Joshua Hersh

Vice News Tonight

Why Defunding the Police Isn’t Such a Radical Idea

Defund the Police is a movement that’s gaining momentum in the aftermath of the killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor.
Joshua Hersh
6.12.20
Ahmaud Arbery

The Obscure Law Protecting the 2 White Men Who Killed Ahmaud Arbery

“Citizen’s arrest” has been part of the Georgia penal code for decades — although most people know it as a comic feature of "The Andy Griffith Show."
Joshua Hersh
5.7.20
Coronavirus

Trump Is Using the Defense Production Act to Make Meat-Processing Workers Go Back to the Plants

"Our members work for essential business. That makes them essential employees; it doesn't make them sacrificial employees,” said a union leader.
Joshua Hersh
4.28.20
guns

Gun Lovers Are Claiming a Huge ‘I Told You So’ Moment With the Coronavirus Outbreak

“People are waking up, saying, ‘Wait a minute, what do you mean I need a gun?’ All of a sudden they're realizing that this affects them.”
Joshua Hersh
4.3.20
Coronavirus

Coronavirus Just Took an Entire U.S. Aircraft Carrier Out of Commission

The coronavirus pandemic is starting to take a toll on military operations, even as the civilian authorities increasingly turn to the Pentagon for emergency assistance.
Joshua Hersh
3.27.20
Coronavirus

The U.S. Has a Classified Stockpile of Ventilators and Masks, But It Won’t Save Us From Coronavirus

Former director Greg Burel has a message: Don’t hold your breath.
Joshua Hersh
3.17.20
ukraine

How Trump Got On the Wrong Side of Ukraine’s Anti-Corruption Fight

His call to Zelensky shows him siding with an office that activists have been fighting against
Joshua Hersh
10.4.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

This Small Appalachian Town Flooded. But the Real Trouble Started When Disaster Aid Arrived.

Four city officials, including two mayors and the former police chief, have faced criminal charges for fraud and embezzlement.
Joshua Hersh
Billie Brownstein
8.19.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Trump Is Admitting So Few Refugees This Florida Resettlement Agency Is Shutting Down

Many refugee advocates fear it will take years to come back from Trump’s effect on refugee admissions
Joshua Hersh
Belle Cushing
8.12.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Watch How the Forest Service Burned Down 2,000 Acres for Research

The U.S. Forest Service is undertaking one of the most ambitious studies of wildfires to date.
Joshua Hersh
Lee Doyle
7.23.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

The NRA's Newest Board Member Wants to End the “Game of Thrones” Infighting

A "capitalist marksman" with a popular podcast, Anthony Colandro wants to save the NRA.
Joshua Hersh
5.30.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Meet the Man Pushing the Trump Administration to Pardon War Criminals

In the year since Marine veteran David Gurfein took over United American Patriots, it's raised and spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on legal defense.
Joshua Hersh
5.29.19
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