Watching 'The Lion King,' All I Can Think About Is Extinction and Death
The "circle of life" glosses over environmental destruction and colonialism as viewers ogle the savannah from the comfort of an air-conditioned mall.
Watch a City’s Politics Shift Through the Rear View Mirror of Your Cab in ‘Night Call’
It's not much of a detective story, but 'Night Call' does have some great mysteries.
Lab-Grown Meat Can't Fix the Planet That Capitalism Broke
A recent study argued that we shouldn’t assume lab-grown meat is more emission-friendly than beef. The whole truth is much more structural and bleak.
The Paris ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests Show the Flaws of Capitalism
The French Yellow Vests protests, which were ignited by a fuel tax, highlight the fact that climate policies ignore the material concerns of the working class and people of color
How Chemsex Helps Queer Men Find Their Place in Big Cities
We speak to gay cultural theorist Jamie Hakim about how chemsex is a response to neoliberalism and the alienation of the modern city.
Everyone Hates Neoliberals, So We Talked to Some
I asked neoliberals about their political ideology and the tremendous backlash it's received from all over the place lately—especially since Trump won.
Porn-on-Porn Photos and a Scuba Diver Shock Viewers at New Berlin Exhibit
The scandal of the show's opening in Berlin was augmented by a visitor clad in a scuba diving suit...just enjoying the art.
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election
A Former Weather Underground Member Explains Why Anti-Trump Violence Won't Work
Mark Rudd, a member of the infamous Weather Underground who later came to regret the group's bombings, told us that "anyone advocating political violence is either very stupid or a cop (or both)."
VICE Long Reads
How the Banks Stole Higher Education
Student debt is big business for the banks, and it's fucking us all over.
Why Jeremy Corbyn Is Best Placed to Solve the UK's Future Economic Problems
All the people calling him a "throwback" haven't stopped to consider what is likely to happen to the British economy in the next decade.
Could History Repeat Itself with Mexico City’s Ambitious Airport Plan?
Mexico wants to begin operating the new capital airport by 2020, but opposition figures, environmentalists, and the community of San Salvador Atenco are already crying foul over the project.
Investigative Journalist Matt Kennard Talks About America's Economic Stranglehold on the World
His new book looks at how the American government, banks, and intelligence agencies enforce a very covert and modern type of imperialism.