oligarchy

Late Capitalism

Millennials Are Sick of Old Politicians but Too Poor to Replace Them

This might finally be changing.
Matt Taylor
7.31.18
monopoly

These 11 Companies Control Everything About the Fourth of July

From hot dogs to beer to chips and even charcoal, you don't have much of a choice in whom you pay to celebrate.
Claire Kelloway
7.4.18
Views My Own

Amazon Is Too Big to Tax and It's Terrifying

The mega corporation led by the richest man in the world is flexing its political muscle more than ever. You should be worried.
Matt Taylor
6.13.18
CELEBRITIES

Everything We Know About Grimes's New Boyfriend, Elon Musk

Who is this mysterious businessman?
Eve Peyser
5.9.18
money

Trump Can't Stop Screwing Over the Poor

His administration was gutting consumer protections before he yukked it up with global elites in Switzerland.
Matt Taylor
1.26.18
economics

Rich People Feel Really, Really Bad About Being Rich

A new book explores the anxieties that come along with affluence. I asked the author why regular people should care.
Allie Conti
9.20.17
politics

Stop Whining About Trump, Says Billionaire Michael Bloomberg

"Whoever wins, you got to get behind."
Eve Peyser
6.22.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Melania Trump's $51,500 Coat Reminds Us We Live in an Oligarchy

Look upon it and despair.
Harry Cheadle
5.26.17
Animation Domination High-Def

Oligarchy Rock

The United States is at a crossroads. Will we accept that we live in an Oligarchy, or will we pretend that we don't?
VICE Staff
8.4.15
tech

This Kid Made an App That Exposes Sellout Politicians

With US politics swimming in so much corporate money that it's pretty much an oligarchy, it can be hard to keep track of all the corruption. Luckily, there's an app for that.
Hannah Ewens
7.7.14
News

Meet Zephyr Teachout, the Anti-Corruption Crusader Running for Governor of New York

Does the left-wing long shot have a chance to win?
Matt Taylor
6.17.14
News

New Report Confirms That America Is Pretty Much an Oligarchy

Researchers from Princeton and Northwestern crunch 20 years of data and conclude that the USA is an oligarchy.
Dan Tookey
4.18.14