The Creative and Cruel Ways People Make Life Hell for the Homeless

It's not just playing "Baby Shark" over and over.


Why I'm Still Smoking Synthetics, 20 Deaths Later

A New Zealand addict on smoking on the streets, seizures, and what the high really feels like.


How Two Homeless Men Found a Home on eBay

"We didn’t do this to become celebrities. We just wanted to find somewhere to live."


Talking to the Refugees Hiding in Serbia's Abandoned Factories

"They receive you with a heartfelt 'Welcome to Europe, we'll kill you."


Watch the Trailer for VICE Documentary Films' 'Shelter'

Our latest feature-length documentary from executive producer Michael K. Williams follows the lives of New Orlean's homeless youth over the course of a year.


The Anarchist Squatters Housing Manchester’s Most Vulnerable Homeless People

We hung out with the Manchester Activist Network, which is putting people up and helping them get off Spice.


How Cities Got Serious About Homelessness in 2016

Places like Los Angeles and Seattle are all radically rethinking what it means to provide shelter to their residents.


Darkness Before Dawn: A Fighter's Road to Recovery From Drug Addiction and Homelessness

In 2007, you couldn't touch Ryan Lang: Big 10 Champion, number two ranked wrestler in the nation, and an Olympic hopeful.


Gritty Street Photos of Tokyo in the 70s and 80s

"When the last trains in Tokyo are gone, along with the businessmen and women, students, and the workers of restaurants and bars, Tokyo is deserted, and the 'other face of Tokyo' emerges," writes photographer Masatoshi Naito about his photo book.


News of Zealand: Corrections Knew About Mt Eden Prison Fight Clubs But Buried Investigation

And you can now buy a flight to see the Southern Lights.


Your Monday News of Zealand: Teen Thrown Off Bike By Police, and Kim Dotcom in Court, Again

Plus, homelessness affects more families with children than anyone else, a Czech tramper's ordeal and the All Blacks win big, and cop heat.


We Asked a Mum What it's Like Becoming Homeless in New Zealand

As a cross-party inquiry into homelessness begins public hearings, we talked about the disturbingly familiar struggle to keep a roof overhead.