Next Episode of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver is
Season 5 / Episode 1 and airs on 19 February 2018 04:00
On Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, John Oliver presents a satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events.
John first talks about Egyptian president El Sisi announcing government budget cuts, whilst arriving somewhat extravagantly just moments earlier. He then continues with Obama's attempts at closing Guantanamo. His main story is about Trump trying get the republican nomineeship and Trump's awkwardly short fingers.
John discusses the Republican Party 2016 presidential primaries, Gloria Steinem's interview with Lands' End, special-purpose districts.
John discusses the 2016 United States presidential election, International Women's Day, Switzerland's Day of the Sick and the FBI–Apple encryption dispute.
Before talking about Donald Trump's proposal for a border wall between the U.S. and Mexico and all the things that are impossible about it, he shortly discusses the 2015/2016 protests in Brazil and the Petrobras scandal and the Supreme Court nomination for Merrick Garland.
John talks about the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit and some of the "creative" remarks made by Donald Trump about nuclear weapons. Next the 2016 Opening Day in baseball is discussed. The CEO of the New York Yankees has made a "bold" statement and John tries to thwart him. The main story is about congressional fundraising, members of congress and other officials have to spend exorbitant amount of time calling potential contributors and eat a LOT of seafood.
John first talks about the leaked documents from Mossack Fonseca called the Panama Papers which describe how earth's wealthiest evade taxes. Next up is Alabama governor Robert Bently's alleged ethics violations. John's main story is about credit scores and background checks in the U.S., the companies that create credit reports for citizens make a lot of mistakes ensuring said citizens having a hard time getting jobs, apartments and loans.
John talks about Vladimir Putin's annual call-in show, reactions to the Panama Papers in the United Kingdom, the Böhmermann affair, the Flint water crisis and lead poisoning in the U.S.
John discusses president Obama's reception in Saudi Arabia, Norway's immigration policy and and Puerto Rico's debt and exempt statuses.
John talks about the 2016 Republican Party presidential primaries, the 2016 Philippine general election and candidate Rodrigo Duterte, and the 7th Congress of the Workers' Party of Korea. The main story is about how scientific research and science journalism are often distorted by themselves, news media and social media and why it's dangerous.
John talks about Donald Trump's presidential campaign, Elizabeth II being filmed calling Chinese officials "very rude", Budweiser beer being renamed as America Beer, Paul LePage's recent encouragement and his main story is about the 9-1-1 emergency telephone number.
John talks about the ongoing Venezuelan protests, elbowgate in the canadian parliamant and the obscurities and oddities in the democratic and republican presidential primaries and the primary process. Additionaly Ramzan Kadyrov's instagram is discussed. And of course Trump is in there somewhere making John facepalm.
John discusses Donald Trump's legal affairs, Trump University and the debt buying industry.
John starts off by adressing the 2016 Orlando nightclub shooting and recapping the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign so far. His main story is about retirement plans and financial advisers and their (hidden) costs.
John firstly dicusses how the relatively small NRA is so effective at barring legislation concerning gun control and in his main story he talks about Britain potentially leaving the European Union and the implications thereof.
The 2016 Summer Olympics and doping in sports; and the United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union are discussed.
Topics include the U.K.'s Boris Johnson, the Republican National Convention and the unauthorized use of pop music in politics.
Topics include the repeal of voter suppression laws, the aftermath of the attempted coup in Turkey, the Democratic National Convention and the unconventional state of our democracy.
Topics include the decline of newspapers in the United States and the 2016 Summer Olympics opening ceremony.
John discusses what's going on in Charlotte, Wells Fargo bank and the 2016 presidential race.
John discusses the First United States presidential debate, Alicia Machado, police accountability and there's a Wells Fargo followup.
John Oliver examines the legal and moral issues surrounding the military prison at Guantánamo Bay.
John discusses the the 2016 presidential campaigns of Jill Stein and Gary Johnson and has a small segment on (again) Donald Trump's presidential campaign.
John firstly discusses the hilarities of the third presidential debate of 2016 and the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner. His main topic is on whats causing opiod abuse in the U.S.
This week's topics included the most recent campaign updates and multi-level marketing companies' claims to be legitimate businesses though some seem awfully.. pyramid shaped. John Oliver and Jaime Camil demonstrate how they work in English and Spanish.
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