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Reduced government spending equals more social unrest

Because it might be relevant to the concerns of some people in this group, and is quite topical given the London riots: a Centre for Economic Policy Research study of 100 years of fiscal policy in Europe shows a distinct correlation between reductions in governmental spending and subsequent social unrest, such that a 5% decrease in spending was followed by a 100% increase in turmoil, whether the economies were growing or shrinking.
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