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The Road to Nowhere Issue

'Beneath the National Palace of Culture': Fiction by Garth Greenwell

One of the hardest stories to write is a love story. It's difficult to render chemistry in writing, and it's particularly difficult to capture one-way obsessions, or unrequited love. This story does.
Garth Greenwell
4.5.16
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Mexican Cartels Are Going High-Tech

The war on drugs isn't just fought with bullets. Recent announcements from Mexican authorities show that cartels are developing increasingly advanced networks of information technology.
José Luis Martínez Limón
9.30.15
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Two Vodkas and One Iced Coffee with Salman Rushdie

VICE caught up with the iconic author to discuss his 12th novel, 'Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights.' As he chatted about everything from fatwa to Twitter feuds, Rushdie proved he is as controversial, and incredible, as ever.
Aidan Flax-Clark
9.30.15
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Magic Rocks

These photos are from Jim Mangan's upcoming book, 'Magic Rocks, which will be released at the New York Art Book Fair as a continuation of his book 'Bastard Child' this September.
Jim Mangan
9.30.15
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The Industrial Rock Band Laibach Performed in North Korea Last Month

"Both the country and the band have been portrayed as some fascist outcasts. The truth is that both are misunderstood," said the tour organiser.
Lauren Messman
9.30.15
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Peru Announced Plans to Send an Envoy to an Uncontacted Tribe

Peru recently announced plans for its first official contact with the Mashco-Piro people. Local officials had long opposed interacting with the group, one of Peru's 15 uncontacted tribes, which know of the wider world but remain aloof from it.
Mark Hay
9.30.15
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Russia Hates Western Condoms

Russia's Ministry of Industry and Trade now supports restricting the import of Western-made rubbers, which health officials say will promote "discipline" and make Russians more "selective in their choice of partners."
Cecilia D’Anastasio
9.30.15
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Lex’s Tattooed Vixens

Spoiler alert: If you're new to this column you should know I rarely ever speak about the porno I'm reviewing.
Chris Nieratko
9.30.15
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The Eastern European Gay Rights Movement Is Struggling to Be More Than a Western Cause

The region has lagged behind Western Europe when it comes to gay rights thanks to its reactionary nationalist movements and Russia's outwardly homophobic regime.
Svetlana Kitto
9.30.15
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After a String of Suicides, Students in Palo Alto Are Demanding a Part in Reforming Their School's Culture

Students at several high-level California high schools believe that as much as the achievement culture needs to be reconsidered, it's the support the academic community provides that needs improvement.
Nikhil Goyal
9.30.15
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The Oath Keepers Are Ready for War with the Federal Government

The heavily armed citizen militia joined Oregon gold miners in a land dispute with the federal government that could end in a bloodbath.
VICE Staff
9.30.15
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A Woman on Death Row and the Neighbour Who Put Her There

Mary Jane Veloso lives about 300 feet away from Maria Cristina Sergio in the Philippines. Veloso is on death row for allegedly smuggling heroin into the country. Sergio is in jail and awaiting trial after being accused of trafficking her neighbour.
Meredith Talusan
9.30.15
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