What began as protests for higher wages and unions has turned into a social justice movement that aims to rally low-wage workers against systemic inequality.
Twenty-five years ago, an anti–poll tax march in London turned into a full-on brawl. Here's what the cops were saying about it as it happened.
Director Steve Onderick spent a year on the road with the last absurdist in American politics.
So far, Republicans haven't followed through on a threat to arrest DC officials over weed legalization, but a congressional investigation is still looming.
I've grown so used to shouting the names of martyrs I will never meet that when I finally stood before one, my character collapsed in a moment of surrealism. I said to myself, "This is the one they've been talking about."
Anger at bad conditions and indefinite periods of detention has boiled over into widespread protest.
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Global warming denial, homophobic literature, and leaflets claiming that foreign aid is actually spent on "giving dance lessons to Africans" were just the tip of the iceberg.
Antonio Zambrano-Montes was shot after throwing rocks and cars, but the cops are unlikely to face charges over his death.
The Islamophobic organization's spokesman told VICE yesterday that he couldn't imagine spotting right-wing extremists at Monday's demonstration, so we spotted some for him.
Gay people, Muslims, unaccompanied children, and Mitt Romney all make this week's list.
Protests in Boston and Washington, DC, fighting between the Libyan government and opposition forces in Benghazi, and more news from around the world.
We're often told that smartphones, apps, and social media have the potential to change the world—but progressive protest movements are much more successful when they engage in the old-fashioned techniques of meatspace.
Activists from rural Pennsylvania to Washington, DC are monitoring drilling activity, organizing communities, and getting themselves arrested in an effort to stop companies from pulling natural gas out of the ground.
We entered 2015 the way we left 2014: worried about the cops, the weather, the Islamic State, and cancer.
The police, people who hate the police, talking about rape, and more things scaring people around the country.
On a cold Friday night in New York, about 50 people gathered to show their support for Gotham's finest, but it wasn't long before counter-protesters angry about police brutality arrived.
The Reverend attracted a huge crowd at his Justice for All March, but there are signs that "Hands Up, Don't Shoot!" may have moved beyond Sharpton's control.
The rent stayed high, hip-hop stayed strange, the police stayed awful, and a lot of people wanted Taylor Swift to stay away.
Rogue journalists, the Islamic State, the torture report, and all sorts of police misconduct make this week's list.
The recent ruckus over the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner has led to some tough conversations about race at Columbia Law School.
Civil rights activists in Ferguson and New York have pinned their hopes for justice to federal investigations into police misconduct. But these probes aren't a silver bullet.
Little seems to have changed since December 2008, when Alexandros Grigoropoulos was murdered by a police officer in Athens.
VICE News attended an annual anarchist protest in Athens that was met with an unprecedented level of police brutality.