Our Voices

Zero Student Loans

By Bob Hildreth Giving loans to anyone not ready to repay them is cruel. America has set up millions of students to fail just when their careers should be taking off. Any reform of the college finance system should do away with loans. They are ill suited to the task...

Get Out Those Boxes of Tea

By Bob Hildreth Our forebears tossed tea in the harbor and fought in Shea’s Rebellion to protest taxes. Today we must find their spirit to protest the taxes the GOP wants to levy on our colleges and students. The Republican tax bill includes six taxes on higher Ed,...

ViewPoint: Save colleges from themselves

ViewPoint: Save colleges from themselves

The effect of America’s student loan program on our country’s young people is ground well covered. It is a $1.3 trillion mess with tentacles hurting spending power and reaching all sectors of the U.S. economy. The housing market, the stock market, automotive sales,...