Check out “Silence = Debt” - A talk by Brian Holmes about a particularly threatening aspect of the American economy: the student loan business. He shows how the use of federally guaranteed loans to make college more accessible has ended up creating a monster. The loan business itself, the extraordinary burden of debt that results from it, the rising tuition costs that drive the debt explosion, and the deeper transformations of the knowledge- based economy will all be treated in turn.
The Real Faces of the Student Debt Crisis
By Biola Jeje
At the City University of New York, we are seeing tuition hikes of three hundred dollars per year until 2016. Many would argue that despite this, CUNY is still more affordable than a lot of other public colleges in the United States and that as students we should count ourselves…