inequality

Student debt

What Elizabeth Warren's Plan to Cancel Student Debt Would Mean for You

Her far-ranging proposal would transform how Americans pay for college.
Allie Conti
4 days ago
CAPITALISM

Even Mega Millionaire Abigail Disney Realizes the System Is Broken

An heir to the Disney fortune is not holding back from lambasting inequality in America.
Matt Taylor
4 days ago
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Amount of Poop on San Francisco's Streets Has Hit an All-Time High

The city had a whopping 28,084 reports of turds in 2018.
River Donaghey
4.19.19
Late Capitalism

Ruthless Capitalists Can't Donate Their Way Out of Trouble Anymore

The Sackler family behind OxyContin is accused of brazenly jumpstarting the deadly opioid crisis. In the era of endless scams, elite philanthropy like theirs is hitting roadblocks.
Alex Norcia
4.10.19
education

What It’s Like Writing Fake Essays for Wealthy International Students

College admissions fraud is a global industry. Just ask these 'tutors.'
Stephen K Hirst
4.5.19
Late Capitalism

‘Privacy Is Becoming a Luxury’: What Data Leaks Are Like for the Poor

"I felt like my identity or whatever didn't matter to them."
Elizabeth Brico
3.14.19
Views My Own

Famous Heiress Says Americans 'Want to Work for What They Get'

Poor Ivanka Trump never got a chance to actually earn the American dream.
Harry Cheadle
2.26.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

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
2.18.19
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
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