Posts Tagged ‘debt’

Occupy Fundraiser Rolling Jubilee Kicks Off in the Village

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Strike Debt Watch live streaming video from lepoissonrouge at livestream.com By Caroline Lewis A “postmodern grassroots variety show” may sound like just another one of the dismissive names people have been lobbing at Occupy ever since it cropped up in Zuccotti Park last September. But that’s what activist Laura Hanna promises in the fundraising extravaganza the Occupy [&hellip
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Caitlin Tremblay Explores The Other Side of The Student Debt Crisis

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By Caitlin Tremblay A lot has been said about the severity of the student loan debt crisis in the United States. Much of the discussion, however, has centered on the perils of overpriced private schools; schools like New York University, which jack up tuition rates when endowments don’t raise “enough” money and get cozy with [&hellip
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Collecting the Wrong Debt

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An Upper West Side man contacted police on June 8 after receiving a notice from a collection agency for an unpaid T-Mobile phone bill. The 34-year-old man, who lives on West 96th Street between Columbus and Amsterdam avenues, said he had never applied for a T-Mobile cell phone or service. The collection agency then deducted [&hellip
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