Next Episode of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver is
Season 8 / Episode 8 and airs on 12 April 2021 03:00
On Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, John Oliver presents a satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events.
As presidential candidates continue to discuss Medicare for all, John Oliver explores how much it might cost, what it will change, and who it will help.
John Oliver talks about India's Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, why he's popular, why he's controversial, and where things are headed for the largest democracy in the world.
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.
With over a thousand sheriffs up for election this year, John Oliver discusses how much power and how little accountability they have.
As the spread of coronavirus worsens in the US, John Oliver discusses how the government is handling the outbreak, how they're not, and what we can do to help.
In the first show from his makeshift home studio, John covers the horrible way COVID-19 pandemic is going and how Trump is mishandling it, how TV hosts are practicing social distancing, and how profoundly gleeful 90s erotic rat art can be.
This week John talks about the news media especially about a particular network. One America News network is not a well known neither a respected network but it is getting great reviews from the President of the United States. And they are getting this by only way it is possible and that is praising Trump, supporting his fact less hunch based ideas and promoting misinformation. John explains the dire effects of President's boosting of a heavily biased network just because the President is getting some praise.
John looks at the impact to the Unemployed and the Essential Workers who are taking disproportionate risks and may not be getting the protection, sick leave or medical coverage needed.
John also updates on his search for the elusive auctioned painting: WE DID IT!
Misinformation about COVID-19, from televangelists and the right-wing media, to Trump himself; plus, Wendy Williams @home.
Why we need to do more coronavirus testing; plus, Jared Kushner declares victory over the virus; Alex Jones goes full cannibal.
John discusses the United States Postal Service which is in dire need of economic assistance from the government. He examines some of the essential services of the USPS and why it is facing such financial trouble due to a 2006 law requiring it to pre-pay health care benefits on a fifty year schedule while at the same time putting price caps on services and products.
John Oliver discusses the sudden disappearance of sports due to coronavirus, how their absence is impacting people emotionally and financially, and the complications of bringing them back anytime soon.
With the 2020 presidential election nearing and a pandemic in full swing, John Oliver discusses why voting by mail is necessary, the fearmongering surrounding it, and why we need to start planning for November right now.
This episode tackles the hard truth about the history of Police in the United States and the many problems that are faced in fixing those problems.
Facial recognition is no longer an issue of a thriller movie. It has become a part of our life. John Oliver talks about various aspects and global practice of facial recognition technology. He explains how dangerous it could be by addressing the questionable activities of facial recognition company Clearview AI.
John talks about US prisons and jails. These confined spaces have frightening number of COVID-19 infections. And there has been insufficient initiatives to address the matter. Consequently, in some cases inmates are taking matters in their own hand to raise concern about situation behind bars.
Like coronavirus and unemployment issues evictions is something that USA could prepared for. While people are choosing between rent and food due to the pandemic, John Oliver presented the flaws of current system and flawed solution. He urges federal government to come with a proper solution for the affected soon. Also, some people refuse to wear masks, and Papa John embraces TikTok.
Conspiracy theories are the hotcakes of the internet. John talks about why people like these conspiracy theories and why in the age of internet it spreads so quickly. He also explains the detrimental effect can have on people's life. Finally celebrities urges people to be more vigilant and inquisitive about these theories as majority of these theories are baseless and created to create unrest among people.
John Oliver discusses the human rights abuses the Uighur people are facing at the hands of the Chinese government, and why those atrocities are worth our undivided attention.
John Oliver takes a look at how the history of race in America is taught in schools, how we can make those teachings more accurate, and why it's in everyone's best interest to understand the most realistic version of the past.
John Oliver takes a look at why people of color are routinely excluded from becoming jurors, who their absence impacts, and what we can do to create a fairer system.
Nearing the 2020 election, John Oliver checks in on one of the key promises of President Trump's 2016 campaign: the border wall.
John Oliver discusses a week that saw the Republican National Convention, a horrific series of shootings in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and a strike in professional sports -- three stories that are really one story, about race in America.
In the wake of Ruth Bader Ginsberg's death, John Oliver discusses the future of the Supreme Court, why the government doesn't always represent the political leanings of the electorate, and how those issues will impact the next generation of Americans.
Weeks out from the 2020 presidential election, John Oliver takes a look at various efforts to destabilize the vote, how to ensure your ballot is properly counted, and why we may need to prepare not just for an election night, but for an election month.
John Oliver discusses the crucial role of the World Health Organization, why Donald Trump is skeptical of it, and how his plans to withdraw the United States could have dire consequences.
With the 2020 election underway, John Oliver explains how the Trump administration has handled asylum seekers over the past four years, why it matters, and what we can do about it.
John Oliver takes a look at how the Trump administration has handled the coronavirus outbreak in the US, from lack of preparation, to mangled coordination, to harmful communication.
John Oliver discusses William Barr's attitude toward authority and executive power, how that attitude has influenced Donald Trump's presidency, and what it could mean if Trump wins a second term.
John Oliver discusses the long week of US presidential election results, including Donald Trump's various attempts to make the election appear illegitimate, and a historic win for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.
A week after Joe Biden's win in the US presidential election, John Oliver discusses Donald Trump's various attempts to overturn the results, why his claims don't hold water, and the consequences of indulging him.
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