Debt

Taken for a Ride: How Ambulance Debt Afflicts the Extreme Poor

Taken for a Ride: How Ambulance Debt Afflicts the Extreme Poor

Lori Teresa Yearwood

ANALYSIS

Co-published with The American Prospect. How medical-provider gouging burdens the homeless with debt and frustrates recovery.

Let's Put Public Debt on Trial

Let's Put Public Debt on Trial

Astra Taylor

NEWS | ANALYSIS

Co-published with VICEWall Street lends money to cities with giant strings attached. The result? An endless cycle of layoffs and slashed spending.

Hypereducated and on Welfare

Hypereducated and on Welfare

Alissa Quart

FEATURE

Co-published with Elle. Like hundreds of thousands of others with advanced educations, Brianne Bolin barely makes enough to feed herself and her son.

The Student Loan Debt Suicides

The Student Loan Debt Suicides

Cryn Johannsen

FEATURE

Co-published with Huffington Post. The national student loan crisis has reached a critical level, and the pressure of massive debt is causing current and former students to take their own lives.