Mary Green Swig

Mary Green Swig is a senior fellow of the Advanced Leadership Initiative at  Harvard University and co-founder of the National Student Debt Jubilee Project.

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016
In the Spirit of the GI Bill, Cancel All Student Debt
Once upon a time this country thought big. We survived the Great Depression, fought the Second World War, rebuilt Europe on the Marshall Plan … and provided tuition-free education for college students. Ask anybody from that era about the G.I. Bill and chances are you’ll hear how someone’s life was...
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Wednesday, February 03, 2016
For the Student Debt Movement, JUBILEE is an Old Idea Made New
A growing movement is pressing for relief from this country’s oppressive and mounting burden of student debt. Last week, Sen. Elizabeth Warren addressed a gathering of millennials in Washington, organized by a group called Young Invincibles during a national day of advocacy around this issue. Last...
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Tuesday, January 27, 2015
A Student Jubilee! Liberate 41 Million Americans From Crushing Loan Debt
President Obama's proposal for tuition-free community college education, and the broader discussion which it has inspired, confirms our belief that it is time for a comprehensive solution to a $1.3 trillion problem: student debt in the United States. We strongly support the concept of tuition-free...
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