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Canadian Potheads Can Cross the US Border as Long as They Aren't ‘Alien Drug Addicts’

That’s right, border officials just called cannabis consumers "addicts."
Manisha Krishnan
10.11.18
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

The Far Right Is Pissed that Donald Trump Wants to Be Nicer to Immigrants

That taco salad was just the beginning.
Mike Pearl
8.25.16
News

Forcing Striking Workers to Wear Armbands Is an Attempt to Humiliate Them Into Submission

Britain's Trade Union Bill will turn trade unions into collections of individuals wearing silly armbands.
Sam Kriss
9.9.15
News

Everything You Need to Know About the Amnesty Sex Work Argument, Broken Down

This week, Amnesty International took a bashing after they called for the global decriminalization of sex work. Here's what you need to know.
Frankie Mullin
7.31.15
News

We Know GCHQ Spied on Amnesty International But We Still Don't Know Why

Amnesty calls it a "shocking" revelation.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.1.15
News

The Sight of 200 Body Bags Roasting on a Beach in the UK Might Be Amnesty's Best Stunt Yet

This morning's protest highlighting the EU migrant crisis is an example of how effective and affecting protest art can be.
Nell Frizzell
4.22.15
News

What Republicans Really Mean When They Talk About Immigration

It's easy to chalk up the GOP's hard right midterm turn on immigration to conservative fearmongering and vague doomsday panic, that's not the whole story.
Livia Gershon
10.29.14
News

With Coalition Troops Leaving Afghanistan, Women's Rights Will Take a Step Back

When the last Western soldier leaves the country, will the religious conservatives pass a new slate of repressive laws?
Greta Hofmann
2.26.14
Motherboard Blog

US Drones Have Killed Up to 900 Civilians in Pakistan

Amnesty International's new report joins the international chorus calling for America to be more transparent and accountable.
Ben Richmond
10.22.13
Motherboard Blog

Why We Think the Internet Is a Human Right

Human beings have the right to free expression, to culture, to equality, to life, liberty, and security. Do we need to add one more—the right to internet?
Meghan Neal
8.21.13
News

Rand Paul Is Wooing Conservatives on Immigration Reform

The Republican Party have reached a tipping point and appear to have started tepidly embracing immigration reform. The man who has played a big role in tipping the scale is Senator Rand Paul, the libertarian golden boy.
Francis Phillips
3.21.13