John Oliver

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John Oliver rips union busting by companies: ‘It’s all about killing momentum’
Last Week Tonight host explains how large companies break up unionization drives and the ineffective consequences for breaking the law

Adrian Horton

15, Nov, 2021 @4:46 PM

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John Oliver on the US power grid: ‘It’s not failing us, we are failing it’
The Last Week Tonight host digs into the numerous strains – age, climate change, neglect – on the US power grid and urges prioritizing its upkeep

Adrian Horton

08, Nov, 2021 @4:35 PM

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John Oliver on homelessness: ‘It is not the housed’s comfort that needs to be prioritized’
The Last Week Tonight host delves into skewed perceptions of unhoused people in the US and straightforward housing solutions.

Adrian Horton

01, Nov, 2021 @3:35 PM

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John Oliver dissects Taiwan tensions: ‘Deeply weird, ambiguous status quo’
The Last Week Tonight host examines the territory’s not-quite-independence amid escalating pressure from China

Adrian Horton

25, Oct, 2021 @3:46 PM

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John Oliver on digital misinformation: ‘There needs to be more public pressure on platforms’
The Last Week Tonight host looked at the alarming rise in fake news spread between immigrant communities due to a lack of regulation and other alternatives

Guardian staff

11, Oct, 2021 @2:39 PM

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John Oliver on protecting against ‘forever chemicals’: ‘It shouldn’t just be on us as individuals’
The Last Week Tonight host digs into contamination by non-biodegradable ‘forever chemicals’ in household wares and corporate cover-up of its health effects

Adrian Horton

04, Oct, 2021 @3:38 PM

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John Oliver: ‘We need to end the filibuster’ to protect voting rights
The Last Week Tonight host explains the wave of restrictions that target minority voters and calls on Democratic lawmakers to protect the right to vote

Adrian Horton

27, Sep, 2021 @3:30 PM

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John Oliver unveils teddy bear plan to get under Belarusian dictator’s skin
The Last Week Tonight host explains: Teddy bears ‘are everything that he’s not: cute, lovable, and covered in thick, natural hair all the way around’

Adrian Horton

13, Sep, 2021 @4:07 PM

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John Oliver: Afghanistan withdrawal is ‘a stain on Biden’s legacy’
The Last Week Tonight host addresses the disastrous withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan and what we owe the Afghan people after 20 years of war

Adrian Horton

23, Aug, 2021 @3:42 PM

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John Oliver on ransomware attacks: ‘It’s in everyone’s interest to get this under control’
Last Week Tonight host delves into the increasingly common and destructive surge of ransomware attacks on governments, companies and private citizens

Adrian Horton

16, Aug, 2021 @3:51 PM

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John Oliver on Purdue Pharma: ‘We’re not getting anything approaching justice’
The Last Week Tonight host digs into the $8bn settlement with the OxyContin maker that spares the Sackler family of accountability for the opioid crisis

Adrian Horton

09, Aug, 2021 @3:45 PM

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John Oliver on emergency services: ‘For that label to mean something, it has to come with funding’
The Last Week Tonight host examines the broken system of EMS in the US, from underpaid workers to surprise ambulance bills

Adrian Horton

02, Aug, 2021 @3:02 PM

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