Sex Workers Are Having Their Earnings Confiscated in Trafficking Stings
Raids – or "welfare visits" – carried out by police are supposedly conducted for safety, but they're harming sex workers and failing to identify genuine victims.
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TikTok Has Created a Whole New Class of Influencer
While the app's stars might have millions of fans, they're not making nearly as much money as their contemporaries on YouTube.
Sex, Sun Beds and Brits Abroad: The Legacy of Club 18-30 Holidays
On the cusp of the first summer since Thomas Cook retired the package holiday brand, we look at why it fell out of favour and the legacy it left behind.
Holly Herndon's New, AI-Spawned Album Is Full of Humanity
For 'PROTO,' the artist and her collaborators built an AI that was trained on their voices. The music it produced is eerie at times, but it's full of life.
The Story of the DIY Publication That Kept Bands on the Road for Decades
How 'Book Your Own Fuckin' Life' helped countless punk bands tour in the pre-internet era.
An Oral History of Dalston Superstore
The east London LGBTQ institution is celebrating its tenth anniversary, so we asked some of the people who know it best to tell its story.
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Gallows Predicted Fractured Brexit Britain, Ten Years Early
The Watford punks filled their second album 'Grey Britain' with what felt like nihilism at the time, and now looks like the typical news cycle.
Oobah Butler's Guide to Faking Your Way to the Top
Read an excerpt from the VICE writer's new book, 'How To Bullsh*t Your Way To Number 1: An Unorthodox Guide To 21st Century Success'.
Rick Maguire Gave Up Everything for Pile and He’d Do It All Again
You'd think 12 years of work would've worn Maguire down, but that couldn't be further from the truth.
Kelsey Lu Had to Manifest Hopeful Pop from Pain
We met the alt-pop cellist and singer in London, hearing about the multi-city, tumultuous journey behind her stunning debut album 'Blood.'
A Handy Guide to Navigating the Endless Rules of Polyamory
Or; why dating someone who already has a partner might be a bad idea.
This Is Why California Will Keep Burning
One massive utility company is responsible for many of the wildfires and dozens of deaths. Can we make our infrastructure stop killing us?