financial crisis

The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

The Spectacular Rise and Fall of the World's Only Hard Rock Theme Park

And what we can learn from it a decade later.
VICE Staff
2.11.19
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
Bitcoin

Do Not Go into Debt to Buy Bitcoin, You Idiots

A professor explains what's going on with the so-called cryptocurrency and why it's probably too late to make a fortune off of it.
Allie Conti
12.13.17
crime

Hanging Out with a Millionaire Felon During His Weekend Off from Prison

Two weekends a month, Per Ulrich Karpf gets time off from prison, which he spends living it up in Copenhagen.
Katrine Krøjby
12.1.17
crime

The Bankers Behind the Financial Crisis Actually Got Promoted

Millions lost their homes and jobs, and not only did the bankers not go to jail, most of them got new and better gigs, according to a new study.
David Dayen
6.1.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Obama's Getting $400K for His First Private Speaking Engagement

The former president is scheduled to speak at a healthcare conference for a Wall Street financial firm in September.
Lauren Messman
4.25.17
Design

How Spain's Financial Crisis Influenced a Generation of Architecture and Design

The Spanish Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism (BEAU) at Cooper Union highlights Spain's most adaptive designers.
Anna Marks
11.5.16
Film

The Tiny Chinatown Bank That Was Scapegoated After the Financial Crisis

Legendary 'Hoop Dreams' documentarian Steve James's newest film, 'Abacus: Small Enough to Jail,' tells the story of the only US bank prosecuted after the 2008 financial crisis.
Brandon Harris
10.6.16
News

Inside the Abortive FBI Investigation of Illegal Foreclosure in Florida

The massive probe threatened to implicate the biggest banks in America, but sent just one woman to prison.
David Dayen
5.31.16
News

Why You Should Care About Big Banks Cutting Deals with the Feds to Avoid Prosecution

Wall Street deviants play by their own set of rules.
Allie Conti
4.12.16
Stuff

My Dad Is a 60-Year-Old Undergrad

Like my dad, more and more senior citizens are going back to school to update their skills and earn degrees to get better jobs.
Rachel Mabe
3.3.16
News

Is Another Financial Disaster Coming? Yes, But Not Right Now

We asked an expert to help us work out how scared we should be, and the news wasn't great.
Oscar Webb
1.15.16
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