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Late Capitalism

Millennial Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg Has Actual Ideas for Solving the Student Loan Crisis

The mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is in his 30s (!) and personally familiar with the specter haunting young people.
Allie Conti
3.18.19
Late Capitalism

Elizabeth Warren Saw the Millennial Debt Nightmare Coming

Now she's explaining what to do about a broken system.
Allie Conti
2.21.19
Late Capitalism

The Hot New Solution to Student Loans Is Just Taking Money Out of Your Paycheck

A proposal that seems to have a pretty good shot at passing would make what critics call "wage garnishment" automatic.
Allie Conti
2.20.19
Views My Own

Young People Are Doomed by Student Loans, Not the National Debt

Rich old people love to freak out about the budget deficit. They are ignoring a much bigger issue.
Matt Taylor
2.11.19
Late Capitalism

'Income Sharing' Is Wall Street's Potentially Predatory Alternative to Student Loans

The Hot New Millennial Trend is something critics call "indentured servitude."
Matt Taylor
1.9.19
Late Capitalism

What a Student Loan 'Bubble' Bursting Might Look Like

Let's game this out a bit.
Allie Conti
1.2.19
Late Capitalism

Student-Loan Debt Is Bringing on Millennial Class War

A new analysis shows the snowball effects of college debt—from credit cards to the size of your house. It will come to a head.
Allie Conti
10.24.18
Late Capitalism

Here's Fresh Evidence Student Loans Are a Massive, Generational Scam

The co-author of an enraging new report called the student loan system "a failed social experiment."
Matt Taylor
10.17.18
Late Capitalism

You're Probably Not Getting That Loan Forgiveness You're Counting On

Out of almost 30,000 people who applied for a forgiveness program, just 96—less than 1 percent—had their debt erased. And it gets worse.
Allie Conti
9.21.18
Late Capitalism

This Is How People Can Actually Afford to Live in the Bay Area

“When people ask me what my favorite restaurant is, I laugh."
Rick Paulas
8.21.18
Views My Own

The Most Important Thing You Can Do on Prime Day Is Not Shop at Amazon

This is a chance for you to take stock of your relationship with what might be the most powerful company in America.
Matt Taylor
7.16.18
Memes

This Guy Makes Hot Simpsons Memes to Cope with $20,000 Student Loan Debt

Australian YouTuber Dankmus makes fire remixes from iconic 'Simpsons' moments, but there's a darkness behind the insanely catchy tracks.
Beckett Mufson
7.13.18
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