People with student debt got that student debt because they believed what society told them; that they will prosper because of it. By punishing those with student debt, we inhibit their ability to invest in their communities. RJ Eskow discusses this.

Richard Eskow is host and managing editor of The Zero Hour, a weekly radio program produced by We Act Radio. He was the senior writer and editor for the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign. Richard has written for a number of print and online publications, was a founding contributor to the Huffington Post, and is a longtime activist. He is also a Senior Fellow with the Campaign for America’s Future.