The Nobel Prize-winning economist joins Amy Goodman on Democracy Now! to discuss the president's $4.1 trillion budget, which was unveiled Tuesday.
After an investigation into the state’s student loan program, Gov. Chris Christie signed a reform bill ending its most onerous practice.
Student debt is an industry worth $140 billion a year. And it got that way because the federal government relinquished control over the student loan program.
Ranking capitalist ignominy is a daunting task with Big Pharma and high finance in the running, but higher education's betrayal of a long-standing trust with young Americans puts it near the top of the list.
A ProPublica analysis of newly available federal data shows that some of the nation’s wealthiest colleges are leaving their poorest students with plenty of debt.
With Americans owing a staggering $1.2 trillion in student loan debt, and about 8 million in default, her proposal reflects a Democratic push to reverse years of state cuts to higher ed. Creating a program of federal grants to the states to lower tuition is the centerpiece.
Ever wonder how the U.S. government justifies making an annual $60 billion off students? Allow Sen. Elizabeth Warren to explain.
A new study reveals what those of us carrying large loads of student debt probably already knew: Those college loan payments aren't hurting just your bank account.
Crushing student loan debt is not only applicable to the young and penniless.
Higher education tuition fees were banned in Germany this week for anyone pursuing a degree in the country. Yes, that includes Americans.