• Meet the Infamous Debt Collectors of Indonesia
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    Meet the Infamous Debt Collectors of Indonesia

    If I had the money, I would pay it. Why would I… Yes, you have to pay! You have to pay. It’s your responsibility! But right now I really have no money. Please, don’t talk to me like I’m here to extort you for money! No, I’m here to make you pay your debts! -I know, sir. I know. -You must change your mindset. You think we’re trying to squeeze you for the money. Why would we do that? Don’t play the victim here. You’re the perpetrator So I’m here in a typical Indonesian wedding in Jakarta. It’s classic. You have your people eating, greeting, dancing, singing… The difference here…

  • Enforcing Sharia in Raqqa: The Islamic State
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    Enforcing Sharia in Raqqa: The Islamic State

    After taking control of the Syrian city of Raqqa, In March of 2013. The Islamic State or IS A group formally known as ISIS Has also taken over the role of governing every aspect of daily life. Under the strict interpretations of Sharia. These Islamic laws cover everything from High crimes, to civil disagreements to economics, and even personal behavior. Such as, diet, prayer and public appearance. Now what was once a very Westernized city. Is patrolled 24 hours a day by armed men known as the Hisbah. That travel throughout the city enforcing their mandate.

  • Maine’s Strict Opioid Law Is Harming Chronic Pain Patients | World of Hurt (HBO)
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    Maine’s Strict Opioid Law Is Harming Chronic Pain Patients | World of Hurt (HBO)

    — Maine has one of the highest overdose rates in the country… — Mr. Speaker, no one living in Maine today can ignore the addiction epidemic that is upon us. — …and the state has responded aggressively, by passing one of the nation’s strictest laws on prescribing opioids. It caps most patients at 100 milligrams per day. But the law has had unintended consequences. Hundreds of chronic pain sufferers are now finding it impossible to access their typical dosage. After some Mainers pushed back on these restrictions, lawmakers said these patients could qualify for higher doses under what’s called the “palliative care exemption.” Despite the assurances, though, patients are still…

  • Portugal’s Drug Laws: Decriminalisation in action
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    Portugal’s Drug Laws: Decriminalisation in action

    If I told you now that I had one gram of cocaine in my pocket, you would not arrest me. No. -No? -No. Ahh Portugal. Maybe the only place on Earth where you can rock up at a cop shop, tell them you’ve got a pocket full of smack, and not get arrested. Is it true that no one has been arrested for drug possession in the last 17 years in Portugal? Not one person. No. Not one. No one. So, right now if I had under two grams of coke, 25 grams of pot, and one gram of MDMA or heroin I could feasibly walk straight out of this…

  • The World’s Most Controversial K-Pop Group
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    The World’s Most Controversial K-Pop Group

    The first time you watch k-pop you’re immediately hooked on it, addicted to it. Singing, dance, acting, fashion immediately thought have to do this, I have to be a part of this k-pop. If you guys wouldn’t mind introducing yourself Let’s do our… [inaudible] Hello! The criticism that the expedition got was about ownership of k-pop. They can’t because they’re white, they can’t because they’re Americans. Kimchi [Cheese]! One, two, three! Kimchi! He says “I don’t want white people in my kpop” isn’t kpop Isn’t K-pop Korean? white dudes trying to break into White dudes trying to break into Korean pop music, is fucking bullshit. You were telling me earlier…

  • Punk Rock vs Sharia Law – Music World – Episode 5
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    Punk Rock vs Sharia Law – Music World – Episode 5

    Punk came to Indonesia in the 90s when former dictator so hard to rule the island nation with an iron fist this was before they had the internet and there was no free press but its ideals of social justice individuality and rebellion punk became an outlet for Indonesia suppressed youth to revolt against corrupt politicians and escape strict family and social conventions I feel more free I don’t care about what people think about me this is who I am the government been racing the generation to be non critical to be very permissive the grassroots punk movement swept across Indonesia and today it has one of the biggest…