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November 17, 2021

Please fill out this application form in detail if you are interested in being a committed student for this in-person school on debt.

Deadline for applications is extended to Nov 20th, 2021 at 11:59PM ET. You’ll be notified of your placement in the course on Nov 21, 2021.

Apply soon! This course is of limited capacity and is fully in-person at The People’s Forum (no virtual options).


Tuesdays and Thursdays, Nov 23 – Dec 21, 7-8:30 PM (no class on 11/25)

Overall U.S. household debt sits at a record-breaking $15 trillion—student debt broke $1.8. In South Korea, household debt is now equivalent to over 100% of GDP and has gone hand in hand with a dramatically widening income gap. In Lebanon from 2010 to 2020, the national debt has increased from 52.6 to 97.2 billion dollars.
Debt is a condition that binds the majority of the world’s population, yet the financial system is dependent on the narrative of individual responsibility and personal failure.

School of Debt @ TPF is a Fall & Winter program for individuals who are interested in developing their comprehension of Debt and its role in maintaining the concentration of wealth in the hands of the few, while the majority of the world suffers ongoing dispossession and economic precarity.

In this introductory course, students will collectively delve into the many ways Debt impacts life on an economical, political, and psychological level, as well as the way our debts permeate aspects of social life. We invite everyone; organizers, visionaries, and people who are hoping to connect individual lived experience to the broader struggle of our collective and oppressive debt conditions.


November 17, 2021
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The People’s Forum
320 West 37th Street
New York, NY 10018 United States
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