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Student Debt: Denying The American Dream

Posted in Economy, Higher Education, Student Debt, Student Loan Default, Student Loans, Videos with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 23, 2009 by debtprisoner

Unethical Student Loan Lending Practices on CNN

Posted in Economy, Higher Education, Media Appearances, Student Debt, Student Loans, Videos with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 23, 2009 by debtprisoner

American College Debt: The Beast That Swallows Its Young (video)

Posted in Economy, Higher Education, Sallie Mae, Student Debt, Student Loan Default, Student Loans, Videos with tags , , , , , , , , , , on March 18, 2009 by debtprisoner

Student Loan Scam on The Michael Savage Show

Posted in Activism, Economy, Higher Education, Media Appearances, Sallie Mae, Student Debt, Student Loan Default, Student Loans, Videos with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on March 17, 2009 by debtprisoner

Student Loan Scam: The Most Oppressive Debt in U.S. History
—and How We Can Fight Back
.. – Author: Alan Michael Collinge. JANUARY 29, 2009. MICHAEL SAVAGE Show.

Alan Collinge never imagined he would become a student loan justice activist. He planned to land a solid job after college, repay his student loan debt, and then simply forget the loans ever existed. Like millions of Americans, however, in spite of working hard, Collinge fell behind on payments and entered a labyrinthine student loan nightmare.

Default: The Student Loan Documentary (movie trailer)

Posted in Activism, Economy, Higher Education, Media Appearances, Sallie Mae, Student Debt, Student Loan Default, Videos with tags , , , , , , , on March 17, 2009 by debtprisoner

Default: The Student Loan Documentary is a feature-length documentary chronicling the stories of borrowers from different backgrounds affected by the private student lending industry and their struggles to change the system.

In 2005 private student loans were exempted of ALL consumer protections. No matter when their loans were taken, many borrowers now find themselves in a paralyzing predicament of repaying two, three or multiple times the original amount borrowed, with no bankruptcy protection, no cap on fees and penalties and no recourse to the law. The consequences are dire, with stories of borrowers in financial and emotional ruin.

LINK: www.DefaultMovie.com

Student Loan Stimulus — Robert Applebaum Interview

Posted in Activism, Media Appearances, Student Debt, Student Loans, Videos with tags , , , on March 16, 2009 by debtprisoner

Stimulate the economy – “Forgive Student Loans” Facebook group creator Robert Applebaum tells TSC’s Debra Borchardt why he created the group.

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO

Rev. Jesse Jackson Supports Reducing The Rate On Student Loans

Posted in Activism, Higher Education, Media Appearances, Student Debt, Student Loans, Videos with tags on March 16, 2009 by debtprisoner

Rev. Jesse Jackson has launched ReduceTheRate.org to bring attention to the Student Loan Crisis in America.

Jackson also recently appeared on Democracy Now! alongside Alan Collinge, author of the book The Student Loan Scam: The Most Oppressive Debt In U.S. History And How We Can Fight Back.

Jesse Jackson’s new website, ReduceTheRate.org, advocates reducing the interest rate on student loans to 1%.