governments

  • VICE Sports Q&A: Ex-Interpol Agent Chris Eaton on What to do About Match-Fixing

    An expert talks about the development of the sports betting industry, now worth $2 trillion annually, and how governments can combat about match-fixing and betting fraud.

  • The Little-Known Capitalist History of the Highway Map

    Since the early 1900s, road maps have been designed to advance capitalism, influencing where and how people travel.

  • There's a Second Made-Up Country in Eastern Europe and It Runs on Dogecoin

    But not everyone is convinced that the founders of Enclava are serious about their new country.

  • Machot's Meltdown

    This is the final chapter of Robert Young Pelton and Tim Freccia's sprawling 35,000-plus-word epic exploration of the crisis in South Sudan. You can read the full text here or <a href="http...

  • Dead Calm

    This is chapter 21 of Robert Young Pelton and Tim Freccia's sprawling 35,000-plus-word epic exploration of the crisis in South Sudan. You can skip ahead and read the full text here or <a href...

  • The Holy Land

    This is chapter 19 of Robert Young Pelton and Tim Freccia's sprawling 35,000-plus-word epic exploration of the crisis in South Sudan. You can skip ahead and read the full text here or <a href...

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  • Kill Them with Fire

    This is chapter 13 of Robert Young Pelton and Tim Freccia's sprawling 35,000-plus-word epic exploration of the crisis in South Sudan. You can skip ahead and read the full text here or <a href...

  • Fixing South Sudan

    This is chapter 12 of Robert Young Pelton and Tim Freccia's sprawling 35,000-plus-word epic exploration of the crisis in South Sudan. You can skip ahead and read the full text here or <a href...

  • My Last Selfie with the Banned Street Performers in Berlin

    Goodbye and auf wiedersehen to the fake soldiers, bears, Darth Vaders, Mickeys, and all the other street performers at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. Twenty-five years after the fall of the Wall, they’ve been forced out of the German landmark.

  • Rare Algerian Dissent Faces Government Crackdown

    Algeria was calmer than its neighbors during the Arab Spring, but a protest movement is now building against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

  • Stop the Information

    Are quiet governments better governments?

  • Protests and Bloodshed Show No Signs of Stopping in Kiev

    Since Ukrainian President Victor Yanukovych decided to publicly step away from a trade and cooperation agreement with the European Union and align Ukraine with Putin’s Russia, the people of Kiev have surrounded Independence Square to defend their...