The billion dollar gram

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“Billions spent on this. Billions spent on that. It’s all relative right?,” asked the creators of the amazing chart below. Click on the chart to enlarge the image.

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Source: Information is Beautiful, September 2009 (hat tip: Fullermoney).

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1 comment to The billion dollar gram

  • I think the most interesting stat in there is the Marshall Plan, which was instrumental in bringing Europe back from imminent economic & social collapse … when you compare it with some of the other figures …it’s jaw dropping to see how much money is being spent with v little result.

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