activism

environment

The Environmental Movement Needs to Reckon with Its Racist History

Because racism in environmentalism hasn’t gone away, and it’s holding the movement back.
Julian Brave NoiseCat
4 days ago
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Bangladesh to Replace ‘Virgin’ With ‘Unmarried’ Before Bride’s Name in Muslim Marriage Certificate

Activists see the verdict as a ‘landmark’ win over a provision that violates the right to privacy and is discriminatory against women who want to get married.
Pallavi Pundir
8.27.19
climate

This 14-Year-Old Climate Activist Is Giving Up School to Save the World

"World leaders have failed us," says 8th grader Alexandria Villaseñor.
Emma Fidel
Katherine Tutrone
8.16.19
Music

Pussy Riot Just Released A Dark Environmental Protest Song

Complete with an open letter to Putin.
Frankie Dunn
7.10.19
activism

How a Young Sierra Leonean Is Fighting Poverty with Bicycles

Two wheels can make all the difference, as philanthropist and bike enthusiast Abdul Karim Kamara knows.
Tom Owen
7.9.19
LGBTQ

How Homophobic Small Towns in India Celebrate Pride

In these conservative and orthodox pockets, LGBTQ communities find other ways to make their voices heard.
Pallavi Pundir
7.5.19
climate change

What Thousands of Protesters Storming a Coal Mine Looks Like

Around 60,000 people took part in a weekend of climate action, occupying the world's largest brown coal mine.
David Tesinsky
6.27.19
feminism

This Photographer Captures the Fragile Lives of Former ‘Goddesses’ in Nepal

Maria Contreras Coll went behind the scenes of one of the most criticised religious traditions in the world, to tell a story of the enduring power of young girls in Nepal.
Pallavi Pundir
5.28.19
News

In Thailand, Activists Are Literally Fighting For Their Lives

“That’s now eight activists who have gone missing. We’re on their ‘wanted’ list too and with all the other targets eliminated, we could be next. We are like calves, waiting to be sent to the slaughterhouse.”
James Buchanan
5.20.19
Culture

From Uganda to Tokyo: Meet the Kids of the Global Climate Strike Movement

Students are rising up, rejecting complacency, and demanding the planet — and their futures — be protected. They're united in one of the most powerful youth-led movements the world has ever seen.
Clementine de Pressigny
4.26.19
Social Media

Who’s Afraid of TikTok?

The interim ban by the Indian Supreme Court has led to the removal of the Chinese app from Google Play and Apple stores. But digital activists say the move might be reducing India to a “nanny state”.
Pallavi Pundir
4.18.19
activism

Meet the Japanese Moms Running a Citizens' Lab to Track Nuclear Radiation

After the 2011 tsunami triggered a nuclear disaster in Fukushima, there were widespread fears about radiation leaking into the environment. Now a group of volunteers—who are mostly mothers—is tackling the issue head-on.
Bobbie van der List
3.12.19
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