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Politicians Aren't Paying Enough Attention to the Student Debt Crisis

By fixating on national debt, policymakers are ignoring a much bigger problem.
VICE Staff
2 days ago
Late Capitalism

Here's How Normal People Beat Jeff Bezos and Amazon

One of the most powerful companies ever just bailed on plans to build a headquarters in NYC. It didn't happen by accident.
Ankita Rao
2.14.19
Views My Own

The Rich People at Davos Are Terrified of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and They Should Be

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez isn't going away, and neither is surging rage at plutocrats hanging in the Swiss alps who think charity makes up for a rigged game.​​
Matt Taylor
1.24.19
Late Capitalism

The Typical Black Family May Have Zero Wealth by the End of This Century

Despite what Trump says about black unemployment, the inequality gap is approaching the point of no return, according to a new report.
Allie Conti
1.15.19
Views My Own

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Plan to Tax the Rich Is the Opposite of Radical

Her idea of a 70 percent tax on income above $10 million isn't wild, and wouldn't pay for everything the left wants. But that's the wrong way to think about it.
David Dayen
1.7.19
inequality

I Got Bussed into a Rich School and Saw the Unfairness of America

It was like entering another world—and it taught me all I needed to know about inequality and class privilege.
Kim Kelly
1.7.19
Views My Own

Don’t Work 80 Hours a Week for Elon Musk, or Anyone

Musk claims "nobody ever changed the world on 40 hours a week." Not only is that totally wrong, it's a trademark of boss exploitation.
Rick Paulas
11.29.18
Late Capitalism

This Is How People Can Actually Afford to Live in Seattle

"If I was trying to save money and live where I live, I literally couldn’t go out and do anything.”
Matt Pentz
11.14.18
Late Capitalism

You're Probably Not Getting That Loan Forgiveness You're Counting On

Out of almost 30,000 people who applied for a forgiveness program, just 96—less than 1 percent—had their debt erased. And it gets worse.
Allie Conti
9.21.18
Late Capitalism

The Rich People in Your City Have Even More Money Than You Think

A fresh report shows in terrifying detail how we're living in a "new Gilded age."
Allie Conti
7.20.18
Views My Own

Dear Obama, Spare Us the Lectures

His speech on democracy and capitalism sounded like a laundry list of all the ways liberal elites failed America and made Trump possible.
Matt Taylor
7.18.18
Late Capitalism

Goldman Sachs Is Worried Your Rising Pay Will Hurt Rich People

The latest reminder that American capitalism is in a dark, dark place.
Matt Taylor
7.10.18
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