Roberto Ferdman

VICE News Tonight on HBO

America's Newest Outsourced Job: Public School Teachers

American public schools are looking to the Philippines to address a shortage of teachers around the country.
Roberto Ferdman
Amanda Pisetzner
9.7.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Flint Lead Water Investigation Is Taking a Weird Turn: 'I Want to See Some Orange Jumpsuits, Right Quick'

Special Prosecutor Todd Flood is out. A new team is in. And no one knows whom to trust.
Roberto Ferdman
9.4.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

This App Lets You Give Money to Homeless People From Your Phone

The "Samaritan" app allows users to pay the homeless directly.
Pieter Colpaert
Roberto Ferdman
7.6.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

A Huge Part of Crucial Aid for Puerto Rico is Still In Limbo

Nearly 30,000 homes in Puerto Rico still have temporary roofs, almost two years after Hurricane Maria.
Roberto Ferdman
6.6.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Rural America is running out of teachers

What happens when you set a bunch of teachers up on a date with a town that needs them?
Roberto Ferdman
Amanda Pisetzner
4.13.19
immigration

Border Patrol moved migrants from a pen under a bridge to overcrowded tents in a parking lot

Hundreds of migrants were moved to tents in a Border Patrol parking lot outside El Paso.
Roberto Ferdman
PJ Tobia
4.2.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

There's a poop crisis at the border

A small Southern California town is dealing with contaminated water flowing from the Tijuana River.
Roberto Ferdman
3.8.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Meet the teen genius who probably made your favorite BuzzFeed quiz

Rachel McMahon had no idea she was driving so much traffic for BuzzFeed with quizzes she wrote in her bedroom.
Roberto Ferdman
2.11.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

How the government shutdown hurt millions of people on food stamps

The shutdown was more than an inconvenience for the 40 million people on food stamps.
Roberto Ferdman
1.25.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

The nation's first charter school strike is a wake-up call for the charter movement

More than 500 teachers missed classes during the nation's first-ever charter school strike at one of the largest charter networks in Chicago.
Roberto Ferdman
12.17.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

What happens when a state grows way too much weed

Oregon's roughly 1,100 licensed producers are growing about twice as much weed as the state's 4 million people are actually consuming.
Roberto Ferdman
12.16.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Why Republicans are being forced to play defense on health care

Republicans are all talk and little action on protecting pre-existing conditions.
Roberto Ferdman
11.1.18
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