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This is an open, circulating, database of facts that deal with the injustices which plague our world.
The Bin Laden family has owned stocks in the defense company Lockheed Martin; stocks which have tripled since the dawn of the war on terror.
Phillip Morris cigarettes kill 16x more people than marijuana each year, yet no arrests have ever been made.
From 1949-2006, Israel received more than $156 billion of direct US aid, Palestinians have received less than one tenth of that amount.
In the U.S. you are 78 times more likely to be killed by a violent family member than a terrorist.
Wealthy Americans have never bailed out the people, but the people have bailed out billionaires and corporations 248 times since 1776.
Approximately $8.5 billion worth of diamonds a year come from African countries, enough to wipe out hunger in Africa.
In 2010 the U.S. paid $413,954,825,362.17 in interest alone on its national debt, enough to wipe out world poverty for 2 years.
Kim Kardashian has the audacity to call herself a 'humanitarian', but she actually spends more money on shoes than starving children.
In the 1970s Nestle killed more than 400,000 children in developing countries by promoting infant formula over breast milk.
India is home to a yearly 50 million tons of surplus grain yet it is also home to half the world's hungry.
African Americans, who are 14% of U.S. drug users, are not only 37% of the people arrested for drugs but 56% of the people in prison for it
$1.4 trillion of India's black money is stashed in Swiss Banks while 80% of India's population lives on less than $2 a day.
Kim Kardashian spends $380,000 a year on clothes and shoes, enough to buy 300,000 impoverished children a decent pair of shoes.
P.Diddy gave Justin Bieber a $300,000 Lamborghini for his 16th birthday, more than he has given to all the starving children in Africa.
Since 2003, The U.S. spent $980 billion in Iraq, enough to wipe out world poverty for 10 years.
The richest 225 people in the world have as much income as the world's poorest 4 billion.
Madonna owns 8 mansions in London, with enough rooms to shelter 600 homeless people.There are 4700 homeless people in London.
45 million Americans are on food stamps while the country spends $800 billion a year on maintaining its war machine.
There are currently 276 Filipinos missing in Saudi Arabia, most of them killed by their employers.
If caught using drugs by police officers, African Americans are 72% more likely to get arrested than Caucasians.
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