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Who will pay for everybody's free college?

A tax on Wall Street speculation will not only make public colleges and universities tuition-free, it will substantially lower interest rates on college debt.

 

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Student loans are screwing your granny

"I keep hoping that some day the opportunity will come up where I can satisfy my debt."

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An interview with USSA's Maxwell Love

According to Love, students need to build "relationships with unions - on and off campuses, to build bridges in the community, students are workers."

 

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Sens. Warren and Sanders, Rev. Barber inspire at New Populism Conference

The "new populism" spoken of at the conference was described, defined and delivered with hope and realism. 

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Student loan rates set to double as July 1 deadline looms

On July 1 interest rates for federally subsidized Stafford Loans will double for 7.4 million students unless Congress takes action.

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Obama's student loan plan: Short-term gains, no solutions

With the economy still "depressed" and student debt at an all-time high, policymakers and students should be discussing reforms to the way interest rates are calculated.

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$1 trillion in debt, students lobby Congress for action

College activists lobbied Congress for relief last month during the United States Student Association's annual legislative conference.

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Across Missouri, protests against payday loan decision

The St. Louis rally was held simultaneously with other rallies in Kansas City and Jefferson City, the Missouri state capital.

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Fired for student debt, woman challenges TransUnion

Got debt? Beware! Your employer may fire you for it.

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Missourians push to cap payday loan interest rates

Payday loan companies can charge up to 1,950 percent interest; Missouri voters may be able to change that in November.

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