VICE reporter Ben Ferguson travels to Manchester, England, to meet some users who have become addicted to over-the-counter substances.
Most students aren't sure what they want to do after graduation, and there's something sexy about that. But there's nothing sexy about not knowing where your next meal will come from.
Every Monday night, a group of black-clad, silver-studded punks meet under an overpass in downtown Yangon to distribute food to people living on the streets.
"Whatever happens, I think this bridge I live under will fill up fast and none of us will be getting out of here any time soon."
The London borough of Hackney wants to fine the homeless for offenses like sleeping outdoors and begging.
We talked to directors Benny and Joshua Safdie and their powerful lead actress, Arielle Holmes, about life on the streets, death, and the intense process of shooting the film.
Scratch the surface and you'll find a lot of Australians believe the homeless are lazy. We asked Prof. Kathleen Hulse, an expert on homelessness, where these beliefs come from.
In order to demystify the all-too-common experience of being without a roof over your head, we asked some of London's homeless people about their day-to-day lives.
We talk to Englishwomen about the "tampon tax," which classifies all women's sanitary products as "non-essential luxury items."
Ex-soviet soldier turned self-proclaimed savior, "Crocodile Gennadiy," is the subject of a new documentary. We talked to its director, Steve Hoover.
Homelessness has risen by 55 percent in the UK since David Cameron became prime minister. We asked a number of homeless young Brits for their thoughts on how the country's being run.
For 15 years, San Francisco cops have had just one officer on the mental health beat, leaving her to conduct an uphill battle on the fringe of America's dire healthcare system.
I talked to homeless New Yorkers about taking refuge on the subway, watching out for the cops, and why sleeping on the street was sometimes better than staying in a homeless shelter.
A Facebook video of the shooting quickly racked up millions of views.
Thousands of young New Yorkers, many of whom are gay, bisexual, or trans, are trading sex for shelter.
As the streets and subways went dark Monday, the city's growing homeless population settled in for the storm.
The district attorney decided to skip a grand jury and charge two officers with an open count of murder.
Gotham now lays claim to Great Depression levels of homelessness, with nearly 60,000 humans sleeping in shelters, on the street, or underground. Can a new mayor change the game?
Homelessness isn't unusual or amazing. It's not a surreal moment in time that you can capture and use to illustrate that the world is a brain-splittingly cruel place.
Cops in Fort Lauderdale wrote Arnold Abbott a citation for giving food to the hungry, but he's not going to let laws stop his charity efforts. "I'm not worried about jail," he said.
We have to realize that most of us are not that far from bankruptcy or foreclosure. Any of us could be laid off. And then what—where would we be?
Flagstaff, Arizona, is trying to combat panhandling by giving homeless people coupon booklets called "Better Bucks." I tried them out to see if they were all they were cracked up to be.
When I was 17, I was arrested at school with my brother and our friend. Not only was I in possession of felony levels of LSD at the time, but I'd also dealt various drugs to my classmates, their friends, and underclassmen as young as 14. I was supposed to…
Our guide is Karim. A former male prostitute and heroin addict, he has spent 25 of his 40 years living and working on Prague's streets.