Jesse Singal

Today in Unsurprising News: Student Debt is Getting Worse

The Wall Street Journal has up a very good piece on student debt. The whole thing is worth a read if you feel like you’re in too good of a mood and need a downer, but the gist is depressing enough: Today, two-thirds of college students borrow to pay for college, and their average debt… Read more »

Mad Social Scientists

n the fall of 1948, in the remote coal mining town of Spencer, West Virginia, an eighth grader named David Mace led a book burning behind his school. “We are met here today to take a step which we believe will benefit ourselves, our community, and our country,” Mace explained to a crowd of more… Read more »