The Third Industrial Revolution
We believe that ushering in this new economic era requires a revolutionary paradigm shift.
How Your Career Can Survive the Next Wave of Automation
As mass automation flourishes, labor, tech and finance experts weigh in on the new brave new world.
Watch VICE’s New Documentary, 'The Third Industrial Revolution: A Radical New Sharing Economy'
In a digitally-driven society, social and economic theorist Jeremy Rifkin describes the birth of a new economic system that can address climate change and create a more equitable and empathic world.
Millions of People Can Now Produce Goods for Next to Nothing
Digital technology is making it easier than ever for anyone to become an entrepreneur, but it's also making many jobs obsolete.
A Switch to Renewable Energy Gives Power to the People
Wondering how your devices are powered? Well, it’s not a giant pink bunny beating a drum.
It's 2017 and Less Than 50 Percent of the World Has Internet Access
Getting everyone online seems like a no-brainer, but the controversy over denying people internet access rages on.
Starre Julia Vartan
France's Poorest Cities Now Lead the Nation's Green Revolution
The country's rust belt took these drastic steps to combat its economic decline, and they could work in the US too.
Workers Must Run Faster to Keep up With New Industry Skills
Figuring out how millions of unemployed workers will be capable of filling millions of unknown jobs is among our greatest challenges.
Oliver B. Libby
Detroit’s Economic Development Is the Comeback America's Been Waiting For
The Motor City is the starting point for more inclusive and sustainable neighborhood development in post-industrial US cities.
France is Transforming Old Manufacturing Towns Into Eco-Friendly Cities
After decades of industrial decline, France's northern rust belt took drastic measures to lead the country's economic and sustainable innovation.
ATL's Transportation Woes Are a Warning for American Infrastructure
Ongoing tension around gentrification has made the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority a priority in Georgia's capital.
Coastal Liberals Look Out: The Working Class Is the New Face of Activism
Nic Smith isn't the kind of Democratic Socialist who spouts off at Brooklyn parties about the "means of production."
Worker Solidarity, Hunger Crisis, Killer Weather and Solar Jobs of Tomorrow.
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