Student Loan Debt
As thousands demonstrate at over 100 campuses across the country, TRNN speaks to UC Berkeley student Lauren Butler who explains why students are fighting against tuition, debt and racism. Photo: Brandon Yadegari
TRNN Top Stories of 2015: 43 million people are carrying $1.3 trillion in student debt. Josh Hoxie & Mayra Guizar examine the options on the table for dealing with this crisis.
After Senate votes down Sen. Warren’s student debt bill, Ronald Ehrenberg and IPS’s Marjorie Wood discuss ways to attack the roots of student debt, which is now over $1 trillion
Alan Collinge: Student loan bill only perpetuates a system that preys on students
Michael Hudson: Crippling student debt, which is also a drag on the whole ecnonomy, developed as governments pushed the burden of higher education costs onto students and pushed them into the arms of the banks