Joseph R. Biden Jr. will assume the presidency in two months amid dual catastrophes: a raging, once-in-a-century pandemic and a devastated economy. Its a moment that calls for bold and immediate action. And student-debt relief might be one of the big issues the new president moves on quickly.
An idea once in the margins enters the political mainstream. Not everyone is happy.
Could it really happen? Yes, it could.
In just a few short years, student-debt forgiveness has shifted from a long-shot rallying cry by activists to a mainstream idea within the progressive wing of the Democratic Party.
Student loan debt is holding back a whole generation from buying homes, starting small businesses, and saving for retirement all things we rely…
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