• Fringes

    Deportee Purgatory

    About 40 percent of Mexican immigrants deported from the US are sent back through Tijuana. Many of the deported border crossers have established a makeshift shantytown inside a dry, concrete riverbed where the Tijuana River once flowed—called 'El Bordo.' A camera crew from VICE M…

  • Is War Brewing in Niger?

    The uranium-mining town of Arlit, Niger, is at the center of a potential conflict between American and French forces and the West African terrorists who want to expel the armies from the country for good. Understandably, all of this conflict is very hard on the residents.

  • This Week in Racism

    Sergio Garcia Can't Wait to Serve Tiger Woods Fried Chicken

    When asked if he would be inviting Tiger Woods over for dinner during the US Open, famous Spanish golfer Sergio Garcia responded, “We'll have him 'round every night. We will serve fried chicken.” I’m glad that Sergio already has his dinner menu planned so far in advance.

  • We Watched the Suburbs of Stockholm Burn

    Riots and arson have rocked Stockholm's immigrant suburbs over the past days. We met plenty of people standing around watching burning cars, but no one would talk to us about why it was happening.

  • What Does Terrorism Mean in 2013?

    Glenn Greenwald is a journalist, lawyer, and security expert who was partly responsible for former CIA official John Brennan not being made the Director of the CIA and forcing a UN investigation into the treatment of Bradley Manning. I called him up to see if he thought the whole…

  • We Spoke to a Former Crack Addict About Rob Ford

    "Usually people don’t move right to crack cocaine. People like the mayor don’t decide to have a glass of wine with dinner and then go buy a bag of crack. It doesn’t usually go that way. You aren’t just trying it with your friends out of nowhere when you’ve never touched another d…

  • VICE on HBO Extended

    Tobaccoland

    The tobacco industry in Indonesia is virtually unregulated. The result? Over two-thirds of all men are smokers, and it is commonplace for children as young as six to take up the habit. Tobacco is a $100 billion industry here, with TV and print ads everywhere. While investigating

  • Speaking with Adam Kokesh, Before He Was Detained by the Feds

    Kokesh is an Iraq War veteran and the guy trying to organize an armed march in Washington, DC. On Saturday he was arrested at a Smoke Down Prohibition rally, and is currently being held in federal custody. I spoke to him about his march and other stuff the day before he was detai…

  • Pakistan's Election Went Off Without a Hitch... Sort Of

    There was violence and incidents that would be terrifying in a European democracy, but when looking closer at the socio-political situation here in Pakistan, it becomes clear that just being able to transition governmental authority without military involvement is a victory.

  • We Photographed the Drunk EDL Hate Mob That Attacked London's Police Last Night

    Yesterday, a British soldier was murdered in South London by Islamic extremists. Later, the far-right English Defence League descended onto Woolwich in a drunken horde to spread Islamophobia and achieve absolutely nothing. I was there to take photographs of 60 to a hundred angry,…

  • Murderous Fanatics and EDL Idiots Brought Darkness to Woolwich, London Yesterday

    Yesterday afternoon in Woolwich, South London, two men ran over a soldier from the local army barracks, before getting out of their car and hacking at his body with machetes, while shouting "Allahu Akbar!" We spent the day there trying to make sense of it all.

  • Deportee Purgatory

    About 40 percent of Mexican immigrants deported from the US are sent back through Tijuana. Many of the deported border crossers have established a makeshift shantytown inside a dry, concrete riverbed where the Tijuana River once flowed—called 'El Bordo.'

  • VICE Australia is 10

    Fuck The Police

    This month I fucked three Montreal cops just for the what-the-heck of it. It was kind of like an experiment in hate-fucking, since I am not really fond of the police.

  • Teens Are Being Trapped in Abusive 'Drug Rehab Centers'

    The methods used at these facilities are arguably traceable to an anti-drug cult in the 60s called the Church of Synanon. Their method was to abduct addicts and then “rehabilitate” them through beatings and humiliation. Former patients have been airing their stories on the intern…