Is Forgiving Student Loan Debt the Answer?

Are we just blowing more air into a leaking balloon?

Years of cuts in state funding for public colleges and universities have driven up tuition”

The benefits of forgiving debt make the problem seem more simplistic than the reality.

“This debt jubilee would postpone the deserved reckoning of the higher-education system with its runaway inflation and predatory practices.”

Debt forgiveness alone would be like treating a contaminated river without stopping the source of the pollution.

DaRon is a New Orleans based writer and recent graduate focusing on cultural, social and political issues.

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