Economy Research Institute. Researchers Robert Pollin and Heidi Garrett-Peltier arrived at this conclusion by projecting the number of direct, indirect, and […]