James Wilt

addiction

It Was Only When I Quit Drinking That I Realized How Bad It Was for Me

Maybe some of us need pictures of liver cirrhosis on bottles of gin.
James Wilt
1.16.18
Opinion

Your ‘Minimalist’ Lifestyle Is Quasi-Religious Anti-Poor Bullshit

A PSA for anyone who has ever scoffed at Black Friday shoppers.
James Wilt
5.21.17
Weed Week

Growing Weed Is Pretty Bad for the Environment

The problems go way beyond the amount of water and electricity needed for marijuana crops.
James Wilt
4.18.17
teens

Confessions of a Teenage Christian Metalcore Superfan

It's tough to overstate the genre's role in the life of a socially and sexually anxious white evangelical male teen.
James Wilt
4.5.17
News

The World Is Running Out of Fish Faster Than We Thought

New research suggests the number of fish caught for consumption is double what is being reported.
James Wilt
12.15.16
News

How 22 Hydroelectric Projects in Canada Put First Nations Communities at Risk

A Harvard study looked at the proposed hydro projects in Canada's not-so-distant future, all of them near indigenous communities.
James Wilt
11.28.16
Stuff

Why This Canadian Province Is Slaughtering All Its Wolves

The government has commissioned the killing of well over 1,000 wolves in the past decade after destroying the land of its prey—the caribou.
James Wilt
2.26.16
Impact

There Is a New Climate Change Disaster Looming in Northern Canada

The thawing of the permafrost in Northern Canada could be the "carbon bomb" that does us in.
James Wilt
1.12.16
Stuff

I Realized I Was a Cliché: A Drunk Writer Who Couldn’t Write Drunk

During my Year of Sherry, I realized that I was essentially losing money by writing.
James Wilt
1.6.16
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A Look Back at How Canada Fucked Up the Environment in 2015

Canada started 2015 as pretty much just the worst and ended the year not quite the worst.
James Wilt
12.15.15
News

We Asked Scientists How Much Better Canada Will Be with Stephen Harper Gone

VICE spoke with four top scientists to find out how the new Canadian government can go about improving science in the country.
James Wilt
10.26.15
Music

Buffy Sainte-Marie on Winning the Polaris Prize, Viet Cong, and Indigenous Activism

After winning the biggest prize in Canadian music this week, the long-time activist dispenses advice on how to fight the Man.
James Wilt
9.24.15
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