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Death Toll of Capitalism: Closer to 2 Billion

March 23, 2017

The centenary of the Russian revolution is approaching fast which makes it a good time to look at the crimes of Capitalism worldwide, specifically at the horrendous and so far unsurpassed death toll of Capitalism.

Here is an incomplete list:

75,000 Second Boer War

100,000 Japanese Massacre of Singapore

116,000 Burma-Siam Railroad Construction

200,000 Japanese Germ Warfare in China

300,000 Rebelling Shia Killed by Saddam

300,000 US Bombing of Yugoslavia

500,000 US Bombing Iraq Water Supply ‘91

700,000 US Civil War

1,000,000 Iraq-Iran War

1,000,000 US sanctions on Iraq

1,200,000 US Backed Suharto

1,500,000 Irish Potato Famine

5,964,000 Japanese Democides

7,000,000 Famine of 1932-33

10,000,000 Bengal Famine of 1943

30,000,000 Famine in British India

5,000,000 US Intervention in the Congo

1,000,000 Indonesian Anti-Communist Purge

1,000,000 Stateless (Anarcho-Capitalist) Somalia

100,000 Industrial Revolution USA

3,000,000 US-Philippine War

826,626 Palestinians Killed by Israel

300,000 Guatemala

300,000 Nanking Massacre

400,000 Iraq (Gas sold to Saddam)

500,000 Iraq (Desert Storm)

650,000 Invasion of the Philippines

1,200,000 Invasion of Afghanistan

1,300,000 Invasion of Iraq

3,500,000 South African Apartheid Regime Death Toll

6,000,000 US intervention in Latin America and brutal US-backed military dictatorships

6,000,000 Japanese Imperialism

10,000,000 Vietnam War, including Cambodia and Laos

10,000,000 Korean War

20,000,000 British Occupation of India

12,000,000 Great Depression (America alone)

16,500,000 World War One

60,000,000 World War Two

95,000,000 Native American Genocide

120,000,000 Capitalist Policy in India 1947 – 1990

150,000,000 African Slave Trade

30,000 US Backed murder of Tamils

100,000 Spanish-American War

400,000 Spanish Civil War

15,000 Union Carbide Bhopal Disaster

20,000 Massacre of the Paris Commune

1,500,000 First Indochina 1946-1954

1,000,000 Colonization of the Belgian Congo

80,000 French Madagascar

1,000,000 Nigerian Civil War

1,000,000 Rwandan Genocide

100,000 US Made Famine Bangladesh

5,256,000 Children Died fr Hunger ‘09

235,000,000 Children Killed by Hunger Since 9/11

100,000,000 Children Killed by Hunger during the 1990s

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