Don’t Buy This: Buying Food in Bulk Is a Waste of Money
Loading up on burgers, cookies and giant jars of mayonnaise at Costco and Sam’s Club isn’t going to help you save. Here’s how to shop smarter at a warehouse club store.
$7.50 for a Day’s Work (Extra Scene from 'The Fruits of Cheap Labor')
In this extra scene, a 52-year-old farm worker receives her daily wage for picking strawberries in northern Mexico. Her salary is $7.50 — plus a marshmallow.
Leaving Their Kids Locked Up (Excerpt from ‘The Fruits of Cheap Labor’)
In this excerpt, VICE News visits a slum serving as an illegal hotel, where day laborers leave their children unattended as they head out to find work in the farmlands of Sinaloa.
The Fruits of Mexico's Cheap Labor
VICE News heads to northern Mexico to investigate the working conditions on farms, where day laborers and their children handpick crops in 100-degree heat, earning as much in a day as their US counterparts make in an hour.
It's Surprisingly Easy to Build a Sam's Club on a Native American Heritage Site
When the destruction happened, it was a hot topic for a while. There were protests by Native Americans, and attention from the international press. But among hundreds of people who turned out for the long-awaited grand opening, I couldn’t find one...