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By lucas@endneoliberalism On 8 Apr, 2013 At 10:08 AM | Categorized As Corporate Drugs, General News | With 0 Comments

Deaths from prescription drug abuse are rising in the United States at an alarming rate. Alternet reports that “Pills, prescription oxycodones and hydrocodones, are responsible for most horrors in Mingo County”.

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 7 Apr, 2013 At 09:19 PM | Categorized As General News, Tar Sands & Pipeline | With 0 Comments

700 barrels of Shell’s oil spilled in Houston on April 3rd. Treehugger reports

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 5 Apr, 2013 At 09:22 PM | Categorized As General News | With 0 Comments

Ohio is illegally sending poor people to jail for owing small debts, as low as $300 in some cases. Think Progress reports

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 5 Apr, 2013 At 09:35 PM | Categorized As General News, Metrolinx | With 0 Comments

Construction for the long-awaited crosstown LRT will start this week in a $6.7 Billion project that will transform Eglington ave from Jane St all the way to Scarborough. The Star reports

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 5 Apr, 2013 At 09:43 PM | Categorized As General News, Stephen Harper | With 0 Comments

Things must be getting pretty bad when a conservative newspaper known for smear comments against liberals draws the line. Kelly MacParland from the National Post writes a full-length article begging Harper to prevent the Tory caucus from becoming a “GOP circus” and says that nominating Doug Ford to run in Ontario’s provincial elections is a [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 5 Apr, 2013 At 09:03 AM | Categorized As General News, Tar Sands & Pipeline | With 0 Comments

The Athabasca River where Suncor leaked some unknown (or unpublished) chemicals last week, is sick and the high level of fish deformities is linked to pollution from tar sand oil production. CBC reports

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 4 Apr, 2013 At 10:01 PM | Categorized As General News, Tar Sands & Pipeline | With 0 Comments

Just asking, did the President send a press release with his statement about the tragic Exxon spill in Arkansas? If he didn’t, please take it easy with the guy. He was very sad about the passing of a movie critic. “Michelle and I are saddened to hear about the passing of Roger Ebert. For a [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 4 Apr, 2013 At 06:39 PM | Categorized As General News, Gun Control | With 0 Comments

The Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence engaged in a 50-state analysis of gun violence and found that 8 of the 10 states with highest violence rates are also among the states with weakest gun laws. Furthermore, the gun violence rate in these 10 states is twice as high as in the 10 states with [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 3 Apr, 2013 At 07:35 PM | Categorized As General News, GMO, Junk Food | With 0 Comments

Dunkin Donuts is unleashing a heart attack bacon n egg breakfast sandwich with a glazed donut bun. The Neoliberal price equilibrium allows for such unhealthy junk food to be priced under $3 despite wasting both people and the environment.

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 3 Apr, 2013 At 06:41 PM | Categorized As General News, Stephen Harper | With 0 Comments

The Canadian Tax Federation is a fake, made-up group with only 5 members created to support the Harper agenda in a standard case of ‘spin’ propaganda. Beacon News Reports