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4 Simple Ways to Help 44 Million Americans With Student Debt

The student-loan-debt crisis is very real, yet policies have failed to respond with any urgency.

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Classes Start at LIU Brooklyn on September 7—but Faculty Are Locked Out

Amid a contract dispute, the administration barred professors from coming to campus.

Deb Schwartz

Who’s Behind the Right-Wing Assault on Public Universities?

A new documentary explores the hidden campaign to undermine state schools across America.

Eric Alterman

A New Report Sheds Light on Profiteering by So-Called Debt-Relief Companies

Finally, a clear picture of how student-debt-relief companies take advantage of loan borrowers.

Natalia AbramsandCody Hounanian

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The Justice Department Will End All Federal Private Prisons, Following a ‘Nation’ Investigation

Our yearlong probe uncovered dozens of questionable deaths and years of dire warnings from internal monitors.

Seth Freed Wessler

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Take Action to End the Use of Tear Gas in Prisons

People in prisons across the country have described harrowing experiences that sound like nothing less than torture.

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