Monday, November 18, 2019

Tag: student debt

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.

Canceling student debt could be the answer to growing the economy

Overall, if these 44 million Americans were debt free, it would promote consumer spending and grow every sector of the U.S. economy.

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34 million adults know someone who died after not getting the necessary treatment because of affordability.

Jane Fonda leads climate protests at US Capitol for fifth week in a row

“We cannot leave it to young people to fight this fight for their future by themselves.”