• The Former Civil Rights Activist Who Created the Right to Bear Arms

    Don Kates is a Yale-educated lawyer who started his legal career fighting for civil rights in the South during the 1960s. A few years later, however, he ended up at the NRA, defending the Second Amendment and inspiring many of the gun rights mantras people use today.

  • No Justice No Trees

    Last week, as the town of Marabá, Brazil, geared up to celebrate its centennial, it was also wrapping up the trial of the killers of environmental activist couple Zé Claudio and Maria do Espirito Santo. But instead of closing the book on this violent chapter of the region’s histo…

  • The RCMP Is Failing to Protect Teenage Girls

    Rehtaeh Parsons, a teenage girl from Nova Scotia, was taken off life support on Sunday after a failed suicide attempt. Her mother believes being raped by four teenage boys led to her death. The RCMP has been unable to arrest anyone in connection to the rape itself, and unfortunat…

  • Is It Wrong to Celebrate Thatcher's Death?

    There’s a lot for those at the bottom rung of society to be angry about, but if not for this Margeret Thatcher, there almost certainly would have been another one. Neoliberalism was a rising force across the world. In America, there was Reagan; in Germany, there was Helmut Kohl…

  • Does Don Draper Want to Legalize Heroin?

    The idea that mass incarceration and the war on drugs are racist as well as massive failures has gained a lot of traction over the years. But it wasn’t until the past few days that the movement to end the drug war achieved the mark of every mainstream political cause in America—a…

  • Meet the Ladies of the Free Syrian Army

    Just a few hundred meters from the Turkey-Syria border lies Atmeh, a once quiet farm town that has become a safe haven for the Free Syrian Army. Fifteen thousand Syrians roam freely, displaced by the civil war. There’s also Auntie Mahmoud’s house—a meeting place for a local all-f…

  • The Boy Wonder of the British Far Right Is Sad That Thatcher Died

    The response to Margaret Thatcher's death has been mixed—some loved her and others loathed her. One opinion of Thatcher that is backed by a lifetime of worship is Jack Buckby's, founder of the National Culturists. The National Culturists are a far-right youth club calling for an…

  • Watch the First Episode of Our HBO Show

    Some of the YouTube comments under the teaser for our new HBO show were like, "HBO? Who am I, Nelson Rockefeller? I can't afford that. Give it to me for freeeeeee unnnngh #yolo." You guys are the best. And look, you got your wish.

  • The VICE Podcast - Cody Wilson on 3D-Printed Guns

    So we’ve started a podcast series, and to kick it off, we had a chat with Cody Wilson, the founder of Defense Distributed and subject of the recent VICE documentary 'Click, Print, Gun.' “Gun control… is a fantasy,” Cody tells VICE’s Eddy Moretti, who sat down with the upstart gun…

  • Three Teen Girls in Ottawa Pleaded Not Guilty to Pimping

    According to a very detailed report by the 'Ottawa Citizen,' and a thoroughly researched feature for 'Ottawa Magazine,' three teen girls in Ottawa have been accused of running a prostitution ring.

  • Making Friends at Thatcher's London Death Party

    A bunch of people in London decided to have a street party to celebrate the death of the Iron Lady. We swung by to see why people were so stoked that an old lady had died.

  • Anonymous Is Doing Nothing to Stop Israeli Aggression

    Countries do not reverse course because someone attacks them, unless you advocate invading the country, dismantling their government, disbanding their military, and occupying them for almost a decade. I mean, that always works, right?

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    Teenage Riot - São Paulo

    Progressives in São Paulo have been commemorating the National Day of the Free Pass since 2005, when people surrounded City Hall until a bill guaranteeing free public transportation for students was approved. These days, the fight for a free pass on public transportation is not o…

  • Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett, Stealth Tea Partier

    After Obama’s 2008 election, a horde of conservative Republican governors won office across the country. One Tea Party governor hasn’t gotten much attention—Pennsylvania’s Tom Corbett. He’s more reserved than his counterparts, avoiding political theater and national ambitions ali…