The exorbitant amount of tax-payer dollars the government spends on the military comes at the cost of funding for other areas of public legislation that are highly consequential to the lives and well being of millions of Americans. “Everytime the United States shoots a missile, that’s like 100 million tax dollars - that’s enough money to fix the roads in your city, that’s enough money to provide healthcare to everyone in your city, that’s enough money to help stabilize the climate,” Arent says.
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Since the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine last month, residents of Seattle have rallied in protest of the war. On March 19, protesters marched from Seattle City Hall to Seattle Center to show solidarity with Ukraine.