The face of poverty in the UK is changing. Fast.
With fliers, menus, and business cards serving as their advertising arsenal, these street workers—mostly immigrant men—struggle to survive in America's largest city.
Over the last 15-odd years, the Gibraltar government's bet on attracting online gambling companies with low tax rates and other incentives has paid off spectacularly.
Homelessness isn't unusual or amazing. It's not a surreal moment in time that you can capture and use to illustrate that the world is a brain-splittingly cruel place.
Australian photographer Joel Bouchier spent a month in the hills with youths growing weed to escape poverty.
We have to realize that most of us are not that far from bankruptcy or foreclosure. Any of us could be laid off. And then what—where would we be?
A series of horrific videos showing flagrant brutality by cops has NYC's progressive mayor and his controversial police commissioner on the defensive.
It's 1962, and mother wants me to learn humility. So she takes me away from afternoon cartoons to deliver care packages from the church to families experiencing hardship.
"One thing I won't forget is watching a drunken man one afternoon. He got completely naked and took a piss... And he was bathed in this golden light—it was really surreal. I wanted to take a photo, but it was over pretty quick."
After years of neglect by London, Clacton-on-Sea has turned toward the anti-immigrant, anti–European Union UK Independence Party.
Worm infections and other parasites can make people too sick to go to work and can even reduce IQ among kids—yet little attention is being paid to these illnesses, says Dr. Peter Hotez of the Sabin Vaccine Institute.
With the city's housing shortage at crisis point, a group of young moms have taken matters into their own hands by squatting in abandoned housing in the olympic village.
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. This week, Ukraine's OSCE representative says Russian troops captured a border city, and Brazil dismantles a deforestation gang.
When you think about your future multi-million dollar shipping moguls and up-and-coming diplomats, please remember a small handful of them probably received their Ivy League degrees thanks to me.
In the Smokey Mountain community located in Tondo, people make a living through the production of charcoal. Half of the people working there are under the age of 17.
Dublin housing estate kids raise horses in car parks and ride them in Nikes.
Fleeing war for poverty in Burkina Faso has left them in a horrible limbo.
In the last decade, thousands of young migrants have left Senegal on rickety fishing boats hoping to find work in Europe. Many have died at sea, leaving behind a new class of women: the "sea widows," as a local newspaper called them.
The Bayview is home to more than a fifth of San Francisco's black population, who make up a third of the district's residents, and are seen as easy targets for police and developers alike.
This week has offered a glimpse into the contradictions of modern Democratic politics, with Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton both trying to seem like normal Americans rather than the elite rich people they actually are.
A policy that was once a left-wing pipe dream is set to become reality in the Emerald City over the next few years, and a handful of liberal metropolises across the country are scrambling to keep pace.
A few decades ago, nobody with money wanted to be in downtown Los Angeles, so it was pretty much abandoned to the poor. Now developers' interest has been rekindled—and the poor are being pushed out.
According to the Confederation of Trade Unions of Albania, 88 miners have died in their line of work only in the last five years. Many more have been severely injured or crippled. No one really knows how many deaths and injuries occur in the informal mini…
This week, voters in Europe elected a frightening amount of far-right and fascist politicians to the European Parliament in Brussels. What's behind the xenophobic uprising? Anger, poverty, unemployment, and the feeling that the interests of everyday Europ…