Politics

How would you spend $3 trillion?

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According to an analysis by Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz, the occupation of Iraq will cost $3 trillion. Brave New Films asks, “Can YOU spend that money better?” Watch this new short film:

In the Washington Post today, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi explains that the Iraq war has “taken us deeply into debt, and that debt is taking us into recession.” Rep. Baron Hill (D-IN) adds that, due to the burdensome costs of the war, “We’re limited as to what we can do to stimulate the economy.”