poverty

Late Capitalism

‘Privacy Is Becoming a Luxury’: What Data Leaks Are Like for the Poor

"I felt like my identity or whatever didn't matter to them."
Elizabeth Brico
3.14.19
Drugs

How the Drug War Eats the Poor

According to a new report by the NGO Health Poverty Action, prohibition drives poverty and criminality in places like Brazil and India.
JS Rafaelli
2.4.19
Food insecurity

These Public Pantries Aim To Decolonise Food Access in New Zealand

Known as pātaka, they tap into a centuries-old Māori system for sharing food within a community.
Wesley Lapointe
1.16.19
money brain

Growing Up Poor in New Zealand Taught Me How to Budget

My childhood experience with poverty may have ruined my credit, but it also gave me the power to survive my past.
Ayesha Cording
12.17.18
News

Police, Soldiers Attack Papua New Guinea Parliament Over Unpaid Bonuses

The attack resulted in broken windows, assaulted security forces and damaged property
VICE Staff
11.20.18
money brain

Most Money Advice Is Worthless When You’re Poor

Savings tips are classist garbage and belong in the trash.
Talia Jane
11.12.18
Homelessness

The Story Behind a Viral Video of Anti-Homeless Vigilantism

"Jogger Joe" isn't the only one mistreating homeless people in the Bay Area.
Rick Paulas
7.3.18
poverty

When Working in Disney World Means Being Stuck Living in a Cheap Motel

As unionized workers in Florida haggle with Disney in hopes of a wage increase, some of them are living precarious economic existences.
Michael Sainato
6.1.18
News of Zealand

News of Zealand: More Kiwis Claiming Food Parcels

Plus Māori prison decision delayed again, and UN shocked at our human rights record.
95 bFM
VICE Staff
4.23.18
News of Zealand

News of Zealand: More Poor Families Needing Food Grants

Plus bike lane controversies, and the Prime Minister in the Pacific.
95 bFM
VICE Staff
3.4.18
Homelessness

What It's Like to Rebound as a Young, Homeless Mother

With affordable housing facing a crunch under Trump, it's harder than ever for young families to cope. Still, some find the support they need.
Sonja Sharp
2.21.18
Sports

Inside China's MMA Club for Poor and Orphaned Boys

Enbo MMA Club has trained hundreds of children from impoverished Tibetan communities, giving kids like Banma Duoji—a rising professional competitor—a chance to thrive.
VICE Staff
11.1.17
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