The Only State Where Everyone Gets Free Money
This year, Alaska will give each of its residents over $2,000 in cash, no questions asked. Advocates of a basic income want to expand its model around the world.
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.
Most Welfare Recipients Don’t Use Drugs, So Why Do States Keep Drug-Testing Them?
Polls suggest most Americans believe states should drug test individuals who benefit from government programs, and politicians are following their lead. But does it make any sense?
Playing the Poverty Card: Why Rich Democrats Talk About How Poor They Once Were
Wall Street–friendly liberals love making populist appeals.
Switzerland May Give Every Citizen $2,600 a Month
Switzerland will vote on whether all of its citizens will get a guaranteed "basic income."
Facebook, Instagram, Ben Bernanke: Thank You for the New Tech Bubble
It’s a sign of the times when an 18 month company consisting of about a dozen guys and no real revenues is suddenly sold for $1 billion dollars. Need we any clearer reminder of how batshit crazy things currently are?