united nations

Anthropocene

1 Million Species Are Threatened with Extinction Thanks to Humans, UN Report Says

A comprehensive United Nations report compiled by more than 450 researchers warns of a dire future for both humans and nature if business continues as usual.
Becky Ferreira
5.7.19
Drugs

Here's Fresh Evidence the Drug War Is a 'Horrific Failure'

"The international drug control system promised a world free of drugs, but has delivered the exact opposite."
Max Daly
10.23.18
summer of screamo

What Records Best Capture the Last Decade of Hardcore?

An unofficial guide to newish hardcore for stubborn old fans.
Dan Ozzi
8.23.18
blind spots

Geoff Rickly Listens to Sun Ra's 'Space Is the Place' for the First Time

Welcome to Blind Spots, in which we force some of our favourite artists to finally check out the most famous albums they've never heard.
Josh Terry
6.28.18
The Greatest Things Of All Time

Pitbull Is Going to Save the Environment, Thank God

Al Gore who? Mr. Worldwide has been named the Clean Water Here Global Ambassador and will address the UN about the need for clean water around the world.
Phil Witmer
3.20.18
THE SALUTE YOUR SHORTS ISSUE

It's Time to Ban Nuclear Weapons, Guys

"Those with power are never going to give up their power voluntarily. It has to be a demand from others."
Mark Hay
6.14.17
indigenous incarceration

UN Finds Indigenous Youth Are 'Punished for Being Poor'

Young Aboriginals are going to prison for behavior associated with being poor and bored, but not dangerous.
Katherine Gillespie
4.4.17
Features

We Asked an International Law Expert if the UN Could Actually Ban Tech House

"The UN security council isn't even able to act on the war in Syria, so how would they pass a resolution banning tech house?"
Angus Harrison
3.16.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Indonesia's Alleged Human Rights Abuse in West Papua Is Getting International Attention

Allegations of "extrajudicial executions, fatal shootings of peaceful demonstrators, and persistent violence against Papuan women​" were raised at the UN this week.
Maddison Connaughton
3.3.17
Drugs

Why Drug Treatment Needs to Be Geared More Towards Women

While a third of global drug users are women and girls, only one in five drug treatment recipients is female.
VICE Staff
3.3.17
Film

The UN's Latest VR Film Connects You with a Nepalese Earthquake Survivor

Sabita survived an earthquake that left nearly 9,000 people dead, 22,000 injured, and 3 million displaced.
Beckett Mufson
12.17.16
Film

How Virtual Reality Is Changing the Way the UN Thinks

Did you know the UN has a Creative Director? He's working to turn VR's power into policy.
Beckett Mufson
9.29.16
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