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How America Is Causing Global Obesity

The global obesity rate is on the rise, having nearly tripled since the 1970s. Hasan examines how federal policy and corporations like Coca-Cola helped America export its unhealthy diet to the rest of the world.

Friday Nite Videos | December 6, 2019

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Why Billionaires Won’t Save Us. GIULIANI! (Here He Goes Again). Pete Buttigieg and the Republican Lie. Youth Climate Strike Leader Endorses Bernie. Who Is Worse: Donald Trump or Mitch McConnell?

Why Billionaires Won’t Save Us

Hasan Minhaj dissects how the ultra-rich use philanthropy to get richer, distract from the injustices on which they built their fortunes, and dictate politics and policy

Friday Nite Videos | November 15, 2019

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Billionaires Freak Out About Warren and Sanders. The Report | Movie. Bernie, AOC Unveil $180 Billion Green New Deal for Public Housing. Why It’s So Hard to Get Mental Health Care | Hasan Minhaj. Understanding the Science of Climate Change.

Friday Nite Videos | August 9, 2019

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The Dark Side of the Video Game Industry. Moscow Mitch, The Musical. Trump Impeachment Inquiry to Look at Broad Range of Offenses. Facts Prove White Supremacy Is Not A ‘Hoax’. Why Democratic Socialism Is Gaining Popularity in the United States.

The Dark Side of the Video Game Industry

Hasan takes a look at how the video game industry has grown into a $139 billion a year business and a cultural force. While gaming is more prominent than ever, some of the most popular video games are made under unfavorable working conditions. Hasan examines the exploitative labor practices at game developers like Epic and Riot Games, and the ways in which workers are finally fighting back.

Friday Nite Videos | June 7, 2019

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Open Carrying While White vs. Open Carrying While Black. Dr John's Best Version of "Such a Night" Piano Blues. AOC Grills Military Contractor. Indian Election Update | Hasan Minhaj. Ava DuVernay - Revisiting the Central Park Jogger Case.

Hasan Minhaj and Ilana Glazer Discuss Abortion Laws

Ilana discusses her most unbelievable New York experiences, what's next for her after the end of 'Broad City,' and her take on what the recent abortion legislation in Alabama and Georgia means for women across the country. Hasan and Ilana also grapple with the role entertainers should play in supporting activists on the ground in different states as they combat problematic government legislation.

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