Digital Native: How free is the internet?

August 18, 2019

The freedom to be who we are, to do what we will, and to form commons of collective action and agency marks the internet age. And yet, this freedom is paradoxical. (Photo: Getty Images/Thinkstock) With the Internet came freedom. Freedom to converse, curate, collect, create, and circulate. The freedom to be, think, act, and connect […]

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Millennials drive mortgage refinance boom, and lenders are scrambling

August 11, 2019

Mortgage interest rates have been falling since May, especially sharply this month, so borrowers, especially millennials, are rushing to refinance. Applications to refinance were up a stunning 116% this week compared with a year ago, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. That has lenders scrambling to keep up. Quicken Loans, the nation’s largest mortgage lender, […]

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