Conscious Parallelism

By Bob Hildreth Conscious Parallelism is the legal term when companies post the same prices but show no evidence that they are directly colluding. That pretty much describes what colleges do resulting in very similar tuition and a narrow band for tuition increases. So...

Guest Commentary: Who’s At Fault For Student Loans?

By Bob Hildreth Investigative reporters James B. Steele and Lance Williams know whom to blame for the student loan crisis; it’s big banks, big government and big corporations (see their full article here). They put the spotlight on these institutions for relentlessly...

Student Debt: A Political Battleground

By Bob Hildreth If you attack student loans, you are accused of putting at risk the only way that a poor and diverse student population can pay for college. How Republican of you! But if you support the availability of student loans, you are mired in a system, created...