income inequality


Bernie Sanders’ War With CEOs Making Bank Just Got Real

Sanders new tax plan would punish companies whose chief executive makes 50 times more than the average worker


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

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


What It’s Like Working at a Company Where Everyone Knows Your Salary

Can pay transparency solve income inequality?


Jeff Bezos Is So Powerful He Basically Dictates the Minimum Wage Now

The Amazon CEO announced he's upping pay for his workers, which could force competitors to follow suit and bolster his own image, too.


What a Day of Protesting Against Tim Hortons Looks Like

After some franchises clawed back worker benefits following a minimum wage hike, VICE visited some of the 15-plus rallies scheduled across Ontario.


The NFL's Growing Class Divide Could Undermine a Potential Player Strike

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman says a labor walkout is necessary to get concessions from league owners. But the have-and-have-not economy fostered by the 2011 CBA may make a strike less likely.


How an Old Industrial Ship Yard Created 7,000 New Jobs

Brooklyn Navy Yard President and CEO David Ehrenberg tells Motherboard how his non-profit reclaimed an industrial workspace and updated it for the 21st century.


The Revolution Won't Start Until We Talk About Our Salaries

A more equitable economy starts with a little bit of transparency.


More Americans Than Ever Have Mental Health Problems

And access to care is getting worse, not better.


Trump Says He'll 'Revive Inner Cities' but Doesn't Have a Plan to Fight Poverty

Unsurprisingly, the orange demagogue who may have avoided paying income taxes for two decades hasn't made income inequality a priority.