Former Navy SEAL and new VICE correspondent Kaj Larsen travels to Nigeria to see what the cat-and-mouse game between the terrorist group Boko Haram and the Nigerian government means for the people caught in the middle of the fight. Isobel Yeung reports from Brazil, Scotland, China, and the United States on the technological advances that could reshape evolution as we know it.Read More
New VICE correspondent Ahmed Shihab-Eldin follows the Syrian refugee trail from the Syrian border to Europe, meeting Syrians determined to find a better life. Gianna Toboni travels to France and around the U.S. to see how the global reaction to the bloody ISIS attacks in Paris is affecting the fight against terrorism.Read More
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Isobel Yeung reports on the doctors and researchers who are making incredible strides in the fight against blindness. Hamilton Morris travels to California's infamous Emerald Triangle to meet struggling mom-and-pop growers, and visits with the investors and entrepreneurs eager to cash in on the next big consumer market--even if it could put the small guys out of business.Read More
Isobel Yeung travels to the feedlots, farms and slaughterhouses where our meat is made, to see the true costs of our burger habit. Vikram Gandhi reports from California's once-abundant farmland and the heart of Sao Paulo's reservoir system to assess the depths of the water shortage crisis, and what can be done to reverse it.Read More
Ben Anderson returns to Yemen, where he reported 'The Enemy of My Enemy' for VICE S2, to witness one of the worlds most bloody and underreported conflicts - the Yemen's Houthi rebels insurrection in Saudi Arabia. Gianna Toboni meets some of the families who are navigating the new landscape of legalized same-sex marriage, and hears from supporters of religious freedom laws, as VICE explores where the battle for equal rights heads from here.Read More
Ahmed Shihab-Eldin reports from Bethlehem, Hebron, Ramallah and East Jerusalem to explore what life is like for young Palestinians in 2016. Shane Smith visits the 2015 Summit of the Americas to see the political thawing of relationships between Cuba and the United States, and then Havana, Cuba to speak to Cubans about how music and culture are helping bridge the divide between two former enemies.Read More
With the Taliban gaining ground again, Isobel Yeung reports from Kabul on the fight for dignity and rights of women in Afghanistan. VICE co-founder Suroosh Alvi reports from a private military contractors' floating armories in the Gulf of Aden to take a closer look who's protecting global commerce today.Read More
VICE Correspondent Ben Anderson investigates the 5 million migrant workers in The United Arab Emirates, many of whom are employed on a project bearing the name of a man who might be our next president, Donald Trump. VICE Correspondent Isobel Yeung heads to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya and South Africa to meet the characters behind the China-Africa business deals and explores what this increasingly prominent relationship could mean for the future of global politics.Read More
VICE founder Shane Smith travels to Tehran to gauge attitudes about America and see the reactor that started Iran's nuclear program, and meets with key dealmakers--and critics--in Washington, DC. VICE correspondent Thomas Morton reports from Kolkata, where entire tribes of homeless children run rampant along the tracks of Howrah Station.Read More
VICE's Ben Anderson travels to Karachi Pakistan to meet with the health workers putting their lives on the line to finally eradicate Polio. Kaj Larsen travels to Myanmar and Laos to see the devastating effects of unexploded ordnance and to meet the trained disposal teams working to clean up these weapons before they claim more lives.Read More
'Heroin Crisis' - America is facing the worst drug epidemic this country has ever seen: more people are dying from overdoses than from car accidents-and at the center of it is an explosion in the use of heroin. Thomas Morton traces the causes and impacts of the crisis, from the poppy farms of Mexico to the hills of West Virginia, and investigates how users, first responders, and government officials are responding to the new reality of American drug use. 'New Age of Nukes' - Twenty-five years after the end of the Cold War, America's vast nuclear arsenal is beginning to show its age, and the government has embarked on the largest nuclear modernization effort in our history, costing American taxpayers as much as $1 trillion. Kaj Larsen goes aboard a ballistic missile submarine and visits the facilities on the front line of our nuclear weapons program to see why the military wants to upgrade the nukes we have-and why that might be a dangerous idea.Read More
'Flint Water Crisis' - The water crisis in Flint, Michigan horrified the nation: a once-thriving industrial city had fallen on such hard times that residents couldn't even trust the water from their own taps. More shocking still were revelations that city and state officials knew about the problems with the water, but failed to take action or warn the public. VICE reports from Flint on the realities of life in a city poisoned by its own government. 'Libya on the Brink' - When the Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi was killed during the revolution of 2011, it seemed like good news for democracy in the Muslim world. But in 2012, the American ambassador and three other Americans were killed in a bloody attack in Benghazi. Today, a split between government factions has ceded large portions of the country to ISIS fighters and other extremists. VICE reports from the front lines as rival militias fight to save Libya as we know it.Read More
'Student Debt' - Americans owe $1.3 trillion in student loans --second only to home mortgages. The rise in student loan borrowing is tied to skyrocketing tuition rates, which are up 226% since 1980. VICE reports from America's college campuses to explore how a spigot of easy money from the federal government is jacking up the cost of higher education and even threatening our international competitiveness. 'Fecal Medicine' - For years, medical science was powerless against one of the most of severe intestinal infections. But a new treatment shows tremendous promise -- if patients aren't too squeamish to try it. Fecal transplants use the stool from a healthy person to repopulate life-sustaining bacteria in the colon of the patient. This technique is so effective that researchers are testing its potential to treat disorders far beyond the digestive tract, pointing to breakthrough treatments for a broad range of the most stubborn diseases. VICE reports from the labs and lavatories where this medical revolution is taking place.Read More
'The New $pace Race' - Decades after the Apollo missions, a new era of manned spaceflight is dawning -- and this time, the destination is Mars. NASA and a growing community of private companies have set their sights on the Red Planet, and they're developing the technologies that will actually get us there. VICE reports on the preparations for humanity's next great adventure. 'Closing Gitmo' - The American prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is one of the most controversial issues of the post-9/11 era. President Obama promised to close the facility, but months from the end of his presidency the facility remains open -- and the reality of life there remains a mystery. VICE meets with ex-detainees who survived Gitmo, and the general who built it in the first place, to find out what really happens behind the camp's walls.Read More