Education

By the Numbers: Private Student Loan Borrowing Can Leave Students in the Lurch

The Department of Education plans to eliminate reporting requirements on private and institutional loans, exempting those kinds of debt from any accountability or transparency. That’s a mistake.

The Monopolized Economy

A Prison Phone Giant’s Ploy to Further Exploit Inmates

Securus Technologies’s attempt to merge with a competitor would let a company known for price-gouging inmates become larger and even more powerful.

Books

The Underrated Healing Power of a Healthy Relationship

Two new books teach us how caring friends and family can correct the trajectories of troubled youth.