Some inspiring news for these often dark times: A group of young activists is making headlines for their fight against debt. It is good to see “The Youth” getting involved, and obviously crushing consumer and student loan debt is deeply hurting a generation already disproportionately harmed by the Great Recession.
Haha, just kidding, they are actually getting headlines because they’re launching a campaign about the federal debt. Because, you know, that is a thing kids care about. Let’s meet these do-gooders, courtesy of Suzy Khimm at Ezra Klein’s respected “WonkBlog.”