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One Recipe for a More Equal World: Mass Death

A new book argues that revolution, war, plague and total state collapse are the only ways inequality has ever been majorly reduced.
Matt Taylor
2.22.17
Photo

Back When Serbians Were the World's Poorest Billionaires

At the peak of Yugoslavia's hyperinflation, 500,000,000 dinar would have bought you a loaf of bread.
Aleksandra Niksic
12.6.16
Stuff

What Would Happen If Young People Stopped Having Babies?

The whole human race would come to an end, obviously, but we asked some experts about what else we could expect.
Samantha Power
9.26.16
Travel

Tourists Are Avoiding Lesvos Because of the Refugee Crisis

'We feel like we are being punished': speaking to the hotel owners, NGO workers and residents of the island that became a focal point of the refugee crisis.
Jez Fredenburgh
7.11.16
BRITAIN = ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Oh, Good, Now There Is Brexit Erotica

The new e-book, 'Pounded by the Pound,' imagines a steamy, post-Brexit hellscape starring a guy and his giant, living British Pound coin companion.
Mark Hay
6.28.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch Two Huge Trucks Fight to the Death on the Streets of China

Two rival construction companies went at each other in front-end loaders as cars fled the scene in what can only be assumed is absolute terror.
VICE Staff
4.19.16
Stuff

Millennials Around the World Tell Us How They Feel About Money, Debt, and Hopelessness

Young people from across the West describe how they're struggling to pay off student loans, find jobs that pay a living wage, and carve out a life for themselves.
VICE Staff
3.16.16
Stuff

We Asked an Economist What Would Happen If All Women Took 'Period Leave'

Would the economy crumble as businesses fell apart under the strain? Er, no - and it might actually make work more productive for everyone.
Amelia Dimoldenberg
3.8.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A New Report Shows Just How Unequal America Is

The richest 20 people in the US "own more wealth than the bottom half of the American population combined", according to the Institute for Policy Studies.
Brian McManus
12.3.15
Stuff

How to Invest Your Money When You Don't Have Any Money

The no risk, low risk and pretty risky ways you can make some extra cash from your paltry stash.
Leah Milner
12.3.15
Stuff

Currency Converters, Anagrams and Westlife: The Euro Used to Be Great

Our European editors look back at a time when a single currency promised to unite and protect Europe.
VICE Staff
7.24.15
News

How will the Greek Crisis Affect Sweden?

I called up Andreas Hatzigeorgiou, Chief Economist at the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce to find out.
Caisa Ederyd
7.10.15
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