Date: September 25, 2022
“The meager student debt relief Joe Biden has offered indebted Americans is far less than he promised on the campaign trail, but it’s still far too much for many Republicans in Congress. That’s because, according to 19 GOP Reps, with student debt burdens lifted, fewer young Americans will be willing to join the military, and the result will be a diminished fighting force just as recruitment is already on the wane. Boo hoo!
Jimmy and The Dive’s Jackson Hinkle discuss what it says about joining the U.S. armed forces if we need the threat of debt peonage to keep recruitment levels high.”