cults

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Informer / web
9:28

The Dark Secret at the Heart of the Jehovah’s Witnesses

In this episode of Informer, we speak to a former Jehovah’s Witness elder who was abused as a child but didn’t report what had happened. As an adult, he felt a painful déjà vu when his own daughter told him she had also been abused.
The Believers
31:59

Guns for God: The Church of the AR-15

Host Charlet Duboc goes to Pennsylvania to meet the believers of the World Peace and Unification Sanctuary- a small fringe group of Christianity that has been accused of being a cult, and who recently took up arms for God.
VICE INTL
13:59

The Cult of Debt Forgiveness

VICE investigated the Swissindo World Trust International Orbit, a cult that's convinced its followers it can wipe away debts—even though critics, prosecutors, and bankers say it's all just a Ponzi scheme.
THE TRIXIE & KATYA SHOW / S1 EP6
22:38

Spirituality

Trixie and Katya share their opinions and dole out advice on the topic of "Spirituality."
Daily VICE
3:28

Movies Helped Me Escape a Cult

Movies Helped Me Escape a Cult
VICE Canada Shorts
5:00

The Secret Society That Branded Me (NXIVM)

A former member of a group accused of branding and blackmailing women describes why she joined, and why she didn't think leaving was an option.
Profiles by VICE
15:58

Life After Polygamy: The Daughters and Wives of A Polygamist Cult Reclaim their Hometown

VICE meets three young women who explain why they left Warren Jeffs's Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and talk about the struggle to build a new life.
Profiles by VICE
15:28

How This Teen Is Dealing with Life After Leaving His Family's Polygamist Cult

We meet Joe Robinson, a young man struggling with his recent excommunication from the Kingston Clan.
VICE Meets
21:43

Mark 'Marty' Rathbun

VICE Meets Mark "Marty" Rathbun, a former senior executive of the Church of Scientology who left the church in 2004
Fringes
38:28

Cult Kids: Brainwashed by the Westboro Baptist Church

We followed the story of the Westboro Baptist Church as families split and children were brainwashed into picketing funerals and bashing homosexuals.