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20 Feb. 2022
Critical Race Theory
John Oliver explains what critical race theory is, what it isn't, and why we can expect to hear more about it in the coming months.
 
27 Feb. 2022
Sex Work
As long as sex work has existed, so have efforts to end it. John Oliver explains why criminalizing the trade hasn't helped the most vulnerable people involved, and why we should start listening to sex workers.
 
6 Mar. 2022
Wrongful Convictions
John Oliver talks about the current practices of overturning a wrongful convictions and how it is quite unsupportive of even apparently innocent people. He urges for urgent reforms for the flawed system which is clearly not working in favor of the innocents.
 
13 Mar. 2022
Tickets
John Oliver unravel the story behind the tickets of live event. He explains companies like ticketmaster make immense profits by exploiting the emotions of the fans. So he urges everyone to do something about it by mentioning some of the ways by which the issue could be resolved and companies with bad intentions will be at bay.
 
27 Mar. 2022
Harm Reduction
John Oliver discusses why overdoses in the U.S. have been on the rise and what we should, and shouldn't, be doing to prevent them.
 
3 Apr. 2022
Trucks
John Oliver explains how truck drivers get paid, how they often don't, and how companies exploit them to increase profits.
 
10 Apr. 2022
Data Brokers
John Oliver discusses how much data brokers know about us, what they're doing with our personal information, and one very unusual way to change privacy laws.
 
17 Apr. 2022
Police Interrogations
John Oliver discusses the tactics that can make police interrogations so damaging, particularly for the innocent, and why he's more of a Lorelai than a Rory.
 
1 May 2022
Environmental Racism
John Oliver discusses environmental racism, how both government and industry are failing people of color, and pandas.
 
8 May 2022
Philippines
John Oliver discusses the Philippine presidential election, why Bongbong Marcos is - albeit in a very unflattering way - like Ant-Man, the leaked anti-abortion draft opinion, how we got to this point, and where we may be headed.
 
15 May 2022
Electric Utilities
John Oliver discusses the incredible amount of power we give electric utility companies, how weakly regulated they are, and why they get such bad Yelp reviews.
 
22 May 2022
Subway
John Oliver discusses one of the largest franchises in the U.S., how their business model doesn't always serve franchisees, and what it all has to do with Korean dramas.
 
5 Jun. 2022
School Police
In the wake of the mass shooting in Uvalde, John Oliver discusses the push for more police in schools and whether they are the answer to our school safety issues, or a new problem altogether.
 
12 Jun. 2022
Internet Self-Preference
John Oliver discusses tech monopolies, and how to address the hidden harm they can do.
 
19 Jun. 2022
Rent
John Oliver discusses why rent has become increasingly unaffordable, what we can do to combat a system that is stacked against tenants, and, of course, Dakota Johnson's complex relationship to limes.
 
26 Jun. 2022
Water
John Oliver discussed the water storage which is affecting many parts of the country, how it was impacted by the choices people made, and what can be done about it. He focused the piece around the Colorado river water, how it is being treated and what steps can be taken to reserve its water.
 
24 Jul. 2022
Inflation
John Oliver focuses on the running inflation which is hurting everybody, especially the most vulnerable people. He explains why it is not possible to blame the inflation on any particular issues. There are more than one issues which are contributing to the inflation. He suggests some ways of tackling it and affirms everyone that it might go away within a year or eighteen months.
 
31 Jul. 2022
Mental Health Care
John Oliver talks about the existing flaws and drawbacks in the mental health care system. He discusses about things related to the health insurance, the number of qualified support givers, how the apps related to mental health is failing to aid their users and what can be done to improve the situation.
 
7 Aug. 2022
Monkeypox
John Oliver discusses the recent up rise of monkeypox outbreak in the United States of America., how properly equipped authorities were to contained it in early stage, and how terribly they failed to execute it effectively. Also he shared some gleam of hope in the horizon to tackle the crisis.
 
14 Aug. 2022
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