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Forum Post: Nov. 7, 11. Question: Who is working on student loan debt issues?

Posted 10 years ago on Nov. 7, 2011, 6:46 p.m. EST by annonasandra (48)
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I want to help work on student debt issues if any people are doing that. Please let me know who you are and what you're are up to. Thanks much.



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[-] 1 points by spencermaccuish (2) from Los Angeles, CA 10 years ago

It depends which aspect of the student loan debt issue you are speaking of. Students who have committed to and agreed to receiving funds need to be accountable for their decision to borrow said funds (that is not an injustice...just a bad choice).
The injustice occurs at more of an institutional level, namely institutions are being built on the backs of students debt.
There are schools who are seeking to reform that. I was part of a group that actually started a college, with one of our primary distinctives being to have students graduate debt free. We are in our 8th academic year and in the grueling process of accreditation.
But we are trying to reform education by offering up viable alternatives not just complaining about the status quo, or seeking a handout.

read more here: School story: http://eternitybiblecollege.com/about/story.html Blog: http://facultyblog.eternitybiblecollege.com/

[-] 1 points by screwtheman (122) 10 years ago

Here's an idea. Pay for your college and shut up.

[-] 1 points by MJMorrow (419) 10 years ago

I am looking at the traditional special interest groups of the Democratic Party, to see how our interests match up with their interest. I reason that we need to consider special interests groups as potential friends, in a social network and a future political movement. It is best to pool resources and efforts to serve multiple interests, in an efficient manner and a socially inclusive manner. What impacts a teacher, impacts a police officer, impacts a skilled worker, impacts an energy company and impacts MJ Morrow.

While some of you may seek to eliminate money in Washington, it is important that there is a means for special interests to address their needs, while advancing our own. One way to get the money out is to do what they need, without the payoffs, in return for their fidelity to our Party and the best interests of the American people. We get rid of the money, by doing for most special interest groups, for free, what the Democrats and Republicans do for payoffs, but the special interests have to invest in and advance our economy. We get rid of corporate taxes, we get out of their way, they give us what we need to be a super power. We work with them, by social networking, rather than through campaign financing and we price our political competition out of the market.

The Democrats and Republicans like cheap labor, let's give it to them, in the form of a political party rival. [wink] Let's see how they like having to do more for less, to keep their interests happy. [grin] We will cut our salaries in Congress, get rid of the fancy pensions, the comprehensive medical care, get rid of the jets, the limos, the four thousand dollar an hour prostitutes. We get rid of anything that separates us from the middle class. If we want more, the country has to rise with us. We will be middle class politicians. We can't be better off than the middle class, but we can be just as well off. The middle class will be the elite political class. If you want to represent the people, you have to give up your wealth and become middle class. You can give your wealth to your children, but your spouse has to join the middle class. If the kids are too young, put it in a trust or something. [giggle]

[-] 0 points by EducationReform (13) 10 years ago

I just sent you a private message about where to find us. There are lots of us working on it.

[-] 0 points by EducationReform (13) 10 years ago

I just sent you a private message about where to find us. There are lots of us working on it.

[-] -2 points by nikka (228) 10 years ago

There's a guy called Colonel Mustard whose working on it. I think he's in the library. With a candlestick.

[-] 0 points by annonasandra (48) 10 years ago

Really? Do I have to do EVERYTHING by myself?

[-] 1 points by annonasandra (48) 10 years ago

I know. I just read a couple articles about it. What do you think? Did he do a good job, in your opinion, or did he fall short?

[-] 1 points by Socrates469bc (608) from New York, NY 10 years ago

No opinion. I'm debt free. But I guess it would help those who have student loans.