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Author: Cryn Johannsen

Why We Desperately Need a Debtors’ Strike

This is the time to stop blaming the victims who have been destroyed by this devastating economic system. Turn your wagging fingers the other way. Turn your blame towards those who have turned tens of millions of us into permanent, indebted citizens.

Occupy Student Debt!

A debtors strike could be global and have enormous ramifications. Financial institutions will only respond to threats against their capital. Otherwise, they will continue to turn more of us into indebted, jobless nothings. Take the pledge.

“We Are the 24 Percent”

It is a sad day when you receive letters from children who are worried and aware of the student lending crisis. The next time you hear a politician’s platitudinous remarks about the future, about investing in children, remember these letters.

Occupy Austin: More Than Just Freedom Flowers

In Austin: “Despite the fact that most of these folks were quite tired, there was a lot of energy in the air. You might expect the 99% to be pissed off, angry, sullen, whatever. Nope. Their moods were the opposite of that. Lots of people were smiling.”

Wearing Hundreds of Hats and Loving Every Minute of It

All Education Matters founder Cryn Johannsen is hitting the road to report on the #Occupy protests in 7-10 cities. There, she’ll meet face-to-face with people to talk about her work as an advocate for student loan debtors. Find out what other hats she wears.