Tag: College Debt

Contributor Post Created with Sketch. Recommended by Ricochet Members Created with Sketch. “Shut up and pay up, sucker,” she explained


The woman who would be matriarch of the new oligarchs was actually asked a real question by a CBS reporter. Let’s watch and listen together and then discuss.


As Massachusetts senator and presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren tries to bribe college students into voting for her with promises of student loan debt forgiveness and free college, the Young Americans draw from their own experiences to discuss Warren’s plan, the student loan debt crisis, and what, if anything, we can do about it.


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Professors are lining up behind AOC (the encapsulation of their work) to advocate forcing taxpayers to bail out student debt. Here’s an idea – people need to be held accountable for the skyrocketing tuition costs over the past few decades which created that student loan bubble in the first place. A few more ways to […]

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Contributor Post Created with Sketch. Clinton: Let’s Do For Education What Obamacare Did For Health Care


imageProbably the simplest description of Obamacare is that it took all the worst aspects of the American healthcare system — the artificially restricted markets, the disincentives to purchase care or insurance directly, the mandates some states imposed on the kinds of packages available, etc. — and doubled-down on them. As a result, healthcare is more expensive, restricted, regulated, and complicated than ever before. Despite years of salesmanship and meddling, the president’s signature legislation has yet to crack a positive approval rating, and currently has support of just 41 percent of Americans.

That Hillary Clinton wants to do essentially the same thing for American higher education is one of those things that is simultaneously amazing and wholly unsurprising. From the New York Times: