student loan forgiveness

Rich Lowry

Opinion: Biden’s student debt debacle – Rich Lowry

It’s hard to top President Joe Biden’s Afghan withdrawal for reckless policymaking, but his student-loan forgiveness scheme is a contender for his second-worst decision. Based merely on his say-so, with no credible congressional authorization, Biden is going to forgive $10,000 in student debt for individuals with incomes below $125,000 or household incomes below $250,000. Those

Michael Barone

Opinion: Student Loan Forgiveness: A Payoff for the Woke – Michael Barone

“A Bailout for Woke Higher Ed” reads the headline on the stringent analysis by the Wall Street Journal’s Allysia Finley of the Biden student loan forgiveness program. It’s a program that’s economically regressive, “even worse than you thought,” with big bailouts for the most affluent, as economist Tyler Cowen points out. It’s wildly more expensive

Opinion

Opinion: Dems’ Student Debt Forgiveness a Giveaway to Wealthy Suburbs

On Thursday, a group of Democrats from the U.S. House and Senate held a presser touting their proposal to have taxpayers pick up the tab for up to $50,000 in college debt per student. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., was there, along with Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Reps. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., and Ilhan

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