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News

Exclusive: Government Money to Tackle Rogue Landlords Is Being Used to Arrest Tenants

In trying to clamp down on "beds in sheds", the government just made things harder for the people living in them.
Dan Hancox
9.21.16
Travel

How Slum Tourism Can Be a Good Thing

I spoke to Fabian Frenzel who has written a new book arguing about the positive impacts of tourists' fascination with poverty.
Yohann Koshy
7.12.16
Art

Meet the 'Slumscape' Painter Who Inspired Banksy's Dystopian Theme Park

The American artist Jeff Gillette has a new show in London juxtaposing Disney icons with real-world slums.
Kevin Holmes
6.28.16
Photos

Inside the Philippines' Cemetery Slum

The Cemeterio Del Norte is inhabited by people who pull bones from tombs to move in. It's an entire slum community, populated by gang members, runaways, sex workers, and laborers who rank among the poorest of the world's poor.
Danial Eriksen
6.28.16
Photo

The Slums of 1980s Glasgow Through the Lens of a French Photographer

Raymond Depardon's photo series captured everyday life in some of the city's most deprived neighbourhoods amid the grind of Thatcher's Britain.
Photos by Raymond Depardon; words by Anaïs Brémond
4.4.16
The Up in Flames Issue

Full Bleed: Labyrinth

Jason Jaworski's </i>Labyrinth</i> was created while traveling for 13 days through slums in the Philippines, accompanied by a group of little people.
Jason Jaworski
12.11.15
News

Getting to Know the Drug Lord Who Controlled Rio’s Biggest Slum

Being one of the most powerful drug lords in the country is "a much tougher job than people imagine," according to Misha Glenny's new book.
Manisha Krishnan
11.15.15
Photo

The People and Sweatshops Behind Argentina’s Largest Textile Fair

Photographer Sarah Pabst talks about her experience documenting the market known as La Salada.
Sarah Pabst
7.28.15
VICE INTL

The Philippines' Cemetery Slums

VICE Japan visited a massive slum on the outskirts of Manila where an estimated 6,000 people currently live and work amid graves and human bones.
VICE Staff
7.22.15
Stuff

Will a Comic Help Change India's Attitudes Towards Rape?

'Priya's Shatki', about a girl who is raped and then tries to change the world with the help of the gods, flips Indian patriarchy like a pancake.
David Whelan
12.11.14
Travel

A Visit to Brazil's Largest Marketplace Before World Cup Raids Shut It Down

These people are now unemployed.
Lennart Maschmeyer
6.2.14
VICE News

Corruption, Cocaine, and Murder in Trinidad

Understanding the country's decade-long spike in killings.
VICE News
5.21.14
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