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Student Debt


America Needs a Jubilee

We have a model of what widespread social respite and restoration could look like, but we must now organize to bring it about.

Ariel Gold ·


Wall Street Got Theirs—Now Bail Out Regular People by Cancelling Student Debt

Even writing off every penny of student debt would cost less than Trump's tax giveaways for corporations and the rich.

Robert P. Alvarez ·


'We Can Do Better' Than Biden's Paltry Student Debt Relief Plan, Says AOC

The president's approach, said the New York Democrat, is "just enough to anger the people against it *and* the people who need forgiveness the most."

Julia Conley ·


Biden's Means-Tested, Try-to-Please-Everyone Student Debt Plan Will Please No One

What should be a slam-dunk opportunity to energize voters young and old may instead become a bureaucratic mess that offers too little relief for too much complexity.

Max Moran ·


Rapid Response Protests Planned to Stop Biden From 'Screwing Up' Student Debt Relief

"$10K, no way," said organizers. "Don't go small, cancel it all!"

Julia Conley ·


The US War Budget Is Failing Young People

Congress should stand up for Generation Z—and those who come after.

Jena Renae ·


'Cancel It, Don't Means Test It!' Omar Says of Student Debt

Progressive lawmakers and other critics continue to warn the Biden administration against the "logistical nightmare" of limiting debt cancellation by income.

Jessica Corbett ·


Young America's Dilemma: The Predatory Choice Between Student Loan Debt and Military Enlistment

It is easy to draw parallels between student loan companies and another institution that targets students, especially low income students, with promises of a fulfilling life: the US military.

Liz Walters ·


Why President Biden Should Also Cancel Interest Payments on Student Loan Debt

President Biden will not be able to solve the crisis at hand or satisfy the demands of the American people with a half-baked approach.

Robert McCaw ·


No Half Measures—Biden Needs to Cancel All Student Loan Debt

The Debt Collective has successfully pushed Biden to extend the pause on student loan payments. Now we're organizing to make the White House cancel all student debt.

Frederick Bell Jr. ·

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