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A podcast that is all things and beyond! From the history of toys, restaurants, companies, birthdays... to food reviews, music reviews, funny skits, exclusive made in house songs and interviews, fun facts and so much more, IIWR is your one stop shop and home podcast after a long day or to get your day started off right!
 
Do you wonder why small towns, small businesses and people seem to be falling behind and you don’t know why? Feeling helpless about whether any of us can do anything to halt the decline of the places we love? Well, we know a secret. Our society fought the same battles about 100 years ago, and small towns won. Join Andrew Cameron, the founder of the Center for Small Town Success and small business owner, every other week as he rediscovers our Canadian Anti-Monopoly tradition. The goal is to l ...
 
This is a podcast that should probably be deleted shortly after it is recorded. We mostly just BS with each other about the strange things that have been occupying our thoughts. Sometimes we have our horror author friends on. Friends like Rena Mason, Gina Ranalli, Johnny Worthen, and Eddie Generous. Kate is an independent horror author and publisher in Los Angeles, CA. Brent is an independent dark fantasy/horror author who makes his home in smalltown northern Wisconsin. Oh jeez, what a recip ...
 
We are not a flyover state. We are the heart of America. Small Town Showcase, presented by Missouri Humanities, highlights Missouri’s unique small towns and showcases the bigger picture of what Small Town America really is and why it should not be overlooked, overshadowed, or underappreciated. Tune in to hear the history of these communities and what they have to offer.
 
Lady Cru Talk Behind the scenes of a high school basketball team in smalltown Buhler, KS! Seniors & Coaches contribute to the show! Follow the journey of our season; hear our thoughts, joys, frustrations, & celebrations as we experience life as players & coaches. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/brittany-warner/support
 
Everybody has a story to tell. The Smithsonian’s Stories from Main Street podcast shares the authentic voices and stories of people from small towns and rural communities across the United States. Gathered by the Smithsonian Institution's Museum on Main Street program, the stories featured in these curated episodes are raw, and real, and provide a unique window into the ever-changing, multi-faceted and diverse nature of America. Join the Smithsonian for a look at stories and issues that have ...
 
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This episode is being posted 1 day early because I have exciting news. Thursday, August 11th at 12:00 pm EST is the free, online launch event for the Canadian Anti-Monopoly Project. This is a new think-tank and advocacy group that myself, Robin Shaban, and Keldon Bester have started. Register for the event here. Hope to see you there. In today's ep…
 
In this Bonus episode of IIWR we look at the slow and steady comeback of the toy store Toys R Us in the United States. Learn all thats happened since they went bankrupt in 2018 up to the present and the plans Toys R Us had for 2023. This is more or less a continuation of episode 10 of IIWR, "History of Toys R Us". Listen on in and see what has happ…
 
The "Attack on American Free Enterprise System" memo, or as it's better known The Powell Memo. Lewis Powell wrote this memo for the education committee of the American Chamber of Commerce two months before he was nominated to sit on the US Supreme Court. This is part 2 of my analysis of this memo and its impacts on us and our communities. In part 1…
 
"Attack on American Free Enterprise System", or better known as The Powell Memo. Lewis Powell wrote this memo for the education committee of the American Chamber of Commerce two months before he was nominated to sit on the US Supreme Court. I looked at this American memo for two main reasons. First, Canada tends to follow the economic path laid by …
 
In this episode of Destroy the Files, The friends talk about music including Cardi B, Heilung, The Dead South, and a song by the Decemberists called “The Mariner’s Revenge.” There’s something about bears, maybe, for a little while. Fuck, I don’t know. They talk about Denver and StokerCon for a little bit. Apparently they’re going to make a short fi…
 
Sorry for being gone for 2 weeks! This episode is the best so far. We have 5 hometown best friends coming together and talking about past experiences and Jalens PTSD lol. We do a fast food tier list and let me tell you, you dont want to miss that convo. Make sure to follow the instagram: @SimplyLivingPod Enjoy.…
 
Today's episode is slightly different than usual. In today's episode I provide updates on some amendments to the Competition Act introduced in this year's Federal Budget, provide a short update on the Rogers/Shaw merger, and introduce the Canadian Anti-Monopoly Project (CAMP) which I'm a founding member of. Finally I circle back to an article I wro…
 
In episode 5 of Monopolies Killed My Hometown, I actually get into the article, Trade Secrets of the Combines Detectives by Peter C. Newman from the May 24, 1958 edition of MacLean's Magazine.. Last week, in part 1, I mostly looked at the merger of Rogers Communications and MacLean Hunter. In this episode I share some about Peter C Newman's biograp…
 
This is part 1 of 2 where I look back at the article "Trade Secrets of the Combines Detectives" by Peter C. Newman in the May 24, 1958 edition of MacLean's magazine. In part 1, I take a detour into the 1994 merger of MacLean Hunter and Rogers Communication. I revisit some of the claims made at the time of the merger, like Rogers needed to grow to p…
 
Candi Staton and others celebrate this 1970's disco classic which delivers an optimistic message.Written by David Crawford and released in 1976 this is the kind of song that feels like a carefree celebration, something to lose yourself in on the dancefloor. But its story isn't quite so simple. As Candi tells Soul Music, Young Hearts Run Free was in…
 
E03: Going back to a paper written by William Lyon MacKenzie King, we can learn some of the thought processes behind passing the Combines Investigation Act, the precursor to the Competition Act. MacKenzie King was the Minister of Labour of Canada when the Combines Investigation Act was passed by Parliament. This was before he was Prime Minister thr…
 
E02: In this episode I explore where we are right now with our Canadian Competition Policy. I look at 3 areas: the Competition Act, the Competition Bureau, and the Competition Tribunal. I try to identify the role each plays in enforcing our Canadian Competition Policy. Come for that clarification, stay for the Lenny Brisco and Jack McCoy analogies.…
 
Welcome to Monopolies Killed My Hometown. In this episode I share the path that led me to identify that Monopolies and Corporate Consolidation is the root cause behind the decline in my hometown of Amherst, NS. I moved away in 1999 after graduating from High School. I moved back to Amherst in 2015. Amherst appeared similar to the Town I grew up in,…
 
Episode 6 has Arthur interviewing Amanda and Tiffany about what it's like being an empath. Yes, folks....empaths exist. This is no mumbo jumbo we're talking about. For more info on Amanda and the Scottsville Counseling Center go to www.amandapatrickmft.com Check out Arthur's music at www.arthuralligood.net *Featured song this week is "Nobody Gets O…
 
In this episode of Destroy the Files, Brent discusses his new erotic literature series, Cougar Canyon – inspired by the name of Kate’s actual neighborhood. He also strongly recommends people check out the dark, bluesy music of The Curse of K.K. Hammond (LINK). Kate has some tips for rejoining society as more and more covid restrictions are lifted. …
 
This big action packed episode is all about DJ Glowing Ice calling Matt Foran to catch up on what he has been up to recently with the big news about the brand new Circus of Dead Squirrels album "Scary Melodies" that was recently released. Hear how a new iteration of the band came back together and how it shaped and molded to make an album that what…
 
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