What are prisons for, and how did they become a growth industry?
To help launch The Incarceration Issue, VICE Australia and the Festival of Dangerous Ideas 2015 put together a panel featuring Eric Schlosser, Debbie Kilroy, Chris Munro, and a lot of very disturbing statistics around prison, and the booming industry...
"It's a more interesting way to get riled up than watching Q&A, because there's a murder."
Last week Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced September 14 as the date for this year's federal election. Turns out, this is also the date of Yom Kippur, one of Judaism's holiest days. What does it all mean? According to John Safran: bubkis.
This week, John audits Australia's Christ-loving credentials.