Ben Wray: Jeremy Corbyn should abolish student debt – it’s time for a people's bailout
CommonSpace columnist and Common Weal head of policy Ben Wray says student debt is contributing to Britain's zombie economy
THE UK press think they've got a new way to dampen youth enthusiasm for Jeremy Corbyn. They are banging on endlessly about a Corbyn U-turn on abolishing student debt.
The policy was not in the party’s manifesto, but Corbyn had said in an interview before the election that he would "deal with it" (although in the same interview he also said he didn't have "the simple answer for it at this stage").