Late Capitalism

food news

Even Fortune Cookies Have Ads Now Because the World Is Bad

God forbid we're allowed to enjoy two bites of sugary goodness without getting a taste of late capitalism.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.6.19
education

What it’s Like Writing Fake Essays for Wealthy International Students

College admissions fraud is a global industry. Just ask these “tutors.”
Stephen K Hirst
4.4.19
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
3.6.19
Late Capitalism

Anti-Amazon Fever Is Spreading, and Big Tech Companies Should Be Worried

After the company's deal collapsed in New York, the next community-upending project might be a tougher sell.
Ankita Rao
2.27.19
climate change

California's Wildfires Are Exposing the Rotten Core of Capitalism

It's going to get weirder from here.
Lauren Lee White
11.17.18
modern love

A Man Just Married an Anime Hologram in Japan. Now Here's the Rest of the Story

There's more going on here than a super strange wedding reception.
VICE Staff
11.14.18
Late Capitalism

America Is Selling Blood for Big Profits to the Rest of the World

It's the most primordial substance there is, so maybe it was inevitable that it would become a commodity more valuable than oil.
Seth Ferranti
10.25.18
Late Capitalism

The Story Behind the Mysterious Guillotine on a Brooklyn Roof

"I don't know if it can kill, but it can definitely maim," the artist who built it told us.
Matt Taylor
10.21.18
monopoly

Why the Brutal Death of IRL Retail Should Scare Everyone

Sears just became the latest giant to go under in the age of Amazon. This is getting creepy.
Matt Taylor
10.16.18
Late Capitalism

The Hot New Millennial Trend Is Scamming Amazon for Big Money

"To most people $230,000 is a lot of money, but for Amazon it probably doesn’t do anything to hurt its stock price."
Francisco Alvarado
10.11.18
Money

This Pretend Billionaire Threw Insane Parties for Celebs and then Vanished

From hosting champagne-drenched ragers on the French Riviera to helping arrange funding for the 'The Wolf of Wall Street,' Jho Low seemed to have it all—until his world started falling apart.
Seth Ferranti
9.26.18
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