New today from the Century:
- Jesse James DeConto on breaking the cycle of payday loans: "Predatory lenders often exact fees at a rate equivalent to an annual rate of 300 to 800 percent. Grace Period offers an alternative."
- Diane Roth on blaspheming the Holy Spirit
- Steve Thorngate on why, contra senate candidate Eric Hovde, we need "sob stories"
- Douglass Key's lectionary column for Sunday, July 1 (subscription required)
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