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How is the war economy working for you?

By Leah Bolger - Posted on 28 June 2010

I'm just back from the U.S. Social Forum in Detroit, where the economic cost of war is so readily apparent. Thousands of abandoned buildings while thousands of homeless people are living in the street. Unemployment at 15% and jobs are still being cut. The people of Detroit have spent $2 billion on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. This is madness!
This is a video of a VFP action which happened on Saturday:

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Jan 19-22: Washington, D.C.: Non-Violent Protest Anti War/Anti Nuke on Inauguration Day and on Facebook

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February David Swanson debating a war supporter in Boston, Mass.

April 7-9: Huntsville, Alabama: 25th Annual Space Organizing Conference & Protest

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