Saturday, July 13, 2024

Tag: student debt

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.

Time to solve the student debt crisis

This is the kind of issue that progressives should aim to solve.

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IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Inside China-focused Congressional hearings, panic, paranoia, and hypocrisy reign

China is not a threat because it’s threatening our security—China is a threat because it’s successful.