If the Supreme Court strikes down Joe Biden’s proposed student debt cancellation plan tomorrow, the president has other, smarter options to relieve student debtors.
Eleni Schirmer is a scholar, writer, and activist. She works as a postdoc at Concordia University’s Social Justice Centre and as a research associate with the Future of Finance Initiative at UCLA’s Luskin Institute on Inequality and Democracy.
It’s tempting for students and academic workers to hope for a quick “return to normal” at colleges and universities. But normality was misery for an increasing number of us.
Thirty-five thousand students in Quebec went on strike this week. Their demand is simple: interns must be paid for their labor.
“Right to work” is about to spread to Wisconsin. But with patient organizing, the Left can still respond.