wisconsin

foxconn

Wisconsin Is Fighting to Renegotiate Its Foxconn Deal

Foxconn’s controversial plant in Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin has faced resistance from the beginning. Now, Governor Evers is calling on the tech-manufacturing company to renegotiate.
Caroline Haskins
4.19.19
coffee

Coffee Company Voluntarily Changing Its Name Over Cultural Appropriation Concerns

For 14 years, Wisconsin-based Kickapoo Coffee has sold award-winning fair trade and organic coffee—but now it's Kickapoo no more.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.19.19
true crime

Kidnapper Says 'Bye, Jayme' After Pleading Guilty to Killing the 13-Year-Old's Parents

It's not the first creepy thing Jake Patterson has said since his January arrest.
Allie Conti
3.27.19
Listen

The Growing Costs of Bad Government, at Home and at Sea

From the Foxconn boondoggle in Wisconsin to the 7th Fleet, the system is failing the people that depend on it.
Rob Zacny
2.21.19
true crime

Accused Jayme Closs Kidnapper Jake Patterson Threw Party in Cabin Where He Held Her, Report Says

The story of the 13-year-old's violent abduction keeps getting weirder.
Allie Conti
1.22.19
true crime

What We Know About Jake Thomas Patterson, the Man Accused of Kidnapping Jayme Closs

The 21-year-old, who's also charged with killing the 13-year-old Wisconsin girl's parents, was practically a living ghost until now.
Allie Conti
1.14.19
true crime

Missing Wisconsin Teen Jayme Closs Is Alive, and a 21-Year-Old Suspect Is in Jail

She vanished after her parents were murdered. Over 80 days later, she emerged from the woods.
Matt Taylor
1.11.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Woman Finds Drunk Guy Sleeping in Her Dog's Bed, Is Surprisingly Chill About It

The guy apparently went a little too hard on New Year's Eve.
River Donaghey
1.2.19
politics

Election loser Scott Walker just signed a bill stripping his Democratic successor of powers

The Wisconsin governor defended his actions during a lame-duck session by saying the state just generally needed to redistribute some government power
Rex Santus
12.14.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Wisconsin Republicans can't accept that Scott Walker lost an election

This week, Republican lawmakers in Michigan passed a law that would let the legislature intervene in the incoming Democratic attorney general’s ability to file lawsuits.
Josh Hersh
12.6.18
Views My Own

Republicans Have Decided Democracy Is Not Good for Them

From Michigan to North Carolina, GOP legislators are proving they care more about clinging to power than the will of the voters.
Harry Cheadle
12.4.18
worms

Poop From Invasive 'Crazy Worms' Is Altering Midwest Soil

Scientists found that the poop-balls produced by invasive Asian jumping worms are packed with nutrients that can’t be easily accessed by plants native to the Midwest US.
Becky Ferreira
11.7.18
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