Season 8

s08e01 / Talibanistan & Armed and Black

8th Mar '21 - 1:00am
Talibanistan & Armed and Black

What the future of Afghanistan may hold now that American troops are leaving after more than 19 years of war; Major players helping to arm and train Black Americans with guns and why arming up as a Black person can carry deadly risks.

105 have watched this episode

s08e02 / Nigerian Uprising & The Brink

15th Mar '21 - 12:00am
Nigerian Uprising & The Brink

Alzo Slade meets the young Nigerians at the center of #EndSARS, and those involved in the deadly crackdown against them; Seb Walker sits with Trump's Acting Secretary of Defense Chris Miller to discuss his controversial days in office.

101 have watched this episode

s08e03 / Evicted & Haiti's New Strongman

22nd Mar '21 - 12:00am
Evicted & Haiti's New Strongman

Jason Motlagh travels to Haiti to uncover the relationship between the government of the US-backed President, a local gang leader, and the recent violence; Ben Solomon meets those pulled into homelessness during the pandemic.

95 have watched this episode

s08e04 / El Darién & Out of Sight

29th Mar '21 - 12:00am
El Darién & Out of Sight

As thousands of migrants make their way toward the United States, many face a grueling 60-mile hike along the Columbia-Panama border through one of the world's most dangerous jungles. Paola Ramos travels to El Darién to meet with migrants facing robbery, rape and death on the road north; The police-worn body camera is a potent weapon against police brutality, but while sales have skyrocketed, it has yet to fulfill its promise as a silver bullet. Krishna Andavolu investigates body camera functionality, usage, legislation and impact.

97 have watched this episode

s08e05 / Egypt's Silent War & Chain of Command

5th Apr '21 - 12:00am
Egypt's Silent War & Chain of Command

Human rights abuses in Egypt; violence and impunity on US military bases.

94 have watched this episode

s08e06 / Hong Kong's Resistance & Prison Profiteers

12th Apr '21 - 12:00am
Hong Kong's Resistance & Prison Profiteers

Immersive reporting from the frontlines of global conflicts, civil uprisings and beyond, as correspondents tackle complex geopolitical stories from all corners of the globe.

95 have watched this episode

s08e07 / Yemen's War Kids & Joint Custody

19th Apr '21 - 12:00am
Yemen's War Kids & Joint Custody

Isobel Yeung gains rare access to the frontlines of Marib and explores how the escalation in Yemen's conflict is impacting its most vulnerable citizens- children; Krishna Andavolu reports on how parents across the country who use pot can face losing custody of their kids even in states where it has been legalized.

91 have watched this episode

s08e08 / Shadow War & God and Country

26th Apr '21 - 12:00am
Shadow War & God and Country

With unprecedented access in Iran and Iraq, Suroosh Alvi investigates a sprawling shadow war for the heart of the Middle East; Alzo Slade travels throughout the Bible Belt to see how the evangelical community is grappling with a post-Trump world and shaping the next chapter of the conservative religious landscape.

92 have watched this episode

s08e09 / Cancer Alley & Cuba's New Revolution

15th Nov '21 - 1:00am
Cancer Alley & Cuba's New Revolution

VICE News' Alzo Slade travels to "Cancer Alley", an 85-mile stretch in Louisiana where nearly 150 petrochemical plants and oil refineries line the Mississippi river, to speak with residents about how this industrial corridor has impacted their health; VICE News' Paola Ramos travels to Cuba to find out if the 62-year-old Communist dictatorship is losing a grip on its people.

66 have watched this episode

s08e10 / Land Of The Free & Ethiopia's War Within

22nd Nov '21 - 1:00am
Land Of The Free & Ethiopia's War Within

Vegas Tenold reports on the trend of conservatives flocking there to escape liberal cities and put their stamp on local politics.

62 have watched this episode

s08e11 / The Taliban's Terror Problem & Citizen's Arrest

29th Nov '21 - 1:00am
The Taliban's Terror Problem & Citizen's Arrest

VICE journalists continue their deep-dive worldwide mission to cover untold stories of social justice, civil rights and identity.

65 have watched this episode

s08e12 / State of Surveillance & Killing Dissent

6th Dec '21 - 1:00am
State of Surveillance & Killing Dissent

Krishna Andavolu dives into how Big Tech's investment in 'big brother' has allowed a surveillance state to slowly creep into American domestic policy; Ben C. Solomon investigates the poets of Myanmar and their push to rally protests against the military takeover even as they become targeted for death.

74 have watched this episode

s08e13 / Descent into Darkness & Merging with Machines

13th Dec '21 - 1:00am
Descent into Darkness & Merging with Machines

Matthew Cassel travels to Lebanon to examine the anatomy of a failed state - from sectarian violence to economic collapse - and the impact of that failure on ordinary people and the region; Alice Hines meets cyborgs, neuroscientists and tech pioneers to explore the rapidly blurring line between biology and technology and what it all means for humanity 2.0.

74 have watched this episode

s08e14 / Take Down the CCP & World's Coolest Dictator

20th Dec '21 - 1:00am
Take Down the CCP & World's Coolest Dictator

Guo Wengui was one of China's richest real estate moguls until he found himself facing corruption charges. He fled the mainland and later reappeared on American soil. Isobel Yeung meets Wengui and explores his web of disinformation spreading throughout the US; El Salvador's president, Nayib Bukele, owes his popularity to a decline in gang violence. But true to Bukele's persona, the achievement appears to be all public relations. David Noriega travels to El Salvador to find the truth behind the supposed achievements of its millennial president.

66 have watched this episode

s08e15 / But I Read It Online & No Safe Haven

27th Dec '21 - 1:00am
But I Read It Online & No Safe Haven

VICE journalists continue their deep-dive worldwide mission to cover untold stories of social justice, civil rights and identity, going places most media outlets ignore and finding the stories that matter most. Get ready for another powerful mix of adrenaline and top-quality reportage as we go behind the headlines and off the map to tell the dangerous truth about the world we live in.

70 have watched this episode
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