Author Archives: Alan White

Trump Administration’s Student Loan Policy

Student loan debt has jumped from $1 trillion to $1.5 trillion in the last 5 years. The Education Department's official default rates voanews seriously understate the share of young borrowers who default, or are not able to repay their loans. In the face of the growing student loan debt crisis, the Administration's corrupt policy is […]

Walmart Sequel – More SCOTUS Hostility to Class Actions

Today the Supreme Court ruled in Comcast Corp. v. Behrens that an antitrust class action was improperly certified because Justice Scalia and four other Justices found the plaintiffs' damage theory inadequately supported by expert testimony.  Others will no doubt have more to say on this, but I found the majority opinion transparently result-oriented, and disturbing […]