Wall Street-Inflated Student Debt Bubble Hits $1 Trillion; Debtors Rally for Relief
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After all, they don't have a lot of choice—employment prospects remain grim, the economy remains stagnant, and tuition keeps going up—as does the involuntary default rate. “It is the next big bubble, and when it pops, they might try to blame students as the ones who're killing the economy,,” Jeje said. “We're not killing the economy, you're killing us.”
Sarah Jaffe is an associate editor at AlterNet, a rabblerouser and frequent Twitterer. You can follow her at @seasonothebitch.