colonization

Art

Art Museums Need to Address Colonialist Theft—Not Diversity

The Museum of Modern Art will close this summer to include more works from artists of color. Activists say this does little to reconcile centuries of exploitation.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
2.8.19
Thanksgiving

How to Support Indigenous People on Thanksgiving

Here are some ideas for what to do on Thanksgiving instead of showing your gratitude for colonizers.
Leila Ettachfini
11.20.18
SpaceX

SpaceX Planned Humanity’s Future on Mars at a Meeting You Weren't Invited to

Space belongs to all of us and it’s imperative that SpaceX is transparent about its Mars exploration plans.
Daniel Oberhaus
8.8.18
lost dogs

The Mysterious Disappearance of North America's First Dogs

When people migrated to North America some 10,000 years ago, they brought their canine companions with them.
Becky Ferreira
7.6.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

These Attempted Utopias Failed Miserably

On today's podcast, Oscar Rickett discusses some doomed experimental communities throughout history.
VICE Staff
4.23.18
TIME TRAVEL

Do We All See the Man Holding an iPhone in This 1937 Painting?

Wait for it.
Brian Anderson
8.24.17
humans of the year

If We Colonize a Neighboring Solar System, Thank Guillem Anglada-Escudé

The man who discovered Proxima Centauri b says he was inspired by sci-fi to search for other worlds for humans to colonize.
Liv Grant
4.13.17
VICELAND

Catch the Premiere of 'RISE' on VICELAND

Our new series documents the various indigenous communities across the Americas fighting colonization.
VICE Staff
1.27.17
cinema

Why ‘The Martian’ Author Won’t Join Elon Musk’s Mars Mission

Andy Weir still believes SpaceX can go the distance.
Shannon Stirone
9.29.16
nasa

Watch Elon Musk Explain How He Will Get Our Asses To Mars

We'll get there on the BFR—Big Fucking Rocket.
Madison Margolin
9.27.16
the vice reader

Álvaro Enrigue’s New Novel Reimagines Colonization as an Epic Tennis Match

We spoke to the celebrated Mexican author about his new novel, which features famous painters, brutal conquistadors, and balls of unlikely provenance.
Lee Klein
2.8.16
Vietnamese Food

How Vietnam's Colonial History Inspired My Menu

A lot of what people associate as traditional Vietnamese fare—things like banh mis, Vietnamese iced coffee, and even some of the spices used in curry—were all brought to the country when Europe invaded.
Tin Vuong
11.5.15
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