Gavin Jenkins

Politics

The Sessions Where Working-Class Democrats Learn to Take Down the GOP

The National Democratic Training Committee offers assistance to people who want to run for office, but aren't sure where to begin.
Gavin Jenkins
2.19.19
Stuff

What Happens When Your Military Record Burns Up in a Fire?

For the 18 million veterans whose records were lost in a 1973 fire at the National Personnel Records Center, that question can be a recurring nightmare.
Gavin Jenkins
5.30.16
tech

On-Demand Fuel Services Could Make Gas Stations Go Extinct

RIP, gas stations.
Gavin Jenkins
5.20.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Meet the Tattooed Populist Shaking Up Pennsylvania's Senate Race

John Fetterman, a man once dubbed America's "coolest mayor," is fighting to separate himself from the Democratic pack in Pennsylvania's Senate primary.
Gavin Jenkins
4.25.16
News

Meet the Canadian Activist Putting Climate Change Warnings on Gas Pumps

He wants to give you a guilt trip every time you pull up to the pump.
Gavin Jenkins
11.20.15
News

Oklahoma Plans to Execute Richard Glossip Today Despite Doubts About His Guilt

The high-profile case has put the spotlight on America's fondness for killing criminals even in the face of dozens of death row exonerations and serious questions about the drugs used in lethal injections.
Gavin Jenkins
9.30.15
News

Talking to an Attorney for the Oklahoma Death Row Inmate Who Just Avoided Execution

VICE spoke with attorney Don Knight about Richard Glossip, who last week found out he would not be executed just hours before it was scheduled.
Gavin Jenkins
9.21.15
Stuff

Addicted to the Lottery: Why People Buy False Hope and Lottery Tickets

People don't play the lottery because they expect to get rich. They play the lottery because it's fun to indulge in the fantasy that, one day, their lives could suddenly get easier.
Gavin Jenkins
8.24.15
Stuff

Hanging Out with America's Elite, Underappreciated Court Reporters

Stenography is a potentially lucrative, female-dominated profession that appears to be disappearing—and no one seems to care.
Gavin Jenkins
8.12.15
Stuff

My Dad Tried to Tame a Wolf

When I think back on the tragedy that unfolded, I look past my dad's alpha-male facade and see a man who just wanted to give his boys the childhood he didn't have.
Gavin Jenkins
6.29.15
Stuff

An Exhausting Day in the Life of a Gas Station Employee

Gas stations are a microcosm of American culture—everyone goes to them, rich or poor, young or old. Working behind the counter means seeing a slice of life pass through the doors each day.
Gavin Jenkins
6.4.15