Economic Opportunity

How educational and demographic divides and trade laws affect the working poor.

Talk of jobs and trade dominate business news cycles but the gap between haves and have-nots has never been wider ? or more glaring. Get a better understanding of economic inequality millions are struggling against.


Class Divide

In New York City?s booming West Chelsea neighborhood, an elite private school sits directly across the street from public housing. The young people in the community discuss the burdens that come with living on either side of the street.


VICE News Tonight: Trump?s Trade War

President Trump is pushing stiff tariffs on imports and working to renegotiate trade deals to bring jobs back to America. But some feel his actions may set off an international trade war that could actually cost Americans more. VICE traveled across the country to track the threats facing U.S. industries.


Paycheck to Paycheck: The Life and Times of Katrina Gilbert

An underpaid, uninsured single mother tries to care for her three young children while scraping by on a nursing assistant?s salary. Each day Katrina Gilbert chooses between purchasing her own medication or paying for the needs of her three children, unsure if she?ll ever get ahead.

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