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Americans have one of the highest student debt ratios in the world.

Americans have one of the highest student debt ratios in the world, and 92% of it is owned by the US government. This means that President Joe Biden could write off the debt with the stroke of a pen, and some activists are going on a “debt strike” to push him to do so. As Biden takes a victory lap after passing a massive economic stimulus bill, activists and some politicians are poised for the next fight: student debt cancellation.

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Thomas Gokey, co-founder of Debt Collective

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