Los Angeles Times: ‘Student debt is a crisis’: Activists rally outside Supreme Court for loan forgiveness

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Arit John



This excerpt is from a piece that originally ran on February 28, 2023.

“This should be an open-and-shut case,” Rakim Brooks, the president of Alliance for Justice, an association of groups focused on creating a more progressive federal judiciary, said in an interview. “I still have hope that the court will do what it’s supposed to … but if they actually get to the substance of the questions, I — like everybody else — am afraid that partisanship is going to overwhelm reason.”

For years, activists on the left have called for complete student debt cancellation, pointing to the exponential rise of college costs and loan balances.

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