A police killing was followed by violent protests in a city where many say race still rules.
A "frictionless" cash system is creating the perfect shitstorm for people with money trouble. It's making people ill—and it's making ill people poorer.
Mechanization of farming jobs, disease, and isolation left Belle Glade poorly developed. Less than 50 miles away on the island of Palm Beach, billionaires including Donald Trump live in mansions.
On this episode of Daily VICE, Williams meets a pastor in Newark, New Jersey, and discusses the city's longtime struggles with crime.
The party needs minority voters to win national elections. But the solutions they're offering are nowhere near enough.
Check out the first episode from Michael K. Williams's new VICELAND show about the desperation driving the world's underground economies before it airs July 5.
Residents generally seem to prefer 'homeless hotels' to regular shelters, even if city officials see them as a last resort.
A short film by Girl Effect tackles gender bias.
Alternatives to holding suspects hostage for amounts they can't pay are gaining traction nationwide.
We asked an expert whether any of the clichés surrounding abortion rates are true.
Opa-Locka might just be the most corrupt city in Florida, which is really saying something.
Campers say they've got nowhere to go, and a British Columbia Supreme Court judge recently agreed—at least temporarily.
Photographer Giles Clarke spent months documenting the lives of some of the country's poorest people.
Check out the trailer for our upcoming episode of 'VICE' on HBO, airing April 28 at 11 PM.
Rick Snyder wants to show the people of Flint their water isn't dangerous anymore—as long as it's filtered.
Tonight on VICELAND, we head to Venezuela on STATES OF UNDRESS to understand what it means to be beautiful in a country on the brink of economic collapse.
A local judge says he's had enough with the city's failure to provide lawyers for poor defendants.
Sky-high unemployment in communities of color is a key factor behind a massive spike in gun violence so far this year.
Overworked public defenders say they're being forced to take on cases under threat of jail time in what amounts to a criminal justice nightmare.
If you are younger than 50, don't have children or a disability, and rely on government benefits to eat, you could be in trouble soon.
Bartering might predate the concept of money, but these days, if you want a driving lesson from someone in exchange for half an hour with your body, you can just go online.
Activists say that San Francisco should focus less on the big NFL game and more on income inequality, rising rents, and horrific police violence.
Chiefs say incidents of internal violence are a function of the crushing poverty that Canada's Aboriginal peoples endure daily.
We talked to Academy Award-winning screenwriter John Ridley about his show American Crime and how it breaks from the pack of true crime procedurals.