1000 Dead in Afghanistan | by Rethinking Afghanistan

On May 30, we’ll pass the $1 trillion mark for the cost of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

That’s a trillion dollars we could have used to create jobs, keep people in their homes, or make sure sick kids can see a doctor. Politicians and pundits throw the word “trillion” around like it’s chump change, and that means most people don’t have any idea how much $1 trillion actually is.

To get you thinking about the true cost of the wars, we’ve created a facebook app that asks: “How would YOU spend $1 trillion?”

Rethinking Afghanistan