Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the House of Representatives Look to Loosen Rules on Payday Lenders

By:  Robert Bryson Don’t get one of these – that is the summation of this article. With that aside, let’s dig into payday loans. What are payday loans? Payday lenders offer loan products to “high-risk” individuals, people who ordinarily cannot access credit. A payday loan involves taking out a loan against anticipated future income. For … Continue reading Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the House of Representatives Look to Loosen Rules on Payday Lenders

San Diego’s 2nd Annual Women’s March: Hear Our Vote

By:  Jessica Colburn The second annual Women’s March took place in San Diego on Saturday, January 20, 2018. The overall theme of the march was “Hear Our Vote”. It was a happy accident that this march happened while I was in the midst of researching for my contribution to PIAC’s series on voter fraud, and … Continue reading San Diego’s 2nd Annual Women’s March: Hear Our Vote

Net Neutrality: What is Net Neutrality and Why You Should Care

By:  Robert Bryson and Maryam Karimi Network Neutrality (or “Net Neutrality”) is a rule adopted by the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) to prevent Internet Service Providers (“ISPs”) from slowing or blocking bandwidth to certain websites and/or data, and to ensure users are charged fairly according to a base rate. ISPs are the companies responsible for … Continue reading Net Neutrality: What is Net Neutrality and Why You Should Care