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Sorry Guys, Powdered Alcohol Is Now Illegal in New York

Buzzkill.
VICE Staff
8.16.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Petition Has Forced British MPs to Consider Cannabis Legalisation

The House of Commons will have a debate to consider freeing the weed in September.
Carlton Férment
7.27.15
Stuff

Talking to Australia’s First Gender and Sexuality Commissioner

Rowena Allen wants to use her new role to draw attention to LGBT issues in the country that go beyond marriage equality.
Isabelle Hellyer
7.18.15
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Meet the Burmese Punks Feeding Their Country's Homeless

Every Monday night, a group of black-clad, silver-studded punks meet under an overpass in downtown Yangon to distribute food to people living on the streets.
Paul Gregoire
7.14.15
News

These Young Greeks Don't Think the Bailout Referendum Will Change Anything

"I don't think it'll change anything, but at the same time, enough is enough. Voting no is a matter of dignity. It's a way of hitting back."
Demosthenis Christopoulos, Photos: Dimitris Michalakis
7.5.15
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In Defence of Poppers: The Banned 'Gay Drug' That Everyone Loves to Ridicule

The government have banned a new spate of legal highs – including poppers, the beloved solvent that opens up you and your arsehole to new worlds of fun.
Amelia Abraham
5.29.15
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This Is What Happens When You Let New Zealanders Make Their Own Flag

The NZ government has thrown open the doors to public submissions for their new flag. Submissions have included kiwis, sheep, lasers, more kiwis, and more sheep.
Denham Sadler
5.20.15
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We Asked Some Young Russians What They Think of All The Stuff That’s Getting Banned in Their Country

Porn, dancing, the list goes on – we asked five young people living in Russia what they'll do now they're not allowed to twerk anymore.
Alice Tchernookova
5.6.15
News

Hundreds of Koalas Were Killed for Their Own Good in Australia

Though the public was understandably saddened to learn that 700 of the cute critters had been put down by the Australian government, an expert told us it was either that or mass starvation.
Wendy Syfret
3.5.15
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Photos of Hazara Refugees Trapped in Indonesia on Their Way to Australia

The photographer Mike Read spent time in Indonesia with the people suffering the consequences of Australia's refugee policies.
Mike Read
2.18.15
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What It's Like to be a Rohingya Refugee for 23 Years

"I am not a citizen of any country. The Myanmar government says I am not Burmese, I am not Bangladeshi, and I'm not Australian."
Mojib as told to Lauren Gillin
1.29.15
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Real Sex Education Means Teaching Kids the Power of 'No'

As someone whose entire sex education was a 20-stone nun denouncing abortion, I'm right behind Stella Creasy's pledge to make PSHE compulsory from primary school upwards.
Joanna Fuertes Knight
1.28.15
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