A study from the Political Economy Research Institute (independent unit of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst) found that “$1 billion spent on each of the domestic spending priorities will create substantially more jobs within the U.S. economy than would the same $1 billion spent on the military.” The study shows that ” investments in clean energy, health care and education create a much larger number of jobs across all pay ranges, including mid-range jobs (paying between $32,000 and $64,000) and high-paying jobs (paying over $64,000). “The Real News Network’s Paul Jay interviewed Robert Pollin, one of the the study’s authors:
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