Tagged: student loans
We're the most educated young adults in American history, yet many of us can't find work.
For many students, college is synonymous with financial stress - and it shouldn't have to be.
The dark side of corporate-run colleges is no longer a secret.
After graduation, students' incomes would be "attached" by financiers.
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.
Today's graduates must change the world if they don't want to wind up flipping burgers.
Neither a borrower nor a burger flipper be.
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.
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.