Ken Silverstein

The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

What Donald Trump's Charity Activities Say About Him

A close look at the Donald J. Trump Foundation's activities over the past decade raises more questions than it answers about what the GOP frontrunner actually believes.
Ken Silverstein
4.6.16
politics

The Salacious Ammo Even Donald Trump Won't Use in a Fight Against Hillary Clinton

Billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein, who went to prison for soliciting sex from underage girls, once had ties to Bill Clinton. But Trump has good reason to avoid bringing them up, no matter how contentious a campaign battle may get.
Ken Silverstein
1.29.16
News

How to Make Millions by Selling War

The life and times of former Iraq War booster and military-industrial complex insider Bruce Jackson show how you maintain power in Washington, DC.
Ken Silverstein
9.17.15
News

This Shady Law Firm Keeps Helping Banks and Oligarchs Launder Money

Despite a VICE investigation—and the small sliver of sunlight it shined on Mossack Fonseca's dealings—the firm is still up to its old tricks.
Ken Silverstein
3.13.15
News

I Set Up a Shell Corporation, and So Can You!

Just how easy is it to establish a bogus business entity that can be used to funnel money offshore? I decided to see for myself.
Ken Silverstein
12.15.14
The Wall Street Issue

The Law Firm That Works with Oligarchs, Money Launderers, and Dictators

If shell companies can be said to be getaway cars for bank robbers, then Mossack Fonseca may be the world's shadiest car dealership.
Ken Silverstein
12.3.14