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By lucas@endneoliberalism On 17 Apr, 2013 At 05:15 PM | Categorized As General News, Tar Sands & Pipeline | With 0 Comments

Want to see the impact of tar-sand oil production on our land? A slideshow by the Post Carbon Institute, in partnership with Alternet, shows the full environmental impact. From cutting the Boreal forest to run-off pollution during mining, production, and transportation, tar-sand oil production is dirtier than you think. STOP KEYSTONE XL SLIDESHOW

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 15 Apr, 2013 At 11:38 AM | Categorized As General News, Obama | With 0 Comments

In an interview with Cenk Uygur from the Young Turks, this is what Noam Chomsky had to say about Obama:

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 12 Apr, 2013 At 10:49 AM | Categorized As Elizabeth Warren, General News | With 0 Comments

Elizabeth Warren is rallying against Obama’s budget proposal to cut Social Security. Learn what Chained CPI is and how it may affect you at Truth Out

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 11 Apr, 2013 At 07:29 PM | Categorized As Elizabeth Warren, General News | With 0 Comments

On the Banking, housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, Senator Warren took on regulators for shielding banks that were foreclosing homes illegally. When the Senator was denied for a bank by bank analysis on how many families were illegally foreclosed, Warren asked if information about illegal activity is privileged and confidential. According to Elizabeth Warren, this [...]

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 9 Apr, 2013 At 05:30 PM | Categorized As General News, Gun Control, Quote an A$$hole | With 0 Comments

“See, I think it’s so unfair of the administration to hurt these families, to make them think this has something to do with them when, in fact, it doesn’t,” Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) Think Progress reports

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 8 Apr, 2013 At 08:31 PM | Categorized As General News | With 0 Comments

On the Bill Maher show, a college kid schools a conservative economist on austerity, while reminding him that economists are not scientists.

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 8 Apr, 2013 At 01:44 PM | Categorized As General News, Stephen Harper | With 0 Comments

It’s astonishing to see a government that positions itself as the business friendly alternative, the market liberators that protects us from the socialist deadbeats, incur such an astronomical trade deficit. CBC reports that after 7 years in power, Harper’s Canada is experiencing a trade deficit of $1 billion per month. More astonishing yet is the [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 8 Apr, 2013 At 12:40 PM | Categorized As General News | With 0 Comments

The news that Canadians lost 56000 jobs in March hit hard due to its unexpected nature. Canada had experienced a slight drop in unemployment back in January and February. Volatile economic conditions and an increase in baby-boomer retirees was the focus of friday’s economic summit in British Columbia Vancouver Sun reports

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 8 Apr, 2013 At 11:47 AM | Categorized As General News, Tar Sands & Pipeline | With 0 Comments

Mayflower is on lockdown and the FAA is restricting airspace, but pictures showing the extent of the damage cause by the Exxon spill are coming out. Watch and share the slideshow