Tagged: student loans

Crushing College Dreams

On the very day that student loan debt reached the $1-trillion mark, Senate Republicans blocked a vote to extend the 3.4-percent interest rate on student loans for another year.

The UC Davis Pepper Spray Incident

Lt. John Pike hosed down a line of silent, passive, determined, and frightened students, as if they were nothing more than weeds he needed to kill.

Chump U

For-profit colleges are too fixated on the corporate bottom line.
Students of modest means must pay a stiff price to build their capacity to contribute to society - and pay interest if they can't afford that price. A wealth tax could apply this same principle to America's rich.
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