income inequality

Late Capitalism

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.
Allie Conti
10.3.18
Photos

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.
Mack Lamoureux
1.11.18
NFL

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.
Patrick Hruby
7.14.17
Smart Cities

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.
Samantha Cole
5.28.17
Views My Own

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

A more equitable economy starts with a little bit of transparency.
Rick Paulas
5.24.17
how you doin, good?

More Americans Than Ever Have Mental Health Problems

And access to care is getting worse, not better.
Nick Keppler
4.17.17
politics

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.
Gabby Bess
10.10.16
Luxury Week

When Income Inequality Causes the Rich to Seek Shelter

Best way to respond to the vast income gulf? Run and hide.
Malak Abas
9.30.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

How Hillary Clinton's Attack on the Alt-Right Went Wrong

By dismissing Donald Trump and his supporters as racists, the Democratic candidate ignores the economic and political anxieties that allowed him to thrive in the first place.
Grace Wyler
8.26.16
News

Bernie Sanders Supporters Plan Fart-In at Democratic National Convention

Cheri Honkala and the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign believe farting is the only way Hillary Clinton will pay attention to the poor.
Mitchell Sunderland
6.20.16
News

What Would Happen If We Gave Everyone Free Money?

No one knows, but several new experiments in universal basic income hope to find out.
Arielle Pardes
6.2.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Bernie Sanders and the Politics of Doom

With Hillary Clinton claiming victories in four out of five primaries Tuesday, the Vermont senator's campaign seems to be nearing the end. But that doesn't mean that the harsh truths he preaches are wrong.
Harry Cheadle
4.27.16
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