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Debtors' prison: ACLU report details 'criminalization of private debt'
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Americans' reliance on household debt ─ and poor people's struggles to pay it off ─ has fueled a collection industry that forces many of them into jail, a practice that critics call a misuse of the criminal justice system. The accusation is ...
The ACLU just proved that our courts are being manipulated by private debt collectorsSalon
US Courts Jailing Thousands over Civil Debts 'Without Due Process,' ACLU SaysNewsweek
ACLU Release Research on Arrest Warrants for Private DebtLaw.com
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The Intercept

Citigroup Drove Puerto Rico Into Debt. Now It Will Profit From ...
The Intercept
One of the same banks that drove the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, or PREPA, into the red will now be paid to help auction it off to the highest bidder. Citigroup Global Markets Inc., or Citi, will be the main investment bank consultant in the ...
In Puerto Rico, a skirmish over how much debt the bankrupt island can handleVirgin Islands Daily News

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ACLU (blog)

Debt Collection Companies Have Hijacked the Justice System
ACLU (blog)
Denise Zencka, a mother of three in Indiana, had to file for bankruptcy because she couldn't afford to repay her bills for treatment for thyroid cancer. And because she was unable to work, she had to stay with her parents in Florida while she recovered ...



Trump administration wants input on bankruptcy standards for ...
MarketWatch
U.S. President Donald Trump and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos listens. The Department of Education is seeking public comment on bankruptcy standards for student debt. By. JillianBerman. Reporter. The Trump administration has quietly announced that ...

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CNBC

Trump's top economic advisor sees 3 percent GDP growth, with debt increasing near term
CNBC
The economist highlighted Trump's focus on deregulation and recent tax cuts as reason for a brighter economic outlook, though he admitted that national debt is likely to increase in the near term. "We're keeping a very close eye on government debt and ...

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Bloomberg

S. Korea's Household Debt Hits Record $1.3 Trillion in 2017
Bloomberg
South Korea's household debt rose to a new record in 2017, even as the government tightened lending terms to cool the property market. Household debt including credit purchases rose to 1,450.9 trillion won ($1.3 trillion) at the end of December, up 8.1 ...
South Korea end-Q4 household debt growth near 3-year lowReuters

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CNBC

Trump administration may make it easier to wipe out student debt in ...
CNBC
The Education Department says it will review how borrowers discharge student loans, an indication it could become simpler to expunge loans in bankruptcy.
Bankruptcy Options For Student Debt Could Possibly Change Under ...Above the Law
Federal officials consider changing hurdle for student borrowers ...ABA Journal

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Syracuse.com

Crushing debt, intense competition 'toxic brew' for 'plain vanilla' Tops, analysts say
Syracuse.com
Analysts say it was a combination of "crushing debt," a highly competitive supermarket industry and a weak upstate New York economy. "It's been a difficult year for the industry as a whole and when you have a lot of debt and are not as well capitalized ...



Bloomberg

Italy Has Built a Buffer to Shield Its Debt From Higher Rates
Bloomberg
“We have a debt-sustainability analysis, we have put in the shock and we have read the figures, and debt is relatively sustainable, relatively resilient, because duration is quite long,” ECB Executive Board member Peter Praet said at an event in ...

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Politico

Treasury's Malpass says he's 'troubled' by national debt - POLITICO
Politico
A top Treasury Department official said Wednesday he is “troubled” by annual budget deficits and wants a three-year program to slow the growth of the national debt.
Treasury's Malpass Says Rising U.S. Debt, Deficit 'Troubling ...Bloomberg
Treasury official: 'I'm troubled by the national debt' | TheHillThe Hill

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