Tag: student debt
In the richest country in the history of the world, it is absurd, to say the least, that we have sentenced an entire generation to a lifetime of debt simply for doing what was expected of them — getting a college education.
Student debt disproportionately impacts Black and Brown Americans. It’s time to end this collective financial burden, and the president can do so with the stroke of a pen.
"Canceling $50,000 in debt is where you really make a dent in inequality and the racial wealth gap. $10,000 isn't."
"Write, call, email," urged the Democratic leader, who said President Joe Biden is "more open" to the proposal than ever before.
"There are some things within the president's control, and his hesitancy around them has contributed to a situation that isn’t as optimal. The presidency is so much larger than just the votes in the legislature."
President Biden promised student debt relief. He has the power to fulfill this promise and make a difference in millions of lives with the stroke of a pen.
"All student loans are predatory because no one should have to go into debt to get an education."
“These are policy choices,” said one economic justice group. “We don’t have to choose this. All of this is 100% unnecessary and avoidable.”