Sharing Economy

you oughta know

Toronto Millennials Are Sharing Venues For Inexpensive Instagram-Ready Weddings

Airbnb, but for weddings, is now a thing.
Anne Gaviola
4.10.19
giving gifts

How to Nail "Secret Santa" Without Going Broke

A sharing economy approach to creative gift-giving.
Tamara Junkin
12.11.18
uber

What the Uber Ruling Means for Drivers and Passengers

The headlines say it's a ban, but will you still be able to traipse home drunk next weekend?
Mark Wilding
9.22.17
Sharing Economy

8 percent of Canadians make money from the sharing economy

The “sharing economy” is only a small part of Canada’s overall employment picture
Vanmala Subramaniam
6.14.17
Travel

When Strangers Run a Brothel in Your House, and Other Traumatizing Airbnb Experiences

The sharing economy is a thing of beauty and a thing of horror.
VICE Staff
6.23.16
tech

The Sharing Economy Is Not Your Friend

Exploring the claims that Uber and Airbnb skirt laws, avoid taxation, and manipulate data for profit, all while claiming to help every day consumers.
Drew Millard
2.11.16
News

How Full-Time Airbnb Landlords Are Making London's Housing Crisis Worse

London homeowners renting out their second properties the whole year round aren't just driving up property prices, they're breaking the law.
Corin Faife
2.4.16
News

San Francisco Hates Airbnb, But Voted to Keep It Anyway

San Francisco residents voted down a measure that would have restricted short-term property rentals in the city. But the housing battle is far from over.
Mark Shrayber
11.4.15
News

​Watch an Uber Driver Pepper-Spray a Drunk Passenger in Self-Defense

The driver is apparently done driving for the company after a wasted guy lost his cool over Halloween weekend.
Brian McManus
11.2.15
News

How Is Capitalism Going to End? An Interview with Journalist Paul Mason

In his new book, Postcapitalism: A Guide to Our Future, Mason predicts that we're due a new economic system, one birthed by the "smartphone generation."
Simon Childs
8.25.15
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

The Uber Election: 2016 Candidates Are Finally Talking About the American Underclass

The ride-sharing behemoth has sparked a bigger election year debate about what the "normal" American worker looks like.
George Pearkes
7.20.15
News

Britain's 'Sharing Economy' Is Creating a Desperate Servant Underclass

The "future of work" is a rip-off for workers who live in constant fear for their jobs.
Philip Kleinfeld
6.23.15
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