Egyptians are turning to a hashtag to protest Sisi’s violent crackdown on dissent
“It could be the beginning of a social media movement.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
‘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.
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.
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.
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.
Syrian life expectancy drops six years as war rages
More than five years after Arab Spring uprisings spread across the Middle East, new data shows life expectancy in several countries have taken a hit.
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.
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.