“The justice system doesn’t make sense sometimes.” The corruption of prison guards and institutional racism within the criminal justice system is a problem in many parts of the world. In this episode of Informers, an ex-convict in the UK tells us about his experiences in prison – where he witnessed drones dropping off ten ounces of weed, widespread corruption, extreme violence and what he describes as “slave labor”.
As medical research continues to establish the medicinal and therapeutic value of cannabis compounds, more and more people are turning to natural medicine in the hopes of finding a safer alternative to synthetic drugs. Let’s examine how this change in public sentiment can affect sleep dysfunction, one of the most common disorders for which Americans are on prescription medication.
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“I found what I thought were bobcats on the trail during a run. Turns out they were cougar cubs and their mother was not happy to see me.”
An Uber driver in San Francisco who was assaulted by a passenger after he asked her to wear a mask and she refused. She was booked on an arrest warrant for charges of robbery, assault and battery, conspiracy, and violation of health and safety code.
“The Last Blockbuster” is a fun, nostalgic look back at the era of video rentals and the story of how one small town video store managed to outlast a corporate giant.
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For VICE’s Zeke Spector, putting a piece of tape over the webcam was just good practice; one never knows who may be looking in. But with the seemingly endless amount of digital meetings for work and family hangouts, Zeke had become somewhat complacent putting back on the tape after every use.
Titled “Create Escape,” the clip posted on Banksy’s social media channels depicts the real-time creation of a stenciled artwork of a prisoner escaping the high, red brick walls of HM Prison Reading (formerly known as Reading Gaol).
The 26th is an emotional EDM artist from a bedroom studio in Wisconsin. His latest project “Before You Go” is out now. Check the track out below and be sure to follow The 26th on Twitter at @IamThe26th
NPR is bringing in some of today’s best hip-hop artists for their Tiny Desk Concerts. After Rick Ross‘s appearance, they gave us another stripped-back performance from Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz.
Hailing from Washington DC, Korean American artist Travis Shyn just released his latest single “Shattered”. The track is professionally produced and sounds commercial but with more soul than you’d expect from a pop track. Think Post Malone, but if he had grown up eating Kimchi & and skipped the face tattoos. Travis Shyn is that and then some. We are excited to hear more from him & watch him blow up from the front row. If you like the song, be sure to follow him on the gram at @treyshyn
Exploring the rise and fall of one of the biggest corporate flameouts and venture capitalist bubbles in recent years – this is the story of WeWork and its hippie-messianic leader Adam Neumann who makes you beg the question, was he trying to create a cult?
Vans is the #1 skateboarding shoe company in the world, having become the uniform of choice for skaters, bikers, surfers and snowboarders alike. But how did a small, family-owned business achieve such success when facing competition from rivals like Converse, newcomers like Under Armour, and sneaker giants like Nike?
The coronavirus was good for some industries and ruinous for others. For cannabis, 2020 was a breakout year. Legal sales across the U.S.—14 states allow adult use, 36 allow for medical sales—hit a record of $17.5 billion, a 46% increase from 2019, according to a new report.