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John Oliver on Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner: president ‘can’t even get nepotism right’ | Television & radio | The Guardian

The host of Last Week Tonight discussed the pair and how it is ‘dangerous to think of them as a moderating influence, as reassuring as that may feel’ Source: John Oliver on Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner: president ‘can’t even … Continue reading

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John Oliver Tells Fox News’ Gerald Rivera: ‘F*ck You, Geraldo’ | Crooks and Liars

HBO’s John Oliver wasn’t happy with war porn cheerleaders like Geraldo River and told him so in no uncertain turns on his HBO program Sunday night. Source: John Oliver Tells Fox News’ Gerald Rivera: ‘F*ck You, Geraldo’ | Crooks and … Continue reading

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John Oliver Takes On Bill O’Reilly’s Very Bad Week | Crooks and Liars

The Catheter Cowboy has a word for you (okay, just Donald Trump) about defending sexual predators, to run during the Bill O’Reilly Show! Source: John Oliver Takes On Bill O’Reilly’s Very Bad Week | Crooks and Liars

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John Oliver’s back with a plan to enter President Trump’s info-stream

Being on hiatus for the past few months, John Oliver said while promoting Sunday night’s first Last Week Tonight of the Donald Trump presidency, was like “being tied to a train track, watching the train coming.” Source: John Oliver’s back with … Continue reading

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Best of 2016: Six times John Oliver made us all smarter this year – Salon.com

The long-form reports on “Last Week Tonight” kept us all informed abut the election, opioids and pyramid schemes Source: Best of 2016: Six times John Oliver made us all smarter this year – Salon.com

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John Oliver Slams Anthony Weiner and FBI Over Hillary Clinton’s Newest Email Problem | Mother Jones

The unwelcome return of Carlos Danger. Source: John Oliver Slams Anthony Weiner and FBI Over Hillary Clinton’s Newest Email Problem | Mother Jones

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John Oliver vows to stay in U.S., even if Donald Trump is elected – Salon.com

“I’m staying in this country like the string quartet stayed on the Titanic,” Oliver cracked at a Tuesday event VIDEO Source: John Oliver vows to stay in U.S., even if Donald Trump is elected – Salon.com

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John Oliver challenges Trump on election results: ‘Take the bet, Donald’ | Television & radio | The Guardian

The Last Week Tonight host ridicules Trump’s recent performances and concocts a plan to get the Republican candidate to concede Source: John Oliver challenges Trump on election results: ‘Take the bet, Donald’ | Television & radio | The Guardian

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‘This is on you’: John Oliver ridicules Republicans over Trump groping tape | Television & radio | The Guardian

The Last Week Tonight host called the taped comments ‘entirely in character’ for the businessman, condemning Paul Ryan and Billy Bush in the process Source: ‘This is on you’: John Oliver ridicules Republicans over Trump groping tape | Television & … Continue reading

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John Oliver Proposes an Idea to Save “Racist Voodoo Doll” Donald Trump from Further Humiliation | Mother Jones

“You would not be a loser—you would be a legend.” Source: John Oliver Proposes an Idea to Save “Racist Voodoo Doll” Donald Trump from Further Humiliation | Mother Jones

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John Oliver Gives Trump Opportunity To Drop Out Of Race | Crooks and Liars

It’s an offer he might not want to refuse. Source: John Oliver Gives Trump Opportunity To Drop Out Of Race | Crooks and Liars

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Can Americans get back their Democracy from the Oligarchy? | Informed Comment

By John Scales Avery | (Inter Press Service) | – – COPENHAGEN, (IPS) – As many observers around the world … Source: Can Americans get back their Democracy from the Oligarchy? | Informed Comment

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John Oliver Says Brexit Vote Is A Warning For U.S. Trump Supporters: ‘There Are No F**king Do-Overs’

Could the chaos in Britain come to the United States next? Source: John Oliver Says Brexit Vote Is A Warning For U.S. Trump Supporters: ‘There Are No F**king Do-Overs’

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John Oliver on ‘Brexit’: Brits Would Be ‘Bat-Shit Crazy’ to Leave the European Union (Video) – Truthdig

On the upcoming British referendum on whether the U.K. should exit the E.U., the “Last Week Tonight” host expresses his ideas in a “violently British” way—some of which involves a hateful song. Source: John Oliver on ‘Brexit’: Brits Would Be … Continue reading

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John Oliver Slams “Absolutely Insane” Brexit Campaign | Mother Jones

“You would expect the Brexit camp to have some pretty solid arguments. Unfortunately, many of them are bullshit.” Source: John Oliver Slams “Absolutely Insane” Brexit Campaign | Mother Jones

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What Waleed Aly and John Oliver have in common

Waleed Aly’s Gold Logie wasn’t only a win for diversity on Australian TV – it was a win for intelligent public debate. Source: What Waleed Aly and John Oliver have in common

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John Oliver Slams Republicans Using Fearmongering Tactics to Refuse Syrian Refugees | Mother Jones

He specifically called out Mike Huckabee for his wildly inflated scare tactics. Source: John Oliver Slams Republicans Using Fearmongering Tactics to Refuse Syrian Refugees | Mother Jones

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John Oliver Unleashes Profanity-Laced Rant on Paris Attackers: “Fuck These Assholes” | Mother Jones

“Nothing about what these assholes are trying to do is going to work. France is going to endure.” Source: John Oliver Unleashes Profanity-Laced Rant on Paris Attackers: “Fuck These Assholes” | Mother Jones

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Refugees EU A must answer to Andrew Bolt

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The election held 457 days from now will not revolve around Donald Trump and Megyn Kelly. It is about ratings however.

John Oliver Takes On The Republican Debate Circus

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Unbelievable feats humanity will accomplish before giving women equal pay This powerful footage of over 100 clergy arm-in-arm through Baltimore shows the power of community. FIFA World Cup gets red-carded by John Oliver for the death, slavery, and bribery things. John Oliver digs into the low-cost, child labor hypocrisy in the fashion industry.

On “Last Week Tonight,” John Oliver took a look at the long history of child labor in the fashion industry. The use of sweatshops and child labor in clothes manufacturing has long been out of style. As illustrated in this … Continue reading

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The totally slimy, completely dishonest way some companies are getting rich in 2015.

Back in the good old days, there was basically only one way to get rich. You invented something. And then you sold it for money. (“Invent something” is pretty loosely defined here.) But guess what, kiddos? There’s a brand new … Continue reading

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Lest we forget

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That Time John Oliver Took Down The Tobacco Industry

Why is our fake news so much better than our “real” news? Oh, never mind, we all know the answer. Via Rolling Stone: As Last Week Tonight host John Oliver notes early in his incredible, 20-minute examination of the global … Continue reading

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Income inequality

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