Militias

extremism

How to Keep Armed Militias Out of Your City

“The 'violent left' has never been anywhere near as well armed or trained as the 'violent right.'"
Alex Yablon
9.5.18
Militias

Anti-Immigrant Vigilantes Are Rebranding as Free-Speech Defenders

Groups with a legacy of armed border patrols and anti-government militancy are finding new life under Donald Trump.
Meredith Hoffman
11.30.17
the VICE magazine podcast

What It Was Like to Embed with America's Largest Right-Wing Militia

Filmmaker James Burns discusses his recent documentary, which highlights the controversial Georgia III% Security Force, on this episode of 'The VICE Magazine Podcast.'
ELLIS JONES
11.1.17
Three Percenters

What Right-Wing Militants Are Hoping for After a Government Collapse

We talked to Three Percenters and experts on the modern militia movement about their nebulous vision of a future many Americans want nothing to do with.
Mark Hay
10.18.17
Militias

Armed Militias Have a Choice to Make After Charlottesville

One prominent group has issued a "stand down order," saying it feared being associated with racist protesters.
Ben Hallman
8.15.17
politics

Gun-Toting Militias Are Now Part of Local Politics Thanks to Trump

When self-designated patriot groups first emerged during the early 90s, they identified as enemies of the "New World Order." Now they're playing the game.
Alex Yablon
8.7.17
travel

Confronting Racism and White Nostalgia on Cliven Bundy's Ranch

The Nevada rancher wants to break all the rules in a game that's been fixed for him.
Wilbert L. Cooper
7.8.16
Stuff

What I Learned About Guns, Government, and Immigration from the Michigan Militia

What motivates a bunch of white guys to go into the woods and practice military drills?
Ben Makuch
5.26.16
white space

Inside the Michigan Militia

VICE's Ben Makuch investigates the state of militia groups in Michigan and explores the driving force behind the militia movement today.
VICE Staff
5.16.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

How Donald Trump Won Nevada's Cliven Bundy Vote

If Ted Cruz can't win Bunkerville, where can he win?
Grace Wyler
2.24.16
Film

Are the Patriot Groups from Our HBO Episode 'We the People' a Real Threat to You?

Is the current occupation in Oregon an active armed insurgency, or a bunch of dudes camping in a backwoods visitor center?
Mike Pearl
1.13.16
News

What Are Armed Militiamen Really Doing in That Oregon Wildlife Refuge?

The Bundy Revolution doesn't seem to be catching on.
Mike Pearl
1.6.16