The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast
Trump's Policies Are Threatening the Health of His Own Supporters
Research shows the lives of white working-class folks have gotten harder, sicker, and shorter since he took office.
DARPA Is Building a $10 Million, Open Source, Secure Voting System
The system will be fully open source and designed with newly developed secure hardware to make the system not only impervious to certain kinds of hacking, but also allow voters to verify that their votes were recorded accurately.
16 Young People on How They Made a Political Impact Without Voting
In advance of the midterm elections, high schoolers around the country canvassed for campaigns, created custom voter guides, and, uh, organized events with Natalie Portman.
Florida Is About to Find Out What Happens When Ex-Prisoners Vote
A million or more new voters could be eligible for 2020 thanks to a ballot initiative reversing Jim Crow-era policy.
Jennifer Rae Taylor
Garfield Fans Are Furious That His Instagram Seems to Discourage Voting
A fierce debate erupted in the comment section of the Garfield Instagram account when the cat seemed to discourage people from voting.
This MIT PhD Wants to Replace America's Broken Voting Machines with Open Source Software, Chromebooks, and iPads
In 2006, Ben Adida wrote a 254-page PhD dissertation on "cryptographic voting systems." Now, he wants to fix America's broken voting machines.
These Women Took Their Daughters With Them to Vote for Themselves
"I started this campaign with Mila by my side. I can't imagine heading to the polls without her," said Liuba Grechen Shirley, Democratic nominee in the 2nd congressional district in New York.
It's Been 10 Years Since Obama Was Elected. Here's What It Meant
A reflection on election night 2008 and what it meant for black journalists to see America vote in its first black president.
Wilbert L. Cooper
The Nice Guide to Right Now
This 77-Year-Old Texan Explaining Why She's Voting for Beto Is Pure as Hell
"He represents everything Donald Trump isn’t."
Oprah Winfrey Fires Back at Racist Robocalls Made Against Stacey Abrams
Georgia constituents received automated calls from an Oprah impersonator antagonizing Stacey Abrams' campaign with virulent racism. This is how the media mogul responded.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
The 'Voting in 2016 vs. Voting in 2018' Meme Sums Up America's Current Mood
Convicted Felons on What They Want You to Know About the Midterms
"Blocked From the Ballot" gives intimate testimony and context on how convicted felons in Florida (and beyond) have long been barred from voting. Tomorrow's vote could change that—and how broader enfranchisement impacts the US as a whole.