Discussion 1: Student Loan Debt

Student loan debt is still a major political issue in 2022.  The articles below discuss the problem and some of the proposed solutions.  What is your opinion on this issue?  Should the federal government address the problem?  What approach would you favor and why?  Student loan debt is a major problem for millions of Americans.  It is particularly difficult for former students who failed to earn a college degree and obtain well-paying work.

Before responding to this question, read the essays and watch the videos posted below. Your post should demonstrate a good understanding of the topic. Be sure to use MLA style, good English grammar, and composition skills. 

your post should specifically mention the title, author, or source of at least one of the articles or videos posted below.

Forbes Magazine $15 Billion Student Loan Cancellation, https://www.forbes.com/sites/zackfriedman/2022/01/08/student-loan-borrowers-will-get-15-billion-of-student-loan-cancellation/?sh=379d76f3587b (Links to an external site.)

The Hill More Calls for Biden to Cancel Student Loan Debt, https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/589285-pressures-aligning-on-biden-democrats-to-forgive-student-loans

CNBC, Video on Student Loan Debt,Student Loan Forgiveness: Can The US Erase Student Debt?

Jay Urwitz and Neal Urwitz, “The Candidates are Wrong.  It’s a Mistake to Pay Off College Graduates’ Debts,” https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/03/perspectives/student-loan-debt-forgiveness-warren-sanders/index.html# (Links to an external site.)