CAPITALISM

modern love

The Story Behind That Guy Who Married an Anime Hologram in Japan

There's more going on here than a super strange wedding reception.
VICE Staff
9 hours ago
Late Capitalism

Billionaires Are Raging and the Minimum Wage Is on the Ballot

The super rich just had their best year ever. There's also an election on Tuesday.
Matt Taylor
11.6.18
The Power and Privilege Issue

The Future of Capitalism Is San Francisco on Steroids

Something’s about to burst, and it might just be society itself.
Rick Paulas
10.22.18
monopoly

Why the Brutal Death of IRL Retail Should Scare Everyone

Sears just became the latest giant to go under in the age of Amazon. This is getting creepy.
Matt Taylor
10.15.18
Late Capitalism

The Hot New Millennial Trend Is Scamming Amazon for Big Money

"To most people $230,000 is a lot of money, but for Amazon it probably doesn’t do anything to hurt its stock price."
Francisco Alvarado
10.11.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Brands Are Jumping All Over Banksy's Art-Shredding Stunt

Because of course they are.
Nicole Clark
10.11.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Banksy Painting 'Self-Destructed' After Being Auctioned for $1.1 Million

“We’ve just been Banksy’ed,” a Sotheby's director said.
Nicole Clark
10.6.18
Late Capitalism

You're Probably Not Getting That Loan Forgiveness You're Counting On

Out of almost 30,000 people who applied for a forgiveness program, just 96—less than 1 percent—had their debt erased. And it gets worse.
Allie Conti
9.21.18
Views My Own

The Bailouts for the Rich Are Why America Is So Screwed Right Now

Did they prevent a full-scale collapse? Yes. Was it necessary to do it the way we did? Not at all.
Matt Stoller
9.13.18
Views My Own

Rich People Broke America and Never Paid the Price

Lehman Brothers collapsed ten years ago, exposing a rotten system run only by greed. In an alternate universe, things actually changed.
Nathan Schneider
9.11.18
Comics!

'How Is Everything?' Today's Comic by Alex Krokus

Here are two funny comics by Alex Krokus about working in a restaurant and art.
Alex Krokus
9.6.18
Late Capitalism

It's Capitalism's Fault That Young People Prefer Socialism

Also to blame: Democrats and liberals.
Matt Taylor
8.14.18