Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

How America's Wars Fund Inequality at Home

June 28, 2018 TomDispatch.com

A new study by the Costs of War Project examines the relationship between the United States' war-related debt and societal inequality. "...the staggering costs of the longest war in American history -- almost 17 years running, since the invasion of Afghanistan in October 2001 -- are being deferred to the future. In the process, the government is contributing to this country’s skyrocketing income inequality."

How America's Wars Fund Inequality at Home (Costs of War Project cited) – Truth Out