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The Dark Side of Japan's Paradise Island | Trouble in Paradise

Okinawa is known to many as a postcard perfect paradise. But despite mass tourism, Okinawa is also the poorest prefecture in Japan. VICE World News host Hanako Montgomery travels to Okinawa to find out why.
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The Activists Making Sure Kids Don't Miss School Because of Their Periods

Children in the UK are being forced to miss school because they can't afford basic sanitary products. Broadly meets women's rights activists Fourth Wave to investigate.
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Ronni and Dennis

Mike sits down with Ronni and Dennis at their apartment and talks about how they shoplift to support their drug habit, and discusses his own battles.
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How to Stack the Deck

Mike meets a former dealer, who used to cheat in underground games. He demonstrates the tricks to the trade, and how to stack the deck.
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Mexican Lean

Mike has a tense meeting with a Mexican cartel associate in LA, and learns how Mexicans are making their own version of lean and smuggling it in.
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Soulja Boy on Drinking Lean for Inspiration

Recording star Soulja Boy tells us why he relies on lean for inspiration.
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Michael K. Williams on Gun Violence and Gun Control

Mike shares his personal thoughts on losing friends to gun violence, and his astonishment to how easy it is to get a gun--and move it--in America today.
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An Atlanta Gun Runner on Why He Deals Weapons

Mike speaks asks a gun runner why he deals in weapons and if he has any remorse for the likely harm that will be caused by them.
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Fishing with Poachers

Mike goes fishing with a group of abalone poachers.
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Whatever It Takes: New Jersey’s Carjacking Crews

Mike meets with a carjacking crew, who admit they have no problem shooting you for your car.
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Justifying the Crime: New Jersey’s Carjacking Crews

Mike meets with a young carjacking crew, who show him a car they just stole and talk about how they justify their crimes.
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The Man Who Saved Michael K. Williams

Mike meets with the man he credits with turning his life around, Reverend Ronald B. Christian. Reverend Christian passed away in Dec. 2015.