oppression

tech-power

Antivirus Companies Now Flag Malware China Installs on Tourists’ Phones

After a collaborative investigation found Chinese authorities were planting malware on the phones of travellers, Symantec, Malwarebytes and other cybersecurity firms have updated their products.
Joseph Cox
7.3.19
Culture

Gina Rodriguez Finally Addressed Those 'Anti-Black' Criticisms

The “Jane the Virgin” actress has been under fire for a series of statements about representation and the pay gap between Latinas and Black women in Hollywood.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
1.23.19
tech

Google CEO Says No Plan to ‘Launch’ Censored Search Engine in China

In a hearing with the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, Google CEO Sundar Pichai kept saying the company has no plans right now to launch a search product in China. But that response leaves plenty of room to launch when it does want to.
Joseph Cox
12.11.18
vegans

There’s a Term For Hating On Vegans And It’s Vegaphobia

“Being a vegan is dope and all the haters can suck my balls.”
Manisha Krishnan
11.22.18
VICE Sports

New NFL Rule: Players Must Stand for National Anthem

The NFL's new anthem rule will penalize teams if everyone on the field does not stand for the anthem, and allow Roger Goodell to discipline players any way he wants.
Liam Daniel Pierce
5.23.18
iran

Young Iranians Are Using These Apps to Bypass Government Oppression

Amid censorship and "moral police", the youth of Iran are looking to their smartphones for civil liberties.
Virginia Vigliar
8.6.17
Voices

This Self-Taught Syrian Artist's Work Represents Non-Violent Resistance

The Arab Spring enabled Sulafa Hijazi to speak out against the military-regime using art.
Alice Rowsome
7.24.17
Op-Eds

Grace Jones and the Power of Sex

Jones wrote about sex as if she simply could not, and would not, live without it. For that, we can thank her for every painted body, bondage scene and liberated nipple we see today.
Daisy Jones
1.9.17
Art

These Sculptures and Paintings Are Artifacts of Female Suffering

Step inside Gaetano Pesce's exhibit full of blood, sweat, and tears.
Sami Emory
11.29.16
Stuff

The Horrifying True Story of the Black Brothers Forced to Become Circus Freaks

In the new book 'Truevine,' journalist Beth Macy details their mother's three-decade quest to get her boys back.
Seth Ferranti
10.22.16
VICE News

The Fight to Overcome Censorship: Blackout (Full Length)

VICE News explores the role of technology in the global fight for freedom of expression.
VICE News
9.15.16
trent dilfer

Did Trent Dilfer Just Say Team Chemistry is More Important Than Child Slavery?

In attempting to lecture Colin Kaepernick, Trent Dilfer reveals some weird priorities.
Sean Newell
9.14.16
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