Weirdly, throwing loads of teargas around doesn't calm things down.
Mark Rudd, a member of the infamous Weather Underground who later came to regret the group's bombings, told us that "anyone advocating political violence is either very stupid or a cop (or both)."
The city's police force is already under intense federal scrutiny over excessive use-of-force, and now Donald Trump is coming to town.
The 2008 killing of Alexandros Grigoropoulos is still prompting protests from left-wing groups that generally end in violence.
Chaos ensued after a 22-year-old was shocked to death while climbing on top of a train.
Protests broke out at the Greek-Macedonian border last weekend after a man was electrocuted while attempting to climb onto a train wagon.
Rioters could be charged with causing, in Immigration Minister Peter Dutton's estimation, "well over $1 million of damage" to the center.
Guards at the Christmas Island detention center have reportedly abandoned their posts as a fire burns and detainees tear down fences.
Campuses are becoming hubs for young activists with a lot to be angry about.
In June, the government announced that burkas, turbans, and other religious face coverings would be banned nationwide. Interestingly, local Muslims raised seemingly little outcry.
Cape Breton's proposed 'Mother Canada' statue is just too controversial. Here are nine other options Canadians should consider.
Journalist Matthew Collin's new book Pop Grenade traces the history of political pop in the 20th century, from Fela Kuti to Public Enemy to Pussy Riot.
We asked law enforcement experts how local cops might have handled things better in Baltimore last week.
An anti-corruption demonstration transformed into a riot after some protesters smashed shop windows and the police responded with tear gas and water cannons.
"...even in the vernacular of what cops secretly think is fair, this is bullshit, this is a horror show."
The UK's prisons are overcrowded, understaffed, and underfunded. And everyone from an ex-con to the former lord chief justice think they're close to boiling over.
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.
For the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, the big game is usually marked by debauchery that can resemble a riot, and administrators are taking drastic steps to prevent that from happening again.
Thousands marched in support of an imprisoned anarchist bank robber last Tuesday night.
VICE News roamed the streets of Ferguson the day after the grand jury's non-indictment inspired widespread arson and looting.
Being black is not a choice, but what if it were? I made a list of pros and cons for my ethnicity amid my Ferguson-fueled depression.
CNN host Don Lemon has a way of making himself look stupid. He did not disappoint during the Ferguson riots last night. He was too busy narking people out to think about what he was saying.
"It doesn't help that Australians are essentially ignorant fuckwits"
VICE News traveled to Istanbul, where a memorial march for two fighters who died in Kobane devolved into a night of chaos.