Economy

9.26.19

The U.S. Wealth Gap Just Hit a Depressing 50-Year High

It's approaching levels seen in developing countries like Uganda and Nigeria.

7.24.19

If You Hate Capitalism You Will Love This Map

The Black Socialists of America are hoping to put alternatives to capitalism on the map with their newest project.

6.4.19

Elizabeth Warren’s Ready to Unleash Her Economic Plans — Starting with Green Manufacturing

Another big piece of her plan is to get rid of the Commerce Department

5.2.19

This Is How People Can Actually Afford to Live in Miami

"It basically always feels like I’m one bad roommate drama away from being homeless."

4.23.19

Arctic Warming Will Cost At Least $24 Trillion More Than We Thought, Study Finds

The economic losses of climate change, both past and future, are outlined in two new studies this week.

4.12.19

Brexit is freaking people out so much they're turning into preppers

People in the U.K. are freaked out about Brexit. That's causing some of them to prepare for the worst.

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3.22.19

Going Cashless Looks More and More Like a Capitalist Scam

Lawmakers argue bans on cashless stores could protect tens of millions of Americans without access to credit cards.

2.28.19

China is challenging U.S. power by buying up ports around the world

While Trump focuses on trade, China is using its Belt and Road initiative to extend its naval power around the globe.

2.19.19

Trump’s sanctions have forced some Iranians to abandon their cultural traditions

VICE News visits Tehran's biggest cemetery to look at how Iran's economic woes are affecting burial customs.

2.12.19

‘Runaway Collapse’ of Environment Could Cause the Next Great Recession

“Mainstream political and policy debates have failed to recognize that human impacts on the environment have reached a critical stage.”

2.7.19

This Is What Trump Quietly Screwing the Poor Looks Like

Predators who target desperate people with payday loans were going to get regulated. Then they threw some money around.

1.29.19

Here's what it was like for FCC workers back from their forced 35-day vacation

Staffers are expecting their back pay, but cafeteria employees say they were financially wrecked by the shutdown.

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