ben makuch

journalism

This Is a Dark Day for Press Freedom

Our editorial response to today’s Supreme Court of Canada ruling.
The Writers, Editors and Producers of VICE
11.30.18
The Sick Day Issue

Sitting Down with a Post-9/11 Whistleblower

Before Chelsea Manning, Julian Assange, or Edward Snowden, there was Thomas Drake.
Ben Makuch
9.16.16
vice meets

VICE Meets Chris Hedges

From Wall Street corruption to why the elites in corporate media have eviscerated traditional investigative journalism, the bestselling author tries to make sense of the world we live in.
VICE Staff
10.29.15
vice meets

VICE Meets North Korean Defector Kim Hye-Sook

We talked about her pictures and experiences from her 28 years at Bukchang labor camp.
VICE Staff
7.15.15
News

A Missing Former Canadian Soldier Is Alive and Fighting the Islamic State

Brandon Glossop, a veteran of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, hopped on a plane in February to join the People's Protection Units in their fight against the infamous jihadists.
Ben Makuch
4.22.15
News

Canada Is Sending 200 Soldiers to Ukraine to Train Troops for Russian Conflict

Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced a new training mission as Kiev keeps asking for real guns.
Ben Makuch and Justin Ling
4.15.15
News

NATO Vets Are Setting Up Commando and Sniper Schools for the Kurds

The group says it plans to deploy in May, but is first seeking donations to finance 25 members to be on duty for 12 months.
Ben Makuch
4.10.15
News

The Company Formerly Known as Blackwater Is Training Canadian Soldiers

The mercenary company with a track record of war crimes is instructing Canadian commandos.
Ben Makuch
4.10.15
News

Canada Plans to Use Satellite Technology to Protect Its Arctic Sovereignty

The Harper government is requesting bids for £11 million worth of development on the Inuvik satellite station in the Northwest Territories
Ben Makuch
4.8.15
News

The Canadian Military Is Playing War Games Aimed at Russia

At a time when the specter of the Russian military is high on the minds of European countries fearful of the next Ukraine, Canada's Department of National Defense is playing tough with President Vladimir Putin.
Ben Makuch
4.3.15
News

"Stay the Hell Where You Came From": Canadian Politician to Women Who Want to Wear Niqabs at Citizenship Ceremonies

Believe it or not, a pro-gun Tory MP made some bigoted comments on a radio show.
Ben Makuch
3.19.15
News

Canada's Twitter Terrorists Are Afraid of the Internet

Online jihadists are changing their online habits because – surprise – intelligence services are probably tracking them.
Ben Makuch
2.6.15
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