The Truth and Lies Issue
Powerful Photos of What Was Left Behind by America's Secret War in Laos
In her series, Operation Palace Dog, photographer Sadie Wechsler looks for ways to capture the veiled impact of American power in Laos.
A Giant Sun Storm During the Vietnam War Likely Exploded Dozens of Mines
“The extreme space weather events of early August 1972 had significant impact on the US Navy, which have not been widely reported.”
How Kimchi Was Used As Political Leverage in the Vietnam War
The story of LBJ, the president of South Korea, and a $2 million annual supply of fermented cabbage.
How a Secret CIA Cell Fucked with Vietnam War Deserters
Spies who infiltrated antiwar radicals in Sweden helped spark fears of brainwashing and devotion to apocalyptic cults. 50 years later, we're still living with the aftermath.
In Laos, People Are Recycling Bombs from the Vietnam War into Jewelry
Local artisans and two women with very different connections to the bombings in Laos have come together to clear contaminated land and improve the local economy.
The VICE Morning Bulletin
Hillary Clinton opens up a double-digit lead in new national poll, ordinary devices were used in Friday's massive cyber attacks, the AT&T buyout of Time Warner faces scrutiny, and more.
A Painted Vietnam Helicopter Is Providing PTSD Therapy for Veterans
Steve Maloney turned a "Huey" helicopter into a traveling art installation aiding veterans.
All This Will Happen, More or Less: A Kurt Vonnegut Opera Debuts in Indiana This Month
Here's a little-known fact: the 'Cat’s Cradle' and 'Slaughterhouse Five' author wrote an opera in the weeks leading up to his death. Now, 'Happy Birthday, Wanda June' makes its long-awaited debut.
The Sick Day Issue
Inside the US Effort to Clear Millions of Vietnam-Era Bombs in Laos
In some of Laos's impoverished rural villages, bomb craters have left the earth resembling the surface of the moon. The effort to clear Laos of war-era bombs goes on.
R. W. McMorrow
The "Draft Dodger": Ali's Fight Against an Unjust War and the Country That Waged It
Even in death—even when history has proven him right—America still fears and struggles with the black Muslim man who stood up for himself and what he believed in.
Muhammad Ali's Legacy: Boxing Legend, Proud Muslim, Champion of Civil Rights
Muhammad Ali, who died on Friday at age 74, is one of the greatest boxers of all time, but he will be remembered for more than just his lightning-fast fists.
Petty-Ass State Representative of a Certain Party Chooses to Remember "Cassius Clay" as a Draft Dodger, of All Things
Republican Tennessee State Representative Martin Daniel even called Ali by his "slave name," and didn't back down.
Liam Daniel Pierce