Eleni Schirmer is a writer and a research associate with the Luskin Institute on Inequality and Democracy at U.C.L.A.
Reports of the Death of Biden’s Student Debt Cancellation Program Are Premature
Co-published with The Nation. Pronouncing debt cancellation DOA takes the Supreme Court’s ruling as the last word—precisely at the moment when the court’s authority demands challenge, not complacency.
How the Government Cancelled Betty Ann’s Debts
Co-published with The New Yorker. For a 91-year-old law-school graduate, the Department of Education discharged more than three hundred thousand dollars in student debt. Could relief be that …