Elizabeth Warren Wants College to Be Free
Adam Harris, The Atlantic
Student debt is a crisis, for students and for graduates living with debt. There’s near-universal bipartisan agreement that reform is desperately needed, but almost as much disagreement about what, exactly, to do about it.
On Monday, Democratic presidential hopeful Senator Elizabeth Warren released a comprehensive college-affordability plan that she believes could fix a fundamentally flawed system of paying for college. To pay for the plan, which includes the cancellation of student debt, universal free public college, and greater support for minority and low-income students, Warren is calling for an "ultra-millionaire tax."