Ann Larson

Ann Larson is a member the Debt Collective, which organized the student debt strike against Corinthian Colleges. Follow her on Twitter: @AnnLarsonNYC

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Sunday, February 23, 2020
With Bloomberg Running, A Student Debt Strike Is Even More Urgent
Billionaire Michael Bloomberg launched his campaign for president by spending hundreds of millions of dollars on advertisements to boost his poll numbers. Yesterday, he released a policy proposal to address the cost of higher education. Unsurprisingly, Bloomberg would not cancel all student debt or...
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Grassroots organizing must be resourced in order to succeed over the long term. (Photo: Michael Fleshman/Flickr) Views
Monday, April 22, 2019
Academia, Grassroots Organizations, and Debt
What if the president of the United States, along with Congress, cancelled student debt and made public college tuition free? Just a few years ago, these goals would have seemed like the pie-in-the sky dreams of a marginal sect. Today, free public college is supported by major presidential...
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Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Cancel All Corinthian Colleges Student Debt
In February, 15 students who had attended Corinthian Colleges Inc. launched the nation's first student debt strike. The students declared that they would no longer repay their loans on the grounds that Corinthian — a network of for-profit schools including Everest, Heald and WyoTech — had used...
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