Society - 8

Guns and Ammo

Guns and Ammo

Thomas Morton goes to Albuquerque to check out the new face of school security, and Shane Smith travels to old battlefields of Iraq to see what the ongoing cost of war is when the shooting finally stops. After the...

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Bad Borders

Bad Borders

North Korea is one of the most totalitarian countries on Earth. Its people suffer from political despotism, severe underdevelopment and starvation so it's not surprising that every year thousands of people try to defect the country. Now, escaping is...

8.77

Warriors of the Sea

Warriors of the Sea

Papua is a group of over 1,400 islands, large and small, scattered between the equator and North Australia. Many of these islands are tiny uninhibited coral atolls, but the majority are volcanic formations. Geologically Papua is a transition zone...

8.18

The Truth About Temp Labor

The Truth About Temp Labor

We live in a time when at the click of a mouse goods from around the globe can arrive conveniently at our doorstep. Mega-retailers like Walmart and Amazon have created a seamless and efficient system to get our goods...

8.73

The Battle for Haiti

The Battle for Haiti

In 2010 the earthquake hit Haiti. Quarter of a million people died. The world promised to help the Haitians rebuild a new and better country. Yet something happened that day that has left those promises and the future of...

8.07

Ukraine Burning

Ukraine Burning

Since November 2013, anti-government protests in Ukraine have engulfed central Kiev. These protests dubbed "Euromaidan" escalated in January 2014 when police and protesters clashed over a new and highly controversial protest law. This law could send you in prison...

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My Life As a Gamer

My Life As a Gamer

It's really amazing to see how the gaming community is coming together with the gaming industry in an effort to raise donations for kids. Gaming for Good is basically just a website where developers donate their games and when...

7.70

No Sex Please, We're Japanese

No Sex Please, We're Japanese

Located in northern Japan, Yubari used to be a bustling coal-mining city with over 100,000 residents. Today, its schools are shuttered, its amusement park abandoned, and its population reduced by 90 percent. Surprisingly, this troubling transformation is the result...

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Mozambique: Life after Death

Mozambique: Life after Death

In Southern Africa, bordered by South Africa and Tanzania, and the channel that bears its name, we find Mozambique. The capital, Maputo, has a population of 1.3 million and it's its political, administrative and judicial center. As happens in...

7.02

Make Me a German

Make Me a German

Aren't you just bored with hearing German accomplishment stories? They're the best at football (soccer), they're the first to go on a holiday and while Britain undergoes possible unemployment rise and a huge debt, just look how well the...

8.28

Snowden's Journalist of Choice

Snowden's Journalist of Choice

In June of 2013, Glenn Greenwald was the first to report on the classified national security agency documents leaked by the former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, through a series of articles in "The Guardian." Last November, VICE traveled to...

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