poverty

Photography

Photos of Life in 'Portugal's Toughest Neighborhood'

Photographer José Ferreira's new project captures a marginalized community as it's torn down.
José Ferreira
4.1.19
Late Capitalism

‘Privacy Is Becoming a Luxury’: What Data Leaks Are Like for the Poor

"I felt like my identity or whatever didn't matter to them."
Elizabeth Brico
3.14.19
Late Capitalism

This Is How People Can Actually Afford to Live in Chicago

"There are no poor white neighborhoods in Chicago.”
Meghan Murphy-Gill
2.19.19
Views My Own

This Is What Trump Quietly Screwing the Poor Looks Like

Predators who target desperate people with payday loans were going to get regulated. Then they threw some money around.
David Dayen
2.7.19
Drugs

How the Drug War Eats the Poor

According to a new report by the NGO Health Poverty Action, prohibition drives poverty and criminality in places like Brazil and India.
JS Rafaelli
2.4.19
Homelessness

The Story Behind a Viral Video of Anti-Homeless Vigilantism

"Jogger Joe" isn't the only one mistreating homeless people in the Bay Area.
Rick Paulas
7.3.18
poverty

When Working in Disney World Means Being Stuck Living in a Cheap Motel

As unionized workers in Florida haggle with Disney in hopes of a wage increase, some of them are living precarious economic existences.
Michael Sainato
6.1.18
Views My Own

I Got Arrested Today While Praying the US Finally Confronts Poverty

America's abundant wealth is held in the hands of the few and spent on war and militarism.
Susan Frederick-Gray
5.14.18
Zealandia

The Wilderness Intervention Program Giving Young Offenders a Second Chance

START Taranaki aims to keep convicted teenagers out of juvie.
VICE Staff
5.7.18
Photography

Photos from the Tiniest Tiny Homes in Hong Kong

For the disadvantaged, apartments can be literally the size of a coffin.
Harriet Renn
4.26.18
Homelessness

What It's Like to Rebound as a Young, Homeless Mother

With affordable housing facing a crunch under Trump, it's harder than ever for young families to cope. Still, some find the support they need.
Sonja Sharp
2.21.18
ten questions

Eating Fire Does Unspeakable Things to Your Insides

"When I breathe fire, I drink diesel, but the problem is that no matter how hard I try to keep it in my mouth, some of it always makes it to my stomach."
Jorge Damián Méndez Lozano
2.12.18
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