The Debt Collective?
In 2012, we launched the Rolling Jubilee as a public education campaign about the injustice of requiring public goods, such as education and healthcare, to be personally debt-financed. Our long-term aim is to transform personal grievances into collective political action by helping people realize that they are not “a loan.”
The Red Square
The students wore red felt squares as a symbol of debt: it means carrément dans le rouge, or squarely in the red.
These students were ruined by predatory colleges. Now they’re getting even.
Occupy activists abolish $3.85m in Corinthian Colleges students’ loan debt.
How one student got burned by a for-profit college and bailed out by Occupy Wall Street.
Once people realize how little student loans are worth to creditors, they might ask why they should pay them back