Manisha Krishnan

Manisha Krishnan is a senior writer at VICE Canada reporting on subjects such as the cannabis industry, guns, racism, and sexual violence against women. She also hosted World of VICE on VICELAND and several documentaries, including Fear and Loading: Women and Guns in America. She was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for a weed legalization town hall she hosted featuring Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. 

politics

Watch This Liberal Candidate Say Black People ‘Love’ Justin Trudeau For Doing Blackface

Now we’ve heard it all.
Manisha Krishnan
10.9.19
Essays

I Thought Oktoberfest Would Suck, But Then I Remembered I’m a Trash Person

In theory I should have hated everything about the world’s largest beer festival, but somehow I thrived.
Manisha Krishnan
10.8.19
Canada Election 2019

Here’s What Justin Trudeau Said When He Was Grilled About Blackface

In a sit-down interview with Global News, Trudeau was pressed on his racist behaviour.
Manisha Krishnan
9.25.19
Canada Election 2019

Elizabeth May’s Drug Decriminalization Plan Makes No Sense

Experts say the Greens’ plan to decriminalize drugs and potentially criminalize them again once overdose deaths subside is not an effective policy.
Manisha Krishnan
9.23.19
JUSTIN TRUDEAU

Some Questions For Justin Trudeau, Our Prime Minister Who Loves Brownface (and Blackface)

Justin Trudeau wants Canadians to forgive his racism—but he hasn't explained why we should.
Manisha Krishnan
9.19.19
Weed

Seth Rogen Is Actually Doing Something About the War on Drugs

Rogen may be another white guy profiting off legal weed, but he tells VICE there's 'no way' he can ignore prohibition's racist past.
Manisha Krishnan
9.19.19
xenophobia

How That Xenophobic Vancouver Sun Op-ed Stacks Up Against Actual Nazi Propaganda

Mark Hecht claimed immigrants are responsible for a lack of social trust and economic prosperity.
Manisha Krishnan
9.12.19
Drugs

How To Avoid Getting Banned From the US Over Weed

Canadians are still facing lifetime bans over admitted use or traveling with non-psychoactive CBD oil.
Manisha Krishnan
9.11.19
climate

Flight Shamers Want Us To Give Up Air Travel. They’re Not Wrong

More people are flying than ever and scientists say that’s not good for the environment.
Manisha Krishnan
9.6.19
sexual assault

Toronto Woman Sues Uber For $5 Million After She Says Her Driver Raped Her

The 20-year-old woman said Uber failed in its duty to get her home safely.
Manisha Krishnan
9.3.19
canadian politics

Here Are the Most Cringe Moments of Justin Trudeau’s Interview with Hasan Minhaj

The 'Patriot Act' host poked some holes in JT's image as the 'dream politician for the left.'
Manisha Krishnan
9.3.19
Canada

Dildo Residents Are Mad About a Pair of Dildos Parading Around Their Town

Despite the town's name, the dildos received a cool reception.
Manisha Krishnan
8.20.19
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