Russian Criminals Tattoos – PrisonRating – During the 20th century in the Soviet Union there was a strong culture of tattoos being used to indicate one’s criminal career and rank within Russian criminal and prison communities. Specifically for those imprisoned under the Gulag system of the Soviet era, the tattoos served to differentiate between who […]
The Boy who started the Syrian WarRating We tell the story of Mouawiya Syasneh, the boy whose anti-Assad graffiti lit the spark that engulfed Syria. Mouawiya Syasneh was just 14 when he sprayed anti-government slogans on his school wall in Deraa, Syria. It was February 2011, and he could never have imagined that such a […]
The Black Women’s Defense League Taking Aim at Racism and MisogynyRating VICE’s Wilbert L. Cooper meets the Black Women’s Defense League, a Dallas-based womanist organization notable for its pro-gun stance. As he follows them from their political education classes to their firearms training, he sees how they fight against white supremacy and patriarchal violence. WATCH […]
Meet the Cuban Punks Who Infected Themselves with HIV in ProtestRating VICE meets a few surviving members of Los Frikis, a Cuban punk movement, who purposely infected themselves with HIV in the early 90s. The punks used this method as a way to get sent to government-sanctioned sanatoriums where they were given better resources than […]
Thomas Morton on What You Should and Shouldn’t Read About Sheep RanchersRating ’BALLS DEEP’ host Thomas Morton takes us inside his Night Library once again to show us the books that he was reminded of during his time spent with sheep ranchers in central Nevada. He explains the similarities he discovered between rugged, individualist rancher […]
Crashing The Tea Party (Political)8 (80%) 1 vote Meeting the people behind the Tea Party Movement. Journalist and broadcaster, Andrew Neil goes on a road trip through America to investigate what is motivating the Tea Party Movement and who the people are behind it.
America By The Numbers: Election 2016 (Political)Rating Award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa goes on location with African American millennials in North Carolina, Arab Americans in Ohio, Latino Evangelicals in Florida and Asian Americans in Southern California, to witness the real-life stories behind changing demographics and how they might impact the 2016 election and beyond.
How Weed Laws Are Failing the UKRating High Society is a new VICE documentary series about drugs in the UK. Weed is the UK’s favourite illegal drug. An estimated half a million people use it for medicinal purposes, and many more just to get high. But while countries around the world move to decriminalise or […]