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Paper Boys - Inside the Dark, Labyrinthine, and Extremely Lucrative World of Consumer Debt Collection

article is adapted from “Bad Paper: Chasing Debt From Wall Street to the Underworld”

Kuttner's review of Graeber's Debt: The First 5,000 Years in NYT

Kuttner's review of Graeber's Debt: The First 5,000 Years in NYT

At MCC Library -Consumer debt / Joseph Tardiff, book editor.

At MCC Library -Consumer debt / Joseph Tardiff, book editor.

The Color of Debt: How Collection Suits Squeeze Black Neighborhoods - ProPublica

The Color of Debt: How Collection Suits Squeeze Black Neighborhoods - Our first-of-its-kind analysis shows that the suits are far more common in black communities than white ones.

These powerful photos of people living with debt will make you feel not alone - The Washington Post

These powerful photos of people living with debt will make you feel not alone

These powerful photos of people living with debt will make you feel not alone - The Washington Post - June 2015

U.S. Vows to Battle Abusive Debt Collectors- Article, NY Times

U.S. Vows to Battle Abusive Debt Collectors

Vows to Battle Abusive Debt Collectors- Article, NY Times

Door from demolished Debtor's Prison. This debtor's prison door stood in High Street, Birmingham. Note the bars through which charitable passers-by dropped coins to the inmates. Unlike the main prison, there was alot more sympathy towards the inmates in the debtor's prison, as many in business could be at risk of ending up there if their business dealings did not go well. The Debtor's Prison was tucked down an alley on Birmingham's High Street, inside the Court of Requests building.

Assemblage Inspiration : Door from demolished Debtor's Prison. This debtor's prison door stood in High Street, Birmingham. Note the bars through which charitable passers-by dropped coins to the inmates.

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