The Rich Are Preparing For The Apocalypse Better Than You | VICE on HBO

Throughout human history, doomsayers -- people predicting the end of the world -- have lived largely on the fringes of society. Today, a doomsday industry is booming thanks to TV shows, movies, hyper-partisan politics, and the news media. With the country's collective anxiety on the rise, even the nation's wealthiest people are jumping on board, spending millions of dollars on survival readiness in preparation for unknown calamities.
We sent Thomas Morton to see how people across the country are planning to weather the coming storm.

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  1. VICE News

    VICE News

    28 dager siden

    We sent Thomas Morton to see how people across the country are planning to weather the coming storm. WATCH NEXT: This Is What a Nuclear War Would Actually Look Like -

    • Agartha Asgard[HODL]

      Agartha Asgard[HODL]

      23 dager siden

      Adam Baum fool. Grow up

    • Agartha Asgard[HODL]

      Agartha Asgard[HODL]

      23 dager siden

      Vice your channel has become a joke! Kids watch this nonsense, grow up seriously! The dude with glasses is 147cm tall.. how sad! People believe in midgets nowadays.



      23 dager siden

      Great interview

    • psamocybin cubensis

      psamocybin cubensis

      25 dager siden

      No shit ... They can afford it. We are more focused on eating today not IF shit goes down. Or hit the fan. Or just happens... you guys used to be great🤦‍♂️

    • Adam Baum

      Adam Baum

      25 dager siden

      Make sure you store enough sacks of concrete mix to cover up all of their air intakes!

  2. Jeremy Garrett

    Jeremy Garrett

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    They always present wealth as static, and if that 11% can provide more than the seventeen used too, their really isn't a problem. If it can't then their could be but the distinction is important.

  3. Shane A

    Shane A

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    Jokes on them because if the world does go into apocalypse mode they'll have left the general public behind that does majority of the work needed to produce what they want & need.

  4. Mohsen Homaid

    Mohsen Homaid

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  5. John Smith

    John Smith

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    .The middle class keeps the poor from eating the rich. The poor's one very big advantage over the rich they will massively out number them. More so if the middle class become the poor.

  6. John Smith

    John Smith

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    Who would want to be alive after a ww3? It will look the the Movie "The Road" . I doubt the ATMs will be working on a radiated planet.

  7. Carolyn Barney

    Carolyn Barney

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    Gods Promise is all ONE NEEDS ...❤❤❤👣🕊🌎🥰💫🌞

  8. psimon


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    I love this journalist. It's like Woody Allen's son. More of him please!

  9. Ryan Haney

    Ryan Haney

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    The amount of people on here complaining about "rich people" is pathetic. All I see and hear is everyone complaining, if your life isnt going well, get off NOplayer and do something about it. Especially if you live in the USA, everyone has a shot to make it, take advantage of that. Outcomes arent guaranteed, but they are achievable. Get real, get your shit together, stop blaming the "system" for your lack of drive and ambition. Get an ebay account, go to a garage sale, get some deals and start a business.



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    Capitalism is a disease

  11. Carlos Krueger

    Carlos Krueger

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  12. Dan Arrieta

    Dan Arrieta

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    Thomas is a damn action hero!

  13. MiraiStar 未来星

    MiraiStar 未来星

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    Dang they really got scared when we said we're gonna "eat the rich." Calm down Bill Gates don't take it so literal geez.

    • John Smith

      John Smith

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      The middle class keeps the poor from eating the rich. The poor's one very big advantage over the rich they will massively out number them. More so if the middle class become the poor.

  14. Joe Morrison

    Joe Morrison

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    Thats because the money they've used for it has been stolen from the poor and tax payers.

  15. Tyler


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    I'm Poor and smart.. They are working for me. Lol. When stuff goes bonkers the family and I will have a ticket no matter what. Thank you. Ahaha

  16. Grupo El Comienzo

    Grupo El Comienzo

    2 dager siden

    Is it just me.....or does this kid have such a punchable face?

  17. Yasharala Qam

    Yasharala Qam

    2 dager siden

    Just like me they still just wanna survive somehow. That takes a higher power. Lights out

  18. GOLDsken GOLDsken

    GOLDsken GOLDsken

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    ok. as a person from the botton 50% as he calls it. i dont have a problem as it is atm. so long my personal living standards arent ruined by the 1%, i cant be unhappy. i shoulnt blame the 1% for my lack of intelligence, creativity or motivation to make my life better. to witchhunt the 1% cause u live a horrible life is pretty pathetic as a whole. however, based on what ive heard about the american healthcare for example, i can sort of understand the spite against some people. but everyone whos rich isnt crooks by defult. id say most of them are good people. just like everyone else. it isnt the 1% job to make the life better for everyone else, its the goverments job to make that happen.

  19. Gregory Harvel

    Gregory Harvel

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    lol...... You forgot all the ANTIFA footage for your intro!!!!! You want to paint chaos right???? You forgot the left extremist!!!

  20. Idahoe s

    Idahoe s

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    What book was that ? That he picked up on the shelf..

  21. StuE


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    Go watch The Road for a cheerful and realistic view of what's really going to go down .

  22. velveteyes79


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    If There was a nuclear apocalypse, just saving The 1% is useless, they have no real skills or abilities, they are just exploiters, predators and parasites! They couldn't rebuild civilisation and their money would be useless.

  23. Milo B

    Milo B

    2 dager siden

    Hahaha the lamest club of bellends on earth. God help us if this is all that's left.

  24. alvin cruz

    alvin cruz

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    that was very unique I never thought in my life that type of house can actually exist in reality the setting and design was different than the normal even though there is no window it still breathable, amazingly talented people only can create home like this it should be spread to the entire world.

  25. Off_mah_lawn


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  26. urist mcary

    urist mcary

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    Rich people just like to pretend to be hard. The CEO likes to pretend they would make it in the middle ages as a lord or lady. I remember being told one time to put "Black belt" on my resume, I remember thinking to myself, "That is foolishness, A) its a cheap shot to the accomplishment, Imagine monetizing hard work for improving yourself generally instead of the skills that you are actually going to be employed for, B) I'm not a black belt, I am not disciplined enough to be one. I like to practice and stuff but I am not the sort of person to willingly subject myself to the suffering and difficulty that the people I knew who were blackbelts were. I'm a masochist but I am not all about ritualized suffering. C) Its not that much of an accomplishment if you don't know what school someone got it from, you can get a blackbelt in a year at your local MacDonald's Style Dojo. Then I had an internship, I met some people who are bosses, I was amused, They treated Martial art's accolades like trophies and would frequently talk about the schools they were practicing at, A bunch of 40-50 year old men, geeking out about martial arts like I remember doing when I was 8. The "black belt" title on a resume, might unironically be a great idea, and my anecdotal evidence would say that it is, especially if someone important reads it. The wealthy experience a degree of the natural world, they compete with each other, even if it is in a synthetic and fake way. Part of the thing the rich people who are paying for with this stuff, is the flash, evidence that they are the real thing, genuinely robust humans. It's why rappers used to brag about guns. Its a proof to the people around them that they are not defined by the times or the wealth, Both the rapper and the boss are trying to prove (In my opinion in a very childish way) that they always will be successful. The boss likes to imagine that in the neolithic they would be the warlord, Or that in the middle ages they would be the king, Or that in the Apocalypse they will still be rich. This is why the bosses collected martial art's accolades, and rich people anonymously prepare for the worst. It is a spiritual validation to them.

  27. WaVy Crockett #JizzBoss

    WaVy Crockett #JizzBoss

    4 dager siden

    The only good vice journalist left. Reminds me of the old day's.

  28. Desmarie Ayers

    Desmarie Ayers

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    There is no darkness or deep shadow Where the workers of iniquity may hide themselves. Job 34:22 Get right with the Lord don't be left behind!

  29. Light Drought

    Light Drought

    4 dager siden

    I’m going to leave this for you guys.. “There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.”

  30. Mech D

    Mech D

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    This guy is so cool. He's got a nerd charm thing going

    • awesomemilestone


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      Mech D he is the nice guy who turns bad ass later in the movie !

  31. Charley Link

    Charley Link

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    I'm poor, but I know how to crack a bunker, they are only effective against bombs, I can clog all your air and exhaust vents, Ill find them with night vision. I will brake all your eyes to the outside, Ill find those with emf detectors, but not before you read this "come out or I will seal you in permanently" this is for fear and panic, I have drills and welding equipment, we will shuck you out of there and you rat children. You are right we are coming for you, its called Karma.

  32. La Emaje

    La Emaje

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    Well we kno exactly where to raid and purge the fuckers when “the shit hits the fan”...thanks vice

  33. gottabump


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    Allright bruh relax, Zero reason to be running, we get it..



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    Mostly rich white people. Saving there own asses.

  35. alepiu saja

    alepiu saja

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    Fallout Shelter..microtransactions included.

  36. PE V

    PE V

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    It’s crazy how much will to live some people have lol

  37. Jay Gonzalez

    Jay Gonzalez

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    11:43 He’s right!!! If The people that he sold these too really do have close political friends,then they must know something that made them buy these!!!.... Witch is kinda scary and gets u paranoid at the same time!!!!!

  38. Jay Gonzalez

    Jay Gonzalez

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    I wonder how much this took to build??? How long it took to build???. And who built it?!?!?

  39. 412 Girl

    412 Girl

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    So what happens with the people that don't really have the money when the proverbial ship does go down, let's say 6 years into the future after some bucking crazy attack happens will say zombies, there is people running out there still hiding and they find the shelters now what would happen would there be extra shelters would there be a community shelter with their you know of there so many questions and so many answers that this company needs to have for these people now I'm curious on that to contact this company now I may not have the the money to do it all but I'm very curious to say the least. And I'm a give their guy thumbs up a double thumbs up because hes doing what nobody else is doing and hes about to become the richest man on the face of the Earth if the proverbial shared with us had the fan

  40. J V

    J V

    7 dager siden

    1%s can run but in the end they won't be able to hide. The elite, strong, wise and the ones that are considered to be the best of the best will run to the mountains to hide, but they will be found. And all their bunkers, 50's, all their best all their most will be made crumbs and broken. You will be one of the few last to die, but you will get caught up.

  41. Crankyhippyvlogs!


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    Stupid everything is electronic

  42. Jae’O 3800

    Jae’O 3800

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    Soooooo..... is there a God or not?

  43. Bentley Pagayonan

    Bentley Pagayonan

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  44. BlueBallsExotics


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    "Political conections" that usually leads to corruption

  45. BlueBallsExotics


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    These rich bastards can hide all they want. Every dog has his day, they are not exempt

  46. Gary Johnson

    Gary Johnson

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    there's a reason, they're so full of themselves, they think they can hide or buy their way to the end of .. the end! No matter how you prepare, you cannot. Because you have no idea what's going to happen. Every single living being must die...why spend your life avoiding that part of your Evolution? Death must happen, you have no control...enjoy every second, accept your have no other choice.

  47. Alejandro Aragon

    Alejandro Aragon

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    If a country attacks us and sees those bunkers while they flying in the sky. They are all getting bombed

  48. Brian Garcia

    Brian Garcia

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    So if the end of world is coming basically if Jesus coming for us U guys are not going to want to got to heaven Weird

  49. SiXiS4


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    Usa is falling inside out . So yehh

  50. Steve johnson

    Steve johnson

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  51. 4SIX8


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    Ok that shot with the boat was pretty bad ass tbh

  52. Belisario Castillo

    Belisario Castillo

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    VIVOS is going to be MUERTOS by the time shit goes down and their clients make it to the middle of nowhere

  53. Belisario Castillo

    Belisario Castillo

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    The business of selling FEAR.

  54. caleb H

    caleb H

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    Fallout music killed me.

  55. Mark R.

    Mark R.

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    Nuclear fallout shelters got abandoned by governments around the world because they were proven to be pointless against any long-term nuclear fallout, you're not gonna be able to survive over a thousands years in a shelter therefor they're futile..

  56. Mayor Dilly Beans Dill Pickle Billy Schickel

    Mayor Dilly Beans Dill Pickle Billy Schickel

    10 dager siden

    We gotta thank the dumb ass weak minded police officers. They are literally working themselves to death

  57. 333059


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    Fake emergency run in the beginning was irritating

  58. sℋε ✩ Aℳℯ✘hƴst

    sℋε ✩ Aℳℯ✘hƴst

    10 dager siden

    Wow, the rich wasting their money on bunkers that'll probably not even last instead of learning *_REAL_* survival skills. Fantastic.

  59. AJ Jordan

    AJ Jordan

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    Ofc they put in the fallout theme song

  60. Arief Rakhman

    Arief Rakhman

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    Pandemic must be one of the doomsday scenario