Student loan debt, ‘financial forgiveness’ and the perils of ‘moral hazard’

Can you imagine a country where education is not a human right but a commodity to be bought and sold using debt?  Yes, well America is one such country; there are many, many others (http://sinche.uom.gr/sites/default/files/proj15_ziderman.pdf). With for profit prisons, for profit medical care and for profit, well, for-profit everything when it comes to declaring independence […]

Who Will Chart Our Course?

I don’t know how much longer I can continue to write this blog of mine.  To read more and more of the direction we are headed is despairing.  Ryan would return this country to the 1700s.  By removing women’s health, by eliminating $$$ for education, eliminating the teaching of history, indeed anything.  We are doomed.  […]