Saturday, July 13, 2024

Tag: student debt

College was once free and for the public good – What...

Students didn’t have to worry about tuition and debt until higher education became more about personal gain than contributing to society.

Republicans are right: Going to college hurts

Women owe two-thirds of the nation’s outstanding $1.3 trillion student loan debt.

Reaffirm our national community by forgiving student debt

The election of Donald Trump has reawakened something in millions of Americans.

STUDY: Evening Cable News Spent Less Than Two and a Half...

Only 2 percent of guests discussing these issues identified as current or recent borrowers — 6 percent were students.

Majority of College Kids Go Hungry—Even With Jobs and Financial Aid

Over half of college students are facing food insecurity despite assistance programs.

Let borrowers refinance their student loans

This petition is closed.

7 Million Graduates Not Paying Student Loans

In 2016, former students are being burdened by student loan debt stronger than ever before. It is time to make a change.

What’s Wrong with the Obama Administration’s Plan to Help Student Debtors

The public has until Aug. 1 to weigh in on the Department of Education's proposed new regulations.

Why Student Loans are Creating a Permanent U.S. Underclass

With private lenders out of the business, government is now in charge of issuing newer debt – but rather than alleviating the problem faced by young Americans, some programs on offer seem as predatory as what came before them.

For-Profit Colleges Are Scandal Machines

This corrupt higher education "industry" ought to be put out of business.


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.