A soap opera–esque scandal centered around the alleged antics of a "shadow president" has revealed deeper problems in South Korean society.
Aseem Trivedi faced a lifelong prison sentence for his drawings slamming corruption in his country. We spoke to him about the power cartoonists can yield, and why governments are trying harder and harder to silence them.
The crimes carry a maximum sentence of 20 years, but the greatest fallout may be a definitive end to their former boss Chris Christie's future in national politics—if Trump loses.
More than 2,000 people gathered in front of the Romanian Parliament on Thursday night, in what looks like the beginning of a new series of protests in the Eastern European country.
The Republican nominee is accused of having used his personal foundation to pay off a politician, finance a lawsuit against his enemies, and buy a giant painting of himself.
In part two of our investigation into modern debtors' prisons, VICE examines how private probation can land vulnerable people in a cycle of extortion and jail time.
In this installment of our web series Justice, VICE examines how small municipalities turn policing into profit to create modern-day debtors' prisons.
While Bernie Sanders diehards roasted in the heat at the DNC, politicians, lobbyists and industry players got down to business.
After multiple clashes with civilians—alongside many other allegations of wrongdoing—there have been calls for the police force in South Yorkshire, England to be completely disbanded. Here's how it got to that point.
Diamonds, sex with prostitutes dressed as flight attendants, helicopter rides—the allegations are wild.
Opa-Locka might just be the most corrupt city in Florida, which is really saying something.
Also revealed: the army's links to a controversial mining company.
Rodrigo Duterte, who won this week's election, is sort of like Donald Trump if Donald Trump had long been accused of endorsing death squads.
Photographer Giles Clarke spent months documenting the lives of some of the country's poorest people.
Fahmi Reza's political art has been getting him in trouble for decades. His latest work, a giant clownish take on the Malaysian PM's face, has become the icon for the country's anti-corruption push.
The massive data leak has politicians around the world on the defensive. But how will the US government react?
Soon after the story broke, people were already tweeting: "Oh shock, horror: rich, powerful person is corrupt—why should I care?" This is why you should care.
Former Suffolk County Chief James Burke's recent conviction on civil rights charges opened a window into a lurid cop culture of illegal wiretapping, cover-ups, sex addiction, drunk driving, and blackmail.
Some guards are also accused of facilitating multi-kilo coke and meth drug deals on the outside.
Former New South Wales Labor General Secretary Jamie Clements was accused of sexual misconduct, but his case was only the tip of the iceberg.
The black market for drugs creates all sorts of twisted incentives for agents of the law.
Former State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son Adam were found guilty of eight charges of bribery, extortion, and conspiracy.
The only question is what kind of impact former State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's fall will have on the way things get done in New York.
Lino Zambito believes the problem is prevalent throughout Canada, and says other local governments should probe the construction companies in their areas.