politics

politics

Leaving Facebook Makes You Happier and Less Informed, Study Finds

When researchers measured the welfare of hundreds of people who left Facebook for a month, they found they were happier, less politically informed, more active in IRL activities, and less likely to go back to Facebook.
Daniel Oberhaus
1.31.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Petty Man Forced Family Members Out of Their Graves In the Name of Politics

We knew Indonesia's upcoming election is going to be intense, but we're pretty sure no one saw this coming.
VICE Staff
1.15.19
fake news

Boomers Share the Most Fake News on Facebook, Study Finds

A new study found that age was the main factor that determined whether someone would spread misinformation on Facebook.
Sarah Emerson
1.10.19
indonesia

Indonesian Voters Want DILDO This Presidential Election

Ignore all the drama about this being a two horse race because DILDO is pulling ahead for a stunning upset.
Titah AW
1.9.19
Culture

Inside the Dubious Schools Training Filipina Women for Domestic Work Overseas

For working-class women in the Philippines, becoming a live-in domestic employee abroad is a chance to provide for themselves and their families. But they often face exploitation and debt from training centers, employment agencies, and the employers...
Justin Heifetz​​
1.6.19
News

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Now Going Viral for a College Dance Video

The tiredest in a long line of tired attacks.
Peter Slattery
1.4.19
Culture

The Thai Women Behind the First Bar Run Entirely by a Sex Workers' Collective

Can Do in northern Thailand is probably the first—and only—completely sex worker-owned bar in the world.
Charlotte England
12.30.18
sex toys

Meeting a Dildo Dealer in Cambodia, Where Sex Toys Are Illegal

It's not easy to find a strap-on or a vibrator if you live in the home of the Angkor Wat, so you have to get creative.
Nathan A. Thompson
12.26.18
Culture

The Hellish Commute of the Women Who Make Your Clothes

In Cambodia, female garment workers slave away for hours on end to make fast fashion for brands like H&M and Gap. But their problems don't end when they leave the factory.
Poppy McPherson
12.17.18
food fight

Street Food Stirs Ancient Beef Between Malaysia and Singapore

The neighboring countries are in a tug of war over a dessert.
Nisa Kreems
12.13.18
politics

Is Pakistan Ready for a Progressive Movement?

We read our neighbor's socio-political climate with help from Lahore’s hip-hop star Hassan Amin and Awais Qarni from left-wing organization The Struggle.
Uday Kapur
11.23.18
Identity

'Buah' Is a Zine Dedicated to Connecting the Indonesian Diaspora

The online zine explores the intersections of identity, politics, and the notion of "home".
Daniel Darmawan
11.22.18
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