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When Airbnb goes wrong: Cancellations and covert listings (Marketplace)

August 19, 2019 at 2:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

[engine roars] [indistinct radio chatter] [Charlsie] We’re in Canada’s largest airport. The perfect place to survey travellers about Airbnb. And what were your experiences like? Good. I really liked it. It was close to a subway. Like, everything was just perfect. Our ones in Italy were really great. [Charlsie] Mmm-hmm. The magic of travelling. [Charlsie]

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“When Airbnb goes wrong: Cancellations and covert listings (Marketplace)”

How fast fashion adds to the world’s clothing waste problem (Marketplace)

August 12, 2019 at 12:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

[ ♪♪ ]>>Charlsie: This is “Marketplace.”>>Whoa.>>Pajamas, old dresses.>>Oh, my gosh!>>Charlsie: Where do all your old clothes really end up?>>Ultimately, it is going to end up in a landfill.>>Charlsie: We follow the trail around the world. The high cost of fast fashion. This is your “Marketplace.” I’m here checking out some of the biggest fashion chains

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“How fast fashion adds to the world’s clothing waste problem (Marketplace)”

Oil change scams: Hidden camera investigation on what really happens to your car (CBC Marketplace)

August 7, 2019 at 8:27 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

(♪♪) >>Tom: This week on “Marketplace.” >>Oh, boy, came in for a $20 oil change. >>You’re about to see a fast lube franchise pull a fast one. >>If you can, try and get your transmission fluid changed. >>Is it necessary? >>No, I just did a transmission service. >>Tom: That’s what I thought. We go up

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“Oil change scams: Hidden camera investigation on what really happens to your car (CBC Marketplace)”

Who are the winners and losers of globalization?

June 29, 2019 at 6:31 pm | Articles | Colt Stanton -

We’re talking about the movement of stuff across national borders. All kinds of stuff — things, services, money, people, ideas. Up until, say, the late 1700s-early 1800s, the world economically didn’t really grow that quickly. It was pretty flat, and then suddenly, something happened. And we have this great surge in the quality of life

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“Who are the winners and losers of globalization?”