Ellen Brown: The Unsustainable Burden of Student Debt

Indentured Student - Cartoon

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with Ellen Brown
Writer, Dandelion Salad
The Web of Debt Blog
November 1, 2018

on Oct 31, 2018

The student debt problem is exploding, growing three times as fast as any other kind of debt, yet the Trump administration is making it more difficult for students to seek debt relief. Ellen Brown of the Public Banking Institute outlines the implications.


Ellen Brown is an attorney, founder of the Public Banking Institute, and author of twelve books including the best-selling Web of Debt. Her latest book, The Public Bank Solution, explores successful public banking models historically and globally. Her 300+ blog articles are at EllenBrown.com. Listen to “It’s Our Money with Ellen Brown” on PRN.FM.

from the archives:

“Taxpayer Money” Threatens Medicare-for-All (And Every Other Social Program) by Jim Kavanagh

Michael Hudson: Jesus Would Have Cancelled The Debt But Obama Bailed Out Wall Street

Meet the One Percent: Peter Phillips’ Giants: The Global Power Elite by Marc Eliot Stein

Michael Hudson, Stephanie Kelton, et al: Why Monetary Theory and Policy Is a Critical Terrain For the Left (Left Forum 2018)

What is Wage Slavery? by The Anti-Social Socialist

“Creating Wealth” through Debt: The West’s Finance-Capitalist Road by Michael Hudson

Today’s Students–Slavery by Debt, Part 2 by Ellen Brown

Today’s Students–Slavery by Debt, Part 1 by Ellen Brown

Today’s Students: From Debt Peons To Wage Slaves by Michael Hudson

What A Destructive Wall Street Owes Young Americans by Ralph Nader

Michael Hudson: Solution to Student Debt is to Get the Banks Out of the Education Business

Government Debt and Deficits Are Not the Problem. Private Debt Is. by Michael Hudson

Indentured Servitude for Seniors: Social Security Garnished for Student Debts by Ellen Brown

QE4: Forgive the Students by Ellen Brown

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