dissent

tech-power

Trump Can’t Block People He Doesn't Like on Twitter, Appeals Court Says

A federal appeals court has upheld an earlier ruling that President Trump cannot silence people on Twitter without violating the First Amendment.
Sarah Emerson
7.9.19
fake news

We Talked to Fake Rex Tillerson About Fake News

“People, including the media, like believing what is easy to believe.”
Sarah Emerson
2.2.17
Twitter

A Conversation With the Rogue National Park Service Twitter Account

We interviewed the anonymous people behind the viral @AltNatParkSer Twitter account.
Sarah Emerson
1.27.17
Tinder

Spies Use Tinder, and It's as Creepy as You'd Think

The story of the “Tinder infiltrator”.
Dia Kayyali
11.15.16
Blackout Series

Blackout: Leaks from Eritrea, Africa's North Korea

In Eritrea, nearly all dissent is brutally silenced. VICE News meets people who’ve fled the repressive country.
VICE News
7.19.16
Stuff

How to Manipulate the Media as a Political Outsider

We spoke to 'Shooting Hipsters' author Christiana Spens about rethinking dissent in the age of PR.
Kit Caless
4.19.16
africa

Angola Accuses Rapper and 14 Other Activists of Trying to Overthrow the Government

The case has elicited international outcry from politicians and activists around the world against a government that appears determined to stifle dissent within the southern African nation.
Kayla Ruble
11.17.15
politics

This App Would Let Dissidents Share Video When Governments Shut Off the Internet

The ideal app for dissent spreads and mutates offline.
Jordan Pearson
11.4.15
politics

Turkey Is Prosecuting Two Kids for Ripping Down Posters of President Erdogan

The prosecutor's office in the predominantly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir said that it would seek to put the boys behind bars for up to four and a half years on charges of "insulting the Turkish president."
Avi Asher-Schapiro
10.28.15
middle east

Teen Arrested for 'Insulting' Erdogan on Facebook as Crackdown in Turkey Continues

In the first seven months of Erdogan's presidential term, authorities investigated 236 individuals for supposedly insulting the president — a campaign that seems calculated to stifle political dissent.
Avi Asher-Schapiro
10.22.15
africa

Rwanda to Debate Constitutional Change to Keep President in Power for Third Term

Almost 20 percent of the population has signed the petitions, but Kagame's strong-arm tactics lead many to question their authenticity
Matthieu Jublin
5.28.15
russia

Silencing Dissent in Russia: Putin’s Propaganda Machine (Full Length)

VICE News traveled to Moscow to find out how the Russian government has suppressed dissent and fostered fear among Putin’s critics.
VICE News
4.29.15
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