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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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What's In a Deal?

Support for the Paris deal is coming from surprising places—Republican lawmakers, corporate America, and the fossil fuel industry.


A new elite initiative to shield itself from accountability.

National Insecurity

The breaches of American security during the past eight years were even worse than we knew.

Europe's War on the Internet

Germany adopts, EU considers, new restrictions on internet speech. But is ideology or protectionism to blame?

One Man; One Vote

As party leader, Erdogan will further guarantee his personal control of the state.

Going Ballistic

North Korea is giving no respite to South Korea’s new pro-engagement president.

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