Debt-Entrapping: The US Student Loan Racket

by Stephen Lendeman, published on Global Research, September 12, 2019. Entrapping students into longterm or permanent debt bondage is part of a government/corporate scheme to enrich private lenders. Because of the high cost of higher education, millions of students need large loans to pay tuition, fees, and other expenses. Some face burdens up to $100,000 or higher. If unpaid after[…]

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Black Teacher’s Job is in Limbo

by Carolyn Winslow, Published on Socialist Action, June 11, 2019 America has long lauded its school system as a Great Equalizer—a tool that provides all students, regardless of social standing, with the tools necessary to succeed. Thus, goes the narrative, all differences in outcome can be attributed to individual choices, absolving capitalism and the structures tied to it of their[…]

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Teachers’ Class Struggle Defiance Inspires Millions

Photo: 75,000 Arizona teachers marched on the capitol in Phoenix on April 26, at the start of their strike. (Ralph Fresco / Getty Images) by Jeff Mackler, originally published on Socialist Action, May 7 It’s been a long while since anyone alive has seen working people successfully fight back against capitalist cruelty with winning class-struggle strategies and tactics. Today, teachers,[…]

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Big Guns Destroy U.S. Schools

by Sara Flounders, originally published on Workers World. Bigger guns are destroying children’s lives in U.S. schools than the AR-15 used in the heinous Florida school murders. Schools across the country are facing untenable choices of what programs to slash and how many teachers to cut, with an impact that puts millions of young lives and futures at risk. These[…]

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