The host of political comedy show "Patriot Act" previously recorded an episode breaking down the confusing issue of the rising student loan crisis in the U.S.
Comedian Hasan Minhaj demanded action on the student debt crisis from the House Financial Services Committee.
Sen. Bernie Sanders says he disagrees with fellow presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who argues that wiping out 100% of student debt would actually increase the wealth gap.
I will force America’s billionaire education secretary to finally follow the law.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who's also running for president, argued that canceling all student debt would widen the racial wealth gap.
"The Daily Show" riffed on a trillion-dollar lesson that many must learn over a lifetime.
The 2020 presidential candidate laid out the proposal along with Democratic House Whip James Clyburn.
What took so long?
The new proposal from the 2020 presidential candidate would get rid of all the existing student loan debt in the country.
“On behalf of the eight generations of my family who have been in this country, we’re going to put a little fuel in your bus," Robert F. Smith told the class.
One in 15 borrowers with exceptionally high debt loads have considered suicide, according to one survey.
More support for college expenses would have changed my life and ultimately, it could affect the chances our country has to achieve greatness in the future.
College is expensive and jobs pay less than they used to. It isn’t that hard.
“The time for half-measures is over,” the Democratic presidential candidate said. “My broad cancellation plan is a real solution to our student debt crisis."
You don't need a six-figure income to conquer your debt.
"It is not easy and it is not always going to be cheap, but it is far from impossible," one lawyer said.
You can only scrimp and save so much.
Let's stop overselling the benefits of a traditional college education to a generation that can't afford it.