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STRIKE DEBT BAY AREA WILL HOST A DEBTORS’ ASSEMBLY!

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If I owe the bank thousands, the bank owns me; but if, together, we owe the bank trillions, then we own the banks.   Strike Debt is responsible for the Rolling Jubilee, a mutual-aid project that buys debt at steeply discounted prices and then abolishes it; the Corinthian 100 Student Debt Strike; and the Debt Resisters’ Operations Manual. On Saturday, June 6, Strike Debt Bay Area, the local chapter of Strike Debt, will host a Debtors’ Assembly. As individuals, families, and communities, most of us are drowning in debt for … Continued

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Student Debt Refusal: “It’s Inevitable. It Has To Happen.”

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He’s Mike. She’s Cassie.  And here’s Strike Debt Radio’s fourth show in two months. Strike Debt Bay Area’s dynamic duo talk to Professor and Occupy Organizer Andrew Ross about the student debt crisis.  (You can find the first three episodes here.) Here’s a couple of excerpts from this latest show. “If you do the math, you have to conclude that this ((an education)) is not a particularly good bargain for most people… This year alone, the Federal government is estimated to take 51 billion in profit from their student loan … Continued

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