Economy

Late Capitalism

Instead of Giving Billions to Amazon, We Could Just Cancel Student Debt

Yes, this is actually possible.
Allie Conti
10 hours ago
Late Capitalism

This Is How People Can Actually Afford to Live in Seattle

"If I was trying to save money and live where I live, I literally couldn’t go out and do anything.”
Matt Pentz
2 days 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
2018 election

These Candidates Want to Eliminate Your Student Loan Debt

It may not shock you to learn that Donald Trump is not part of the solution.
Allie Conti
10.31.18
The Power and Privilege Issue

Ukraine's Lost Generation

Sucked into the trauma and labor of an ongoing war, Ukraine’s Millennials face uncertain prospects in a country rife with Soviet-era boomer corruption, an uneven economy, and a lack of job opportunities.
Ben Makuch
10.31.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Generation Z Is Choosing Trade School over College

With the job market in flux, younger Americans are trying to avoid an education that comes with a massive amount of debt.
VICE Staff
10.29.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Young People Are Trapped by America's Housing Crisis

Housing rights advocate and writer Tara Raghuveer explains what's at stake.
VICE Staff
10.24.18
Late Capitalism

Student-Loan Debt Is Bringing on Millennial Class War

A new analysis shows the snowball effects of college debt—from credit cards to the size of your house. It will come to a head.
Allie Conti
10.24.18
Late Capitalism

Forcing Bosses to Pay More Works, and It's Spreading

The most credible argument against a $15 minimum wage is collapsing.
Matt Taylor
10.23.18
Late Capitalism

Here's Fresh Evidence Student Loans Are a Massive, Generational Scam

The co-author of an enraging new report called the student loan system "a failed social experiment."
Matt Taylor
10.17.18
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
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