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Features

Joel Eel's Eclectic Techno Debut Explores Growing Up Korean-Canadian

How cultural guilt and family expectations informed the Toronto producer's new album 'Very Good Person.'
Sofia Luu
6.28.17
Stuff

The Crazy, Failed Idea of Creating a Jewish State in Russia

Birobidzhan was a small region near the Chinese border in Russian that was established as the world's first autonomous Jewish region in the early 1930s. It didn't last long. Author Masha Gessen discusses the strange history of the would-be territory.
Peter Moskowitz
9.10.16
Film

A New Documentary About African Refugees Was Filmed by a Refugee as He Fled to Europe

By giving an African refugee a camera, two filmmakers hoped to gain insight into the life of migrants from the perspective of migrants themselves. The result is the remarkable "Those Who Jump."
Kaleem Aftab
2.27.16
Stuff

Mindy Kaling's Project to Upend the Rom-Com

The new season of 'The Mindy Project' embodies, like its star and creator, a new kind of rom-com where a self-described 'chubby' Indian-American woman can be a successful doctor, get guys, and become a single mom—just like any other woman on TV.
Janaki Challa
9.24.15
The Photo Issue 2015

After the Killing Fields: America's Cambodian Diaspora

Magnum photographer Pete Pin documents Cambodian refugees who've settled in America, primarily in communities struggling with poverty and inner-city violence.
Pete Pin
7.16.15
Stuff

Psychological Care for Refugees Could Help Prevent Extremism

With limited resources, donors and relief agencies often bypass funding psychological counseling for more obvious essentials like food and shelter. But it could be a key component in the lasting recovery for the world's refugees.
Elizabeth Nicholas
4.4.15
The Future According to VICE

What Today's Revolutionaries Could Learn from the Protest Movements of the Past

Social media is never going to replace the old-fashioned meatspace methods of activism.
Nathan Schneider
1.15.15
News

The Double Standard at the Heart of Irish Migration Policy

The Irish government is denying rights to immigrants while seeking them for Irish emigrants in the US.
Lia McGarrigle
12.15.14
News

London's Romanian Diaspora Mobilized to Stop Their Prime Minister from Becoming President

Thousands of ex-pat Romanians helped Klaus Iohannis defeat incumbent Victor-Viorel Ponta in an election that centered around accusations of widespread government corruption.
James Rippingale
11.18.14