democracy

WTF Brexit

Who to Blame for the Brexit Situation

Who or what should shoulder the blame for our national clusterfuck?
Gavin Haynes
4.2.19
Brexit

Has Brexit Ruined Democracy?

Making sense of the fact that every possible side of the Brexit debate is claiming to speak for 'democracy'.
Tom Whyman
2.11.19
Brexit

What We Heard at Jacob Rees-Mogg's Latest Meeting of Hard-Brexit Cranks

The constitution is in crisis and there's only one way out: something convoluted involving the Queen and some Maoists.
Simon Childs
1.25.19
VICE International

How Young People in Romania Won a Referendum By Not Voting

Doing nothing isn't always an effective strategy when you want to stop the government from doing something hateful, but last weekend, it worked out.
Ștefania Matache
10.9.18
The Dystopia and Utopia Issue

Rethinking the System: Five Experts Imagine a Better Future

From the #MeToo movement to Afrofuturism, writers, documentarians, and other authorities offer their vision of a more utopian future.
E.J. Graff
George Turner
Astra Taylor
Ngozi Erondu
Reynaldo Anderson
5.16.18
politics

This Is How American Democracy Could End

We asked a leading political scientist about his terrifying new book.
Harry Cheadle
3.8.18
middle east

How Trump Can (and Probably Will) Botch the Iran Situation

The president has been more vocal in support of the latest round of protests than Obama was. But his travel ban and threat of sanctions mean trouble for activists.
Mark Hay
1.4.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Messed Up His Own Birthday on His NYC Mayoral Ballot

Plus, Melania forgot to sign her envelope, Ivanka sent in her ballot too late for it to count, and Jared Kushner never even mailed the thing.
Drew Schwartz
12.13.17
Hong Kong

In Hong Kong, Farming Is a Political Statement

Increasingly, eating local isn’t just about health and taste—it’s about asserting Hong Kong’s autonomy in the face of mainland China.
Christopher DeWolf
7.24.17
Tory Week

I Lived as a Tory for a Week, Day Three: Canvassing

There's a mix up at a constituency HQ and Oobah ends up drumming up support for the local MP.
Oobah Butler
6.1.17
politics

This Short, Terrifying Book Explains How the West Could Collapse

I asked the author if elites could do anything about it.
Harry Cheadle
5.29.17
Webby Awards 2017

Vote for Noisey to Win Some Webbys and Help Us Defeat Our Enemies

We’re up for Best Music Channel and Best Social Writing.
Noisey Staff
4.20.17
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