📺 Multilevel Marketing: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) | YouTube

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Multilevel marketing companies claim to be legitimate businesses, but some seem awfully…pyramid shaped. John Oliver and Jaime Camil demonstrate how they work.

The garage portion is just so painfully sad. I remember a dozen women in my Facebook feed over a year ago pushing Rodan & Fields. I wonder what happened to them?

📺 Mike Pence: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) | YouTube

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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 children's book created by us. To purchase our book, visit: www.betterbundobook.com

📺 Confederacy: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) | YouTube

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Confederate symbols are still celebrated despite the ugly history they symbolize. John Oliver suggests some representations of southern pride that involve less racism and more Stephen Colbert.

📺 Brexit II | Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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In the wake of a divisive election, the UK will begin the process of leaving the European Union. John Oliver and an intergalactic space lord propose a plan.

📺 Harding | Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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John Oliver unveils Last Week Tonight's collection of presidential wax statues and brings Warren G. Harding's incredible life story to the big screen.

I’m so excited to see this as I’ve just made an offer on a house in a neighborhood known as “President’s Row” on a street named Harding!!

📺 Sinclair Broadcast Group | Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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Sinclair Broadcast Group is the largest owner of local TV stations in the country. That's alarming considering that they often inject political views into local news.

📺 Coal: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) | YouTube

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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 squirrel look into it.

📺 Vaccines: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) | YouTube

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The benefits of vaccines far outweigh the minuscule risks, but some parents still question their safety. John Oliver discusses why some people may still feel uncertainty about childhood vaccinations.

📺 Scientific Studies: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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John Oliver discusses how and why media outlets so often report untrue or incomplete information as science.

This episode reminds me a bit about a short snippet I wrote in 2015 about the Evolution of a Scientific Journal Article Title (from Nature to TMZ)

📺 Federal Budget: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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Donald Trump's federal budget plan proposes large funding cuts with largely negative consequences. John Oliver examines the troubling priorities of the new administration.

It’s amazing how much civics lesson one can sneak into a comedy show.

📺 Marijuana: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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Under federal law, even legal marijuana is illegal. John Oliver explains why conflicting drug laws pose serious problems.

Our government should spend a bit more time worrying less about flashy headlines and spend more time working on things that will help and improve the lives of the most people. Getting the hundreds of thousands of low-lying marijuana offenders out of the criminal justice system and helping them be productive members of society would certainly help. If we’re going to penalize marijuana users like this we should also do it with alcoholics too.