Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Tag: debt relief

‘Failure isn’t an option’: Progressives plan to mobilize if Supreme Court...

"The Higher Education Act should be used immediately and rapidly to deliver on this essential commitment."

How Biden protected workers during the debt ceiling fight

The deal protects Social Security and other lifelines while raising the debt ceiling for two years and safeguarding the world economy.

Solving the debt crisis the American way

When the old system finally breaks and we are primed for a new one, these are the principles that should guide us in its development.

Court bars Biden’s student debt relief program leaving program in legal...

The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis ruling came after six states claimed that the debt relief plan "threatens their future tax revenues and circumvents congressional authority."

Major victory for defrauded students: Judge orders Obama-era student debt relief...

"It's extremely validating to see a court agree that what the Department did was wrong, and to know that students who were cheated will finally be able to seek relief."

Debt relief – Japanese-style – could work here

Japan has found a way to write off its national debt without creating inflation. Why can’t we do that?

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As RFK Jr. shifts his 2024 strategy, he’s bad news for progressives

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. offers progressives a mishmash of appealing statements, “free market” corporatism and assorted political toxins.

How about a general strike against Dollar General?

The brutal Dollar General approach to managing retail has paid off handsomely—for Dollar General investors and execs.

Microplastics in clouds could ‘modify the climate,’ study finds

The tiny particles have been linked with widespread environmental damage, as well as cancers and a range of adverse health impacts related to the lungs and heart.

California governor names Feinstein’s replacement in Senate

Laphonza Butler will remain in the Senate until California holds two concurrent Senate elections in 2024.

A major win against factory farming points to a powerful new direction for the...

The victory could provide a glimpse of what a policy-focused national movement against the most climate-destructive forms of animal agriculture could look like.