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Shahien Nasiripour

Why The Student Loan Deal Is Bad News For Students (INFOGRAPHIC)

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

College students and their families are set to enjoy lower borrowing costs this fall at the expense of future borrowers under a measure approved by Co...

Shahien Nasiripour

White House, Senators Reach Student Loan Deal Decried By Elizabeth Warren

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 07.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan Senate accord supported by the White House to overhaul the federal student loan program is forecast to boost government pro...

Oppressive Mortgages and Student Debts? Check Bible and Quran

Rabbi Arthur Waskow | Posted 09.15.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Arthur Waskow

What if the American people proclaimed through action that after seven years of payment, the first $180,000 owed on owner-occupied home mortgages are annulled, released?

Shahien Nasiripour

Student Loan Deal Makes Future Borrowers Pay For Today's Lower Rates

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan group of senators struck a deal late Wednesday to overhaul the federal student loan program, tying interest rates on new lo...

Something's About To Get Bigger.. But Not In A Good Way

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

Nev Schulman, star of MTV's "Catfish," thinks double is great. Doublemint, Double Dare, Double Stuf Oreos -- all good things. But Schulman and Our ...

Shahien Nasiripour

Another Idea To Raise Student Loan Rates -- From Democrats!

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 06.22.2013 | Politics

The vast majority of new federal student loans would cost more under a Democratic proposal being pushed as a compromise to avert an impending student ...

College Students: The GOP Is Coming for Us (Again)

Tori Taylor | Posted 07.31.2013 | College
Tori Taylor

Even though they claim an elephant never forgets, the GOP clearly doesn't remember what a bad idea it was last year when they tried to raise student loan rates to pay for tax cuts for millionaires and billionaires. They're trying to raise our loan rates yet again.

The New "Must Read": Joe Romm's Language Intelligence

Van Jones | Posted 10.15.2012 | Books
Van Jones

In a war of ideas, the weapon of choice is words. Even when equipped with better and more popular ideas, progressives are losing the fight on ideas because of how we communicate those ideas -- or fail to communicate them.

How Millennials and Students Won a Massive Victory on Loan Rates

Van Jones | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics
Van Jones

Washington wisdom doesn't always account for an outside game. And when everyday Americans stand up and fight for something they believe in, they often win.