Clio Chang

Senior Staff Writer

clio.chang@vice.com

Clio Chang is a senior staff writer at VICE. 

unemployment

Trump Administration Wants Bosses to Snitch on People Scared to Go to Work

The Department of Labor quietly issued guidance on Monday telling states that rooting out unemployment fraud is a “top priority.”
Clio Chang
5.12.20
Fitness

Why Can’t I Hold a Plank? An Investigation

I can only plank for 30 seconds at most, which is way worse than many people I know. Why.
Clio Chang
5.8.20
investigation

Who Flush?

During Wednesday’s Supreme Court hearing, someone mysteriously flushed a toilet during an oral argument. All I know is that it wasn’t me.
Clio Chang
5.6.20
unemployment

Our Broken Unemployment System Is a National Scandal

Months into economic shutdown, millions of Americans still haven't received unemployment checks—a travesty that is the direct result of anti-welfare decisions that make the process as difficult as possible.
Clio Chang
5.6.20
unemployment

'I’m Scared': U.S. Workers in Reopening States Face an Impossible Choice

By reopening their states early, GOP governors are forcing workers to choose between their health and financial security. “I feel like we’re all just this test market," said one restaurant server in Georgia.
Clio Chang
Maxwell Strachan
4.30.20
Coronavirus

Dental Hygienists Are Terrified of Returning to Work

Would you want to stick your hands in someone's mouth right now? Dental hygienists are being pressured to do so for routine cleanings.
Clio Chang
4.28.20
Memes

A Boom Time for Bean Memes

Beans are good. Bean memes are better.
Clio Chang
4.22.20
unemployment

GOP Governors Will Push Workers off Unemployment by Reopening Early

The Department of Labor confirmed to VICE that workers who refuse to return to work out of a general fear for their safety will lose their CARES Act unemployment benefits.
Clio Chang
4.22.20
recession

Where You’re Out of Work Makes All the Difference in the World

Jonathan lost his job in America. Daniel isn't working in Germany. Their governments are handling things completely differently.
Clio Chang
4.20.20
Money

Your Bank Could Take Your $1200 Stimulus Check if You Have Debt

Watch out: The U.S. government isn't barring private collectors and banks from taking money out of the stimulus checks.
Clio Chang
4.15.20
Politics

Democrats’ Big Coronavirus Idea Is to, Uh, Subsidize Health Insurers?

Instead of pushing for public health solutions, Democrats want to cover COBRA premiums.
Clio Chang
4.14.20
Money

We Called Unemployment Offices in All 50 States. Only 2 Picked Up

Just like everyone else, we found reaching a human being to be next to impossible right now.
Clio Chang
Alex Norcia
Maxwell Strachan
4.13.20
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