Student loans are virtually the only type of loan that can't be discharged in bankruptcy court. A new report from the Center for American Progress argues that changing that rule would be good for students.
It's become popular for them to virtually outsource large portions of their lives, but is it all that it's cracked up to be? Slate's Farhad Manjoo gave it a shot and it turns out that it can be pretty awful.
Best-selling author Michael Paterniti joins the show to discuss his new book, "The Telling Room: A Tale of Love, Betrayal, Revenge, and the World's Greatest Piece of Cheese." It's the true story of intrigue behind the sought-after cheese, Paramo de Guzman, made in a tiny Castilian village in Spain.