Binta Baxter is a freelance journalist with a background in nonprofit management in the economic, environmental, and social justice realms. She has a degree in political science from the University of Arizona and lives in Denver with her husband. Send her an email at bintabaxter [at] mail [dot] com.
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Wednesday, June 28, 2017
How the Student Loan Industry, Trump, and Neoliberals Are Creating a Nation of Serfs
Most of the discussion about student debt in the United States has centered on its excessiveness, the negative impact it has on home-buying for the next generation, various refinancing schemes, and (for the grossly uninformed) how borrowers simply need to ‘pay what they owe.' However, the untold...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Trump's Budget Is a Blueprint for a Banana Republic-Style Military Dictatorship
The Trump Administration has officially unveiled its proposed budget to "Make America Great Again," and by all accounts it’s a total flop. Most news outlets are ignoring are the greater implications of what is proposed in the budget itself—the society America would become if the Trump budget became...