Is Biden's student debt forgiveness fair?

Posted on AllSides August 25th, 2022
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US President Joe Biden is cancelling billions of dollars of federal student loans. But what difference will it make?

On Wednesday, Mr Biden announced he will cancel up to $10,000 (£8,500) in federal student loans - used to fund higher education costs such as tuition and housing - for millions of Americans who earn less than $125,000 each year.

Mr Biden will also forgive $20,000 of debt for students on Pell Grants, which applies to those in greatest financial need.

The news, political analysts have suggested, was announced to drum...

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