government

Corruption

Romania Has Essentially Made Corruption Legal

So, of course, thousands of people took to the streets of Bucharest to protest.
Mihai Popescu
2.2.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The FBI Has Reportedly Been Investigating Trump's Alleged Russian Support for Months

The feds have apparently been conducting an investigation into a possible covert cash flow that may have aided Donald Trump's election.
Lauren Messman
1.19.17
News

French Banks Are So Afraid of Demonstrators That They're Boarding Themselves Up

France has been taken over by violent protests over a new Labour bill that is widely perceived as a means of giving more power to employers.
Martin Bertrand
5.20.16
The We Missed You Issue

How Cops Control Crowds

A graphic look into the types of weapons governments use to keep the public at bay.
Haisam Hussein
3.21.16
VICE, QC

The Medical Marijuana Business Is Budding in Quebec

Simon Coutu plants weed at Quebec's only Health Canada-approved facility, visits with cannabis patients, and learns about new medical cannabis research.
VICE Staff
12.13.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Native American Tribe Just Panicked and Burned All Its Weed

The South Dakota tribe planned to open a marijuana resort, but then freaked out about the possibility of a federal raid and burned all of the marijuana.
Michael Cuby
11.10.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Sorry Guys, Powdered Alcohol Is Now Illegal in New York

Buzzkill.
VICE Staff
8.16.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Petition Has Forced British MPs to Consider Cannabis Legalisation

The House of Commons will have a debate to consider freeing the weed in September.
Carlton Férment
7.27.15
Stuff

Talking to Australia’s First Gender and Sexuality Commissioner

Rowena Allen wants to use her new role to draw attention to LGBT issues in the country that go beyond marriage equality.
Isabelle Hellyer
7.18.15
Stuff

Meet the Burmese Punks Feeding Their Country's Homeless

Every Monday night, a group of black-clad, silver-studded punks meet under an overpass in downtown Yangon to distribute food to people living on the streets.
Paul Gregoire
7.14.15
News

These Young Greeks Don't Think the Bailout Referendum Will Change Anything

"I don't think it'll change anything, but at the same time, enough is enough. Voting no is a matter of dignity. It's a way of hitting back."
Demosthenis Christopoulos, Photos: Dimitris Michalakis
7.5.15
Stuff

In Defence of Poppers: The Banned 'Gay Drug' That Everyone Loves to Ridicule

The government have banned a new spate of legal highs – including poppers, the beloved solvent that opens up you and your arsehole to new worlds of fun.
Amelia Abraham
5.30.15