Maintaining the persistent burden of student debt is a recipe for economic disaster for millions of everyday people.
The NationThe new reality is that families will need all of their income and savings to weather the financial harm that is to come; they cannot afford to send money to the government for their student loans when it could be used for food and other necessities.
The NationIf the federal reserve can pump over $1 trillion into the economy in response to this pandemic, the real question is why can’t the government erase the trillion-dollar, generational student debt crisis immediately?
The NationStudent debt cancellation would boost GDP by up to $108 billion a year and would add up to 1.5 million jobs per year.
His long record of poor judgment and cozying up to bankers makes him the wrong candidate to take on Donald Trump.
The NationLike Hillary Clinton in 2016, Biden offers the promise of picking up where the Obama administration left off: restoration of business as usual for the lobbyists and Wall Street speculators whose prosperity the 2008 financial crisis did little to disturb.
The NationJoe Biden has a long record of poor judgment and cozying up to bankers and he is the wrong candidate to take on Donald Trump.
The NationWe still believe that Biden would be a uniquely weak challenger to Trump, forfeiting the high ground on corruption, the Iraq War, and even #MeToo while being forced to defend his record on mass incarceration, bankruptcy, credit card companies and banks.
The Nation"Warren must recognize that at this point in the race, any criticism by her of Sanders or his record only benefits their common enemies. Solidarity is a virtue that must be practiced as well as preached."