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Meet Brooklyn’s Voodou Queen: Edeline St. Armand

Apr 2023 22
Watch more on VICE here: Being possessed, it turns out, is exhausting work. Just ask Mambo Edeline St. Armand. While popular culture portrays Vodou as full of curses and sticking pins into little dolls, the religion has in fact played a central role in Haitian cultural identity since the country's birth, a result of the New World's first and only successful slave rebellion. Since Brooklyn is home to the largest Haitian population outside of Haiti, we sent Thomas Morton into our own backyard to witness the realities of being possessed by Vodou's multitude of rowdy, rum-thirsty spirits. Subscribe to VICE......

The Black Bloc: Inside America’s Hard Left

Mar 2023 23
The left-leaning anti-fascist movement—or Antifa—has been around for decades, popping up in North America and Europe in response to rising white nationalist or fascist sentiments. Now, Antifa has made a resurgence in the US, where members clad in masks and nondescript black clothing physically confront groups of white supremacists and neo-Nazis who've started organizing in cities around the country. Since the 2016 presidential election, Antifa has become a staple at alt-right and Trump-related rallies that often result in violence. VICE met up with a few Antifa activists in Philadelphia who engage in “Black Bloc” actions to find out more about......

The Day Police Dropped a Bomb On Philadelphia | I Was There

Mar 2023 13
In this episode of "I Was There", VICE meets with Ramona Africa, one of the only survivors of the police bombing in a residential neighborhood of Philadelphia in 1985. The bombing was a result of a conflict between the Philadelphia police department and the MOVE organization, the black liberation group in which Ramona belonged. The targeted house was the headquarters of the MOVE group, which had garnered complaints from their neighbors in the predominantly Black neighborhood. Watch the "I Was There" full series here: Click here to subscribe to VICE: About VICE: The Definitive Guide To Enlightening Information. From every......

Inside the Deadly Waco Siege Negotiations | I Was There

Mar 2023 06
The Waco siege of 1993 started on February 28th when the ATF (Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives) began the stand-off with the religious sect, the Branch Davidians. The group was led by David Koresh, whose birth name is Vernon Howell. The Branch Davidians, consisting of 91 members, including 25 children, resided in a compound east of Waco, called the Mount Carmel Center. Under the suspicion of stockpiling weapons, the ATF attempted to serve search and arrest warrants. Having been warned of the raid, the Branch Davidians were prepared. This initial gunfire battle resulted in deaths on both sides......

Harvard Scientist Exposes CIA Mind Control Weapons Still Being Used Today | Len Ber & Robert Duncan

Feb 2023 10
Leonid “Len” Ber received his MD degree in the former USSR where he specialized and practiced as an endocrinologist. Now a US citizen, Len is one of the few US civilians to ever be officially diagnosed with Havana syndrome. Robert Duncan is a renaissance educated man from Harvard & M.I.T with a focus on medical sciences, engineering, computer science and more specifically genetic algorithm optimizations of neural networks. He has worked on projects for DARPA, the CIA, the Navy, and Army. Len Ber - Robert Duncan's Book - Sponsors: VERSO - Go to to save 15% on your order. listen......

Joe Rogan, Politics, and Conspiracy Theories | David Lucas

Feb 2023 08
David Lucas is a comedian known for his appearances on KILL TONY as a regular, Roast Me, and performing with comics such as Joe Rogan, Louis CK, Tony Hinchcliffe and many more. EPISODE LINKS SPONSORS VERSO - Go to to save 15% on your order. LISTEN ON Apple - Spotify - JOIN OUR KULT: DANNY OUTLINE 0:00 - Success in Comedy 4:14 - Moving to Austin 6:14 - Joe Rogans new comedy club 9:03 - Media trying to destroy Joe Rogan 14:19 - The dark history of the United States 20:28 - Brittney Griner & Victor Bout 30:28 - Politics,......

Scientology is on the Verge of Destruction | Aaron Smith-Levin

Jan 2023 21
Aaron Smith-Levin was raised in Scientology. From early childhood he worked for the organization full-time, as a staff member and a Sea Org member. He held various positions in Philadelphia, Clearwater & Los Angeles, all related to training Scientology auditors. Aaron officially left Scientology in early 2014, and since 2015 Aaron has been educating the public about Scientology and exposing abuses within the organization through his YouTube channel “Growing Up In Scientology.” EPISODE LINKS: Aftermath Foundation: YouTube: Twitter: Instagram: SPONSORS: VERSO - Go to to save 15% on your order. LISTEN ON Apple - Spotify - JOIN OUR KULT: Danny......

How China Is Weaponizing Mexican Cartels Against America | Ed Calderon

Jan 2023 02
Ed Calderon is a non-permissive environment specialist and combative instructor with over 10 years of experience in counter-narcotics, organized crime investigation, and public safety in the northern border region of Mexico. Ed's Links: Website: Patreon: Instagram: YouTube: Sponsors: VERSO - Go to to save 15% on your order. listen on Apple - Spotify - JOIN OUR KULT: Danny Outline: 0:00 - Introduction 6:40 - United States relationship w/ Mexico 14:45 - Combat tactics in Ukraine 22:21 - Social media's influence on war 35:22 - Journalists in Mexico 40:34 - How tourists can avoid cartels 50:39 - Living in the US......

Inside Colombia's Temple of Lucifer

Dec 2022 09
Víctor Damián Rozo claims to be the very son of the devil and has built a temple in Colombia dedicated to worshiping Satan. More than ten years ago, Rozo renounced his Catholic religion to give his life to Lucifer, who he considers to be the only true god. Since then, his mission has been to recruit Luciferian parishioners, congregate them in his temple, and link their souls with the devil. On this episode of 'VICE INTL,' we traveled to Rozo's temple to be initiated in a bombastic ceremony of satanist purification. Click here to subscribe to VICE: Check out our......

Back Alley Nurseries: Sex Workers of Bogotá

Nov 2022 30
Subscribe to VICE News here: In a corner of Santa Fe, one of Bogotá’s seedier neighborhoods, a woman named Luz Marina runs a nursery for the children of prostitutes who work in the city’s red light district. She charges $5 to look after babies and young children while their mothers sell their bodies, often for between $15 and $30. When the mothers can’t pay, Luz Marina doesn’t make a fuss, looking after their children for free. Over the years, women have left babies with her and never returned. For all her work helping children, she receives no assistance from the......