The VICE Guide to Right Now

These Dragon Christmas Decorations Are Tearing a Neighbourhood Apart

"Your dragon display is only marginally acceptable at Halloween. It is totally inappropriate at Christmas. It makes your neighbours wonder if you are involved in a demonic cult."
River Donaghey
Life Inside

I Sent an Innocent Man to Prison

It was my first time on a jury. I was 31, balancing two jobs while going to graduate school. It was a very short trial.
D’Shean Kennedy as told to Maurice Chammah

What It's Like to Rebound as a Young, Homeless Mother

With affordable housing facing a crunch under Trump, it's harder than ever for young families to cope. Still, some find the support they need.
Sonja Sharp
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Elderly Louisiana Man Charged in 'Nigerian Prince' Scam

A 67-year-old named Michael Neu was arrested on 269 counts of wire fraud and money laundering as an alleged middleman in the online scheme.
Allie Conti

In Louisiana, the Poor Face the Death Penalty Without a Lawyer

A years-long public defender crisis in one of the harshest states in America keeps getting uglier.
Eli Hager
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Kaepernick files grievance against NFL, British cops investigate Weinstein, Iraqi troops enter Kurdish territory, and more.
VICE Staff
Year 2050

New Orleans Has to Work Fast to Avoid Washing Away by 2050

As climate change brings more and more extreme rainfall to the Gulf Coast, will the city take the necessary steps to protect itself from massive storms?
Mike Pearl

What We Know About the 23-Year-Old Charged with Murdering Two Black Men

Cops said they found an Adolf Hitler speech in the home of the suspect, Kenneth James Gleason, and that the murders may have been racially motivated.
Allie Conti
Democratic Socialists of America

The Democratic Socialists Are Here to Fix Your Brake Lights

The New Orleans DSA is putting their politics into sweet, sweet praxis.
Eve Peyser

What Anti-Pipeline Activists Have Learned from Standing Rock

The South Dakota protest didn't stop the Dakota Access Pipeline, but it energized a movement.
Cole Kazdin

Louisiana Is Trying to Fix Its Uniquely Terrible Justice System

Tough-talking lawmen aren't high on the idea, but the high cost of being the world capital of mass incarceration could force actual change.
Tana Ganeva

David Duke's Former Campaign Manager Says Trump and the Former KKK Leader Are 'Identical'

"Clearly Duke's controversial views years ago have now become mainstream Republican values," said Michael Lawrence.
Michael Patrick Welch