DAVID WEBBER: Canceling student debt is a bad idea whose time has come | Local columnists

The cancellation of some university student loan debt eventually caught the attention of national policy makers, some citizens and the media.

Policymakers in Washington should have seen it coming — since about 2006. Without immediate relief, student borrowers’ debt burdens will restrict their housing, family and career choices.



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David Webber joined MU’s political science department in 1986 and wrote his first column for the Missourian in 1994.

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