As of today, the total level of U.S. student debt is estimated to have passed $1 trillion. To mark the occasion, the Occupy Student Debt campaign has planned 1T Day, centering on a “debt jubilee” that will be presided over by Reverend Billy in NYC’s Union Square at 4 p.m. today.
Below is video from this year’s Left Forum, where Dissent and Jacobin held a discussion on the politics of student debt in the United States. The panel, chaired by Dissent associate editor Sarah Leonard, featured Sarah Jaffe, Andrew Ross, Annie Spencer, Bhaskar Sunkara, and Jeffrey Williams.
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