Conservative economics is neoliberalism on steroids. The Conservative neoliberal ideological agenda threatens not only working class people but our environment and social programs. It drives and exacerbates income inequality and started: in the UK with Thatcher, the U.S. with Reagan, and in Canada, went into hyper-drive with Stephen Harper.
Andrew Scheer is the leader of the Opposition in Canada, yet he finds the time to mislead his base almost every day. He has an unhealthy and seemingly pathological obsession with blaming PM Justin Trudeau (PMJT) for everything under the sun. As such, we started several blog posts dedicated entirely to Scheer’s #AlternativeFacts, obfuscations, misrepresentations, deflections and/or straight-up lies.
"The fact that we find ourselves here today discussing carbon pricing is telling – despite the fact that carbon prices of one sort or another have been implemented in Canada for more than a decade, opposition and misinformation about carbon pricing policies remains rampant." Andrew Leach
Alberta is the richest Province in Canada with the highest average income in the country and it enjoys the lowest taxes. Conservative Albertans complain that they are being unfairly treated. Seriously? They have enormous fiscal capacity.
The Neoliberal Ideological Agenda threatens not only working class people but our environment and our social programs. The Oligarchs funded the climate change deniers, are responsible for union-busting policies, recommendations for privatization, deregulation, fiscal austerity measures by government, low taxes for corporations, a gutting of social programs, and crumbling infrastructure.