election 2020

Mayor Pete is dealing with homophobic attacks. He knew they were coming.

“The good news is, the condition of my soul is in the hands of God, but the Iowa caucuses are up to you," he said in response to one incident.
Rex Santus
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Protesters Showed Up to Louis C.K.'s Latest Set at the Comedy Cellar

They held up signs at the entrance to the venue and asked people to walk out.
Drew Schwartz
supreme court

Trump Calls Women Protesting Kavanaugh 'Rude Elevator Screamers'

In an early-morning tweet, Trump accused the women confronting senators over their votes on Brett Kavanaugh of being paid protesters.
Marie Solis

Piper Perabo and Linda Sarsour among 143 arrested in Kavanaugh confirmation hearing protests

“I was protesting because this president is an unindicted co-conspirator in a felony criminal investigation,” actress Piper Perabo told VICE News.
Christianna Silva
Stephon Clark shooting

A police “hit-and-run” sent a 61-year-old Stephon Clark protester to the hospital

The woman emerged between two sheriff's vehicles and hit the ground rolling after one of them struck her.
Christianna Silva
pipeline protests

Pipeline protesters just got a new legal defense

A group of protesters successfully argued that the dangers posed by an oil pipeline were so dire, they had no recourse but to commit a crime to try to stop its construction.
Alex Lubben
Trump inauguration

Feds to pursue charges against 188 Trump inauguration protesters

US Attorney is unmoved by the fact that a jury acquitted the first six of all charges
Taylor Dolven
Trump inauguration

6 Trump inauguration protesters acquitted of all charges

The first six of 194 protesters were found not guilty of rioting and inciting violence during Trump's inauguration in D.C.
Taylor Dolven
Tess Owen

FOIA: How Police Convinced the FAA to Put a No Fly Zone Over Standing Rock

"We need to ensure the movement of law enforcement trying to protect the innocent is not being broadcast live by the use of drones."
Jason Koebler & Sarah Emerson
Daily Dystopia

AI Will Soon Identify Protesters With Their Faces Partly Concealed

A new paper has troubling implications.
Louise Matsakis
Boston Free Speech Rally

Photos show Boston police clash with protesters after free speech rally

After a planned far-right “free speech” rally disbanded, riot police and counter protesters — mostly young black men and far-left anti-fascists — clashed in downtown Boston Saturday afternoon.
Tess Owen

Felony charges for 2 men in D.C. attack on Turkey protesters

Alex Lubben