Student Debt: The New Indentured Servitude

by Greg Foisie, CSULA grad student Education is a human right according to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which the US voted in favor of in 1948 as a UN member state, but the US student loan industry is a system that takes advantage of this right and this need of youth, making them accessible as commodities only to those who can pay for them. Currently 67+% of students seeking BAs are forced into debt to obtain what society demands, making education a cash cow for [...]