Borders

8.9.19

The Migrant Children Trapped on a Tiny Piece of Europe in Morocco

Mohammed is stuck in Melilla. He can't go back to his parents in Morocco, but he can't get further into Europe either.

7.4.19

Anti-Virus Companies Now Flag Malware China Installs on Tourists’ Phones

After a collaborative investigation found Chinese authorities were planting malware on the phones of travellers, Symantec, Malwarebytes and other cybersecurity firms have updated their products.

7.3.19

China Is Forcing Tourists to Install Text-Stealing Malware at its Border

The malware downloads a tourist's text messages, calendar entries and phone logs, as well as scans the device for over 70,000 different files.

6.19.19

I Got Banned From the US When Airport Security Found My Coke Texts

Immigration officials said that they’d found a reference to cocaine on my phone and immediately put me on a flight back to the UK.

2.11.19

How Brexit Will Shape Britain's Drug Supply

Will leaving the EU stop drugs making it into the UK? Well, no – and this is why.

1.18.19

Uncovering the Golden Age of Britain’s Drug Smuggling Trade

A new book lifts the lid on past smugglers, corrupt cops and undercover hard men – and says the game is almost up for authorities now.

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8.23.18

Brujeria's Gory Debut Inspired a Generation of Latinx Metalheads

25 years later, Latinx band members past and present look back on 'Matando Güeros,' the group’s unflinching 1993 Satanic narco-grind LP.

6.27.17

Britain's Rights Offer to EU Citizens Is a Huge Step Back for Freedom

The government has branded it "generous", but it really isn't.

5.23.17

Why Do We Have Borders, Anyway?

Trump's travel ban and the humanitarian crisis in the Middle East raise the question of whether it makes sense to divide the world into neat little packages in the first place.

4.7.17

How the Home Office Is Turning Britain Into a Police State

Institutions from the NHS to education are now complicit in the deportation of migrants.

3.22.17

How Trump’s New Border Policies Will Hurt the American Metal Scene

KEN Mode's Jesse Matthewson discusses how to cross international borders, metal masculinity, and being a "blue state" band.

2.28.17

Why Our Refugee Strategy Doesn't Work for Anyone

Lily Cole travelled to the Greek island of Samos to make a documentary with VICE about the ongoing refugee crisis.

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