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Response to G_j (Original post)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 12:45 PM

2. I want to like this idea very much but ...

I haven't yet found answers to these questions:

What types of debt are going to be targeted? (not student loans ... they are guaranteed)
How can contributions be targeted to the debt we intend to target? (what debt instruments will be purchased)?
How might banks and lenders respond to a new market influence?

Unintended consequences department...
In the Democracy Now tape there was the story about people buying children out of slavery, which increased the demand for child slaves, which increased the supply of child slaves. Apocryphal but pertinent in a 'free-market' society.

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