This week, we're sharing resources to help make sense of a host of subjects—our country's student debt crisis, the administration's Public Charge rule, the realities of our big-money political system, and more.
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Student debt cancellation is a hot topic right now. So what do you need to know? Here are three weekend reads to help inform your next policy conversation:
The Public Charge rule is xenophobic, classist, and based on faulty logic. The Supreme Court just allowed the administration to enforce its Public Charge rule—a move that could restrict green cards and visas for immigrants who the government believes might use public benefits.
When in doubt, consider the impact of money in politics. You can explain a lot of what happens in our current political system by looking at who makes up its donor class. Or to use real-world examples: