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music features

12 Songs Ruined by Our Exes, Just in Time for Valentine’s Day

Love-themed playlists are a sham. We know your ex left with your favorite hoodie, your heart, and that song you can no longer play on repeat.
VICE Staff
3 days ago
reproductive rights

2020 Dems Say They'll Protect Abortion Access. We Asked Them About Pills

We asked every Democrat who qualified for the debate about expanding access to medication abortion.
Marie Solis

How the 2010s Taught Us to Hate the Rich

From the gig economy to supervillains like Martin Shkreli to the college cheating scandal, this is the story of "late capitalism" coming to life.
Matt Taylor
Maxwell Strachan

How This Decade Broke American Politics, In 10 Easy Steps

Remember when we had cash, hope, and jobs?
Harry Cheadle
Matt Taylor
best of the 2010s

The 2010s Were the Decade When Black Protest Music Went Mainstream

Beyoncé, Solange, Kanye West, Frank Ocean, and Rihanna released provocative, forward-thinking albums during the rise of the Trump candidacy, solidifying Black music's legacy as protest music.
Kristin Corry
best of the 2010s

A Eulogy for the Mix CD, the Best Way to Tell Someone 'I Like You'

Mix CDs have been innovated out of existence—but nothing has managed to replace how meaningful it was to make and receive them.
Drew Schwartz

The 2010s Were the Decade That Genre Collapsed

Over the past 10 years, our collective cultural melting pot has boiled over, giving us exciting young artists who resist fitting into any box at all.
Sam Goldner

How Democrats Became the Party of Monopoly and Corruption

This wasn't an accident.
Matt Stoller

Disabled Workers Are Done Putting Up with Three Cents an Hour

A legal loophole dating to the Great Depression is reaching a breaking point, thanks in part to increasingly left-wing politics.
Caleb Brennan

A Running List of US Cities and States Where Vapes Are Banned

Politicians are panicked in a state near you.
Alex Norcia
Drugs Policy

Oregon Is Poised to Legalize Shrooms. All Drugs Could Be Next

“We see this not only as a template for Oregon but for the rest of the country and the world."
Jon Walker
Objectively Correct Lists

The 28 Best R&B Songs of Summer 2019

Summer was hot and so was R&B with artists like Bryson Tiller, Jorja Smith, and H.E.R. leading the way.
Kristin Corry