December 4, 2020 -
Victoria Bowden, 25, of Stone Mountain, Georgia, shares her and other young people's difficult experiences trying to get by during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now a graduate student intern with the Southern Economic Advancement Project, she offers practical ideas for fixing the systems that put young Southerners at risk of heavy debt, poverty, homelessness, and mental illness.
November 30, 2011 -
In a speaking engagement at N.C. State University, the CEO of banking giant Wells Fargo is confronted by a swarm of Occupy Wall Street protestors challenging the company's business practices and role in furthering inequality.
April 23, 2008 -
Over the last two decades, government grants for college have been increasingly replaced by loans. While a big boon to banks and lenders, the privatization of student aid has put those wanting to go to college in an increasingly precarious position.
September 24, 2007 -
It's no secret that young people are drowning in debt. Two-thirds of 20-somethings are in hock, usually a mix of college loans and credit card debt.