Democracy Now: Protests Held Nationwide as Student Debt Hits $1 Trillion


College students across the nation took part in protests on Wednesday to mark 1T Day, the day U.S. student debt was expected to reach $1 trillion. The day of action was organized to protest record-high college costs and call for an extension of low-interest rates on federally subsidized Stafford loans. In New York City, hundreds of students rallied in Union Square Park wearing signs noting their debt burden and setting fire to bills and debt papers.

~ by wheresthemic on April 26, 2012.

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