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March 25, 2013, Monday

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Why are Americans in so much debt?

On today's Your Call, we’ll talk about the strike debt campaign, which came from a coalition of Occupy groups looking to build popular resistance to all forms of debt. One in seven Americans is being pursued by a debt collector. Medical bills cause 62 percent of all personal bankruptcies.

Louis Hyman, assistant professor in Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations, author of Borrow: The American Way of Debt.