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AOC warns failure to cancel student debt has ‘demoralized’ critical voters

"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."

Biden moves to block student debt victory

The president created draconian bankruptcy laws — now his administration appears to be trying to overturn a ruling that helps those bankrupted by student loans.

Why student body presidents are calling on Biden to eliminate student...

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.

After Navient forgives $1.7B, Progressive say cancel all student debt

"All student loans are predatory because no one should have to go into debt to get an education."

Dems face 2022 nightmare, critics warn, if student debt payments restart...

“These are policy choices,” said one economic justice group. “We don’t have to choose this. All of this is 100% unnecessary and avoidable.”

‘Just cancel the debt,’ advocates say as Biden admin develops strategy...

Student debt cancellation “is good economic policy that will change the lives of millions of families,” said Rep. Ayanna Pressley.

Progressives say ‘do this for everyone’ as Biden erases student debt...

“Now do the rest of the $1.8 trillion,” said The Debt Collective.

Debt and disillusionment

How college is like the airplane game...

Democrats urge Biden to continue pause of student loan payments

“The scheduled resumption of student loan payments in October could create a significant drag on our economic recovery.”

‘All he has to do is sign’: Group crafts executive order...

"We have no other option but to fight for debt abolition and a society where everyone has the means to live."

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Clarence Thomas faces fresh scrutiny over undisclosed luxury trips funded by billionaire

This has prompted renewed calls for his resignation and demands for stricter ethics reforms for the highest court in the land.

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