International Monetary Fund


The International Monetary Fund Has a Dystopian Vision for the Blockchain

IMF head Christine Lagarde wants to “fight fire with fire” in order to regulate cryptocurrencies.


Trump still hasn't given the U.S. economy a reason to pick up

President Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans relentlessly run their mouths about their ability to “get the economy going again.” But they’ve yet to produce or enact any ideas that would generate results.


The VICE Morning Bulletin

George W. Bush and Joe Biden will join President Barack Obama at a prayer service in Dallas, an international court rejects Beijing's claims on the South China Sea, and more.


Wetherspoons Is Giving Out Brexit Beer Mats

As Britain prepares to vote on whether to remain in the European Union, JD Wetherspoon pub chain founder Tim Martin has announced that his pubs will feature 200,000 beer mats bearing anti-EU messaging.


World Leaders Gather in London for Anti-Corruption Summit — But There's an 'Elephant in the Room'

VICE News attended British Prime Minister David Cameron's anti-corruption summit in London, which saw world leaders come together to discuss transparency and stolen assets.


Greece Hopes For Another Massive Bailout After Violent Street Protests

Tensions are on a knife edge as Greece attempts to negotiate another crucial bailout worth billions while facing violent street protests and rebellion from within the government.


United Nations Asks for Help For Drought-Ravaged Ethiopia

More than 20 years after drought caused a devastating famine in the East African country, Ethiopia is yet again facing a agriculture and food crisis following 18 months of minimal precipitation.


Greek Stock Market Opens After Five Week Closure and Promptly Nosedives to a 22 Percent Loss

Greece's stock market and banks were closed on June 29, when the government put limits on money withdrawals and transfers to keep a run on the banks from bringing down the financial system.


Possible Greece Bailout Deal Emerges as Pro-European Greeks Rally in Athens

Greece's European creditors are now evaluating a new bailout proposal of $59 billion, which may stop a possible 'Grexit' from the Eurozone. On Thursday, pro-euro protestors gathered in Athens.


Greece Has Until the End of Today to Submit Final Debt Proposal

If Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras does not come up with a proposal by the end of the day that creditors accept, Greece's banking system will almost inevitably collapse and it could soon exit the euro.


Greeks Divided as Polls Close in Hotly Contested Referendum

Millions of Greeks cast ballots in a referendum that may determine the country’s economic survival and its future in Europe.