VICE US

Religion

When a Binding Contract With God Means Staying Silent on Sexual Abuse

Evangelical megachurches are leaning on a favourite tool of corporations to protect themselves from liability in the MeToo era.
Alex Norcia
5 days ago
money-inequality

Clothes Are Canceled

Marie Kondo-inspired minimalism is just one of many forces killing the shopping spree.
Ankita Rao
5 days ago
Scam Academy

I Use My Learning Disorder Diagnosis to Cheat on Tests

Getting diagnosed cost thousands of dollars—my roommate couldn't afford it—but it's helping me out big time.
Anonymous
6.3.19
News

'I Was Gone from the World and Nobody Noticed': One Woman's Story of Being Trapped by NXIVM

"I remember scratching down my arms and wanting to scream."
Sarah Berman
5.30.19
money-inequality

Burnout Is Real, and the Solution Is Radically Changing How We Work

"It should not be necessary for all of us to work our asses off."
Mike Pearl
5.30.19
money-inequality

The American Student Loan System Is Not Muslim-Friendly

"Is your career worth a spot in hell? That is what keeps resonating with me."
Tasmiha Khan
5.29.19
money-scams

How Three Teen Sisters Were Allegedly Groomed into NXIVM Leader Keith Raniere's 'Sex Cult'

The self-help guru presented himself as a genius tutor and mentor who could help them deal with their parents' separation.
Sarah Berman
5.25.19
money-scams

People Are Finally Fighting Back Against the College Textbook Industry's 'Scam'

A lawsuit, grassroots activism, and a viral tweet by a rogue professor point to a larger pattern of debt-strapped students taking on the system.
Allie Conti
5.22.19
money-inequality

In the Future, You'll Work, Exercise, Sleep, and Die in the Same Building

This is what's become of the American dream.
Alex Norcia
5.16.19
money-scams

An Ex-Prosecutor Breaks Down the 'Sex Cult' Trafficking Case Against NXIVM Leader Keith Raniere

The broad strokes of the celebrity trial are not all that different from cases against street-level pimps.
Sarah Berman
5.15.19
money-corruption

Gun Companies are Helping Toy Makers Design Replicas That Get Kids Killed

A look inside the secretive financial ties between gun manufacturers and the people behind airsoft guns that cops mistake for lethal threats.
Alain Stephens
5.9.19
High Wire

Fentanyl Speedballs Are the Latest Disturbing Trend in America's Opioid Crisis

Deliberately mixing the powerful and deadly drug with stimulants like coke and meth is one (dangerous) way users are adjusting to a new market.
Maia Szalavitz
4.25.19
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