An age of demoralizing debt
As financial burdens on college students grow, the social strain is showing
The daunting level of student debt in the United States has the potential to fray our social fabric. he Occupy Wall Street protests inspired the Occupy Student Debt Campaign, which has been asking 1 million students nationwide to pledge not to repay their student loans. This is a lose-lose proposition at best, and it’s for the better that the Occupy Student Debt pledge has not caught on. Yet the basic impulse is entirely understandable.