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Coronavirus III: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
8,186,658 views - 03/30/20
As the coronavirus continues to spread across the globe, John Oliver discusses President Trump’s inconsistent response to the pandemic,...
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Coronavirus II: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
10,579,667 views - 03/16/20
As the spread of coronavirus worsens in the US, John Oliver discusses how the government is handling the outbreak, how they’re not, and...
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Sheriffs: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
6,048,363 views - 03/09/20
With over a thousand sheriffs up for election this year, John Oliver discusses how much power – and how little accountability – they...
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Coronavirus: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
13,872,599 views - 03/02/20
As coronavirus spreads to the US, John Oliver discusses what’s being done to fight the illness, what’s gone wrong, and how to stay safe....
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Modi: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
9,270,912 views - 02/24/20
John Oliver talks about India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, why he’s popular, why he’s controversial, and where things are headed for...
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Medicare for All: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
8,373,515 views - 02/17/20
As presidential candidates continue to discuss Medicare for All, John Oliver explores how much it might cost, what it will change, and...
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Push Notifications: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (Web Exclusive)
4,618,002 views - 01/20/20
John Oliver explains what type of news should – and shouldn’t – warrant a push notification. Connect with Last Week Tonight online......
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SantaCon: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (Web Exclusive)
4,168,998 views - 12/08/19
The holiday season brings with it a host of annual traditions. John Oliver discusses one of the worst. Connect with Last Week Tonight...
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Chiijohn: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
3,736,527 views - 11/25/19
John Oliver reflects on the tough year we’ve had, and tries to get in touch with some old friends. Connect with Last Week Tonight...
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The Census: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
5,182,693 views - 11/18/19
John Oliver discusses the census, why it matters, and the consequences of an undercount. Connect with Last Week Tonight online......
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SLAPP Suits: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
8,686,395 views - 11/11/19
After winning a legal battle involving a coal executive and a giant squirrel, John Oliver explains how SLAPP suits are designed to stifle...
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Voting Machines: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
4,655,369 views - 11/04/19
John Oliver discusses how voting machines work, how they don’t, and how we can fix them. Connect with Last Week Tonight online......
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Trump & Syria: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
6,466,975 views - 10/28/19
John Oliver discusses the alarming decision to pull U.S. troops away from the border between Turkey and Syria. Connect with Last Week...
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Weather: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
5,689,932 views - 10/14/19
John Oliver discusses the tension between the public and private worlds of predicting the weather. Connect with Last Week Tonight...
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Thailand feat. Rip Taylor
2,833,055 views - 10/09/19
In memory of Rip Taylor, please enjoy this very silly segment from 2015, in which he helped us resolve an intractable problem involving...
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One Child Policy: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
6,187,875 views - 10/07/19
John Oliver discusses China’s one-child policy, and all its consequences, intended and not. Connect with Last Week Tonight online......
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Compounding Pharmacies: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
4,890,341 views - 09/30/19
Compounding pharmacies create medication tailored to the specific needs of individual patients. John Oliver explains why this small...
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Legal Immigration: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
6,316,769 views - 09/16/19
John Oliver explains how our legal immigration system works, and how it often doesn’t. Connect with Last Week Tonight online......
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Filibuster: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
5,209,824 views - 09/09/19
John Oliver explains why filibusters exist, why they shouldn't, and why it's stupid to drink coffee like a cat. Connect with Last Week...
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Bias In Medicine: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
6,954,049 views - 08/19/19
John Oliver discusses the roles that gender and racial bias can play in medical treatment. Connect with Last Week Tonight online......
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Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
7,898,194 views - 08/12/19
John Oliver takes a look at the president of Turkmenistan, a dangerous autocrat with some notably strange obsessions. Connect with Last...
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Prison Labor: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
4,367,201 views - 08/05/19
John Oliver explains how prisoners make and spend money, and how companies can profit at the expense of their families.
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Boris Johnson: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
7,415,146 views - 07/29/19
John Oliver explains how Britain’s new prime minister, Boris Johnson, has succeeded – not despite his bumbling persona, but often because...
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Warehouses: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
8,334,447 views - 07/01/19
It’s easy to buy things online, and even easier not to think about how they get to you. John Oliver discusses what happens when you click...
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Everest: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
7,501,959 views - 06/24/19
Climbing Mount Everest has become dangerously popular. John Oliver explains why. Connect with Last Week Tonight online... Subscribe to...
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Impeachment: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
8,084,189 views - 06/17/19
With a national conversation underway about the possibility of impeachment, John Oliver discusses whether the benefits outweigh the...
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Equal Rights Amendment: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
5,217,056 views - 06/10/19
There’s still nothing in our constitution that explicitly prohibits sex discrimination. John Oliver talks about how to fix that. Connect...
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Medical Devices: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
5,703,547 views - 06/03/19
John Oliver discusses the medical device industry, which is a huge business with a hugely troubling lack of regulation. Connect with...
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Death Investigations: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
5,875,142 views - 05/20/19
America’s system for conducting death investigations is a mess. John Oliver explains why we should all be a little more concerned about...
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Green New Deal: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
7,729,573 views - 05/13/19
With the Green New Deal sparking a national conversation about all the ways to combat climate change, John Oliver looks at a few...
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Lethal Injections: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
5,563,166 views - 05/06/19
John Oliver discusses the lethal injection process, which is definitely not as pleasant as talking about a squeaking frog. Connect with...
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Chiitan: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
6,655,594 views - 04/28/19
The Japanese city of Susaki cut ties with their unofficial otter mascot, Chiitan, leaving their official otter mascot, Shinjo-kun, all...
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Mueller Report: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
7,529,296 views - 04/22/19
Following the release of the Mueller Report, John Oliver discusses what we’ve learned. Subscribe to the Last Week Tonight YouTube...
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Opioids II: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
7,154,672 views - 04/15/19
Following some recent revelations about the role of large companies in America’s ongoing opioid epidemic, John Oliver takes another look...
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Mobile Homes: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
7,798,904 views - 04/08/19
Mobile homes may seem like an affordable housing option, but large investment companies are making them less and less so. Connect with...
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WWE: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
9,771,187 views - 04/01/19
John Oliver discusses how the WWE takes care of its wrestlers — and how it doesn’t. Connect with Last Week Tonight online... Subscribe...
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Public Shaming: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
12,017,950 views - 03/18/19
John Oliver talks about the power of public shaming, good and bad. Connect with Last Week Tonight online... Subscribe to the Last Week...
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Robocalls: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
8,650,258 views - 03/11/19
Robocalls are a growing problem. If only we could make the FCC care a little bit more about fixing it. Connect with Last Week Tonight...
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Automation: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
7,640,014 views - 03/04/19
Automation often seems like a scary new problem, but it’s neither entirely scary nor entirely new. Connect with Last Week Tonight...
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Psychics: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
10,371,878 views - 02/25/19
Psychics may seem harmless and fun on TV, but they can make a lot of money by exploiting vulnerable people. Connect with Last Week...
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Brexit III: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
13,442,753 views - 02/18/19
The UK could officially leave the European Union next month, which would be a huge change with hugely damaging consequences. Connect...
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Season 6 Official Trailer: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
2,205,002 views - 01/18/19
We're back to do…whatever it is that we do. Last Week Tonight returns Sunday, February 17th at 11PM on HBO. Connect with Last Week...
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Brexit Update - UK Version: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
4,322,594 views - 12/17/18
On our last episode of the year, we couldn’t show our Brexit segment in the UK because of their stupid ban on using footage from...
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The Wax and the Furious: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
2,625,566 views - 11/20/18
Warren G. Harding and his posse of presidential wax statues team up with Armie Hammer and Russell Crowe to pull off the greatest...
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Authoritarianism: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
8,267,481 views - 11/19/18
John Oliver discusses the growing number of authoritarian leaders around the world, their common characteristics, and whether or not one...
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Drain the Swamp: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
6,689,684 views - 11/12/18
Donald Trump promised to “drain the swamp.” But considering the culture of corruption inside of his administration, Washington is looking...
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Family Separation: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
4,624,842 views - 11/05/18
John Oliver discusses the disturbing policy that separated migrant families detained at our southern border, and the disturbingly real...
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State Attorneys General: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
5,257,340 views - 10/29/18
State AGs have become major partisan players in national politics, so the races to elect them are worth your attention. Connect with...
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Saudi Arabia: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
9,000,933 views - 10/15/18
Following the alarming disappearance of a Saudi journalist and political dissident, John Oliver examines America's uncomfortably...
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Brazilian Elections: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
5,259,777 views - 10/08/18
Brazil is about to elect a new president during a turbulent period of political corruption and economic uncertainty. John Oliver urges...
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Brett Kavanaugh: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
11,355,499 views - 10/01/18
John Oliver discusses the ongoing controversy surrounding Brett Kavanaugh, the sexual assault allegations against him, his Supreme Court...
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Facebook: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
5,439,849 views - 09/24/18
Facebook’s global expansion has been linked to political turmoil overseas, so maybe their ads should focus less on how they “connect the...
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Felony Disenfranchisement: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
4,790,370 views - 09/10/18
Many people with felony convictions are unfairly prohibited from voting, and the worst state for this — surprise — is Florida. Connect...
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Retractions: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (Web Exclusive)
4,112,017 views - 08/27/18
John Oliver sets the record straight about some dubious claims he’s made in the past. Connect with Last Week Tonight online......
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Trade: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
11,779,134 views - 08/20/18
Donald Trump is waging a trade war that hurts a lot of American workers. Maybe he would understand that if our heavy-handed documentaries...
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Astroturfing: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
7,568,999 views - 08/13/18
Organizations can hire fake advocates who create the illusion of real support for their message. It’s a shady practice called...
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Prosecutors: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
6,154,092 views - 08/06/18
John Oliver explains how prosecutors use, or in some cases misuse, their power within our criminal justice system and why it’s important...
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Workplace Sexual Harassment: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
7,794,214 views - 07/30/18
With a national dialogue underway about sexual harassment in the workplace, John Oliver sits down with Anita Hill to discuss the recent...
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Lost Graphics Vol. 3 (Web Exclusive): Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
2,667,653 views - 07/16/18
John Oliver shares another collection of his favorite graphics that never made it onto the show. Connect with Last Week Tonight...
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Gene Editing: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
8,489,419 views - 07/02/18
Scientists are developing new ways to alter the genetic code of living organisms. John Oliver explores the risks, rewards, and...
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Mexican Elections: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
7,488,762 views - 06/25/18
Mexico is on the verge of a major election. John Oliver discusses some things we should know about the races and one thing we should not...
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Xi Jinping: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
10,886,323 views - 06/18/18
Chinese president Xi Jinping is amassing an alarming amount of political power. If only his propaganda videos made the idea of...
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Stupid Watergate II: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
6,655,267 views - 06/11/18
John Oliver explains how the president and his allies are going full O. J. in order to undermine the investigation of Russian...
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Guardianship: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
5,202,087 views - 06/04/18
It’s alarmingly easy for a total stranger to gain total control over the life of a senior citizen. We enlisted a group of celebrities to...
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Rehab: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
7,862,825 views - 05/21/18
The addiction treatment industry is dangerously unregulated. John Oliver explains why many rehab programs should incorporate more...
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Venezuela: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
8,116,863 views - 05/14/18
John Oliver discusses the devastating economic crisis in Venezuela and enlists the help of a large bird who bears a striking resemblance...
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Rudy Giuliani: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
8,804,943 views - 05/07/18
Rudy Giuliani is new to Trump’s legal team, but not to public controversy. John Oliver examines his turbulent record as a lawyer, a...
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Iran Deal: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
8,603,764 views - 04/23/18
Donald Trump could soon dismantle the agreement designed to curb the Iranian nuclear program. Our catheter cowboy will do his best to...
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Corporate Taxes: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
6,536,337 views - 04/16/18
Many of America’s largest corporations shift a surprising portion of their profits overseas to avoid paying taxes. Even more...
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Crisis Pregnancy Centers: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
4,852,354 views - 04/09/18
Crisis pregnancy centers deceptively steer women away from abortion. They can be started way too easily by religious groups like, for...
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Immigration Courts: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
5,447,640 views - 04/02/18
America’s dysfunctional immigration court system forces many children to appear in court alone. That’s as ridiculous in real life as it...
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Mike Pence: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
16,935,309 views - 03/19/18
Mike Pence is much more unlikable than his pet rabbit who stars in a new children's book created by the Pence family and in a better...
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Cryptocurrencies: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
11,253,266 views - 03/12/18
Digital currencies are generating a lot of excitement. John Oliver enlists Keegan-Michael Key to get potential investors equally excited...
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NRA TV: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
10,481,476 views - 03/05/18
The NRA's streaming lifestyle network aims to boost gun sales, often by using an ominous tone that would make just about anything sound...
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Italian Election: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
9,094,102 views - 02/26/18
Italy is in the throes of a turbulent race to elect a new prime minister. John Oliver discusses the colorful contenders and introduces an...
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Trump vs. The World: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
14,347,529 views - 02/19/18
America's reputation is being damaged by its own president. John Oliver, several dinosaurs, and the NYC Gay Men's Chorus remind the world...
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Season 5 Official Trailer: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
2,714,148 views - 01/22/18
Everything is fine. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver returns for Season 5 on February 18 at 11pm on HBO.
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Wax Presidents Trailer: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
1,371,305 views - 11/13/17
Warren G. Harding returns to the big screen to save the day with a little help from Tom Hanks and a team of presidential wax statues....
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The Trump Presidency: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
16,426,871 views - 11/13/17
One year after the presidential election, John Oliver discusses what we've learned so far and enlists our catheter cowboy to teach Donald...
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Economic Development: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
8,563,214 views - 11/06/17
State and local governments offer large financial incentives to attract employers to their part of the country. John Oliver explains what...
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Floods: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
8,291,739 views - 10/30/17
John Oliver explains why our federal system for financing flood recovery perpetuates a pattern of destruction and why you should never...
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Equifax: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
6,459,389 views - 10/16/17
John Oliver discusses the massive impact of the cybersecurity breach at Equifax and their massively misguided attempts to mitigate the...
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Confederacy: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
15,249,903 views - 10/09/17
Confederate symbols are still celebrated despite the ugly history they symbolize. John Oliver suggests some representations of southern...
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NRA: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
8,611,887 views - 10/04/17
John Oliver discusses the way the NRA not only works to prevent gun control, they work to prevent an informed discussion about gun...
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Forensic Science: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
7,974,218 views - 10/02/17
Forensic science used in criminal trials can be surprisingly unscientific. Maybe a new television procedural could help change the public...
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Corporate Consolidation: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
9,562,187 views - 09/25/17
Big businesses are getting even bigger thanks to a rise in corporate mergers. John Oliver explains why that could make you want to...
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Joe Arpaio: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
7,530,987 views - 09/11/17
Donald Trump issued his first presidential pardon to the last person who should get one. John Oliver discusses the troubling record of...
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Nuclear Waste: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
9,679,739 views - 08/21/17
Nuclear waste poses a serious threat to public health if it's not stored in a safe place. John Oliver explains why the United States...
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North Korea: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
15,391,070 views - 08/14/17
As nuclear tensions continue to escalate between the United States and North Korea, John Oliver enlists "Weird Al" Yankovic to perform...
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Border Patrol: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
10,297,759 views - 08/07/17
Donald Trump's plan to hire more Border Patrol agents could lead to more corruption and misconduct. If only their recruitment ads were...
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Alex Jones: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
14,215,683 views - 07/31/17
Alex Jones is known for pushing conspiracy theories, but he also spends a lot of time promoting his own products. John Oliver and a...
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Harding: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
5,079,031 views - 07/03/17
John Oliver unveils Last Week Tonight's collection of presidential wax statues and brings Warren G. Harding's incredible life story to...
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Sinclair Broadcast Group: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
10,262,934 views - 07/03/17
Sinclair Broadcast Group is the largest owner of local TV stations in the country. That's alarming considering that they often inject...
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Vaccines: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
16,550,945 views - 06/26/17
The benefits of vaccines far outweigh the minuscule risks, but some parents still question their safety. John Oliver discusses why some...
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Coal: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
14,013,679 views - 06/19/17
We’ve heard a lot of talk about coal miners in the last year, but what are the real issues surrounding coal? John Oliver and a giant...
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Brexit II: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
9,527,737 views - 06/12/17
In the wake of a divisive election, the UK will begin the process of leaving the European Union. John Oliver and an intergalactic space...
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Paris Agreement: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
12,263,862 views - 06/05/17
Donald Trump plans to withdraw the United States from the Paris agreement on climate change. That's bad news for anyone who happens to...
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Stupid Watergate: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
13,858,410 views - 05/22/17
John Oliver discusses the shocking magnitude and potential impact of the latest revelations surrounding the Russia investigation....
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Dialysis: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
8,821,962 views - 05/15/17
For-profit dialysis companies often maximize their profits at the expense of their patients. John Oliver explores why a medical clinic is...
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Net Neutrality Update: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (Web Exclusive)
4,023,701 views - 05/15/17
John Oliver discusses the recent flood of comments posted on the FCC's website. Connect with Last Week Tonight online... Subscribe to...
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Net Neutrality II: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
8,120,380 views - 05/08/17
Equal access to online information is once again under serious threat. John Oliver encourages internet commenters to voice their...
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