washington state

Late Capitalism

This Is How People Can Actually Afford to Live in Seattle

"If I was trying to save money and live where I live, I literally couldn’t go out and do anything.”
Matt Pentz
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

The Oil Industry Spent Millions to Kill an Anti-Pollution Measure

BP America, Chevron USA, and the Koch brothers were among those who spent $31 million to defeat the ballot initiative.
VICE Staff
Rise Up

Washington's Newly Signed Voting Rights Act Empowers Communities of Color

The state admitted to weakening Latino votes based on racist practices. Now, it's committed to change.
Kimberley Richards
House Party

Here Are the Trump Country House Seats Democrats Are Trying to Retake

The latest installment of our preview of battleground districts in the 2018 midterms.
Robert Wheel
Life Inside

I Set a Defendant Free And Got Blamed When He Raped Someone

A judge explains how he decides whether to release someone before trial without bail—and how it can go bad.
Ronald Kessler
domestic violence

This State Will Alert Domestic Violence Victims if Their Abuser Tries to Buy a Gun

Advocates explain how the legislation helps survivors of domestic violence better plan for their own safety and the safety of those closest to them.
Kimberly Lawson
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Using a Blowtorch to Rob an ATM Apparently Doesn't Work

Some would-be crooks in Washington tried and turned all the cash to ash.
River Donaghey

Scientists Teamed Up With Microsoft to Make Wolverine-Luring Skunk Bombs

Wolverines may be critically threatened in the American Northwest.
Niki Wilson

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump angers China by questioning Taiwan policy, GOP senators want bipartisan probe into Russian election meddling, 'La La Land' wins big at the Critics' Choice Awards, and more.
VICE Staff

Washington State Lawmakers Proposes Bill to Permit Guns In Stadiums

The bill's authors clearly feel that guns seem like a good idea in stadiums.
Liam Daniel Pierce

Why a Single Crab Has West Coast Researchers Worried

An invasive European green crab was found in Washington State's inland waters for the first time.
Kate Lunau

Neuroscientists Find a Possible Off Switch for Booze Tolerance

A drug called THIP turns hard-drinking mice into teetotalers without apparent side effects.
Michael Byrne