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 […]

The financialization of education: the next economic crisis

Sometimes one cannot believe the news, not for fear of it being misinformation or disinformation, but for the startling and unsettling horror stories that appear more than occasionally these days.  This one is especially morbid. Marian Wang, a reporter for Nation for Change, wrote an excellent article about a grieving father and his struggles to […]