“No one should work full time and still live in poverty.”
–Senator Elizabeth Warren, Real Time with Bill Maher, 10/3/14
Whatever your political orientation, doesn’t this make sense?
And from the same interview, a not so fun-fact: “Student loans issued from 2007 to 2012 are on target to produce $66 billion in profit for the United States government” (http://money.cnn.com/2014/09/05/news/economy/elizabeth-warren-market-broken/index.html). That profit, Warren argues, is how the US recovers the tax revenue lost through loopholes.
You can check out the full interview here: http://www.hbo.com/real-time-with-bill-maher#/real-time-with-bill-maher/episodes/index.html&isVideoPage=true&null&subcategories=none&order=date-desc&limit=none