Special Report

Fines, Fees, Bail and Jail – Toward Abolition

The Debt Collective joins a coalition to fight for an end to fines and fees in California.

Artwork by: Haley Hughes
News Analysis

Debt Diary: How an engineer digs out of $100,000 in loans

Articles like these want us to believe that it is normal for people to struggle just to survive. This is not normal! We could have a VERY different system if...

Special Report

The Debt Collective Fights for Medicare For All

No one should have to go into debt for good health.

Who is the Debt Collective?


Debt Collective member - Detroit

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Special Reports


Fines, Fees, Bail and Jail – Toward Abolition

The Debt Collective joins a coalition to fight for an end to fines and fees in California.

The Debt Collective Fights for Medicare For All

No one should have to go into debt for good health.

For-Profit College Collective: Update On Court Fights

Judge rules that the Department of Education’s delays in implementing 2016 borrower defense rule were illegal and caused serious harm to borrowers

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Artwork by: Phil Ashworth