Presidential Election

Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders Is the First Candidate to Call for Ban on Facial Recognition

The Democratic candidate for president published a criminal justice overhaul plan on Sunday which called, among other things, for a ban on the government use of facial recognition.
Caroline Haskins
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Seattle Is Handing Out Money to Candidates. Would it Work Nationwide?

Seattle's trying to Make Running for Office Cheaper
Kristin Fraser
Dexter Thomas
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Cory Booker Isn’t Afraid to Talk About Racism and Reparations With White Voters

Cory Booker wants to be president, and he also wants to talk about reparations. VICE News asked him if thinks he’ll be able to do both.
Dexter Thomas

The 2020 Democratic Frontrunners Need to Answer for Their Votes on SESTA

SESTA put my sex worker community in severe danger. We need to demand our candidates commit to better policy this primary.
Liara Roux
kamala harris

Sex Workers Don’t Trust Kamala Harris

Harris’s record as a prosecutor and FOSTA advocate makes sex workers question who they’d vote for if it were her against Trump for president.
Samantha Cole
fake news

Boomers Share the Most Fake News on Facebook, Study Finds

A new study found that age was the main factor that determined whether someone would spread misinformation on Facebook.
Sarah Emerson

It's Been 10 Years Since Obama Was Elected. Here's What It Meant

A reflection on election night 2008 and what it meant for black journalists to see America vote in its first black president.
Wilbert L. Cooper
VICE News Tonight on HBO

How Brazil’s business elite helped elect the new far-right president

Jair Bolsonaro won as an anti-establishment outsider — but he had the help of the most powerful establishment players of all
David Noriega
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Naturally, Michael Avenatti Owes More Than a Million Dollars in Taxes

A new report shows that the 2020 hopeful has a shady financial history that rivals the current president's.
Eve Peyser
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Brazilian politics is backsliding toward militarism, and the presidential election could make it worse

“This nostalgia for military order is a response to both political corruption and urban violence. But it’s completely misplaced.”
David Noriega
The Rundown

Trump’s Voter Fraud Commission Failure Is a Triumph for Voting Rights

The president’s bogus voter fraud commission got shut down because there was no voter fraud.
Impact Staff

Muslim Women Share How Their Lives Have Changed Under Trump

“You want to talk about me and the way I dress oppressing women? I'm the one that's out there facing white supremacists."
Leila Ettachfini