The politics of student debt relief

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In August, President Biden announced substantial student debt forgiveness. This step has been so long coming – and proven so controversial – because the value and role of education have become deeply contested issues in American culture. This episode takes a look at Biden’s decision and unpacks why.

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Host – Andy Gawthorpe

Researcher and editorial assistant – Catherine Wood

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