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Student Loan Bubble
Student Loan Bubble
Colleges Need Skin in the Game

A higher education reform policy Democrats and Republicans should be able to agree on.

Student Loan Bubble
Private Colleges Fight to Keep Data Away from Students

Private colleges have fought against a federal system that would make data on graduation rates and employment outcomes available to students. This idea’s time may finally have arrived, however: Both parties have gotten behind it.

Student Loan Bubble
Is Student Debt Contributing to Wealth Inequality?

Student loan debt is exacerbating the wealth gap between wealthy students and their less well-off peers.

Student Loan Bubble
University Grifters Get Rich on Student Loans

For-profit American colleges are making their money by preying on disadvantaged and mentally ill students.

Student Loan Bubble
Federal Debt Collectors Get Tough with College Grads

As student debt is elevated to a nation crisis, the feds have become very aggressive—some might say abusive—about fighting bankruptcy cases from distressed borrowers. This has touched off a debate on whether the government has overstepped its bounds by going after students. It’s an ugly situation, but the real problem lies with the federal loans themselves.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff

Hint: it isn’t pretty.

Blue Model Blues

Kicking the can down the road is turning into a hobby for PA lawmakers.

Xi who must be obeyed

The Chinese President’s new status as “core” leader will strengthen his hand, but rifts remain within the Party.

Deal or No Deal

The answer isn’t straightforward, and it’s likely to be decided by our next president.

Asia's Game of Thrones

As Duterte continues to slam the U.S. and look to China, Japan is caught in an awkward position.


By snubbing nuclear power, Berlin has consigned itself to decades of coal dependence.

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