Tag: Politics

Student Loan Debt CRUSHING Millennials, And The Economy

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL IS REPORTING THAT FOR THE FIRST TIME MORE THAN HALF OF THE STATES IN THE US ARE REQUIRING STUDENTS TO PAY MORE INTUITION FOR STATE SCHOOLS AND UNIVERSITIES COMPARED TO WHAT THE GOVERNMENT IS CONTRIBUTING TO THEIR TUITION. THESE AGAIN ARE GOVERNMENT-FUNDED, THEY ARE NOT PRIVATE SCHOOLS. HOWEVER HISTORICALLY THE GOVERNMENT […]

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How Chinese Debt & Business in China Have Evolved (w/ Fraser Howie)

FRASER HOWIE: My name’s Fraser Howie. I’m an independent analyst on China. And author of a number of books on the Chinese financial system, in particular, Red Capitalism, and then before that, Privatizing China. So I’ve been in Asia for about 25 years, primarily working in the financial sector– Hong Kong, Beijing, Hong Kong, again, […]

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High-Interest Payday Lenders Using Courts In Utah To Get Borrowers Arrested

The unfortunate reality is it’s often tough for lower income households to make ends meet leading many Americans to seek high interest payday loans to cover their monthly bills. But there’s something sinister going on in small claims court, which you’re seeing unusually high traffic from collection agency who seek arrest warrants as a means […]

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Understanding America’s Debt Problem

Good morning Hank, it’s Wednesday. We seem to have found ourselves in something of a debt crisis, and by we I don’t mean like, the vlogbrothers, I mean, like, the planet. I’ve already talked about sovereign debt problems in Europe; today I want to talk about the purported American debt crisis. But first let me […]

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