Student debt

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

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
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Politicians Aren't Paying Enough Attention to the Student Debt Crisis

By fixating on national debt, policymakers are ignoring a much bigger problem.
VICE Staff
2.18.19
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

Some Workers Can Now Trade Vacation Time for Student Loan Relief

A new perk being offered at an insurance company shows how badly the system is broken.
Matt Taylor
2.6.19
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
Culture

TV Show 'Grown-ish' Is Offering to Pay Off $125,000 of Student Debt

Ahead of its season two premiere, the show announced a grant program for people 18-and-up.
Taylor Hosking
1.3.19
Late Capitalism

Instead of Giving Billions to Amazon, We Could Just Cancel Student Debt

Yes, this is actually possible.
Allie Conti
11.16.18
2018 election

These Candidates Want to Eliminate Your Student Loan Debt

It may not shock you to learn that Donald Trump is not part of the solution.
Allie Conti
10.31.18
The Power and Privilege Issue

Don’t Let Them Tell You That Your Job Determines the Respect You Deserve

The struggle to support oneself and its accompanying anguish are nothing new. But there’s something uniquely maddening about the financial anxiety Millennials must wrestle with today.
Ann-Derrick Gaillot
10.23.18
The Power and Privilege Issue

This Is How You Go to College Without Taking on Massive Debt

Many young people don't even realize that bargaining over financial aid is an option.
Allie Conti
10.22.18
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
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