Friday, July 3, 2020

Tag: student debt

Warren urges DeVos to collect $22.3M owed by student loan company...

“For years since this scam was revealed, Navient has continued to engage in predatory, improper, and illegal behavior.”

Sallie Mae’s Hawaii retreat while millions struggle to repay loans bolsters...

Critics of the United States' student debt crisis took aim at loan corporation Sallie Mae on Friday after NBC News reported on a trip the company's executives...

Progressive legislation would tax Wall Street to pay for free college...

"We bailed out Wall Street in 2008. It's time to tax Wall Street's greed to help the American people."

Student debt reaches more than $1 trillion – an all-time high

"We are crushing the next generation with debt."

‘Time for a jubilee!:’ US student loan debt hits record $1.46...

The amount of U.S. student loan debt has more than doubled since 2009 and now sits at a record $1.47 trillion.

NY politician: We need to block $3 billion handout for Amazon...

New York Assemblymember Ron Kim is introducing legislation to block the deal and redirect taxpayer money away from Amazon subsidies and toward student debt relief.

Shouldering more than $1.5 trillion in debt, majority of young Americans...

Sixty-nine percent of young Americans support a single-payer healthcare program like Medicare for All, while 66 percent back government-funded college tuition.

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."

Ending the secrecy of the student debt crisis

Ending the secrecy of the crisis through massive national attention may destigmatize the shame of financial defeat.

Picture the United States without student debt

Cancelling all student debt in this country would create millions of new jobs and increase the nation’s GDP. We can't afford NOT to do this.

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The USPS is the only organization that was forced to pre-pay for health benefits...

“The Postal Service's $15 billion debt is a direct result of the mandate.”

Senate kills amendment to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan

“The pandemic clearly shows that expensive endless wars that cost $6 trillion from taxpayers make Americans less safe as they take funds from critical needs like healthcare.”

House passes massive infrastructure bill, Senate Majority Leader calls it ‘nonsense’

The $1.5 trillion package includes investing in clean energy, public lands, and transit systems and focused less on building new roads.

Future US presidents must not be allowed to manage any type of pandemic

We can’t keep doing things “the old way’, especially when they don’t work. It’s time to make this critically important change.

Medicare for All over militarism

Although it doesn’t seem to interest most American voters, militarism is now as much of a domestic as it is a foreign policy issue.