How Much Damage Has Been Caused By the Protests?

It’s a straightforward question. Soon, we will have an answer in U.S. dollars. Are we ready to face it?

Downtown La Mesa, California. June 1, 2020. to see the destruction. “Here are some photos of the ruins of the Chase Bank and Union Bank Branches. Also, the ruins of the Randall Lamb office building. This building was constructed in 1942 and was originally the First National Bank. Later it was a Piggly Wiggly supermarket.” (photo: slworking2)

Though the full costs have yet to be determined, the protests which erupted after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis in May have already been the most expensive in U.S. history.



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