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Episode Info: Last Monday, Representatives Ilhan Omar, Pramila Jayapal, and Senator Bernie Sanders unveiled the Student Debt Cancellation Act of 2019, which includes a plan to wipe out the $1.6 trillion in student debt held by 45 million Americans. In this this special episode, we talk to Ami Schneider and Sanders Fabares, two debt holders and graduates from the for-profit Art Institute college chain who decided to fight back and get involved in anti-debt organizing through the Debt Collective.    Additional links/info below... The Debt Collective website, Facebook page, and Twitterpage Lucy Diavolo, Teen Vogue, "Bernie Sanders Teamed Up With Ilhan Omar and Pramila Jayapal on a Plan to Cancel All Student Loan Debt" Astra Taylor, The Guardian, "Free College and Debt Forgiveness Are Within Our Grasp. Don't Settle for Less" Sarah Jaffe, The Washington Post, "The People Power Behind Sanders's Debt Cancellation Plan" Marshall Steinbaum, Current Affairs, "Is Student Debt Cancellation Regressive? NO" Sparky Abraham, Current Affairs, "How Student Debt Is Worsening Gender and Racial Injustice" Casey Quinlan, ThinkProgress, "Why Graduates Of For-Profit Colleges Are Struggling To Pay Back Student Loans" Tressie McMillan Cottom, The New Press, Lower Ed: The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy  Alex Shebanow, Fail State (documentary)    Featured Music (all songs sourced from the Free Music Archive: Lobo Loco, "Malte Junior - Hall" ...
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