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Tag: student loans

Biden administration announces new plan to cancel student debt

The new plan is an effort to fulfill a promise that President Biden made as a candidate in 2020.

FAA Reauthorization Act’s stealth attack on student loan forgiveness

Inside the bill lies a clause that could effectively pilot a broader campaign against the cancellation of student debts, starting with those incurred for flight training and education.

Vox’s student loan ‘expert’ is paid by debt collectors

Kevin Carey’s job is funded by corporations that stand to lose so much from Biden’s cancellation of federal student loans deserves a disclosure from Vox.

Biden to cancel $39 billion in student loans post SCOTUS decision

More than 800,000 borrowers with debts outstanding for more than 20 years could have their student loans discharged.

Supreme Court strikes down President Biden’s plan to erase billions in...

In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court claimed that the Biden administration's plan lacked authority and overstepped the powers of the Education Department and instead needed to go through Congress.

Biden announces new student debt cancellation plan

This plan will eliminate student debt for near 20 million Americans and reduce debt for another 43 million people.

After $1.9 trillion giveaway to rich, McConnell calls debt relief for...

"It's not a slap in the face. It's a step in the right direction. We shouldn't be going [into] debt for getting an education."

Education Secretary says expect student loan announcement ‘within the next week...

"It's time to fix our broken student loan system and #CancelStudentDebt," said Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

‘Just cancel it’: 85% of young US voters want action on...

A plurality of Americans under age 30 surveyed by Harvard Kennedy School's Institute of Politics support canceling all outstanding student loan debt.

Biden administration extends student loan moratorium until May

“We know that millions of student loan borrowers are still coping with the impacts of the pandemic and need some more time before resuming payments.”

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US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

Progressive International unveils database exposing global right-wing network threatening democracies

This database, which results from a year of meticulous research, exposes the mechanisms through which these forces erode democratic norms and foster geopolitical instability.
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How Trump is following Hitler’s playbook

History shows there are no “one-day” dictatorships. When democracies fall, they typically fall completely.