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The Gun Markets of Pakistan

[GUNFIRE] SUROOSH ALVI: We’re here in Lahore, Pakistan, in the old city. I’m here visiting family. It’s been about three years since I was in the country. And in that time, the country has gone through insane amounts of change– truly full of deep contradictions. On the one hand, you’ve got this progressive side of …

Testing Explosives from The Anarchist Cookbook

Testing Explosives from The Anarchist Cookbook

[FAST MUSIC PLAYING] ROCCO CASTORO: I recently wrote an article for the technology issue of “Vice” about “The Anarchist Cookbook”. And if you don’t know what “The Anarchist Cookbook” is, it was written in 1971 by a 19-year-old named William Powell. It was a response to the Vietnam War and a type of field manual …

Death of the American Hobo (Documentary)

Death of the American Hobo (Documentary)

BEN: Your heart’s racing. Obviously, you’re hoping that we wouldn’t get caught. -There’s something about the hobo that has to be recorded in American history. BEN: The whole time we were asking ourselves, what is the story here? What is the story of the hobo? What is a hobo? EMPRESS VAGABOND HOBO LUMP: It’s not …

Kings of Cannabis (Full Length Documentary)

Kings of Cannabis (Full Length Documentary)

[MUSIC PLAYING] KRISHNA ANDAVOLU: We’re on the side of a mountain. And there’s about thousands of marijuana plants around us. -This is like, two, three hectares– like 20, 30,000 plants. And then you know that you’re going to find a champion there if you look long enough. It’s a massive field, full of pot. KRISHNA …

Internet Scamming in Ghana

Internet Scamming in Ghana

[MUSIC PLAYING] THOMAS MORTON: Hi, it’s Thomas. We’re in Ghana, the internet capital of Africa. If you ever wonder what happens to computers that you donate to one of those green e-recycling programs, this is basically it. Kids from the north of Ghana come to this junkyard during the summer to break computers down for …