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By lucas@endneoliberalism On 19 Jun, 2017 At 02:52 PM | Categorized As Privatization | With 0 Comments

End Neoliberalism.org interviewed Metropolitan State University professor Nicholas Daniel Hartlep (PhD), who recently co-published The Neoliberal Agenda and the Student Debt Crisis in U.S. Higher Education to learn more about the negative impacts of student debt on the US economy. This is what he wrote:

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 6 Nov, 2016 At 03:27 PM | Categorized As Basic Income, Neoliberal Alert | With 0 Comments
Basic Income - Basic Income Ontario Pilot

The Province of Ontario is planning to implement a Basic Income pilot. The 1% loves the idea of Basic Income because it will guarantee their profits from continuing planned obsolesce and higher automation (Elon Musk: Robots will Take Your Jobs and the Government Will Pay Your Salary). The left loves Basic Income because, as always, [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 20 Mar, 2014 At 01:22 PM | Categorized As Neoliberal Alert | With 0 Comments
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A new report by Open the Books shows that the Fortune 100 companies received a total of $1.2 Trillion in corporate welfare from 2000-2012, non-including the bailouts to auto and banking sectors issued after the 2008 recession. The report shows that the military, banking, agri-business, and oil sectors received the largest handouts. Tax & Regulate [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 17 Feb, 2014 At 11:36 PM | Categorized As Progressive Politics, Taxes | With 0 Comments
Higher Taxes on the Rich - Larry Summers

Inequality keep growing at a time when US corporations are incurring record profits. How do we fix this? On Sunday’s op-ed for the Washington Post, Summers said that changing the tax code to eliminate loopholes that benefit the rich – such as capital gains exemption, estate tax provisions, and corporate tax breaks- would help the [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 10 Feb, 2014 At 11:29 PM | Categorized As Green Business, Urban Farming | With 0 Comments
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Next month, Zero Carbon Food will start growing vegetables beneath the Northern line of the London Underground. The UK start-up will grow food next to the hundreds of restaurants that serve it. A special Eco-friendly benefit of growing produce underground is that temperature remains stable all year round, thus reducing energy use and costs. Learn [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 10 Feb, 2014 At 10:51 PM | Categorized As ALEC, Neoliberal Alert | With 0 Comments
Solar energy creates jobs

Renewable energy grew by 50% from 2007 to 2013, and now accounts to 12% of all energy use in the United States. However, uncertain and unclear energy policy stalled what could have been a real green energy revolution, according to New Grid. How much of a role did ALEC play? In 2013 alone, lazy and [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 28 Jan, 2014 At 09:58 PM | Categorized As Green Business | With 0 Comments
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Plastic2Oil transforms unsorted, unwashed waste plastic into ultra-clean fuel. The New York company lured Crayola into the Colorcycle program to turn used markers into Diesel Fuel. Back in March 2013, End Neoliberalism published an article about inventors who were using their machines to turn plastic back to oil at a competitive price ($1.5 a litre) [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 22 Jan, 2014 At 02:20 AM | Categorized As Media | With 0 Comments
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Jeff Bezos’ $600 million contract with the CIA puts the credibility of the Washington Post, the newspaper that the Amazon founder bought in late 2013, in question. Real News reports Picture credit: Donkeyhotey cc by 2.0

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 22 Jan, 2014 At 01:30 AM | Categorized As Neoliberal Alert | With 0 Comments
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The rich are getting extremely richer. An Oxfam report shows that only 85 humanoids own as much as the bottom half of the entire world. As End Neoliberalism exposes in the book Tax and Regulate the One Percent, the super rich incurred record profits for 3 consecutive years (2010, 2011, and 2012) after taxpayers bailed [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 21 Jan, 2014 At 09:10 PM | Categorized As Neoliberal Alert | With 0 Comments
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North Carolina Republicans raised taxes on struggling working families in order to give huge tax breaks to millionaires and corporations who don’t need them, the Real News reports. Picture credit: DonkeyHotey cc by 2.0