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The student loan privatisation must be resisted

Selling off the student loans will actually cost the government more, as well as the students - but it'll be a profits bonanza for the purchaser. The public must fight back.

The spirit of youth discontent wasn't dead, just resting

With lecturers on strike, student debt being sold off to the banks, the anger of the 2010 protests is about to make a comeback, says Josiah Mortimer

The student loan book is being privatised. We shouldn't be naive about the implications.

Plans to privatise student the student loan book threaten to become a de facto retrospective fee hike. Recent graduates are already chained by debt; we must fight these dangerous plans.

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