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A Millionaire Who Funded Brexit Made a Killing as Carillion Crashed

A wealthy hedge fund manager helped create the environment for outsourcing, and profited when it failed.
Solomon Hughes
1.24.18
Dodgy Stuff

VICE EXCLUSIVE: Thames Water Tried to Blame Wastage on Cannabis Farms

VICE can exclusively reveal that the water firm recently attempted to obtain the addresses of every known cannabis farm in London.
Ben Bryant
7.31.17
Is University Still Worth It?

How to Study for Knowledge When the World Wants You to Study for Money

Some tips from an academic on how to pursue knowledge when your university wants you to chase a job.
Matt Cole
9.29.16
Is University Still Worth It?

How Your University Could Go Bust

The rise of private universities means places of education are no longer too big to fail, with no precautions for students who are caught in the middle.
Rebecca Ratcliffe
6.17.16
BRITAIN = ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Why Is Britain Pushing for an EU Trade Deal Before Parliament Can Vote On It?

It makes David Cameron's claims to care about Britain's sovereignty seem a bit hollow.
Oscar Rickett
5.25.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Government Just Announced Student Fees Will Rise Beyond £9,000

Welcome to even more student debt!
Simon Childs
5.16.16
News

The Government Is Blocking Our Right to Find Out Their Plans for the NHS

Jeremy Hunt and his NHS-privatising friends are using the idea of "safe spaces" to refuse Freedom of Information requests.
Solomon Hughes
2.25.16
News

How a Bunch of Accountancy Firms Are Fucking Up Europe For Everyone

We spoke to one of the authors behind new report, "The Privatising Industry in Europe".
Yohann Koshy
2.19.16
News

This London Rebel DIY Regeneration Shows How to Solve the Housing Crisis

When the usual suspects moved to evict the residents of Sweets Way, the residents fought back.
Ben Beach
8.28.15
News

Furious Ferry Workers on Scotland's West Coast Struck to Stop Privatisation

They're worried about their jobs if they're bought out. The case poses tricky questions for the SNP's relationship with trade unions.
Liam Turbett
6.30.15
News

George Osborne Wants to Turn Students Into Cash Cows for Rich Spivs

The UK's biggest ever government fire sale includes the privatisation of all student loans taken out between 1998 and 2012.
Aaron Bastani
5.22.15
News

We Spoke to Some NHS Workers About How They're Feeling Today

Clue: fucking terrified.
Eleanor Morgan
5.8.15
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