climate change

The Left Thinks a 'Green New Deal' Could Save Earth and Destroy the GOP

A far-reaching new policy aims to reduce emissions, give everyone jobs, and convince rural voters to side with the Democrats, all at the same time.
Geoff Dembicki
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Activists Are Risking Their Lives to Stop Pipelines

From Appalachia to Louisiana, activists have been putting themselves in the path of bulldozers.
VICE Staff

The Quiet but Furious Nationwide War Against Pipelines

From Appalachia to Louisiana, mostly ignored by the media, activists have been putting themselves in the path of bulldozers.
Madeline ffitch
To Hell And Back

The Angry, Healing Records I Revisit When Everything Feels Broken

Reflections on the healing power of old abrasive favorites, plus new tunes from Twilight Fauna, Lifeless Dark, Lindow Moss, Sick Shit, and more.
Kim Kelly
in memoriam: anthony bourdain

Anthony Bourdain Made Marginalized Communities Like Mine Feel Worthy

As a native West Virginian, I never thought I'd see my home state represented with respect and fairness—until Bourdain showed up.
Jelisa Castrodale

How the Destruction of Appalachia Inspired Its Black Metal Scene

Stream the new LP from Pittsburgh's Slaves BC, and explore how Appalachian black metal artists find inspiration from beauty and destruction.
Mason Adams
Noisey News

Watch the Rugged Trailer for Justin Timberlake's New Album 'Man of the Woods'

It's out February 2, and the first single is coming this Friday. Let's get... mountainous?
Phil Witmer
VWOS Season 2

Vlad Guerrero Jr. and Life in Baseball's Minors: VWOS Rivals

In Appalachia an old rivalry lives on at the lowest level of the minor leagues.
VICE Sports
the anti-science presidency

White House Halts Study on the Health Effects of Coal Mining

It's not clear when (or if) it will be resumed.
Jesse Hicks
VICE News Tonight on HBO

“The Progressive Liberal”: Wrestling’s new left-wing villain

“The Progressive Liberal” loves clean energy and Hillary Clinton. But audiences in Coal Country love to hate him.
Oliver Noble
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The 'Progressive Liberal' Is the Most Hated Man in Wrestling

He calls his nemesis Kyle "Fox News" Maggot and his finishing move the "Liberal Agenda."
Drew Schwartz
50 states of art

A Tattoo Artist Embraces His Appalachian Roots

Tattoo artist John Haywood writes about learning to love his Kentucky heritage.
John Haywood