About that new program...
Twenty two fucking percent of borrowers are unable to repay. That number attached to this new loan program would be shocking if it wasn't almost exactly the same as the overall default rate for student loan borrowers.
And yet we're to blame for the awful economy, bootstraps, etc.
My favorite is number 4. This whole list makes me want to dive into a international dictionary for an afternoon. And I say this as an English major frequently lost for words.
Family leave, student repayment, health care...all things the US could be so much better at.
A new interview with Edwidge Danticat (aka one of my favorite writers)
Often when you’re an immigrant writing in English, people think it’s primarily a commercial choice. But for many of us, it’s a choice that rises out of the circumstances of our lives. These are the tools I have at my disposal, based on my experiences. It’s a constant debate, not just in my community but in other communities as well. Where do you belong?
A thoughtful and much appreciated view of the so-called work/life balance battles.
A twitter friend linked to this and it's a great read on anti-racism work.
And this is primarily the work of other people of privilege.
It’s time for us to call our people in.
Pardon me, I just threw up on my keyboard.