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Going Into Debt
Does the Law Protect Consumers or Corporations? Last Aired: 4/9/2007

Skyrocketing medical bills, housing prices and college tuition, along with stagnant incomes, are causing more Americans to go into debt. And they are staying in debt longer. On this edition of Justice Talking, we’ll look at how credit cards became big business, the legality of lending practices, and restrictions on student loans. We’ll also examine the increasing popularity of payday loans and get
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Margot's Farewell
Thanks to all our listeners and guests who, over nine years, helped us begin a national conversation on the powers and limits of government, the relevance of our constitution, and the meaning of democracy. Thanks to Annenberg and NPR and, on a personal note, I also owe a debt to the two people who taught me political theory many years ago: Jack Schaar and Sheldon Wolin. –Margot Adler
 
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