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Rich White Weed Moguls Will Be Allowed Into US, But Not ‘Alien Drug Addicts’

That’s right, the US government just called cannabis consumers "addicts."
Manisha Krishnan
10.11.18
Weed

The NDP Is Tabling a Bill Calling for Weed Amnesty

They want criminal records for Canadians convicted of nonviolent weed crimes expunged.
Manisha Krishnan
10.3.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Sorry, Weed Possession Is Going to Stay on Your Criminal Record

Canada's government says it has no plans for mass pardons under its new weed legalization bill.
Allison Tierney
4.18.17
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

The Far Right Is Pissed that Donald Trump Wants to Be Nicer to Immigrants

That taco salad was just the beginning.
Mike Pearl
8.25.16
News

Everything You Need to Know About the Amnesty Sex Work Argument, Broken Down

This week, Amnesty International took a bashing after they called for the global decriminalization of sex work. Here's what you need to know.
Frankie Mullin
7.31.15
News

The Sight of 200 Body Bags Roasting on a Beach in the UK Might Be Amnesty's Best Stunt Yet

This morning's protest highlighting the EU migrant crisis is an example of how effective and affecting protest art can be.
Nell Frizzell
4.22.15
News

What Republicans Really Mean When They Talk About Immigration

It's easy to chalk up the GOP's hard right midterm turn on immigration to conservative fearmongering and vague doomsday panic, that's not the whole story.
Livia Gershon
10.29.14
News

With Coalition Troops Leaving Afghanistan, Women's Rights Will Take a Step Back

When the last Western soldier leaves the country, will the religious conservatives pass a new slate of repressive laws?
Greta Hofmann
2.26.14