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Friday Nite Videos | November 8, 2019

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Bernie Sanders on Socialism, Taxes and Criminal CEOs. NYC Bids Adieu to Donald Trump (In Song). Trump and GOP Allies Try to Out Ukraine Whistleblower. AI Learns to Play Hide and Seek. Voting Machines.

Voting Machines

John Oliver discusses how voting machines work, how they don’t, and how we can fix them.

Friday Nite Videos | October 18, 2019

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John Oliver | Weather. Rising Up | Bernie 2020. Glory to Hong Kong: A New Protest Anthem. Hosting G7 at Doral Violates the Constitution. The Irishman | Movie.

John Oliver | Weather

John Oliver discusses the tension between the public and private worlds of predicting the weather

Legal Immigration

John Oliver explains how our legal immigration system works, and how it often doesn’t.

Friday Nite Videos | September 13, 2019

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Edward Snowden in Exile: ‘You Have to Be Ready to Stand for Something.’ Musicians Love Making Fun of Bob Dylan. Beto O'Rourke: 'We're going to take away your AR-15.' John Oliver: Filibuster. How Black Americans Were Robbed of Their Land.

Filibuster

John Oliver explains why filibusters exist, why they shouldn't, and why it's stupid to drink coffee like a cat.

Friday Nite Videos | August 23, 2019

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Harrison Ford | Extinction Rebellion. Suckers | Randy Rainbow Song Parody. Bias In Medicine | John Oliver. ICE Shuts Down Hotline for Detained Immigrants After Netflix Episode. What the US Gets Wrong About Minimum Wage.

Friday Nite Videos | August 2, 2019

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Kentucky Wants to Break Up with Mitch McConnell. La Bamba | Playing For Change. What If We Ended the Injustice of Bail? Boris Johnson: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver. A Black Lady Sketch Show.
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