Co-published with The Guardian. I was the first in my family to go to college and I teach at an Ivy League school. I’m still broke – and I probably always will be.
Co-published with Teen Vogue. There are institutional barriers for queer students who are cut off from their families.
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.
Co-published with Teen Vogue. Both in terms of who can attend and the financial burdens it comes with.
Co-published with Fortune. Millennials aren’t having kids because they have too much student debt. That could hurt the American economy for generations.
Co-published with The Intercept. In “Freedom Dreams,” narrated by Nina Turner, Black women talk about how student debt has impacted their lives and what cancellation would mean for their futures.
Co-published with The Nation. The lesson from the Corinthian debt strikers: Should President Biden cancel student loan debt, it should be done without making debtors jump through hoops.
Co-published with Teen Vogue. No wonder it has struck a nerve.
Co-published with The Guardian. Many of the workers risking their lives amid the pandemic are burdened with student debt. We owe them more than just applause.
Co-published with The New York Times. Forget big donations. Go for structural reforms.