Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Tag: student loans

Student debt reaches more than $1 trillion – an all-time high

"We are crushing the next generation with debt."

Elizabeth Warren launches investigation into sudden collapse of for-profit college chain

Warren and several other senators demanded the Department take immediate steps to aid and protect students, veterans, and taxpayers in the wake of the significant collapse.

‘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.

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."

Federal judge rules against Education Department in student borrower protection cases

"This is such an important win for student borrowers and anyone who cares about a government that operates under the rule of law."

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.

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, August 28

Student loan watchdog quits, progressives launch campaign against Kavanaugh, air pollution harms cognitive performance, and more.

Time to solve the student debt crisis

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

Student loan giant’s lost paperwork results in thousands of dismissed loans

The lost paperwork is further evidence that the loan-industry complex is disinterested in acting on behalf of their student-borrowers.

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Straw poll shows Sanders in the lead with environment and healthcare as top priorities

“While a lot will change between today and the first contests next year...there is no doubt that, in 2020, Democrats are better positioned to nominate an unapologetic champion for progressive values for President than we’ve been in decades.”

Putting out a Garbage Fyre: How reproductive rights advocates countered a week long anti-choice...

“What it’s about is reproductive and pregnancy outcomes and valuing them all...We need to be a society that values that decision for you because we’re a society that values healthy outcomes."

Trump, go back where you came from

Don't let this presidential pickpocket use cruel verbal assaults to distract you from the truth.

Trump campaign is selling plastic straws to ‘make straws great again’

"Now you can finally be free from liberal paper straws that fall apart within minutes and ruin your drink."

How a trojan horse project to rewrite our constitution could actually happen if Trump...

It’s often said that if Trump is reelected, it’ll be the end of democracy in America. But how could Trump get reelected,...