Elitism

dress code

This high school banned parents — yes, parents — from wearing leggings

Parents are calling the school's crackdown racist and elitist.
Emma Ockerman
4.24.19
Art pranks

A List of the Times People Mistook Totally Random Objects for Art

Remembering some of our favorite pranks in the art world and beyond.
Eleanor Lambert
5.28.17
Features

Why Do People Care About Record Store Day?

What is it about the event that gets people totally mad?
Josh Baines
4.21.17
Stuff

'Idiocracy' Is Bad, Actually

You know who'd find the movie hilarious? Hitler.
Rick Paulas
10.7.16
americas

Mexico City's Smog Problem Isn't Getting Better Because People Hate Public Transit

Status concerns and an overblown terror of crime, as well as the limitations of the service, mean many of the city's residents refuse to abandon their cars despite continued air pollution and ever-increasing congestion.
Gabriela Gorbea
3.25.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Kim Jong-un Takes His Personal Toilet with Him Everywhere He Goes

The Supreme Leader wouldn't be caught dead using a public restroom.
Michael Cuby
11.13.15
Interviews

Kanye West Spoke About Class Divide at Oxford University’s Union, So We Asked Oxford About Class Divide and Kanye West

It seems pertinent that Yeezy chose to talk about separationism at Britain’s most elite university.
Ryan Bassil
3.3.15
The Film That Made Me...

'Party Monster' Was the Film That Changed How I Thought of Elitism

"Party Monster" is packaged as a fairytale-like moral lesson on the true price of excess.
Daisy Jones
1.21.15
tech

Silicon Valley's Newest Exclusive Clubs Are All About 'Diversity'

Can a couple of $2,500-a-year social clubs help mitigate the tech industry's notorious whiteness and maleness? Probably not, but at least some millionaires seem to know there's a problem.
Arielle Pardes
12.17.14