Friday, April 12, 2024

Tag: debt relief

Biden announces $6 billion in student debt relief for public service...

The debt relief would forgive roughly $6 billion for 78,000 borrowers such as teachers, nurses or social workers enrolled in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.

Biden is forgiving another $1.2 billion in student loan debt starting...

As loan servicers process their forgiveness, they will see their debts discharged from their accounts.  

‘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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Billionaire fortunes double in wake of Trump’s tax cuts

The report sheds light on the private equity sector, often criticized as "vulture capitalism," revealing that 45 private-equity billionaires alone have amassed a collective wealth of $210.8 billion.

Progressive coalition proposes 10-point agenda to counter fascism in 2024 election

The coalition's 10-point agenda stands as a testament to the progressive movement's resilience and its unwavering commitment to steering the nation away from the precipice of authoritarianism.

Progressive powerhouses demand urgent overhaul of America’s housing policies amidst soaring crisis

The stark reality is that half of America's renters are buckling under the weight of exorbitant monthly payments, a burden that has pushed more citizens into homelessness than ever before.
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Is it inflation? Or is it ‘greedflation?’

Inflation is dropping, but prices aren’t coming down. So how can this be?

Round table on current US foreign policy: Militarism unhinged

How would you assess the most important aspects of current U.S. foreign policy?