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The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Exploring The Ethics of Ridehailing Apps

Via strives to be environmentally friendly, wants to decrease traffic congestion, and pays its drivers more than Uber and Lyft—but is there a catch?
VICE Staff
4 days ago
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Government Workers Are Still Waiting on Payouts from the 2013 Shutdown

As federal employees sue for damages from the longest government shutdown in history, the victims of the last shutdown are still waiting to get paid.
VICE Staff
2.6.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Weed Workers Are Unionizing and Reigniting the Labor Movement

In an industry with a long history of sexual harassment and other rough conditions, unions see an opportunity.
VICE Staff
2.4.19
labor

Government Workers Are Still Trying to Get Paid for the 2013 Shutdown

As federal employees sue to get damages from the longest government shutdown in history, the victims of the last shutdown are waiting on their own payout.
Will Greenberg
2.1.19
MARIJUANA

Unionizing Weed Workers Are Reigniting the Labor Movement

In an industry with a long history of sexual harassment, workers getting paid with drugs, and other rough conditions, unions see opportunity.
Hayley Fox
1.30.19
Views My Own

Trump's Shutdown Is a Savage Assault on the Working Class

People who aren't rich and don't spend their lives trying to get rich are the ones getting screwed.
Matt Taylor
1.15.19
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The US Government Has Always Been a Tool of Greedy Corporations

It didn't start with Ronald Reagan or even Republicans.
Seth Ferranti
1.3.19
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

Bloody Strikes Created the America We're Now Losing to the Super Rich

Here's how hard workers had to fight to have a semblance of dignity in a country obsessed with the gospel of frontier capitalism.
Philip Eil
10.22.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

How Columbia's Photography Students Protected the Picket Line

When the Ivy League institution's graduate workers went on strike, these classes decided to work in solidarity.
VICE Staff
8.10.18
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What Happens if You Refuse to Take a Drug Test for Work?

It's a good thing to know your rights.
Luke O'Neil
7.23.18
Views My Own

The Supreme Court Just Declared Open Season on Workers in America

A high court decision Monday makes it easier for your boss to steal from you—and is part of a broad anti-union wave.
Matt Taylor
5.21.18
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