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Student Debt


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. ·


Biden Could Set Millions of Debt-Ridden Americans Free With the Stroke of a Pen

Tens of millions of us are weighed down by crushing student debt. Debt relief would be a game changer.

Sa'iyda Shabazz ·


Khanna Shares Personal Struggle in Call for Biden to Cancel Student Debt

"If Democrats want to regain the trust of people across the country," the California progressive writes, "we need to deliver on the things that materially improve people's lives."

Brett Wilkins ·


'Debt Shaming' Has Dampened Democracy

The single and most simple thing President Biden can do to help save the Democratic majority this midterm, while stimulating the economy, is cancel student debt; and he should do it without delay.

India Walton ·

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