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The Artist Who Fights Authoritarianism with Doodles

The power of the Romanian artist's politically motivated work lies in its simplicity.
Andreea Pocotilă
5.31.16
Europe

Greece Hopes For Another Massive Bailout After Violent Street Protests

Tensions are on a knife edge as Greece attempts to negotiate another crucial bailout worth billions while facing violent street protests and rebellion from within the government.
Harriet Salem
5.9.16
News

What We Learned from Left-Wing Politics in 2015

Left-wing politicians and parties had a pretty exciting 2015 in terms of winning elections, but everything they hate is still very much around.
Sam Kriss
12.23.15
Europe

New Political Parties Expected to Shake Up Spanish Politics in Pivotal National Election

Newcomer parties Podemos and Ciudadanos are poised for big gains against Spain's traditionally dominant conservatives and socialists in Sunday's election.
Reuters and VICE News
12.19.15
Europe

Greek Party Syriza Is Supporting Mass Protests Against Its Own Government

Major Greek unions have called a 24-hour strike and demonstrations in protest at austerity measures agreed by Syriza in exchange for fresh bailout funds. And the Syriza government is right behind them.
Reuters and VICE News
11.12.15
News

The Far-Right Golden Dawn Is Still Greece's Third Most Popular Political Party

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras won the election, but around 7 percent of voters cast ballots for the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn.
VICE Greece
9.21.15
Europe

Alexis Tsipras Returns to Power in Greece With Strong Election Victory

Greek voters ensured that the charismatic leftist will remain the country’s dominant political figure despite caving to European demands for a bailout he once opposed.
Reuters News Agency
9.20.15
News

We Went to Former Greek Prime Minister Alex Tsipras’ Rally in Athens

The rally, held in historic Syntagma Square, was literally painted red with SYRIZA flags and shirts, albeit not as many as January's final rally or the 'No' rally prior to July's referendum.
Panagiotis Maidis, Text: Pavlos Toumpekis
9.19.15
News

What Do Young Greeks Think of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's Resignation?

For the third time in eight months, Greeks are preparing to head to the polling stations.
Melpomeni Maragkidou
8.21.15
Europe

Greek Stock Market Opens After Five Week Closure and Promptly Nosedives to a 22 Percent Loss

Greece's stock market and banks were closed on June 29, when the government put limits on money withdrawals and transfers to keep a run on the banks from bringing down the financial system.
VICE News
8.3.15
Europe

Greece Approves Creditors' Reforms to Protest on the Streets

Lawmakers voted 230-63 in favor of the another round of creditor-demanded measures. Before the debate got underway, about 10,000 people demonstrated outside parliament.
VICE News
7.23.15
News

The UK's Conservative Party Is Waging a War on the Young

They're keeping older British voters happy by pissing off the young. That tactic could blow up in their faces in the long run.
Andrew Dolan
7.16.15
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