arab spring

Opinion

Social Media Has Hijacked Our Brains and Threatens Global Democracy

The ‘social media revolution’ gave us Donald Trump and Brexit—and is making politics impossible.
David Golumbia
1.5.18
robin hood

Math Suggests Inequality Can Be Fixed With Wealth Redistribution, Not Tax Cuts

A new report from the Complex Systems Institute justifies wealth redistribution with mathematics.
Daniel Oberhaus
10.17.17
Voices

The Hijab-Wearing Superhero That's Using Her Superpowers to Fight Misogyny

With her comic strip "Qahera," illustrator Deena Mohamed wrestles with whether art actually is successful at breaking down stereotypes or not.
Alice Rowsome
7.27.17
Voices

This Self-Taught Syrian Artist's Work Represents Non-Violent Resistance

The Arab Spring enabled Sulafa Hijazi to speak out against the military-regime using art.
Alice Rowsome
7.24.17
Reviews

‘Twitter and Tear Gas’ Looks at How Protest Is Fueled and Crushed by the Internet

The new book from Zeynep Tufekci looks at how the web has helped demonstrations take off around the globe, but also made them harder to sustain.
Bruce Schneier
7.6.17
The Math That Explains the World

The 'Complex Systems Theorist' Who Predicted the Arab Spring

Using big data and new number-crunching strategies, math can be used to predict global crises.
Jason Koebler
6.17.17
The Restless Youth Issue

A Timeline of Youth in Revolt

The world’s youth have always found ways to stand up for what’s right.
Haisam Hussein
5.31.17
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Donald Trump takes to Twitter to blame the media for inciting "professional protestors," Bernie Sanders won't rule out another presidential run, Leonard Cohen dies at age 82, and more.
VICE Staff
11.11.16
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This 3D-Printed Tank Is the Answer to Everything

Artist Peter Mountain spent four years designing and building a massive tank jigsaw puzzle. Then he set it on fire.
Beckett Mufson
8.17.16
The Hacks We Can't See

British Spies Used a URL Shortener to Honeypot Arab Spring Dissidents

A shadowy GCHQ unit used several Twitter accounts to try to influence protests in Iran and across the region since 2009.
Mustafa Al-Bassam
7.29.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Is the Whole Benghazi Thing Finally Over?

House Republicans are going to have a lot of spare time.
Mike Pearl
6.28.16
Film

The ‘Egyptian Jon Stewart’ Takes Us Inside the Arab Spring and Its Aftermath

We met the famous surgeon-turned-satirist and subject of the new documentary <i>Tickling Giants</i>.
Kaleem Aftab
5.11.16
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