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By lucas@endneoliberalism On 23 Apr, 2013 At 11:14 AM | Categorized As Austerity, General News | With 0 Comments

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) called Sandy relief “wasteful spending”, and now he wants us to fork some cash to Texas to help in relief efforts after the explosion that occurred last week. PoliticusUSA reports

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 19 Apr, 2013 At 11:35 AM | Categorized As Austerity, Neoliberal Alert | With 0 Comments
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This breaking news is hitting major mainstream media! The New York Times, Reuters, and CNBC are following the story of Thomas Herndon, who was going about his days as a graduate student in Economics at UMass Amherst when he had the curiosity of looking into a study, “Growth in a Time of Debt,” published by [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 11 Apr, 2013 At 05:26 PM | Categorized As Austerity, General News | With 0 Comments

Approximately 2,000 students marched on Tuesday to protest a proposed $54 million budget cut that will severely cripple public education in New York state with further layoffs and school closings. Truth Out reports Say no to austerity! Tax & Regulate The One Percent (e-book $2.99).

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 11 Apr, 2013 At 09:52 AM | Categorized As Austerity, Neoliberal Alert | With 0 Comments
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The thing about Neoliberalism is that the One Percent wins both ways. Obama is planning to cut poultry inspectors due to budget constrains imposed by the government’s incapacity of raising taxes on the One Percent, while the poultry industry run by a minority of Super Rich (60% concentration ratio) gets deregulated further. The self-regulating plan [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 8 Apr, 2013 At 11:20 PM | Categorized As Austerity, Neoliberal Alert, Sequestration | With 0 Comments
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The GOP reluctance to raise taxes on the rich in order to save Americans from Austerity measures will have a serious impact on innovation. Contrary to the snake-handler’s opinion on economic growth, Businessweek shows that the private sector won’t make up for cuts in government science funding. The main reason? Although Government investment in R&D [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 27 Mar, 2013 At 09:36 PM | Categorized As Austerity, Neoliberal Alert | With 0 Comments
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In an act of civil disobedience planned to protest an unprecedented number of public school closings, 150 people are prepared to get arrested in Chicago. The policies that once served to dismantle economies in “Banana Republics” are now hitting home. About 30,000 students will be affected from austerity measures born and bred in the Neoliberal [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 25 Mar, 2013 At 10:15 PM | Categorized As Austerity, General News | With 0 Comments

On Democracy Now today, Richard Wolff challenges the flawed Neoliberal ideology calling for “a radical change on policies”.