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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 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 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

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 31 Dec, 2013 At 09:36 AM | Categorized As Neoliberal Alert, Tar Sands & Pipeline | With 0 Comments
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The North Dakota train derailment is threatening 3000 people who live in Casselton. It is just one of the thousands of pipeline spills and train derailments that threatened a whole town in 2013. As a sign of what is to come from our addiction to oil, one that has pushed us to sell our natural [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 4 Dec, 2013 At 11:17 PM | Categorized As ALEC, Neoliberal Alert | With 0 Comments
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Oil corporations are just one group that finances ALEC and drafts bills to pass across US states. This year alone, they have written 77 bills for corrupt legislators to advance their agenda. Faced with growing competition from the solar industry, which depends on middle-class households for 79% of new installations, the regressive and corrupt conservative [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 6 Nov, 2013 At 02:27 PM | Categorized As Neoliberal Alert, Tea Party | With 0 Comments
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Market freedom at the point of a gun. Ron Paul urged for ‘nullification’ over the Affordable Care Act in Richmond, a city that once served as the capital of the Confederate States during the Civil War. The speech was riddled with Tea Party fear mongering and the extremist libertarian reminded fanatics that the Second Amendment [...]

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Citigroup wrote 94% of the lines of bill H.R. 992 entitled the Swaps Regulatory Improvement Act, which was written to repeal the Dodd-Frank Act. The bill was passed by the House after members received $22 million from interest groups. More at The Real News Picture credit: manituou2121 CC BY2.0

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 23 Oct, 2013 At 11:41 AM | Categorized As Neoliberal Alert, Taxes | With 0 Comments
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Life is good for criminal banksters in America. The company that should face criminal charges for selling toxic mortgage-backed securities that fueled the financial crisis of 2008 is getting part of its multi-billion dollar settlement paid by the public. Loan workouts will reduce the settlement to $9 billion and tax-deductions will reduce it further to [...]