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What America Spends Per Citizen Per Year

$40,000

(This is an excerpt from my piece titled "How We Can Transform America’s Broken Economic System to Work for EVERYONE". You can read it in full on Medium.
Per citizen calculations are based on 92.8% of the US population being legal citizens.)

The following is a short list of our shared expenditures as a society. On the . . .

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April 27, 2015

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