Will Democrats Ever Be Able to Win Back Rural America?

A generation ago, Democrats regularly won in North Dakota. Today, the party is nearly extinct in the state. What happened?
Sam Easter
2018 election

Americans Love Weed, Midterms Suggest

During a bitterly divided election, red states and blue states both embraced cannabis measures.
Eve Peyser
The VICE Guide to Right Now

'Drunk or Stoned' United Stewardess: 'If Your Seatbelt Isn't Tight, You Fucked Up'

The airline has since apologised for the "concerning incident".
Drew Schwartz
whoa, dude!

Belle & Sebastian Accidentally Forgot Their Drummer at a Rest Stop

Oh get him away from there, he's dying (but not actually).
Phil Witmer

How Standing Rock Birthed a New Generation of Independent Left-Wing Media

A crew of journalism collectives and livestreamers were more effective at covering the movement than the mainstream media.
Cheree Franco
50 states of art

Standing Rock-Born Sculptor Cannupa Hanska Luger Fights for Cultural Survival | #50StatesofArt

The artist speaks to Creators about ceramics, culture, and the human need to make art.
Emerson Rosenthal
50 states of art

Hand-Cut Collages Collapse Modern Disarray in North Dakota | #50StatesofArt

Visual artist Amber Fletschock’s sophisticatedly dense pieces masquerade as quasi-digital art.
Diana Shi
Standing Rock

My Week Among the Freezing, Confused, Hopeful Veterans at Standing Rock

When US veterans traveled to Standing Rock to join the pipeline protests, they were hoping to protect Native activists fighting for their land and water. But many were also hoping to find a new purpose.
Cheree Franco

How the Standing Rock Camps Are Coping with the Massive Blizzard

Despite incredibly harsh conditions and a request from a Sioux leader that non-Sioux campers leave, many are staying put.
VICE Staff

From the Frontline at Standing Rock

Greg Rogove—drummer with Devendra Banhart and frontman of Rogov—spent Thanksgiving in North Dakota. In the wake of the Sioux tribe victory, he shares his experiences.
Greg Rogove

The Standing Rock 'Water Protectors' Vow to Stay No Matter What the Government Does

The government has ordered the protesters to move by December 5 or face potential trespassing charges, and lots of them seem prepared to go with the latter.
Cole Kazdin and Duy Linh Tu

Protesters at Standing Rock Don’t Care Winter Is Coming

Even as the temperature drops and inhabitants of the Standing Rock camp winterize their teepees and tents, they say that they won't be leaving, and that there's no place in world they'd rather be.
Cole Kazdin and Duy Linh Tu