This is the August 20, 2019, FULL FREE EPISODE of VICE News Tonight on HBO.
2:30 After years of tragedy, Assad comes out victorious in Syria. What’s worse, the U.S. and its western allies are silent about it, preferring instead to focus on the victory against the Islamic State.
12:30 On Saturday, Portland, OR was the site of another right wing rally. In response to the rally, left-wing counter-protesters promised to show up in droves. Officials talked about fears of a monumental clash between the right and the left. But that never happened.
18:30 Texas Republicans are running scared from their house races. Several sitting representatives are retiring and the DCCC is looking to turn the red state back to blue.
23:15 Climate Interactive has created a role-playing game that perfectly simulates the sense of existential dread that thinking about climate change often brings. The game is basically model UN for the planet.
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