Independence Day

News

Southern California Was Just Hit With Its Biggest Earthquake In Years

It’s still too early to tell the amount of damage caused by the quake.
Mack Lamoureux
7.4.19
immigration

Here’s What Immigrants Think About the Fourth of July

“When I first came here, I was very into the idea of America as the land of opportunity for all, but now I know that the idea of equality in this country is a farce.”
Mary Retta
7.4.19
Celebrity

Colin Kaepernick and Nike Are Right, the Betsy Ross Flag Shouldn't Be on Sneakers

Betsy Ross' flag is a reminder of slavery. We don't need it on shoes.
Kristin Corry
7.2.19
Poland

White supremacists marched alongside government officials in Poland’s Independence Day rally

Marchers wore symbols including the Celtic cross and black sun, and carried anti-Islam banners as they shouted anti-refugee chants.
Tim Hume
11.12.18
politics

These Canadians Don’t Want to Party With Americans Because of Trump

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh is among a handful of politicians boycotting Independence Day events.
Connor Garel
7.4.18
The Nice Guide to Right Now

Watch This Bear Live a More Luxurious Life Than You

With hot tubs and margaritas, this bear is living the goddamn life.
Mack Lamoureux
7.3.18
Features

NYC Is Reaching Peak European Techno

The arrival of German institutions like HYTE could be a sign of what's to come.
Michelle Lhooq
7.7.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Just In Time For Independence Day, Florida Man Shoots Self in Dick

God bless America.
Mack Lamoureux
7.4.17
Books

Revolutionary Books to Read for Independence Day

From barnyard allegories to 'Game of Thrones' in space, here are eight fascinating books about rebellions, overthrows, and uprisings.
Lincoln Michel
7.4.17
Fourth of July

We Chose the Most Patriotic Movies for the Fourth of July

From bridge-crossing spies to our hot rods and cool beers—here's some films that will make you proud to be an American.
VICE Staff
7.4.17
travel ban

Trump's birthday present to America is a xenophobic travel ban

Keegan Hamilton
7.4.17
Film

'Mars Attacks!' Was the Disaster Movie That Ravaged Disaster Movies

'Mars Attacks!', which is about to turn 20, came out the same year as many other big-budget disaster movies, but the cult classic couldn't be more different from its rivals.
Julian Cornell
11.27.16
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