politics

Question Of The Day

We Asked People in London: How Do You Feel About Theresa May Quitting?

In the wake of May's not-so-shock resignation, I went to Westminster to see how people felt about her departure from Number 10.
Jazmine Sleman
12 hours ago
Australia Today

Trump Was Happy He Didn’t Have to Get to Know Another Australian PM, Sources Claim

If Bill Shorten had won the election he would have become Australia's third prime minister in less than 12 months—a baffling prospect for Trump, apparently.
Gavin Butler
2 days ago
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Six Dead and More than 200 Injured as Post-Election Riots Erupt in Jakarta

Mobs of protesters set fire to vehicles and clashed with police after it was announced that President Widodo had won a second term.
Gavin Butler
3 days ago
Australia Today

At Least Four People on Manus Island Attempted Suicide after the Australian Election

The coalition government's shock win on Saturday night appears to have triggered a spate of attempted suicides in Australia's offshore detention centres.
Gavin Butler
3 days ago
Australia Today

Tony Abbott’s Going to Make Way More Money After Losing His Job

Tony's pension will be worth about $100,000 more than his MP salary was.
Gavin Butler
4 days ago
Australia Today

Traffic to New Zealand’s Immigration Website Skyrocketed After the Australian Election

Google analytics also showed a spike in Australians searching the words "moving to New Zealand"—particularly from Queensland.
Gavin Butler
4 days ago
News

In Thailand, Activists Are Literally Fighting For Their Lives

“That’s now eight activists who have gone missing. We’re on their ‘wanted’ list too and with all the other targets eliminated, we could be next. We are like calves, waiting to be sent to the slaughterhouse.”
James Buchanan
5.20.19
Australia Today

Betting Agency to Lose at Least $5.2 Million After Paying Out Labor Bets Early

Bookies were so convinced Bill Shorten was going to win that they paid out $1.3 million to punters before a single vote was counted. Then Bill Shorten lost.
Gavin Butler
5.20.19
VICE Votes

What Happens Now? Answering Your Election Questions

Are we screwed over climate change? How did we get this so wrong? Will Penny Wong ever be PM?
Lee Zachariah
5.20.19
VICE Votes

Five Things To Know About Australia’s Election Results

As the country attempts to get its head around what happened last night, we are offering up a few bite-sized takeaways to get you through a day of political small talk.
VICE Staff
5.19.19
Dating

Which Political Beliefs Get You The Most Tinder Dates?

"I’m still stunned from how easy it is to score woke points in Melbourne. Just insert a bunch of buzzwords into your speech and all of a sudden you’re Gandhi."
David Allegretti
5.16.19
VICE Votes

Young Australians Talk Climate Change, Immigration, Indigenous Affairs and More

In the lead up to Australia’s Federal Election, VICE invites people with a broad range of experiences and expertise to discuss the most pressing issues of our nation.
VICE Staff
5.16.19
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