We are consumers of war

The growing profitability of the arms industry has not gone unnoticed by fund managers more generally. The Canada Pension Plan (CPP), to which every Canadian earning a paycheque must contribute, holds in excess of $1 billion in investments in thirty-seven of the world’s top one hundred arms-producing companies. I could easily fill the next one hundred pages of this book with the ominous holdings of some of North America’s most respected investment plans, but it would only be restating the obvious: we are consumers of war.

Damned Nations by Samantha Nutt, MD. Page 37

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