Michigan

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia beheaded a pro-democracy protester set to attend college in U.S.

Mujtaba al-Sweikat was one of 37 people the kingdom executed on what human rights groups say were trumped-up charges.
Emma Ockerman
4.25.19
Views My Own

Republicans Have Decided Democracy Is Not Good for Them

From Michigan to North Carolina, GOP legislators are proving they care more about clinging to power than the will of the voters.
Harry Cheadle
12.5.18
2018 election

Everybody Loves Weed, Midterms Suggest

During a bitterly divided election, red states and blue states both embraced cannabis measures.
Eve Peyser
11.8.18
water

America's Next Water Contamination Crisis May Already Be Here

The family of chemicals called PFAS have been used in everything from carpeting to fast food wrappers. They also may have contaminated America's water.
Sam Easter
10.31.18
Travel

This Town Is Tearing Itself Apart Over Non-Christians Owning Houses

Bay View, Michigan, is an idyllic place that has been consumed by an unlikely 21st-century debate: Should non-Christians be allowed to vote and buy property?
Trevor Bach
10.25.18
Views My Own

Trump Is Screwing Over the People Who Got Him Elected

He sold himself as the champion of the downtrodden, but isn't doing anything to alleviate to economic misery he spoke about in 2016.
Harry Cheadle
9.5.18
she's running

A candidate who was kicked out of a lunch for heckling Trump is set to become the first Muslim Congresswoman

"He doesn't love Detroit. He doesn't love no one who isn't Donald Trump," he told reporters afterward.
Carter Sherman
8.8.18
uber

An Amish Guy Started His Own Horse-and-Buggy 'Uber' Service

But don't try to find him on the app.
River Donaghey
8.7.18
Flint

The Next Flint Water Nightmare Could Be Closer Than You Think

"Flint should be a wake-up call for folks to take a hard look at their drinking systems," says a journalist who wrote a new book on the crisis.
Seth Ferranti
7.11.18
politics

How This Small Town in Trump Country Dumped Its Islamophobic President

His vitriolic Facebook posts inspired protests that nearly tore a Michigan village apart. It's now trying to come back together.
Trevor Bach
6.8.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Man Was Prepared to Take a Bullet for His $1,700 Louis Vuitton Bag

"You can pry it out of my cold, dead hands."
Drew Schwartz
5.18.18
bootlegs

Feel Free to Cry Along to This Newly Unearthed Sufjan Stevens Set

The set from Calvin College in April 2004 gives us a glimpse at an artist who was still (seemingly) serious about the 50 states project, using nothing more than a guitar and banjo.
Alex Robert Ross
5.14.18
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