Allie Conti

Allie Conti is the senior staff writer at VICE. You can visit her personal website here.

money-scams

How For-Profit Colleges Have Targeted and Taken Advantage of Black Students

A new report highlights all the ways the racial wealth gap is exacerbated by America's higher education system.
Allie Conti
9.11.19
money-inequality

Court Documents Reveal How Affirmative Action for the 1% Really Works

Scandalous new details about the University of Southern California's admission process came out as part of the ongoing 'Varsity Blues' trial.
Allie Conti
9.5.19
body

Stores Are Banning Guns Because the US Government Won’t

Kroger and Walmart are asking customers to stop openly carrying guns while shopping.
Allie Conti
9.4.19
The Borders Issue 2019

Welcome to Metropica, a Supposed City of the Future

Florida developers have long promised utopia. Will their latest attempt—an Instagram-friendly, experience-led community-slash-shopping mall—finally deliver?
Allie Conti
8.29.19
debt

What It Would Take for the Next President to Cancel All Student Debt

Trump just erased the loans of 25,000 veterans. Could his successor do the same thing for everyone?
Allie Conti
8.27.19
mind

Pete Buttigieg Has an Ambitious Plan to Make You Less Lonely

Health insurers sometimes refuse to cover mental health services like therapy. The South Bend mayor wants to change that.
Allie Conti
8.23.19
Scam Academy

I Manipulated Lonely Teachers to Steal Tests in High School

I got the idea when I was working at a movie theater.
Anonymous
8.19.19
scams

WeWork Celebrates Losing $1.6 Billion by Going Public

Losing money is what hot tech startups do best.
Allie Conti
8.15.19
mind

We Talked to People in the 11 Percent of Millennials Who 'Always' Feel Lonely

"How can I be this old and not have any friends?"
Allie Conti
8.14.19
drugs-health

Exclusive: Emails Show This Anti-Tobacco Crusader’s Close Relationship with JUUL

Tom Miller is Iowa's attorney general. He's also an adviser to JUUL, even as the company faces controversy and lawsuits.
Allie Conti
8.9.19
money-scams

Rich Families Are Legally Separating from Their Kids to Pay Less for College

It's the latest tactic the wealthy use to game the system.
Allie Conti
7.30.19
money-corruption

Pharma Companies Have Spent Billions Buying Back Their Own Stock

Progressives blame the practice for rising insulin costs.
Allie Conti
7.30.19
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