wealth inequality

2020 election

Who's More Left?: 4 Key Differences Between Bernie and Warren

It's the Bernie vs. Warren question.
Rex Santus
6.25.19
Canada

Expensive Pop-Up 'Dome' Restaurant Under Toronto Highway Prompts Protest

The $500-a-table pop-up dinner is being held just a mile away from the site of a former homeless encampment.
Bettina Makalintal
4.8.19
Munchies

Rich Nigerians Are Importing Pizza from London by Plane, Government Official Claims

“They bring it on British Airways in the morning to pick up at the airport,” the minister of agriculture said.
Bettina Makalintal
4.1.19
women

Silicon Valley Girls: Growing Up Female Among the Bay Area's Elite

As young women growing up in Silicon Valley, my classmates and I never struggled with discrimination. Our privileged upbringing shielded us from inequality.
НОЭЛЬ ДУАН
4.23.16
americas

Leaked Video Shows How Business Lobbyists Conspire Against a Higher Minimum Wage

A Council of State Chambers of Commerce webinar suggests that business leaders can keep wages low by not talking about the issue while redirecting the political conversation to "creating more jobs."
Avi Asher-Schapiro
4.4.16
Europe

Sixty-Two People Now Have a Greater Net Worth Than Half the World's Population

As the World Economic Forum gets underway in Davos, Oxfam has highlighted runaway wealth inequality across the globe, and the tax havens which keep extreme wealth out of government hands.
VICE News
1.18.16
News

The Difference in Life Expectancy Between the Rich and Poor is Getting Worse

A new UK study suggests we’re all going to live longer than expected—but some more than others.
Victoria Turk
4.30.15
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Will 2015 Be the Year People Actually Do Something About Income Inequality?

All across the planet, the rich keep getting richer, and nearly everyone agrees that this is a problem.
Grace Wyler
2.17.15
Stuff

'Prosperity Porn' Gives Britain's Super Wealthy Too Much of a Free Pass

Why haven't the recent shows about the UK's financial elite sparked outrage?
Frankie Mullin
1.9.15
News

Crony Capitalism and Crushed Dissent in Angola

Corruption isn't rare on the African continent—or indeed anywhere else in the world—but Angola's iteration is particularly extreme. Th elite has fed at the trough of oil and gas for over 30 years, and the nation continues a campaign of stifling freedom...
Oscar Rickett
12.10.13
HUMAN RIGHTS

Walmart Employees Have Nothing to Be Thankful for This Thanksgiving

Unlike its tens of thousands of employees who live beneath the poverty line, Walmart executives will be dining in luxury this Thanksgving.
Peter Rugh
12.4.13
News

Pinkberry Co-Founder Young Lee Is Another Rich Dude Found Guilty of Assault

Pinkberry co-founder Young Lee was convicted of assaulting a homeless man with a tire iron.
تجربة
11.18.13
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