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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
4.22.19
Work

Five Million People Got a Much-Needed Raise for the New Year

Thanks to increases in the minimum wage across the United States, low-wage workers will collectively bring in $5.4 billion more in 2019 than they did in 2018.
FREE Staff
1.1.19
Work

Doctors Who Are Mothers Talk About Workplace Discrimination

The stress of being treated differently than their colleagues doesn’t just hurt them—it hurts patient care.
Anita Hamilton
12.12.18
Side Gigs

I'm a Therapist Who Walks Dogs to Stay Sane and in the Black

After seven or eight hours of listening to people talk about life’s complexities, the simplicity of being with dogs is a relief.
Francesca Sternfeld
12.6.18
The VICE Guide to Life

Eight Jobs You Can Do from a Tree

Or in a cave, or in a hole, or on the water. (Anywhere, you see.)
Evie Carrick
11.28.18
Invisible Jobs

A Day in the Life of a Home Health Aide Earning $13 an Hour

Home care workers take care of our most vulnerable populations for rock-bottom pay in a high-turnover job that is both tough and rewarding.
Rick Paulas
11.1.18
Work

10 Great Jobs You Can Do From Anywhere

These jobs provide the cash and flexibility needed to live life as a digital nomad.
Evie Carrick
10.25.18
VICE Guide to Life

How to Negotiate Your Salary for the First Time

Negotiating your pay can mean more money now and a higher earning potential over your lifetime. Here's how to do it and why it is so important to start with your very first job offer.
Melissa Locker
10.1.18
jobs

Tips for Saving Money When You Get Paid in Cash

Having a tough time saving those fat cash tips from your summer job? It’s easy to blow your money on booze and weed, but there are tricks of the trade to avoid wasting your wages—while still having a good time.
Gina Ragusa
8.1.18
Free

What It Takes to Make a Living as a Drag Queen

Most drag queens have modest incomes, but their expenses for hair, makeup and travel can easily top $10,000 a year. Here’s what they spend on and the tricks they use to make ends meet.
Melissa Kravitz
7.27.18
Late Capitalism

Goldman Sachs Is Worried Your Rising Pay Will Hurt Rich People

The latest reminder that American capitalism is in a dark, dark place.
Matt Taylor
7.10.18
money brain

Obsessing Over Player Salaries Is Ruining Baseball

'Moneyball' taught fans to root like a boss instead of basking in the thrill of the game. On the 15th anniversary of Michael Lewis' book on the first team to master winning on a tight budget, here's a look at how it changed sports culture for the worse.
Rick Paulas
6.14.18
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