2016 Presidential Election: Student Debt – Learn Liberty

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lass=”” >Forgiving student debt and increasing education subsidies are popular ideas on the campaign trail this year.

But what would happen if the United States actually forgave student debt?

Would the loans just vanish into thin air?

Would tuition prices start falling at last?

Would universities stop spending so much on bureaucrats and climbing walls?

Watch and tell us what you think.

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