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The Student Loan Racket: Ron Paul Right Again by Tom Woods

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The Student Loan Racket: Ron Paul Right Again

Ron Paul was asked about student loan programs, which have made debt slaves out of countless kids, in his excellent interview on Meet the Press. Here’s an excerpt from Rollback, my book from earlier this year, that amplifies his points:

We know all about the easy-money policies that lured people into crushing amounts of mortgage debt, but we hear less about how those same policies have encouraged impossible amounts of debt related to higher education, for undergraduates and graduate students alike – especially in the wake of the financial crisis, when the job picture for these students is so bleak. (Many of them have indeed found employment, to be sure, but not quite the jobs they were looking for.)

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