Volume 22 Issue 9


Check Out Some New and Upcoming VICE Documentaries

Broadly explores the new wave of feminism in Insane Clown Posse Juggalo culture, and VICE News gets exclusive access to a militia-run migrant camp in Libya. This is a guide to where we've been and where we're going.


Bangladeshi Sweatshops Continue to Imperil Workers’ Lives

In 2013, the Rana Plaza garment factory collapsed, killing more than 1,100 Bangladeshi workers. Despite the news coverage, sweatshops aren't much better today.


Magic Rocks

These photos are from Jim Mangan's upcoming book, 'Magic Rocks, which will be released at the New York Art Book Fair as a continuation of his book 'Bastard Child' this September.


Uchronia: Imagining an Alternate History Where a Malian Emperor Discovered America

In 'Uchronia,' photographer Maciek Pozoga and musicologist Christopher Kirkley imagine what might have happened if a Malian emperor was actually the first person to get to the New World.


The Eastern European Gay Rights Movement Is Struggling to Be More Than a Western Cause

The region has lagged behind Western Europe when it comes to gay rights thanks to its reactionary nationalist movements and Russia's outwardly homophobic regime.


A Woman on Death Row and the Neighbor Who Put Her There

Mary Jane Veloso lives about 300 feet away from Maria Cristina Sergio in the Philippines. Veloso is on death row for allegedly smuggling heroin into the country. Sergio is in jail and awaiting trial after being accused of trafficking her neighbor.


The Oath Keepers Are Ready for War with the Federal Government

The heavily armed citizen militia joined Oregon gold miners in a land dispute with the federal government that could end in a bloodbath.


'Beneath the National Palace of Culture': Fiction by Garth Greenwell

One of the hardest stories to write is a love story. It's difficult to render chemistry in writing, and it's particularly difficult to capture one-way obsessions, or unrequited love. This story does.


Photographs of the Underwater Telecommunication Cables Tapped by the NSA

Trevor Paglen took a literal deep dive into government surveillance for his latest project.


Two Vodkas and One Iced Coffee with Salman Rushdie

VICE caught up with the iconic author to discuss his 12th novel, 'Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights.' As he chatted about everything from fatwa to Twitter feuds, Rushdie proved he is as controversial, and incredible, as ever.


After a String of Suicides, Students in Palo Alto Are Demanding a Part in Reforming Their School's Culture

Students at several high-level California high schools believe that as much as the achievement culture needs to be reconsidered, it's the support the academic community provides that needs improvement.


September's Best and Worst Albums

Destruction Unit kicks ass, Bring Me the Horizon sucks, and 2 Chainz is immortal (but you already knew that).