The Ripple Effect

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A recent New York Fed report revealed that half of all student loan borrowers are in forbearance or deferment. Anya Kamenetz, senior writer for Fast Company magazine and author of DIY U: Edupunks, Eduprenuers, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education, discusses why so many are having trouble paying down their debt and offers her advice. Plus: A conversation about the uber-viral video “Kony 2012” and the controversy over its message; the redistricting battle in Albany; the state of Iranian cinema with film professor Jamsheed Akrami; bullying in America; and what your bread choice says about you.