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The War On Drugs
10:58

The Deadliest Cartel in Mexico

Dead bodies hung from bridges, decapitated heads and bloody massacres - this is how Mexico’s most violent cartel changed the game of Mexico’s drug war.
VWN Informers
5:11

Ex-Con Explains the Corruption of Prison Guards

Corruption, institutional racism and ‘slave labour’ is a problem in many prisons around the world. An ex-convict in the UK tells us about his experiences.
NEWS ON DRUGS
20:00

The Rise of Psychedelic Therapies

World-leading expert Professor David Nutt reveals how psychedelics are revolutionizing the world of mental health treatments.
NEWS ON DRUGS
19:23

How Psychoactive Plants Changed the World

Drugs journalist JS Rafaeli interviews author Michael Pollan about mind-altering plants and why some are illegal, and some aren’t.
The War On Drugs
10:56

Colombia’s Most Wanted Drug Lord

The Colombian cocaine trade has transformed since the days of Pablo Escobar. This is the story of the rise of the new generation of Colombian drug lords.
Bad Blood
18:02

Gangster Marathon Runner

Meet Rahul Jadhav. Today, he is known as an ultramarathon runner all over India. But this was not the case just a few years ago. Rahul used to be a gang member, a gunrunner, and a money launderer. This is his story of finding redemption and himself.
The War On Drugs
10:29

How Conservatives Wrecked Drug Treatment

This is how, since 2010, the British Conservative Party has disastrously restructured UK drug treatment – and how tens of thousands of people may have died as a result.
NEWS ON DRUGS
19:25

The Drugs Fuelling Deadly Wars

From Nazi soldiers on methamphetamine to Britain’s global narco empire, we explore the centuries old relationship between drugs and warfare.
NEWS ON DRUGS
20:15

How Cartels Build Billion Dollar Empires

Author Tom Wainwright breaks down the economics of a drug cartel to explain how they function like businesses, and why cocaine costs $120,000 per kilo.
The War On Drugs
10:41

How Heroin Defeated America in Afghanistan

In Afghanistan, America was defeated as much by the illegal heroin trade as by the Taliban itself. This is how heroin and violence have shaped Afghanistan as a country.
The War On Drugs
11:16

Did the CIA Actually Sell Crack in the 1980s?

As cocaine flooded into America in the 1980s, this is how one reporter exposed CIA collaboration with cartels. Did the US government actually cause the crack epidemic?
VWN Informers
5:54

I Was Sexually Abused as a Male Model

A male model reveals that the modeling industry functions under expectations of models sleeping with designers and outright propositions of sex from those in power.
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