miners

NSFW

Fake, Drug-Test-Foiling Dicks Are a Growing Business in Queensland

You need to be clean for 72 hours to give a drug-free urine sample. Unless you have a fake dick and pee, then you can do whatever you want.
Dan Nulley
7.8.15
NSFW

This Is What Life Is Actually Like for a North Pole Stripper

The North Quebec mining town of Fermont is full of men and drugs, and the only bar is a strip club.
Mitchell Sunderland
1.4.15
Film

What Happens When an International Mining Company Comes to Town?

A new documentary shows how Marmato, Colombia, suffered.
Jordan Sowunmi
10.11.14
News

Bolivia Passed a Law Allowing Ten-Year-Olds to Work

Now some kids will have the government's support to choose work over school.
VICE Staff
8.5.14
Photo

Photographing the Young Warriors of Smokey Mountain

Manu Mart documents child labourers in a Filipino charcoal slum.
Laura Rodriguez Castro
7.31.14
News

Miners Just Took 43 Police Officers Hostage in Bolivia

But it’s just one battle in a larger war over natural resources.
Ben Dangl
4.4.14
VICE News

Child Workers of the World, Unite!

Down the shaft with Bolivia’s child labourers.
VICE Staff
12.17.13
The What Da Fug You Lookin’ At Issue

Unaccompanied Miners

Down the shaft with Bolivia's child labourers.
Wes Enzinna
11.12.13
Photo

Photos of Romanian Workers Beating Up Their Fellow Citizens

In 1990, the socialist government called on miners to quell the demonstrations of the opposition.
Andrei Iliescu
7.3.13
Stuff

The Ju-Ju Magic of the Miners of Afosu

Painting pictures in a place where 19th century mining methods combine with ancient West African black magic.
Benjamin Zawalich
7.25.12
Travel

The Gold Rush That Is Destroying Suriname's Rainforest

In Suriname, every speck of dirt has been dug up and fed through a gold sluice.
Kel O'Neill and Eline Jongsma
7.18.12
Photo

When Spain's Angry Miners Took Over Madrid

They walked for three weeks to riot for a day, until the buses came and took them home.
Photos: Jairo Vargas Martin, Text: Henry Langston
7.12.12
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