Unrest

Hong Kong

Fish Balls Are Served with a Side of Politics in Hong Kong

For many people in Hong Kong, the fish ball represents the city’s struggling Cantonese identity, as it unwillingly becomes more and more eroded by China.
Justin Heifetz​​
12.8.16
Premieres

Do You Like Grindcore? Good, Then You'll Love Unrest's New Album

Stream the raging Philly trio's aptly-titled new album, 'Grindcore.'
Ben Handelman
3.1.15
Sports

Can the University of Massachusetts Amherst Stop Its Students from Rioting Over the Super Bowl?

Administrators have banned guests in dorms on the day of the big game.
Dan Glaun and Alyssa Creamer
1.29.15
News

Fear, Tension, and Assault Rifles: Inside a Ferguson Bar

The Dellwood Lounge remained unscathed through all the unrest. Maybe the people on the street were just as afraid of what was behind the plywood as the men on their barstools were of the chaos outside.
Justin Glawe
12.2.14
china

The App Hong Kong Protesters Are Using to Avoid the Government Isn't Secure

Protesters might think it's secure, but Chinese government agents can probably hack it.
DJ Pangburn
9.30.14
politics

The State Department Is Worried Social Media Bubbles Escalate Social Unrest

Facebook's echo chamber can turn the obnoxious into the dangerous.
Jason Koebler
8.13.14
Features

The FBI Is Training Brazil's New Tech-Savvy Riot Police

From spy drones to city-wide CCTV nets, Rio's military cops are taking a page from the Bureau's book on pacification.
Bruce Douglas
5.19.14
News

Will Ukraine Be Stable Enough to Hold Elections Next Month?

It's hard to pick a new president when parts of your country are consumed by violence and you've got Russia looming over the border.
Charles McPhedran
4.19.14
VICE News

Ukrainian Protesters Attempt to Break into Parliament in Kiev

Simon Ostrovsky joins the protesters in Independence Square in Kiev, as tensions mount in Ukraine following Russia's annexation of Crimea.
Simon Ostrovsky
3.30.14
VICE News

The São Paulo Protests in 7 Acts

The first round of the bus-fare protests called by São Paulo’s Free Pass Movement were met with bursts of rubber bullets and clouds of tear gas. After the fare increase was nullified and the police withdrew, there was another peculiar escalation of...
VICE Brazil
9.20.13
The History Issue

Hey, Where Did Bridget Cross Go?

How cool is Bridget Cross? She was the bassist for Unrest, the king of all early-90s indie bands, plus she was in Velocity Girl and Air Miami. If you cared about underground music in the 90s, she's already one of your crushes/heroes.
Ethan Swan
5.1.08