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labor

Google Jigsaw’s CEO ‘Frustrated and Disappointed’ With His Own Team’s Toxic Culture

Here’s the email Jigsaw’s CEO Jared Cohen sent his team after a Motherboard investigation into the team’s mismanagement.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.3.19
labor

Google’s Jigsaw Was Supposed to Save the Internet. Behind the Scenes, It Became a Toxic Mess

Google’s internet freedom moonshot has gotten glowing attention for its ambitious projects. But current and former employees, leaked documents, and internal messages reveal a grim reality.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.2.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

South Korea Is Lifting Its 66-Year-Old Ban on Abortions

In a landmark ruling, a South Korean court has ordered lawmakers to revise the ban by the end of 2020.
Mustika Hapsoro
4.12.19
vegans

We Asked Vegans If They Should Be Given the Same Protections as Religious People

A tribunal next March will decide whether veganism is a philosophical or religious belief, but what do you lot think?
Salma Haidrani
12.18.18
Views My Own

Canada Is Not Safe from Donald Trump’s Attacks on Transgender Human Rights

There is reason to be concerned Canada’s conservatives could look to the south to find a convenient social issue to run on.
Abigail Curlew
10.23.18
israel

Mass Killings Won't Change America's Relationship with Israel

Dozens of civilians are dead and thousands more injured in the latest outburst of insane violence in Gaza. Yet the US debate seems frozen.
Matt Taylor
5.16.18
News

This Person Just Received Ontario's First Non-Binary Birth Certificate

"This matters: We deserve to be treated with respect and to be valued by society."
Allison Tierney
5.7.18
Australia Today

Meet the Lawyers Trying to Prosecute Aung San Suu Kyi For War Crimes

As Myanmar's state counsellor, the lawyers allege she's directly responsible for more than one million Rohingya people fleeing the country.
Liam Armstrong
3.19.18
police

RCMP Officer Alleges Corruption and ‘Systemic Harassment’ in Discrimination Lawsuit

The civil suit alleges the veteran officer was harassed and surveilled after he attempted to blow the whistle on misconduct.
Mack Lamoureux
3.16.18
climate change

The Woman Going After Big Energy for the Typhoon That Killed Her Family

Can polluters be held legally responsible for the damage wrought by climate change? We may find out soon.
Geoff Dembicki
2.14.18
middle east

How Trump Can (and Probably Will) Botch the Iran Situation

The president has been more vocal in support of the latest round of protests than Obama was. But his travel ban and threat of sanctions mean trouble for activists.
Mark Hay
1.3.18
News

Human Rights Commission Will Investigate Racial Profiling by Toronto Police

The Ontario commission wants to find out which police interactions most commonly involve discrimination.
Katie Toth
11.30.17
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