US student debt

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Joe Biden had better deliver on his promise to help with student loans – or the voters will make him pay | Arwa Mahdawi
Just like Keir Starmer’s Labour, Biden’s Democrats need to stop taking young people’s support for granted. It’s not enough to say that they’re better than the competition

Arwa Mahdawi

23, May, 2023 @12:13 PM

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US states opposing student loan forgiveness made false claims, files reveal
Republican states fighting Joe Biden’s plan falsely said they’d be financially impacted by the scheme, debt forgiveness group claims

Erum Salam

02, May, 2023 @8:18 PM

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Student loan borrowers rally as US supreme court hears debt relief cases
Conservative justices appear skeptical about Biden’s authority for his plan to clear up to $20,000 in debt

Erum Salam

28, Feb, 2023 @4:08 PM

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‘Who should pay?’: student debt relief in limbo as supreme court decides fate of millions
Over 26m student loan borrowers are waiting for the country’s highest court to decide if they can receive debt relief

Lauren Aratani in New York

28, Dec, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Closed labs, cancelled classes: inside the largest strike to hit US higher education
University of California campuses come to a standstill as 48,000 student workers strike for better pay

Dani Anguiano in Los Angeles

02, Dec, 2022 @11:00 AM

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US student debt relief: borrowers in limbo as lawsuits halt cancellation program
Biden administration’s centerpiece student loan relief measure paused after Trump-appointed judge rules plan is unconstitutional

Erum Salam

26, Nov, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Young voters blocked the ‘red wave’. Biden must deliver on student debt cancellation | Astra Taylor
Biden acknowledged that student debt relief helped motivate ‘historic’ turnout. But we have yet to see a penny of actual relief

Astra Taylor

11, Nov, 2022 @11:05 AM

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White House urges borrowers to apply for student debt relief despite court order
Federal appeals court temporarily halts Biden’s cancellation of student debt after motion brought by six Republican-led states

Victoria Bekiempis and Associated Press

22, Oct, 2022 @1:39 PM

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Supreme court declines to stop Biden’s $400bn student debt relief plan
Justice Amy Coney Barrett declines request to halt federal judge’s ruling, allowing program to start as soon as Sunday

Sam Levine in New York

21, Oct, 2022 @12:49 PM

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Rightwingers threaten legal action on Biden’s student loan debt relief
Republicans say they will seek to oppose the student loan forgiveness in the courts and are making it a key talking point in the midterm elections

Erum Salam

16, Sep, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘A patronisingly small amount’: Guardian readers on Biden’s student loan relief plan
The president has announced plans to cancel $10,000 in debt for millions of borrowers – but has he gone far enough?

Alfie Packham and Guardian readers

02, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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The lesson from Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness? Go big or go home | Hamilton Nolan
Biden will get backlash from Republicans whether he does a little or a lot – so you might as well do a lot

Hamilton Nolan

26, Aug, 2022 @2:02 PM

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