Released from Rikers During a Pandemic
VICE looks at how NYC applied the housing first model and created a temporary re-entry program for inmates released from Rikers Island.
The War On Drugs
Decriminalization or Death: Portugal’s Drug Policy vs. Philippines
In 2001, Portugal decriminalized all drugs. Meanwhile, the police in the Philippines have spent the last four years shooting thousands of addicts dead in the street. Which is more effective – decriminalization or death?
FAKES, FRAUDS & SCAMMERS
Stealing 7 Tons of Gold: The Gentleman Conman
“Stealing from the ultra-rich is not a sin,” says the infamous thief Vincenzo Pipino who stole gold, art and jewels worth millions and shared his profits with the poor.
Dispatches From a Colombian Prison Inmate Takeover
Following a riot, inmates have taken over an overcrowded prison in Colombia. ‘Boris’ – a Colombian national who grew up in London’s Grenfell Tower – shares his story.
What does it feel like to finally leave prison? Three ex-inmates talk about readjusting to life outside.
Does Prison Work?
In this episode, three ex-inmates discuss whether prison helped change their lives.
From pomegranates to talking to women, three ex-inmates talk through everything they missed during their time inside.
From smoking spice to landing parties, three ex-inmates talk partying inside.
Tricks Of The Trade
From baking cakes in your cell to building a laptop from rubbish, three ex-inmates explain the trick of the trade in Prison.
From smoking weed in the shower to dealing with slop out, three ex-inmates talk Prison hygiene.
Earning Your Stripes
Want to know how make your mark in Prison? Three ex-inmates talk earning stripes in prison.
What does your first day in prison feel like? Three ex-inmates discuss their experiences.