Late Capitalism

climate change

California's Wildfires Are Exposing the Rotten Core of Capitalism

It's going to get weirder from here.
Lauren Lee White
2 days ago
Late Capitalism

Instead of Giving Billions to Amazon, We Could Just Cancel Student Debt

Yes, this is actually possible.
Allie Conti
3 days ago
Late Capitalism

Wells Fargo: You Can’t Sue Because You Should Have Known We Misled You

A new legal argument from the extremely shady bank is basically: "We can't be trusted to tell the actual truth." And it might work.
David Dayen
4 days ago
modern love

The Story Behind That Guy Who Married an Anime Hologram in Japan

There's more going on here than a super strange wedding reception.
VICE Staff
4 days ago
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

Billionaires Are Raging and the Minimum Wage Is on the Ballot

The super rich just had their best year ever. There's also an election on Tuesday.
Matt Taylor
11.6.18
2018 election

These Candidates Want to Eliminate Your Student Loan Debt

It may not shock you to learn that Donald Trump is not part of the solution.
Allie Conti
10.31.18
Late Capitalism

America Is Selling Blood for Big Profits to the Rest of the World

It's the most primordial substance there is, so maybe it was inevitable that it would become a commodity more valuable than oil.
Seth Ferranti
10.25.18
Late Capitalism

Student-Loan Debt Is Bringing on Millennial Class War

A new analysis shows the snowball effects of college debt—from credit cards to the size of your house. It will come to a head.
Allie Conti
10.24.18
Late Capitalism

Forcing Bosses to Pay More Works, and It's Spreading

The most credible argument against a $15 minimum wage is collapsing.
Matt Taylor
10.23.18
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
Late Capitalism

The Story Behind the Mysterious Guillotine on a Brooklyn Roof

"I don't know if it can kill, but it can definitely maim," the artist who built it told us.
Matt Taylor
10.19.18