Backtalk: Student Moans

This week, Dahlia and Amy get upset about student loans. Elizabeth Warren’s campaign recently unveiled a student loan forgiveness plan as part of her platform, finally seriously centering the student debt crisis as something the government should help alleviate. How we talk about the student loan crisis is important because it can shift the focus from student responsibility to how predatory loaning is screwing us all. And we still want to know what you want to see re-booted in Amy vs Dahlia!  Text “reboot” to 503-855-6485 to let us know what you think!

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Barry Jenkins’s deeply moving If Beale Street Could Talk is now on Hulu and a must-watch of this James Baldwin adaptation about Black love against a the harsh reality of structural anti-Black violence.

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Little Labors by Rivka Galchen is a delightful miscellany of ruminations, metaphors, and tales of motherhood.

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When anxiety circles around and around in your brain, Fiona Apple knows how you feel in “Every Single Night.”

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Amy Lam is Bitch Media’s contributing editor. Find her at @amyadoyzie.