social change

politics

We Know Student Walkouts Can Change America Because They Have Before

As Parkland survivors and student activists geared up for a nationwide walkout, veterans of past protests put the moment in perspective.
Sonja Sharp
3.14.18
Music

Music in Prisons, Homeless Shelters, and Refugee Camps Could Change the World

A world-famous opera singer teams up with humanitarian groups for social change.
Catherine Chapman
1.3.17
Art

A Village in Burkina Faso Is Run on Art

Operndorf Afrika is cultural education done right.
Catherine Chapman
10.21.16
Art

Projection Art Activists Take Aim at Saudi Arabia

Meet PixelHELPER, the light artists taking political action
Catherine Chapman
5.24.16
daily vice

Watch 'Empire' Star Jussie Smollett Talk About Social Change on Today's 'Daily VICE'

Then, Motherboard heads to Austin to see if Elon Musk's Hyperloop is any closer to becoming a reality and we investigate the deep-breathing workshops that are supposed to induce trance-like states.
VICE Staff
2.2.16
Art

In South Korea, Fingerprints Are Symbols of Protest

Though accelerated urban development has forced many out, artist Jazoo Yang has made her mark on their former homes.
Catherine Chapman
12.5.15
Film

How Urban Gardening Can Save Black Communities

A new documentary shows how planting the seeds of social change begins with knowing where your food comes from.
Bill Kilby
11.30.15
deep dives

The "Good Sign" Campaign Wants to Turn Festival Do-Gooding into Worldwide Humanitarianism

"I go to music festivals because that's where some of the oldest and best healers are."
Rebecca Krauss
11.5.15
food waste

Your Uneaten Hotel Breakfast Is Now Feeding the Homeless

A Montreal-based site is connecting hotels and caterers with shelters so that uneaten banquet food won't be tossed into the trash.
Karon Liu
5.12.15
Design

Tweet-Activated LED Building Sheds Light on Homelessness in Toronto

Just by tweeting the hashtag #homelessness, you can change the color of a massive architecture.
Emerson Rosenthal
2.17.15
News

Florida's Bathrooms Are a Battleground for Transgender Residents

A state legislator is determined to make it next to impossible for transgender people to use public restrooms.
Allie Conti
2.9.15
Stuff

The VICE Podcast - Nancy Lublin and Her Unconventional Nonprofits

Reihan sits down with unconventional, non-profit extraordinaire Nancy Lublin, who thinks that all social change should be rebellious, loud, and fun.
Reihan Salam
11.21.13