The Obama 20/20 plan for education: ‘chump change’ you can’t believe in”

This is the first part of a two part series on ‘Obama’s 20/20 plan’ for higher education.  In this first part we will critically examine the initial ‘leg’ of the two part plan.  In the second part, we will examine the second ‘leg’ of the ‘trousered’, Obama plan.  In the second part, we will also […]

Student loans: The financialized economy of indentured servitude

Get ready students!  Your college student loans are due to double on July 2013!  The cost of higher education is spiraling and with it the cost of student loans, one of the biggest Wall Street rackets currently in existence.  Both the Obama administration and the Republicans are seeking “market solutions” they say will staunch the […]

Happy holidays! The Corporatization Of San Jose High School and child labor

Joe Rodriguez, a reporter for the Mercury News recently reported that in San Jose, California: “The city is blessed with high schools that prepare low-income, underachieving students for college, but here comes one with a twist. Students at this school will attend classes four days a week, but on the fifth they’ll put on work […]

Student Loan Asset Backed Securities and the $1 trillion dollar student loan debt

“In times of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” George Orwell I was fortunate enough to be a guest on the radio show Clearing the FOG - Speaking truth to expose the forces of greed. The show originates from Washington DC on 1480 AM. The issue that was addressed was […]

Leading Veterans Groups Endorse Senator Webb’s Bipartisan Legislation to Preserve Post-9/11 G.I. Bill

Abuses by some for-profit schools put landmark veterans’ education program at risk For-profit colleges and universities are part and parcel of the booming and increasingly accelerating private ownership of the educational means of production in the United States and abroad.  For-profit colleges and universities have managed to wrangle 12 percent of all college students in […]

Dept. of Education breaks down Stockton man's door looking for his wife for delinquent student loans

  Debt peonage is now turning into debt prison for many.  In what follows below see what happens if you do not pay your student loans.  The Department of Education is sending SWAT Teams as collection agencies for the government who gladly and frivolously gave the loans out to banks they call ‘schools’.   With […]

Drive-by predatory colleges put students into debt purgatory and deficits into the stratosphere

Even the supplicant Wall Street Journal can’t turn their head from the crime scene.  If you get under the yellow tape and put on your forensic gloves you will find that Americans now owe more on their student loans than their credit cards and this bodes very badly for both working students and society as […]

Economic pillage, ten cents on the dollar: Detroit politicians enslave the city in debt peonage

I had to post this for readers for the stench of Wall Street is never depleted and Detroit is one of the hardest hit by the pillage. If this is not evidence of what is happening to our country, our schools,  our students and teachers, what it is?  Detroit is on a roll, let us […]