politics

LGBTQ

I Am a Queer Bhutanese, and My Country Is on Its Way to Scrapping Anti-LGBTQ Laws

“Bhutan has never had a pride parade, and never will because it’s not just the queer community who fights for us, it’s everyone in the country.”
Tashi Tsheten
4 days ago
Drugs

The Inside Story of Europe's First Narco-State

A young generation of Albanians are caught between organized crime's politics, rampant unemployment, and the fast cash of Class A drugs.
Monty Reed
6.7.19
politics

The Best Photos from Today’s Huge Anti-Trump Protest

Thousands of people gathered in Trafalgar Square for the "Carnival of Resistance" against the US president. Here's what we saw.
VICE Staff
6.6.19
politics

One Year on from Ireland's Abortion Referendum, Things Aren't Moving Fast Enough

The Irish public may have overwhelmingly voted to legalize abortion, but implementing it is proving trickier than expected.
Mary McGill
5.27.19
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
Dating

Which Political Beliefs Get You The Most Tinder Dates?

"I’m still stunned from how easy it is to score woke points in Melbourne. Just insert a bunch of buzzwords into your speech and all of a sudden you’re Gandhi."
David Allegretti
5.17.19
climate change

Indonesia Is Home to the Most Climate Change Deniers in the World

Experts say the lack of education and focus on religion are reasons why many Indonesians don't believe in global warming.
Adi Renaldi
5.15.19
entertainment

This Story of Trump Stealing a Guy's Ball to Cheat at Golf Is Fully Bananas

Yes, that's right: Trump allegedly whacked his ball into a pond, then decided to claim another guy's shot as his own.
River Donaghey
5.13.19
environment-policy

Experts Predict if AOC Will End Up Becoming the US President

A look back at the long history of young political stars.
Mark Hay
5.10.19
Eurovision 2019

Why This Year's Eurovision Song Contest Is So Controversial

Israel is set to host the song contest against a backdrop of protests, boycotts and political propaganda.
Michael Segalov
5.10.19
Tiananmen Square

The Tiananmen Square Protests Weren't What Everyone Thought They Were

On the 30th anniversary of Beijing's pro-democracy protests, Patrick Zachmann's photos capture what happened before the Tanks arrived.
Patrick Zachmann
5.9.19
refugees

The Objects That Remind Refugees of Home

"I was afraid of also losing my culture, but something as small as a rug has helped me to hang on to a part of it.​"
Sona Boker
5.3.19
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