Casino $$$ for Higher Ed in Conference Committee
PHENOM supports Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Boston, Occupy Springfield, Occupy.…!
Both the Massachusetts House and Senate have made important statements by allocating a share of projected casino revenues to public higher education. As the casino legislation moves to Conference Committee, PHENOM applauds the coalition that made the case for this, thanks the legislators who made this happen, and – most important – remains vigilant to […]
Student Debt Campaign Takes Off
PHENOM supports the protests across the country that are calling attention to political and economic systems that unfairly reward the wealthy at the expense of everyone else and are contributing to high levels of unemployment and economic insecurity. The unifying message of the protests is that financial and political institutions must be held accountable for […]
Student debt in this country exceeds total credit card debt. In a few months, total student loan debt will exceed a trillion dollars. That’s $1,000,000,000,000. The height of a stack of one trillion one dollar bills would reach more than one quarter of the way from the earth to the moon. This is not just […]