A United Nations poverty expert sent letters to Amazon, DoorDash, and Walmart, demanding they address allegations of extremely low wages and misclassifying workers as contractors.
The Senate is studying a bill that would introduce a framework for a policy that would guarantee access to a livable income to everyone over 17.
The collections industry is pushing GPT-4 as a dystopian new way to make borrowers pay up, replicating the debt system’s long history of racial bias.
"We even hid clothes under the baby in her stroller without anyone noticing."
“If I wasn’t boxing, I’d have stopped going to school. I’d have no future, no purpose.”
Homelessness is rising. Our distance from it is shrinking.
“People can’t eat these reports, people can’t eat these inquiries.”
Welfare advocates say the government already has “more than they need” for change.
Exclusive: Data obtained by VICE World News reveals a hidden population of homeless people in London seeking refuge on night buses as millions are set to enter fuel poverty.
One student told me he works 48 hours a week during term time. “My mental health is through the cellar floor,” he says. “My grades have dropped.”
Sri Lanka is telling its citizens to stay home and grow their own food, as a government minister announced that fuel reserves have hit “rock bottom.”