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The War On Drugs
10:26

How Mexico's Cartels Turned Into Billion Dollar Empires | The War On Drugs

Who are the Mexican drug cartels? How did they develop? How did the War on Drugs turn them into billion dollar empires, capable of paramilitary style violence?
CRIMEWAVE
21:50

The Gangs That Steal Your Puppies

The lockdown pushed the price of dogs up by 450%, an increase in dog theft and illegal importation followed. We met the gangs behind the trend and the devastated victims.
VWN Decade of Hate
12:36

How Greece Elected Nazis | Decade of Hate

Fascist salutes, extreme violence and murder. For years Greek politics had a major Nazi problem. Luckily, the leaders were thrown in jail. But one got away.
VWN Decade of Hate
10:32

How a scaremongering populist whipped up Italian racism | Decade of Hate

Violent attacks, slurs, and racially-charged shooting sprees. Black Italians are facing a surge of racism, and many say it was let loose by a politician: Matteo Salvini.
FAKES, FRAUDS & SCAMMERS
6:30

ABC News Ran My Made Up Story | Fakes, Frauds & Scammers

Digital ad guru Kenny Hyder wrote clickbait articles as a fake blogger, "Rachel Brewson", but it all fell apart when Rachel's article about dating a Republican went viral.
VWN Informers
6:08

'The Smell Hits You': Inside a Factory Farm | Informer

A man who has spent 25 years investigating factory farms shares the appalling conditions he has found in his work, where animals are regularly abused and neglected.
VWN Decade of Hate
10:39

How Ukraine became a cultural hub for the extreme right

The war in Ukraine was a magnet for far-right radicals from around the world. Fighting on both sides, they gained combat experience and deep links with other extremists
VWN Decade of Hate
9:56

How Poland’s populist government emboldened the far-right

The Polish far right is attacking women and the LGBTQ community, and the government is doing nothing. In fact, it actually called on violent extremists to join the fight.
FAKES, FRAUDS & SCAMMERS
7:34

I Got Arrested for ‘Hacking Trump’s Tax Returns’ | Fakes, Frauds & Scammers

Investigator Jordan Hamlett tracks down all sorts of frauds; from fake missing persons to insurance scammers. So it was a surprise when the FBI arrested him for fraud.
VWN Super-Users
5:19

The Person Behind the Viral Tom Cruise Deepfake | Super Users

We spoke to VFX artist Chris Ume about the time his scarily convincing deepfake of Tom Cruise went viral on TikTok culminating in around 100 million views.
Back & Forth
11:30

AJ Tracey and Big Zuu on Trolls, Crypto and DM Slides

In this edition of Back & Forth, we invited rapper AJ Tracey – aka 'The Prince of West London' – and Big Zuu to discuss some of the most important questions in life.
The War On Drugs
10:31

The Opioid Crisis Sweeping Africa | The War on Drugs

Africa is in the midst of an opioids crisis. The painkiller Tramadol is exploding on the continent – and the War on Drugs is making the situation even worse.
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