Strike Debt is a nationwide movement of debt resisters fighting for
economic justice and democratic freedom.
Debt is a tie that binds the 99%. With stagnant wages, systemic
unemployment, and public service cuts, we are forced to go into debt for
the basic things in life — and thus surrender our futures to the
banks. Debt is major source of profit and power for Wall Street that
works to keep us isolated, ashamed, and afraid. Using direct action,
research, education, and the arts, we are coming together to challenge
this illegitimate system while imagining and creating alternatives. We
want an economy in which our debts are to our friends, families, and
communities — and not to the 1%.
Strike Debt is a decentralized network of debt resisters,
including activists, artists, and organizers. Started in New York
City in 2012, Strike Debt has achieved much since its origin: the
creation of anti-debt organizations around the US, the writing and
publication of The Debt Resisters’ Operations Manual, and the
material support and organizational base for …
We shouldn't have to debt-finance our housing, health care, and education. Join the nation's first debtors' union to demand true public goods.