Greek leaders have called a national referendum Sunday on austerity measures proposed by European Union leaders, in hopes of gaining renewed leverage in bailout talks. The human toll of austerity is already so high that accepting the additional constraints the E.U. wants may be impossible.
The Department of Education has finally unveiled the process it will use to dole out debt relief to Corinthian College, Inc.'s victims. But radical debt activists are decrying the system as a convoluted bureaucracy that will deliver less recompense than students deserve.
Students wronged by defunct for-profit college company Corinthian are on strike from their unpayable federal student loans, and the movement's rapid growth forced federal officials to meet with the radical protesters and promise further cooperation in the near future.