Tag: student loans

The Hidden Logic Behind Student Loans

The Hidden Logic Behind Student Loans

Student loan debt has deservedly become a major political issue in the US, with the total debt burden approaching the impressive figure of $1.6 trillion. The phenomenon has revealed many of the structural problems American society is now attempting to address, with little hope of a viable...

The Student Debt Crisis: Could It Slow the US Economy?

The Student Debt Crisis: Could It Slow the US Economy?

Growing student loan debt is “changing the culture of America,” says one expert, and it impacts the economic choices we make all the way through retirement. That rising student debt is one of the creeping threats of our time is hard to refute. Student debt has more than tripled since...

America Is No Longer the Land of the Free

America Is No Longer the Land of the Free

Distraction, fixation with standardized tests and ballooning debt put students on the road to intellectual serfdom. For more than a century, the Statue of Liberty has symbolized America’s myth of freedom and prosperity. As per myth, America is the hallowed land where immigrants from all over...

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