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The Benefits Depot: Bringing Government to People to Improve People’s Lives

21 Journal of Law in Society 1 (2021).

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February 1, 2021 #Robin Fretwell Wilson

As a nation, we spend a lot of money to mitigate the ravages of poverty. As a fraction of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the U.S. spends five times more on poverty (18.7 percent) than on the military (3.4 percent). We spend about $4 trillion dollars, or nearly 1/5 of our GDP, on poverty.

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