Burn Student Loans?

The A.N.S.W.E.R. (Act Now to Stop War and End Racism) Coalition, an alliance of American activists, is organizing an event where student loan debtors will burn their education bills. According to the organization:

Join HARD BLOCK for a back-to-school protest against the massive debt being put on the shoulders of students.

Young people aspiring to get a higher education are in crisis today, through no fault of their own. If the banks can get a bailout after they ruined the economy through their own fraud and greed, students, who did nothing to cause the economic crisis, deserve a bailout as well. Come burn your student loan bill to demand the government cancel all student debt!

A.N.S.W.E.R. plans to hold the burning event on the afternoon of September 22 in Los Angeles.


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Daniel Luzer

Daniel Luzer is the news editor at Governing Magazine and former web editor of the Washington Monthly. Find him on Twitter: @Daniel_Luzer