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The Infamous Leader of Indonesia’s Debt Forgiveness Cult

Hi. I’m Katie from the VICE office in Brooklyn. In this episode of VICE International, our friends over at VICE Indonesia investigate a cult that claims to magically end people’s problems with debt, a proposition that is attracting followers from all over the world. This is Indonesian Debt Cult. It was about three years ago, […]

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How Can the US Keep a Trillion Dollar Debt?

If you look at countries with the most debt compared to their GDP the USA is not top of the list, and we could say that’s a good thing for the country. That’s because when it seems that a country is unable to pay the money back it could lead to panic and hamper economic […]

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UK’s Scariest Debt Collector (Part 1/2)

[MUSIC PLAYING] SHAUN SMITH: There’s a path chosen for everyone in life, but I think mine was already chiselled out for me. Realistically, I shouldn’t be here. I’ve been kidnapped, thrown in a boot. 50 grand on my head, 100 grand on my head. What the fuck have I been doing for the last five […]

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ISMO | The World’s Debt

Yes, a funny thing about money, also. Uhm, I realized that, Almost all countries– almost all countries, in the world, are now in debt. De– De’B’t De– Debt Stupid silent letters. De– Debt– De’B’t Why there’s a “B”? Debt. Like, “owe money.” Debt. But, all– all the countries are in debt. Uh, well, except one, […]

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UK’s Scariest Debt Collector (Full Length)

[MUSIC PLAYING] -10 years ago, Shaun Smith was fighting a war against a rival drug gang. To win, he introduced urban terrorism to the British underworld. Victims were firebombed with homemade napalm, attacked with grenades, and sprayed up with machine guns. In retaliation, his enemies tried to blow Shaun up with a car bomb, the […]

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UK’s Scariest Debt Collector (Part 2/2)

[MUSIC PLAYING] SHAUN SMITH: I’ve got a debt here for a very good friend of mine who trains at gym called Chaddy. So we just want to chase him down today and see if we can get him, because he’s a bit of a rat. Well, he’s a fucking cockroach, isn’t he? See this is […]

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The Truth About Ecstasy

With the highest level of consumption of narcotics. no-one takes drugs quite like the British There is no doubt that Britain has the highest drug habit. for me, this is so preposterous. this is high society A series where we meet dealers, users, and manufacturers to find out why the UK has the worlds most […]

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