future of work

Late Capitalism

Millennial Democrats Like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Pete Buttigieg Are Ready to Face Off Against Job-Stealing Robots

"We should not be haunted by the specter of being automated out of work."
Ankita Rao

How Your Career Can Survive the Next Wave of Automation

As mass automation flourishes, labor, tech and finance experts weigh in on the new brave new world.
Eric Kingrea

Students Earned $1 Billion in College Scholarships Using Their Smartphones

A new app is trying to incentivize college affordability by providing students instant micro-scholarships.
Madeline Moitozo
The Rundown

Why the Lord & Taylor Flagship Store Closing is a Big Deal for Your Job in Ten Years

Your guide to the future of jobs, what’s working, what’s not and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
Livable Planet

Avoiding Mass Extinction Was the Goal of This Music and Climate Festival

Thought leaders in education, business, environmentalism, technology, and policy convened at Creating Equilibrium to come up with actionable solutions to the world's worst problems.
Kastalia Medrano

Legislators are Pushing a Law to Help Students Get Jobs After Graduation

Students are making life-changing college decisions with limited information, but a database created by the controversial College Transparency Act could change all of that.
Kimberly Lawson
Last Chance High

VICE Impact August: Chicago's At-Risk Youth and the Future of Higher Ed

This month we'll be launching a campaign helping vulnerable kids in Chicago, exploring the feasibility of higher education, and diving into the politics of health care reform.
Nick Chedli Carter
Impact Work

Hip-Hop Hackathon Engages Students on Tech Industry

“When students see people like them in the industry it makes them believe they can do this too."
Impact Staff

Workers Must Run Faster to Keep up With New Industry Skills

Figuring out how millions of unemployed workers will be capable of filling millions of unknown jobs is among our greatest challenges.
Oliver B. Libby
Impact Work

You'll Be Broke and Jobless Unless You Prep for Jobs That Don't Exist Yet

Students won't know what they'll be working on as the next generation of American workers.
Khalid Pitts
Impact Work

Fast Food Workers Are Flipping Burgers And BS for a Living Wage

“We work, we sweat, put $15 in our check!”
Jonathan Parks-Ramage
Impact Work

The 2017 Job Market for New College Grads Looks Grim

How a handful of recent graduates are hunting for jobs and coping with the stress of uncertain employment.
Michelle Betters