The latest reports show that more than 44 million Americans owe a total of $1.7 trillion in student loan debt. It’s the biggest source of debt in the American household after mortgages. And this is not just a problem for wealthy, white degree-holders and families. Student loan debt shapes the labor market and contributes to […]
“The top 20 individuals in the U.S. have more wealth than the bottom half of the population.” Jan Miyasaki interviews Chuck Collins from the Institute for Public Studies, co-author of the report “Billionaire Bonanza“, about wealth inequality and the growing gap between the very rich and the “average” U.S. citizen.