Why Chad’s Muslim Population Didn’t Oppose the Country’s Burka Ban
Illustration von Ole Tillmann This article appears in the August Issue of VICE Magazine On June 17, 2015, a day before the start of Ramadan, Prime…
Obama’s Trip to Alaska Puts Him on Thin Ice with Environmental Activists
I asked her to give the president a grade on a scale from A to F, and she said, "On some days I might give him a D; if he rejects the Keystone XL…
Guyana: CIA Meddling, Race Riots and a Phantom Death Squad
Why a tiny South American country can’t escape the ugly legacies of its idiosyncratic past. GEORGETOWN, Guyana — A jumbie , in Guyana, is an evil…
West Point Prof Calls On Military To Target Critics
By Spencer Ackerman in The Guardian - An assistant professor in the law department of the US military academy at West Point has argued that legal…
CIL hires retired government officials to increase production
NEW DELHI: Coal India has taken cues from private sector giants and hired former government employees to resolve issues of land acquisition, rail…
Guatemalan president’s immunity lifted in corruption scandal
Perez Molina, 64, has said he is innocent of corruption and has vowed to face the legal process ... In the wake of the scandal, major government…
Spotlight on Qing Dynasty at Sotheby’s fall sale
Sotheby's showcases Chinese works of art ahead of autumn auction and expects a good turnout despite China's economic slump. Sharon Reich…
Brazilian autoworkers strike back against layoffs
On Aug. 8, General Motors do Brasil, which has four plants in the country, announced there would be 798 workers permanently laid off at its São…
Days of action against the blockade of Cuba
The success of the Cuban Revolution in 1959 struck fear into the cold heart of U.S. imperialism, which responded by immediately planning ways to…
Satellite images confirm destruction of Palmyra temple: UN
Satellite images have revealed the extent of the damage to the ancient Temple of Bel in Syria's Palmyra city by Islamic State jihadists. The United…