CAPITALISM

climate change

New Report Suggests ‘High Likelihood of Human Civilization Coming to an End’ in 2050

The climate change analysis was written by a former fossil fuel executive and backed by the former chief of Australia's military.
Nafeez Ahmed
6.4.19
environment-policy

The Radical Plan to Save the Planet by Working Less

The degrowth movement wants to intentionally shrink the economy to address climate change, and create lives with less stuff, less work, and better well-being. But is it a utopian fantasy?
Shayla Love
5.30.19
Sex

We Are Living in the Post-Horny Era

These days, sex and love are nothing more than productivity handicaps.
Hannah Ewens
5.11.19
CAPITALISM

AirPods Are a Tragedy

Apple claims that AirPods are building a “wireless future.” Many people think they're a symbol of disposable wealth. The truth is bleaker.
Caroline Haskins
5.7.19
Fashion

At Moscow Fashion Week, Children Are The New ‘It Bag’

Security guards didn't bat an eye at the "pitter-patter of little Uggs" on the exhibition-hall floor.
Emma Specter
4.1.19
politics

This Philosopher Says We Should Replace Religion with Socialism

In a new book, Martin Hägglund argues that the only way to change our existence is to accept it will end.
Alex Norcia
3.22.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Exploring The Ethics of Ridehailing Apps

Via strives to be environmentally friendly, wants to decrease traffic congestion, and pays its drivers more than Uber and Lyft—but is there a catch?
VICE Staff
3.17.19
Late Capitalism

The College Scam Is Exposing All the Legal Ways Rich People Game Society

The real question is what took so long for the country to start looking at this stuff more closely.
Alex Norcia
3.14.19
Views My Own

Even Millennials With Money Are Miserable Now

If you're not submerged in debt or the victim of a scam, you're still probably overwhelmed by worry about the future.
Alex Norcia
3.7.19
climate change

Lab-Grown Meat Can't Fix the Planet That Capitalism Broke

A recent study argued that we shouldn’t assume lab-grown meat is more emission-friendly than beef. The whole truth is much more structural and bleak.
Caroline Haskins
3.1.19
WORK WORK WORK WORK

Not In the Mood to Go to Work? One Company in China Says No Problem

Every month, employees at Dinosaur Park Cultural Tourism Group can take one 'Mood Day,' no questions asked.
Mustika Hapsoro
2.28.19
Opinion

Activision Blizzard Reports Record Revenue as They Fuck Over 800 Employees

At the end of the day, the only thing that matters is the pursuit of endless growth and endless profits.
Patrick Klepek
2.15.19
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