John Oliver explains how PACE, a program meant to pay for environmentally-friendly home renovations, is fundamentally flawed and can put people at risk of losing their homes.
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Prison Heat: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
John Oliver explains how the failure to air-condition prisons can cause both physical and mental health issues for incarcerated people, and why the solution is simpler than you might think.
Asian Americans: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
John Oliver discusses the large and diverse group of people who fall under the term “Asian American”, the history of the model minority stereotype, and why our conversations on the subject need to be better-informed.
Stand Your Ground: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
John Oliver takes a look at why “stand your ground” laws were created, who they protect, and, crucially, who they don’t.
Hair: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
John Oliver discusses the importance of Black hair, the ways it can be a target of discrimination, and some ideas to address that.
Weather: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
John Oliver discusses the tension between the public and private worlds of predicting the weather. Nationwide Station Listing Using Broadcast Frequencies 162.400MHz 162.425MHz 162.450MHz 162.475MHz 162.500MHz 162.525MHz 162.550MHz https://www.weather.gov/nwr/station_listing
Patents: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
For inventors, patents are an essential protection against theft. But when patent trolls abuse the system by stockpiling patents and threatening lawsuits, businesses are forced to shell out tons of money.
Corporate Consolidation: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Police: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
“They’re Lucky Black People are Looking for Equality and Not Revenge” As the Summer of 2021 poises to become a repeat of 2020’s, let’s watch this episode of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver once again. Will equality ever come, or is revenge the future? Will the police stop killing Black men and women for minor infractions? WillContinue reading “Police: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver”
The National Debt: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
The national debt has long been portrayed as a burden we’re placing on future generations. John Oliver discusses how national debt works, why people are so concerned about it, and why it might be more helpful that you think.