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Payday-Lending Ban Results Will Surprise You

When Boston Fed visiting scholar Roman V. Galperin (Johns Hopkins Carey Business School) set out with Andrew Weaver (MIT Sloan School of Management) to test the effects of banning payday lending, it seemed possible that people who needed cash fast would be found to turn to another high-cost “alternative financial service.” That is not what the data showed. 146 more words

Canada's CBC fails to do its homework ... again

Notwithstanding its many claims that, as Canada’s “national broadcaster”, the CBC is an “authoritative” newscaster, in recent years this bureaucratic behemoth, funded at great taxpayer expense – which has rarely been known to fail to trumpet its self-proclaimed “authoritative” newscaster status – has once again demonstrated its… 435 more words


Dancing for A Cause

By Mona Malacane

Warning, I’m about to state the obvious: It is so easy to get swept up by all the short term deadlines in academia. 769 more words

Episode 50: Back of Pack Endurance #1 with Mark Allen

Welcome to the new show. As the song goes “the people change but the Song Remains the Same”.

We are starting off the new show with none other than Ironman Legend Mark Allen, 6 time winner of Kona. 284 more words


Back of Pack Endurance Episode 49 - Saying Farewell to the Old Name

This is a repost of IMYO Episode 49, to test out a new feed for the newly named show. If you were listening to the show already, this is nothing new. 31 more words


Ironman Year One Episode 49: Superfan Randy Messman Helps Us Cap Off the Year

This is the last show under the IMYO name. We will be back as Back of Pack Endurance next week, with a huge guest. For our last IMYO show, it is totally appropriate to have a listener of this show and all around awesome guy, who just did his first 70.3 race. 29 more words