PROTESTS

PROTESTS

We Spent an Afternoon Learning the Art of Civil Disobedience

I learned how to get past a police cordon and how to tangle my legs together to avoid getting picked up.
Matthieu Foucher
4.26.19
Save Yourselves

Extinction Rebellion's Climate Protest Blocked Vauxhall Bridge

We spent the morning with activists slowing down the city to highlight the greatest threat of our time.
Michael Segalov
4.18.19
Brexit

The DJs Fighting Against Brexit and for a People's Vote

We hear from the DJs and supporters calling for an alternative to Brexit beyond 'Theresa May's terrible deal' and 'no-deal panic.'
Simon Doherty
3.26.19
activism

Vegans May Have Killed Piglets While Protesting ‘Death Factory’ Pig Farm

The farmer said the activists who crammed themselves into a shed with some sows and piglets caused two piglets to be crushed to death.
Mack Lamoureux
3.10.19
LGBTQ

Growing Up Gay in Poland Made Me an Activist

When 20-year-old Sebatian Słowiński found fascist propaganda being distributed around his university, he decided to take a stand and educate his fellow students.
Sebastian Słowiński
2.19.19
protest

Meet the Guy Who Helped Save a Town from Actual Gold Diggers

At 18 years old, Tică Darie helped fight off a mining conglomerate that planned to turn a Romanian village into a cyanide lake.
Vlad Marko Tollea
12.24.18
gilets jaunes

Paris's Luxury Shops Are Boarding Up in Preparation for the Gilets Jaunes Protests

Demonstrations in Paris normally stick to the east of the city, away from the expensive tourist areas. But the latest protests have targeted the good stuff.
VICE Staff
12.14.18
protest

Why France's Gilets Jaunes Protests Continue to Rage On

We spoke to a Parisian activist and academic about why they started and what they have evolved into.
Casper Hughes
12.10.18
Yellow Vest Movement

Inside the Trials of the Paris Rioters

Mistaken identities, angry parents and terrible excuses – here's what happened at this week's emergency hearings for the 400 arrests made during the violent Yellow Vest protests.
Bartolomé Simon
12.7.18
politics

Young Brazilians Share Their Fears About a Bolsonaro Presidency

"I want a country where black people and LGBTQ individuals can walk freely. As a woman, I want to walk around without being afraid I'll get raped."
Gislene Ramos
11.2.18
Romanian Protests

We Spoke to Young Romanians About Their Fight Against Corruption

Last Friday, months of anti-government and anti-corruption protests turned violent when riot police used teargas and water on protesters.
Adina Florea
8.16.18
Desus & Mero

Protesters Swarmed the Starbucks Where Two Black Men Were Arrested

Desus and Mero talk about the ongoing response to the viral incident.
Sarah Bellman
4.18.18
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