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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 [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 22 Oct, 2013 At 04:57 PM | Categorized As Neoliberal Alert, Tar Sands & Pipeline | With 0 Comments
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Can you imagine an oil pipeline breaking in Young and Finch? Enbridge’s Line 9 Expansion Project is a clear example of how the threats of the tar sand oil industry are getting closer to home. Economic experts are warning about the serious risks that Toronto and Montreal will face if Enbridge gets its way. If [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 30 Sep, 2013 At 01:59 PM | Categorized As Neoliberal Alert, Obamacare, Sequestration, Tea Party | With 0 Comments
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The economic and military decline of the US Empire is accompanied by domestic cracks that resemble the fall of the Roman Empire; an overly corrupt and self-indulgent Congress is holding the country hostage to maintain the perverted ideology that had destroyed the country in the first place. The intellectual degradation of the US Empire became [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 30 Sep, 2013 At 12:20 PM | Categorized As Neoliberal Alert | With 0 Comments
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The global political landscape is experiencing teutonic shifts, and it’s all for the better. On Friday, US President Barack Obama had the first phone conversation in 30 years with an Iranian President. This unexpected diplomatic effort came weeks after world leaders blocked a US military attack on Syria. As exposed by End Neoliberalism in this [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 25 Sep, 2013 At 06:20 PM | Categorized As Bees, Neoliberal Alert | With 0 Comments
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In a Notice of Intent, the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) tells the Canadian public that they are looking to implement protective measures for corn and soybean production. The federal government is finally acknowledging reports from the corn growing regions where “approximately 70% of the affected dead bee samples tested positive for residues of neonicotinoid [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 24 Sep, 2013 At 01:22 PM | Categorized As Neoliberal Alert, Petitions | With 0 Comments
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The world has less than 60 days to act on Fukushima. 1300 spent fuel rods must be transported from a badly damaged pool before the building collapses on its own or due to another earthquake. “Full-scale releases from Fukushima would destroy the world environment and our civilization. This is not rocket science, nor does it [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 23 Sep, 2013 At 12:15 PM | Categorized As Neoliberal Alert, Taxes | With 0 Comments
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On average, each American family pays $6,000 a year to profitable corporations that outsource jobs, according to a Buzzfeed investigation. As an average, middle-class families earning over $72,000 give a lot more than $6,000 to the super-rich. Big business suck billions of dollars from direct subsidies and grants, incentives, interest rates, retirement funds, corporate tax [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 20 Sep, 2013 At 01:09 PM | Categorized As Food Stamps, Neoliberal Alert | With 0 Comments
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Today the House voted to cut $4 billion a year from the food stamps program used by 1 in 7 Americans. Yesterday, Democratic Rep. Jackie Speier used her time on the House of Representatives floor to attack Republicans who spend $200 per meal for steak, caviar, and vodka for their aggressive campaign against food stamp [...]

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Today, Rep. Bill Johnson (R-OH), who sold his soul to Big Pharma for only $35,000, voted to defund Obamacare. Yesterday, he had nothing but personal attacks during the Keystone XL Hearing. Why use facts when oil & gas contributed $137,000 to his campaign?

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EPA regulators and members of Congress testified at yesterday’s Climate Hearing. Among them was Climate Change denier and free-market extremist Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL), who received $439,961 from oil & gas and $250,034 from the mining industry (Including coal) in campaign contributions, according to Open Secrets. Picture credit: zenera CC By 2.0