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Student Debt Bubble
Student Debt Bubble
Middle-Aged Americans Haunted by Student Debt

Americans still rank student loans as their greatest financial problem well into their forties.

Student Debt Bubble
Both Parties Agree: Time To Cap Student Loans

Senator Tom Harkin calls for caps on grad student borrowing after an explosion in student debt. Bipartisan support for rethinking student aid policy is growing.

Student Debt Bubble
Overpriced Graduate Degrees Driving Student Debt Problem

Graduate students are a fraction of all borrowers, but hold more outstanding student debt than undergrads. Both colleges and federal policy are to blame.

Student Debt Bubble
Obama's Education Initiative: New Budget, Old Problems

In the name of helping people attend college, Obama’s budget proposal seeks to expand access to student loans. But saddling graduates with more debt ignores the real problem: sky-high tuition, enabled by federal subsidies.

Student Debt Bubble
Borrowers Taking Out Student Loans for Personal Expenses

Bad credit? Can’t find a job? Rent and bills to pay? Why not take out a student loan? Don’t worry, you don’t even have to take any classes.

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We need to carefully think through a lot of our assumptions about gender roles, and build kinds of educational and social systems to help our boys succeed.

Theft in Broad Daylight

This is not your everyday bank failure in Russia.

Asia's Game of Thrones

As he heads to Japan, Duterte is once again denouncing U.S. military involvement in the Pacific. Can Tokyo push back?

The Cracks Start to Widen

Again, the question supporters of the law will have to answer centers on sustainability: is the health system that Obamacare establishes something that can really last?

Crude Economics

That OPEC production cut is going to have to fall on the Saudis’ shoulders—if it’s to happen at all.

Egypt in Turmoil

The West is ignoring an ongoing crisis in Egypt, as painful austerity measures stoke outrage against the Sisi government.

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