wealth inequality

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
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
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. Young is being held without bail as he awaits sentencing due to the judge deeming him a “significant threat to the community.”
Dave Schilling
11.10.13