Fourth of July


Statue of Liberty Protester Could Face Up to a Year and a Half in Prison

After scaling the Statue of Liberty on the Fourth of July to protest Trump's immigration policies, Therese Patricia Okoumou was brought up on three misdemeanor charges.
Marie Solis
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How to Celebrate the 4th of July When America Is a Constant Disappointment

If you feel like patriotism is morally repulsive right now, you'd be correct.
Leila Ettachfini
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35 Fourth of July Recipes to Help You Celebrate Whatever's Still Good About America

Gather all the remaining shreds of patriotic spirit you can muster and celebrate on Wednesday.
Munchies Staff
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Man Tries to Blow Up Wasp Nest with Fireworks, Destroys Garage Instead

In retrospect, a pest-infested garage may be better than no garage at all.
River Donaghey

Two Standing Rock Activists on What Independence Day Means to Them Now

"I find the 4th of July ironic."
Kimberly Lawson
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How to Chill and Grill This Fourth of July Without Hurting the Planet

The concerned citizen's guide to grilling-out on Independence Day.
Kastalia Medrano

How the Fourth of July Became a Sex Holiday

From the plethora of grilled meats to the sweaty possibility of sex under the fireworks, studies have shown that America's birthday turns people on.
Maria Yagoda

Undocumented Immigrants Are Entitled to the American Dream

Citizen or not, everyone deserves a shot at equal opportunity.
Cesar Vargas

Revolutionary Books to Read for Independence Day

From barnyard allegories to 'Game of Thrones' in space, here are eight fascinating books about rebellions, overthrows, and uprisings.
Lincoln Michel
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We Chose the Most Patriotic Movies for the Fourth of July

From bridge-crossing spies to our hot rods and cool beers—here's some films that will make you proud to be an American.
VICE Staff

Celebrate Independence Day by Breaking Bread and Barriers with Refugees

And as the appetite for such gatherings grows, the opportunities that arise with social connectivity are endless.
David Ponet and Gissou Nia
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Animated Eagles Squad Up for July 4th

This Independence Day, GIF Six-Pack flies where eagles dare.
Beckett Mufson