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Student loans news and analysis from The Nation
May 5, 2021
Student Debt Is Devastating American Families—Here’s How
Advocates collected thousands of responses from borrowers across the country, and their stories show just how debilitating student debt has become.
April 26, 2021
¿Quiere arreglar la brecha racial de riqueza? Comience cancelando la deuda estudiantil.
Quiero imaginar un futuro mejor, al igual que lo hicieron mis padres. Pero no debería venir con ataduras abrumadoras.
April 26, 2021
Want to Fix the Racial Wealth Gap? Start By Canceling Student Debt.
I want to imagine a better future, just as my parents did. But it shouldn’t come with overwhelming strings attached.
April 15, 2021
American Universities Are Buried Under a Mountain of Debt
How deep in debt is your university? Find out today on Debt Reveal Day!
Jason Thomas Wozniak
February 23, 2021
Letters From the March 8/15, 2021, Issue
The meaning of masks… Post officers?… Rightward tilt… The days ahead… Voters strike back…
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February 19, 2021
What Joe Biden Gets Totally Wrong About Student Debt
The president’s resistance to canceling $50,000 in student debt is not about law or policy but about craven, misguided politics.
February 3, 2021
Student Debt Relief Is Back on the Table
With a Democratic majority in both chambers, Biden has a once-in-a-generation opportunity to provide immediate financial relief to millions of Americans.
January 29, 2021
Why I Joined the Jubilee 100 Student Debt Strike
I strike not only for myself and my children but for all Black women and their children weighed down by predatory, unjust debts.
January 18, 2021
Bye, Betsy — and Good Riddance
DeVos leaves behind a trail of cruelties for the Biden administration to correct. Addressing student debt and Title IX changes would be a start.
January 5, 2021
How Biden Can Help End the Country’s Debt Crisis
Right now, Americans are drowning in debt.
Katrina vanden Heuvel