Venezuela: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

Compartir
Insertar
  • Publicado el 14 may 2018
  • John Oliver discusses the devastating economic crisis in Venezuela and enlists the help of a large bird who bears a striking resemblance to Wilmer Valderrama.
    Connect with Last Week Tonight online...
    Subscribe to the Last Week Tonight ESclips channel for more almost news as it almost happens: esclips.com/user/lastweektonight
    Find Last Week Tonight on Facebook like your mom would: Facebook.com/LastWeekTonight
    Follow us on Twitter for news about jokes and jokes about news: Twitter.com/LastWeekTonight
    Visit our official site for all that other stuff at once: www.hbo.com/lastweektonight
  • EntretenimientoEntretenimiento

Comentarios • 18 033

  • Konkoly
    Konkoly Hace 2 horas

    So oliver is another neoliberal hack? God damnit.

  • Jay Chung
    Jay Chung Hace 4 horas

    Chavez was a mistake. The populace only takes action when the economy tanks. They deserved Maduro

  • Wahyit Cheung
    Wahyit Cheung Hace 7 horas

    I wish I could bump this. Venezuela is finally looking like shit may actually turn around for the better at least leadership is concern

  • Dankey Kang
    Dankey Kang Hace 9 horas

    This is blatantly imperialist BS propaganda

  • Reid Oyen
    Reid Oyen Hace 10 horas

    In light of recent events, here’s the TeleSUR show The Empire Files‘ rebuttal to this very misleading and imperialistic episode:
    esclips.com/video/_fv-c1ag5si/vídeo.html

  • Steven Cuzner
    Steven Cuzner Hace 11 horas

    A much better video on the topic
    esclips.com/video/_fv-c1ag5si/vídeo.html&bpctr=1548283678

  • Powell Pressburger
    Powell Pressburger Hace 11 horas

    Before Chavez, poverty was close to 50%, infant mortality 20 per 1000 births. 4,000 civilians were murdered in just a matter of days under the previous government. A massive socialist movement emerged.
    Chavez fired the heads of oil companies because they unilaterally shut down oil production after Chevez was voted in. Their demand was Chavez step down from office.
    Chavez made huge difference in positive direction to poverty. Extreme poverty. Pensions. Malnutrition. Unemployment. Infant mortality cut in half.
    Transparency International: Oil companies, US govt. Data compiled by activist who was part of 2002 coup against Chavez.
    Since Chavez death and since price of oil plummeted (by 87%): health care expanded to 60% of population causing UN Human Development Program to rank Venezuela as one of the countries with highest human development in the world, 2 million new quality housing units built since his death for the poor, 500,000 homes a year, today Venezuela has 2nd lowest rate of homelessness in Latin America, 6th in world for enrolment in primary education and highest literacy rate in Latin America.
    Economic war from inside the country and outside. 70% of country's rate of inflation is due to the rate of exchange with the US dollar.

  • spanish. ink
    spanish. ink Hace 12 horas

    ESPAÑA CON GUAIDO
    ESPAÑA CON GUAIDO
    ESPAÑA CON GUAIDO
    ESPAÑA CON GUAIDO

  • skyemars7
    skyemars7 Hace un día

    Thank you for this video guys! I´m one of the over a million venezuelans that fled the country because we had no future -or food- there. You caught the essential out of what´s happening there and now -around 10 months later- is WAY worse. We need voices like this so we´re heard. Tomorrow there will be a concentration of people protesting against Maduro´s illegitimate presidency. We´ll see how that turns out. Please stay there for us, and thank you!

  • Ki Rex
    Ki Rex Hace un día +2

    Chile = Capitalism (no advantageous natural resources)
    Venezuela = Socialism (largest oil fields in the world)
    I'm not implying anything but just saying.
    Sidenote: Scandinavian countries have free market economy (capitalism = free market economy).
    *Ignore the last message if you know it already

    • GenuineIntel
      GenuineIntel Hace un día +1

      Scandinavian countries are more economically free than United States. Far from socialism that leftists think...

  • Maria Kelly
    Maria Kelly Hace 2 días

    2:19 YES!

  • Juan Andrade
    Juan Andrade Hace 2 días

    Let see if you can find the involved countries. There is a country that claims to be the priest of capitalism, the free trade, the free market, democracy, human rights, environment care, and so on and so forth. However, you may find these small inconsistencies:
    Free trade: Yes, but this country is a lover of “trade agreements” that allows it to screw other economies.
    Free market: Yes, as long as “this country” wins the market battle otherwise it imposes sanctions, embargoes, tariffs to the winner, etc.
    Democracy: Yes, but it has established and support dictatorship governments all over the world; besides, its “best friend” is currently the bloodiest monarchy in the world. Besides, in this country you cannot bribe a policeman; but the same act is legal when it is provided to a politician, even more, it has its own name “lobby” (in third world countries it is illegal to bribe a policeman as well as a politician).
    Human rights: Yes, I already said that its “best friend” is currently the bloodiest monarchy in the world and it is also the only country that hasn’t sign the human rights agreement of the Organization of American States (BTW guess where the headquarters of the OAS is?).
    Environment care: Yes, although guess what is the country that withdrew from the Paris Agreement and didn’t fulfill Kyoto protocol.
    Peaceful: Yes, although it has more than 800 military bases in more than 70 countries (weapons for preserve peace is like f**k for preserve virginity, right?)
    Capitalism: Yes, in this country if a person gets into bankruptcy, it is its fault and since this is a capitalist country he/she is in his/her own; however, if you are a bank, an airline, a car maker; i.e., a “too big to fail” then socialism philosophy will be applied in your favor; so the definition of capitalism is: “monopolize the profit and socialize the losses” a revolutionary concept, isn’t it?
    Finally, this country’s slogan is that socialism has failed everywhere; however, it has never let socialist countries to define their faith, have you ever think why a country so rich (with a lot of money) as Venezuela has its people starving?, let us imagine that you have a lot of money but the bully of the neighborhood don’t let you get to the grocery store, and then the bully claims that is a poor guy!
    Disclosure: All the characters in this story are fictitious.

  • coolbanana165
    coolbanana165 Hace 2 días

    Sassy Popeye slayed Infowars, then slayed my heart.

  • Jolie Nivea
    Jolie Nivea Hace 3 días

    The problem over there is not socialism. The problem is corruption. Politicians are not working for the people. The same was happening in my country so we elected a hardcore that would probably kill, if he could (don't worry, he can't) anyone that steals money that should be going to hospitals, schools, roads, etc. We had presidents that had man-made waterfalls in their houses (Collor) paid with public money. Bathroom taps made of gold (Collor), airplane track built at his farm with the public money (Sarney). This has been so bad here that a politicians slogan was "steals but gets things done" (Maluf). I could spend hours here telling you guys what happens to a country after decades of public money being stolen. What made things worse in Venezuela is that they got a dictator on the top of the corruption. It has nothing to do with socialism.

    • GenuineIntel
      GenuineIntel Hace un día

      As if politicians aren't corrupt.

  • Filippo Soraperra
    Filippo Soraperra Hace 4 días

    Wtf? What does venezuelas crisis have to do with bernie sanders? Venezuela has a crisis because of its one dimensional economics. The rely fully on oil (95% of venezuelas exports is oil), thats not the case with the USA.

  • Mighty Marouane Fellaini
    Mighty Marouane Fellaini Hace 4 días +1

    So if it’s so great why would millions of people flee the country

  • White Shadow
    White Shadow Hace 7 días

    Thanks for actually giving us some facts about Venezuela instead of ranting stupidly about "socialism"

  • Nicholas Ashton
    Nicholas Ashton Hace 9 días +1

    2 1/2 Kgs is 5 Lbs.still not a lot of meat!

  • Nicholas Adam
    Nicholas Adam Hace 9 días

    For any socialist who don't support this video, or non-socialist who support this video. We all knew that neither a total communism nor a total liberalist country won't work. We just need their advantageous policies. You won't get free healthcare if your country is a total liberalist, neither religion for the communist. There is no left or right in politics if you become a politician who wants to make your country prosper.
    China is not a communist, it's the most liberal country in the world with a red flag and a dictator. If you are a left, or a right, you are not a good politician. You're a corrupt politician, you don't know what is the best for your country, you don't know anything about your country, you are only using your country for you own's advantage.

  • Mengqi Wang
    Mengqi Wang Hace 10 días

    Hey John Oliver. I watch your show. This particular episode sadly is exactly what you would expect from a corporate Western Media. You have absolutely no clue what is happening in Venezuela, or worse you know and you spun this story any way. And you call yourself a progressive voice. Maybe you should issue a retraction for your story on Venezuela if you want to earn some credibility back. esclips.com/video/_fv-c1ag5si/vídeo.html&bpctr=1547438754

  • Fred Cox Martin
    Fred Cox Martin Hace 10 días

    ℑ 𝔞𝔪 𝔫𝔬𝔴 𝔪𝔞𝔫𝔦𝔣𝔢𝔰𝔱𝔦𝔫𝔤 𝔞𝔩𝔩 𝔬𝔣 𝘮𝘺 𝘥𝘦𝘴𝘪𝘳𝘦𝘴 > bit.ly/2SOYd0F?-lawofattraction-and-christianityyy-421

  • Mauricio Torres
    Mauricio Torres Hace 10 días

    Colombia... a country that has worked its ass off to improve its image so the world sees the REAL Colombia, that cocaine is a sad but tiny portion of what the country really is (not what Narcos/Netflix wants to show) and the first and only time you mention it in ANY episode is to reinforce the stereotype... thank you very much

  • Tiepilot KV
    Tiepilot KV Hace 10 días

    DEAR LIBERALS
    VUVUZELA

  • 77gravity
    77gravity Hace 10 días

    Sanctions never seem to hurt the (guilty) governments, they always hurt the (innocent) people.

  • Millimeters of Mercury
    Millimeters of Mercury Hace 12 días

    that Bernie Sanders supporter is the best person ever

  • Michael Buckland
    Michael Buckland Hace 12 días

    I used to think John Oliver was good, now I see he is a complete idiot after watching this

  • Melias Clarkson
    Melias Clarkson Hace 13 días +1

    But the US placed embargoes on Venezuela... You must realise the US must take some of the blame with respect to that...

  • Guerrero Jaguar
    Guerrero Jaguar Hace 14 días

    Only Chile, Guatemala and Argentina!!! THAT IS A LIE, get your facts straigth, DO NOT PERPETUATE AMERICAN STUPIDITY WWII was the last conflict where the US indeed helped humanity, then you bitches got greedy and started bossing around everybody else heavily after the fall of the Soviet Union, the US was involved in Dominican Republic, Uruguay, Brasil, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Honduras, Panam...

  • Guerrero Jaguar
    Guerrero Jaguar Hace 14 días

    The 1/5 th of the population support part is bullshit, Maduro has the support of over 60% of the venezuelan people...

  • Brandon Tea
    Brandon Tea Hace 14 días

    I thought she was wearing japanese schoolgirl attire

  • JR Simpatiko
    JR Simpatiko Hace 14 días

    The IF reporter

  • Juan Vicente Nuñez Aponte

    The awful truth from minute 14:05 ..... that resumes it all

  • Espio ALPH3ON Momene
    Espio ALPH3ON Momene Hace 14 días

    SHE GOT A GOOGLE PIXEL 2XL♥️♥️♥️

  • Oh Yeah?
    Oh Yeah? Hace 16 días

    Venezuela is an example of what happens when someone completely unqualified but with a big crude mouth that appeals to the "common" people is elected president. Are you listening, Trumpflakes?

  • Ojama the Great
    Ojama the Great Hace 16 días

    John Oliver I think your show is great. But you guys gotta get your shit together. What do you say to this: esclips.com/video/_fv-c1ag5si/vídeo.html&feature=youtu.be&has_verified=1&bpctr=1546890440

  • james kunisch
    james kunisch Hace 17 días

    Unfortunately you have a vicious violent right wing in Venezuela who wants a progressive government to fail. I would also tell that young lady who is comparing health insurance to starvation by saying …. Oh so they must be eating rats in Canada and Western Europe then because they passed national socialist health insurance laws in force since the 1930's.

  • Trained Monkey
    Trained Monkey Hace 17 días

    Look up the amazing atheist, John Oliver is bias just like the rest of them.

  • ForAmerican
    ForAmerican Hace 17 días

    It looks like France with a yellow vest. Venezuela is in bad shape because of the US sanction.

  • Hannah Klein
    Hannah Klein Hace 18 días

    For you to be making a joke out of starving children, an economy that will never recover and Venezuelans being murdered by this socialist government is one of the darkest things I’ve seen. To hear the laughs of this mindless audience just shows how spoiled and out of touch we are in America. Have a little compassion for a country that is falling apart.

  • 1 Dustbranch
    1 Dustbranch Hace 18 días

    Not taking sides. I just think that the Bernie Sanders supporter interview is fucking hilarious

  • Yash Mehta
    Yash Mehta Hace 18 días

    Capitalism : Unequal Wealth
    Socialism : Equal Poverty

  • Vic toews
    Vic toews Hace 20 días

    America overthre Venezuelan government in 2002 and are trying it again. This is part of the demonize process. Next sanctions then bombs.
    American foriegn policy is the problem in Venezuela. If Venezuela didn't have oil the American terrorists would not be staging protests and promoting civil war Americans overthrowing, or attempting to overthrow, a foreign government since the Second World War. (* indicates successful ouster of a government)
    China 1949 to early 1960s Albania 1949-53 East Germany 1950s Iran 1953 * Guatemala 1954 * Costa Rica mid-1950s Syria 1956-7 Egypt 1957 Indonesia 1957-8 British Guiana 1953-64 * Iraq 1963 * North Vietnam 1945-73 Cambodia 1955-70 * Laos 1958 *, 1959 *, 1960 * Ecuador 1960-63 * Congo 1960 * France 1965 Brazil 1962-64 * Dominican Republic 1963 * Cuba 1959 to present Bolivia 1964 * Indonesia 1965 * Ghana 1966 * Chile 1964-73 * Greece 1967 * Costa Rica 1970-71 Bolivia 1971 * Australia 1973-75 * Angola 1975, 1980s Zaire 1975 Portugal 1974-76 * Jamaica 1976-80 * Seychelles 1979-81 Chad 1981-82 * Grenada 1983 * South Yemen 1982-84 Suriname 1982-84 Fiji 1987 * Libya 1980s Nicaragua 1981-90 * Panama 1989 * Bulgaria 1990 * Albania 1991 * Iraq 1991 Afghanistan 1980s * Somalia 1993 Yugoslavia 1999-2000 * Ecuador 2000 * Afghanistan 2001 * Venezuela 2002 * Iraq 2003 * Haiti 2004 * Somalia 2007 to present Honduras 2009 * Libya 2011 * Syria 2012 Ukraine 2014 *

  • Monk Amani
    Monk Amani Hace 20 días

    The Maduro diet? Make you hard.

  • MovieJunkie ForLife
    MovieJunkie ForLife Hace 20 días

    It's devastating to see what's happened and continues to happen in Venezuela. Here in Trinidad, they have been seeking asylum in record numbers, especially considering the size ratio of our little island to their country. Our currency, which is roughly 1TTD to 7USD is now 1TTD to over 38,000 VEF and to hear first hand accounts of how crime ridden and poverty stricken this once prosperous country is..... Also, I'm amazed Hugo Chavez still has loyal fans because the stuff I hear Venezuelans saying about him and his counterpart Maduro and the insanity of their regime, you have to wonder if those are pod people who had their brains removed and replaced with a cabbage.

  • Mr. Ubiboy
    Mr. Ubiboy Hace 21 un día

    Okay John, what socialism countries don't look like this????

  • Das Macht
    Das Macht Hace 21 un día

    Congratulations on passing the ONE MILLION percent inflation mark! We should try socialism here too! Brilliant.
    Of course, every leftist fool will say "that's not socialism!"
    Socialism doesn't work. Why? Because human beings are imperfect. If we were perfect, capitalism, socialism, communism, anything would work. But we aren't. Socialism has failed over a hundred times and cost over a hundred million lives. When will people learn?

  • Anthony Vigil
    Anthony Vigil Hace 24 días

    For everyone who thinks socialism is still amazing well it’s the beginning of 2019 and Venezuela’s inflammation is now at one million.. it’s not literally not worth the money it’s printed on and many Venezuelans are leaving their country the untied states

  • MrGamerman001
    MrGamerman001 Hace 24 días

    Looks like Mercenaries 2 predicted this.

  • SeanP7195
    SeanP7195 Hace 24 días

    But it’s.....Democratic Socialism.....yes it is you numbnuts, and Maduro did not take over a booming economy. He took over an already failing state after the initial surge socialism gives. All I ask is that when you get your socialism and it sucks ass, don’t blame the right. We tried to warn you

  • SeanP7195
    SeanP7195 Hace 24 días

    Let me guess. It’s not....that kind of socialism right? It’s not the socialism you want right? You kids keep telling yourself that

  • Wolf Edmunds
    Wolf Edmunds Hace 25 días

    Venezuela: *in financial crisis
    China: *gives money
    Everyone else: Omfg colonialism!
    China: *Pikachu face

  • luisgrod0
    luisgrod0 Hace 25 días

    Founding Father Bolívar, look what international comunism did to Venezuela.....

  • Jon dow
    Jon dow Hace 26 días +1

    There are 13 countries in which atheism is punishable by death. There are 18 countries where homosexuality is punishable by death. ALL of them are Islamic.
    Islamic nations rank lowest in women's rights. In fact, cruel and unusual acts of violence are regularly carried out on women on a systematic basis in these nations. Islamic nations which do not have oil as a resource are backward, both in terms of technology and economy.
    Most of the terrorist groups active today commit similar acts of terrorism that are in line with the Islamic doctrine and claim to do so in the name of Allah enshrined in the Koran.
    There are thousands of Islamic terror groups active worldwide. ISIS and al-Qaeda are just the ones that got popular.
    Islam demands exclusiveness. And demands domination over other faiths. This makes it incapable of adjustment and co-existence.
    Everyone should see these videos.
    The Islamic hatred of Gays and Lesbians
    esclips.com/video/faskwfze1ze/vídeo.html
    An uncomfortable truth
    esclips.com/video/qruihb5qjj0/vídeo.html
    Rotherham child abuse scandal
    esclips.com/video/9fnxxcrvaq0/vídeo.html
    The TRUTH about "grooming gangs" in Britain
    esclips.com/video/zsi0gd0wkzc/vídeo.html
    Rotherham grooming victims speak out for the first time
    esclips.com/video/davrj6bq0am/vídeo.html
    "Why Don’t I Criticize Israel?" - Sam Harris Podcast
    esclips.com/video/hx-upcrejhc/vídeo.html
    ISIS Magazine LAUGHS at the West's "Islam is a Religion of Peace" Narrative
    esclips.com/video/-hylimaj9ak/vídeo.html
    Sharia Showdown
    esclips.com/video/foabjtnmyxq/vídeo.html
    Sharia Law 101 - the essential statistics
    esclips.com/video/lyhgdbc19qo/vídeo.html
    Hitchens explains Islam and why it is so STUPID.
    esclips.com/video/zchhfbeu0qe/vídeo.html
    The DUMBEST Muslim Ever - Islamist Roasted
    esclips.com/video/mfxrn008fay/vídeo.html
    Islam, Free Speech, and the Self-Hatred of the "Lunatic Left" - Anne Marie Waters in Stockholm 2016
    esclips.com/video/xos7ycwhrxa/vídeo.html
    The Horrifying case of #SaveDinaAli
    esclips.com/video/zsnez06kdyg/vídeo.html&t=289s
    Why People Reject Islam Ep1: Trump's useless muslim ban
    esclips.com/video/zkep0xulbv0/vídeo.html
    Sarah Haider: Ex-Muslim
    esclips.com/video/wg_n3qltrwy/vídeo.html
    60 Minutes EDL Tommy Robinson On Islamic Extremism
    esclips.com/video/z04tg2skc4e/vídeo.html
    Why Arabs Lose Wars
    esclips.com/video/czk4yu42g0i/vídeo.html
    #RegressiveNews: Australia Bans Criticism of Islam
    esclips.com/video/wlbaeavitqc/vídeo.html
    Muslims Cannot Be Feminist: Feminist or Muslim, Never Both
    esclips.com/video/brwadc4ovxq/vídeo.html
    Sharia for Dummies
    esclips.com/video/j_2pmerdiyo/vídeo.html
    The Bloody History of Islam - The Real Story of Muhammad's Death Cult
    esclips.com/video/pd3pbmujebq/vídeo.html
    Paedophilia & child marriage in Islam
    esclips.com/video/0le3qarjizg/vídeo.html
    12 Worst Places To Be BORN A GIRL!
    esclips.com/video/3vvtbrnihsy/vídeo.html
    My Life As An Ex Muslim In Islam
    esclips.com/video/mpm4v2oiovo/vídeo.html
    The Failure of the Moderate Muslim
    esclips.com/video/g8qczuurglm/vídeo.html
    Islam & Consent: Just as Bad as You Think it Is
    esclips.com/video/51eciacz40a/vídeo.html
    Suicide Bombings and Islam: An Apologist's Guide
    esclips.com/video/9xzz3sypo1u/vídeo.html
    Muslims Hate Gay People - A Study in Comments
    esclips.com/video/frrjgokf5gu/vídeo.html
    Islam is a Religion of Peace - Debunked (Islam is Peaceful - Refuted)
    esclips.com/video/dcs-m_cjy2u/vídeo.html
    Criticising Islam is Islamophobia - Debunked (Islamophobia Refuted)
    esclips.com/video/dpkvnbqjjcm/vídeo.html
    What Arab Muslims don't want black people to know about them!
    esclips.com/video/yuz_zzentwi/vídeo.html
    Islam - A Letter From an Ex Muslim
    esclips.com/video/pb_t7wn0sze/vídeo.html
    "You hate democracy, yet exploit its freedoms!!!" Awesome reporter shuts down Muslim teacher
    esclips.com/video/qdinriepzka/vídeo.html
    The Stream - Muslim Patrol police London streets
    esclips.com/video/sukenaq_ebe/vídeo.html
    What British Muslims Really Think
    esclips.com/video/-06_nslzi0u/vídeo.html
    Terrorists in Belgium: Former Altar Boy Turned ISIS Supporter Shares His Story
    esclips.com/video/yz8jpgmhhz4/vídeo.html
    Exclusive: Inside an Islamic State Terror Weapons Lab
    esclips.com/video/a9tldihpmho/vídeo.html
    A Word To The Criminal Migrant
    esclips.com/video/j9e_vcsut0a/vídeo.html
    An uncomfortable truth
    esclips.com/video/qruihb5qjj0/vídeo.html
    Best of Douglas Murray Amazing Arguments And Clever Comebacks Part 2
    esclips.com/video/iverdjkx4t4/vídeo.html
    Inside the mind of a former radical jihadist | Manwar Ali
    esclips.com/video/zwpii18tbde/vídeo.html
    Ben Shapiro: The Myth of the Tiny Radical Muslim Minority
    esclips.com/video/g7taaw3oqvg/vídeo.html

    • dave dennison
      dave dennison Hace 22 días

      + jon dow-that's an unhealthy obsession mate..what's yer point about Venezuala?????

  • Tempest Xmen7
    Tempest Xmen7 Hace 27 días

    Over populated, now there killing each other. Population control.welcome to Latin Countries, there all becoming like this

  • Rueyful
    Rueyful Hace 28 días

    What this goofy individual forgot to mention, is that the whole productive apparatus of the country was destroyed due to socialism: NATIONALIZATION OF THE MOST PRODUCTIVE COMPANIES.
    Socialism stands for collective ownership of means of production. As such, implementing it meant ending private ownership of companies. By doing so, production ceased, Venezuela became dependent on imports. Production ceased because collectively owned and managed companies always fail.
    Not mentioning the point from this video. This video is not transparent and objective. The aim is not to explain why everything went wrong in Venezuela (John Oliver would be incapable of doing so anyway), but to come up with excuses yet again for socialism. Yet another failure.
    And keep in mind, the video doesn't even scrap the surface of the horrifying reality Venezuelans are facing on a daily basis. Not only are they losing weight, they're dying.

  • Chris U
    Chris U Hace 29 días

    Madero looks like Stalin

  • Maxitz
    Maxitz Hace 29 días

    Isn't it stupid how people act as though viewing a video does something about the problem...

  • Visual Ism
    Visual Ism Hace un mes

    Oliver has worms in his brain

  • Zaz Guy
    Zaz Guy Hace un mes

    Thinking to go buy houses there after socialism ends price will go up

  • doilyfilm
    doilyfilm Hace un mes

    john oliver is a fake news pioneer

  • Infidel Heretic
    Infidel Heretic Hace un mes

    If by socialist you mean government controlling the flow of all goods and services then I am definitely not that.
    But certain “socialist” policies like the progressive income tax, public schools, public roads, a pension system for the elderly, and single payer healthcare are the sorts of policies I like.
    Things that actually benefit the people.

  • Diego Manni
    Diego Manni Hace un mes

    17:10 BIRD UP

  • Alain Archambault
    Alain Archambault Hace un mes

    Hmm, a south American Trump.

  • Rex Croatorum
    Rex Croatorum Hace un mes

    Socialism is "awesome"

  • Noises
    Noises Hace un mes

    I liked the girl on ambien in the sailor suit.
    lol that's what the smart americans sound like?
    duuuuuude. hooonnnestllyyyyyyyy

  • Aaron Cabello
    Aaron Cabello Hace un mes

    There are more holes in this story that there are in swiss cheese

  • J Life
    J Life Hace un mes

    The Venezuelan lady choking back tears as she struggled to maintain an air of dignified defiance even as she detailed the atrocities dealt out to civilians who dared to speak out publicly against the government, the equal parts of her frustration and humiliation so palpable, I couldn't help but feel immense sorrow for her sense of utter helplessness at the situation of her beloved country.

  • natkatmac
    natkatmac Hace un mes

    I've eaten a rabbit before. It isn't pleasant, but I'd do it if my life depended on it.

  • natkatmac
    natkatmac Hace un mes

    "I just want universal healthcare, honey"

  • Matt Bolt
    Matt Bolt Hace un mes

    Late night shows with comedians brainwashing a dumbass audience who gleefully eat it all up and clap along because it's easy self validation and confirmation bias.

  • 1G8KhBzu5Tk34wpJEiwc8hX2rdu4arVWWR

    10:20
    NO diabites/NO high blood preasure

  • BlackPawn1992
    BlackPawn1992 Hace un mes

    Except for the cocaine thing (not because cocaine-related corruption doesn't exist, but because almost *everything* political here involves corruption in one way or another, and cocaine is only a tiny part of the story), John's snippet on Colombia is perfectly accurate.
    A former president is known for having pledged, not to eliminate corruption, but to "reduce it to reasonable proportions" during his campaign. He *won* the election, by the way.

  • John K Lindgren
    John K Lindgren Hace un mes +1

    *Look carefully at John Oliver’s hairline? It’s a comb over? Or an exquisite toupee? YES or NO? Lemme know. Bangkok-Johnny CarSanook Media THAILAND*

  • undefeated gamer Nikunj

    Socialism work only in Europe

  • Jorge Flores
    Jorge Flores Hace un mes

    John is so committed to push the constant attempt of the USA to overthrow Venezuela. So far it is failed, yup, most informed people are smiling.

  • J. Costa
    J. Costa Hace un mes

    Love John Oliver but to think the US "need" or "should" do something about Venezuela is to admit that you haven't learn from your imperialist bullshit past. Learn more about Venezuela, both the economy and the politics and stop spreading right wing propaganda about the country situation. And get your hands out of Latin America.
    ps. You should review this whole US supported coups in Latin America. Even the CIA admit more cases than the ones you show.

  • narushkas
    narushkas Hace un mes

    The actual theory of socialism isn't all that bad and true it was invented by a couple of German guys, Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, but the essence of it was to deliver economic equality among the nation's people. And then the cold war era Americans just took it to a whole insane level of paranoia without even knowing what it is. Lot of successful countries like Sweden and Canada apply some of the theories to their public services like healthcare and social welfare. And as John said here, it's all down to the management. And that Bernie Sanders and rat correlation was just plain dumb.

  • Alan Hendrie
    Alan Hendrie Hace un mes

    Socialism means all of us collectively owning the industries, natural
    resources etc. Where has that every existed.
    Venezuela is a state capitalist country and has all the hallmarks of
    capitalism such banks, money, commodities, exchange, employer, employees
    and capitalists. Just like good old USA. State capitalism is not
    socialism.

  • cameron burke
    cameron burke Hace un mes

    This comment section is confusing as fuck.
    Socialists : ThAtS nOt ReAl SoCiAlIsM
    Far Right : *Doesn't watch video* LIBERAL PROPAGANDA
    Conservatives : This is socialism at it's finest.
    Liberals : He's not a socialist he's a dictator...
    Other Leftists : This is Liberal propaganda you're forgetting how Capitalism caused everything.
    Me : Maduro took advantage of a political system that offers too much power to the head of state and manipulated money and food imports for himself.

  • Lucifer Heller
    Lucifer Heller Hace un mes

    13:36 Is it me or does he look like that policeman in Rubber?

  • Victor H Barajas
    Victor H Barajas Hace un mes

    Maduro looks like Saddam Hussain

  • Jose Luis Gonzalez Huerta

    JOHN OLIVER what DO U HAVE TO SAY ABOUT THIS???? esclips.com/video/_fv-c1ag5si/vídeo.html

  • Fiyah Blastah
    Fiyah Blastah Hace un mes

    White people don't like an indigenous person in power

  • Oscar Useche
    Oscar Useche Hace un mes

    He is a total idiot and has no idea of what he is talking about.

  • Gabriel Carvalho
    Gabriel Carvalho Hace un mes

    And you forgot to mention that the U.S. also backed the military dictatorship in Brazil. And, yes, the US has, not only a very large portion of fault, but interest in Venezuela's demise. Oil, baby.

  • Gabriel Carvalho
    Gabriel Carvalho Hace un mes

    Venezuela isn't a socialist country. It could be, but it's not, because socialism requires a high development on your means of production, like industrialization and an agrarian reform. That is a sine qua non to the collectivizing of the means of production. And Venezuela is far from getting there.

  • Timmy Stitch
    Timmy Stitch Hace un mes

    2:05 then like get aaaaaa job

  • Saisravan Satturu
    Saisravan Satturu Hace un mes

    7:45

  • Van
    Van Hace un mes

    70% of land in Venezuela lays fallow. Most of population lives in cities. The U.S. has an embargo on the country (due to its closeness to Cuba). The people want bread handed to them. The Govt wants them to farm the land.

    • Van
      Van Hace un mes

      The "Maduro Diet" its the president's fault your not eating?
      Sorry no more free bread.

    • Van
      Van Hace un mes

      Actually its sanctions

  • sakatababa
    sakatababa Hace un mes

    if trump put his friends on the supreme court? if, john? if?
    im sad to say he already has done just that.

  • Republic of China Ball中華民國球

    I fall in love in this moment 1:35. Damn it she is so cute.

  • CatzHoek
    CatzHoek Hace un mes

    No, that plantain does NOT cost what her house cost 25 years ago. That's just a number. It might illustrate the inflation but it's still a dumb bit.

  • Staffan Berg
    Staffan Berg Hace un mes

    Well pretty legit commentary regarding present ruler. Apeshit wrong in the context, USA have been active in every nation south of the Rio Grande. John Pilger found connection between Washington and Venezuela, why did you guys at Last Week not found it? johnpilger.com/videos/the-war-on-democracy

  • M4j3stic
    M4j3stic Hace un mes

    Chavez was a great man. The true source of Venezuelas problems are the Koch brothers revenge on putting a stop to robbing the oil and Foreign financial terrorism chiefly from the U.S.

  • Michael Tofas
    Michael Tofas Hace un mes

    esclips.com/video/_fv-c1ag5si/vídeo.html - Yes Oliver, your report is sadly as biased as it could be and lacking substance. Man, I believed in you until the Empire Files showed just how much you failed to report the whole truth. I am deeply dissappointed, and until you publish a retraction and a more complete report, I'll just have to believe that you re an ugly human stooge working on behalf of elitist globalists under the guise of humour, hellbent on denigrating the native peoples of the world while promoting a false and biased homogeneity that simply seeks to disguise the rigged world and pretend that it is the excluded common man who is guilty and not the educated, privileged who wage war on their disadvantaged brothers for the sake of their greed!!!! Nice job Oliver, You smug and sad little British BOOB!

  • Mr. Ubiboy
    Mr. Ubiboy Hace un mes

    you elect Bernie Sanders or Ocasio Cortez, you get Venesuela people

    • Mr. Ubiboy
      Mr. Ubiboy Hace un mes

      +XoXo X That woman in 16:15 is literally warning anyone to not let any type of socialism go into effect because one domino can tip over another due to these kinds of actions so yeah like i said before, Socialism can lead (LEAD!) to dictatorship.
      BTW, Democratic is nothing more than sugarcoating hell because all you're doing is call an orange an apple by believing it will be different which leaves you deluded
      esclips.com/video/mvf_d4tvfyu/vídeo.html

    • Mr. Ubiboy
      Mr. Ubiboy Hace un mes

      +XoXo X Yeah, you say that, but do see a connection between the 2? Aside from my (and many other people's) discomfort of eating rats and dogs to prevent starving to death, lets look at some possible connections...
      Maduro saw first hand what he himself was entitled to having vs. all else the public has (which was limited food, medicine, and other necessities that they need) and since he was given full control over much of Venezuela and its resources, it led to a Dictatorship. So as a correction from all delusions, you have to know what this kind of rule can lead to overtime because if you we're ruling a nation with scarce products (including food, medicine, soap, etc,) you're first and only reaction to this desperate problem would be to look after and care for your own hide. Making comparisons to let government take control over your well-being and ways of life and not understanding what it has led to isn't a smart way of thinking. (didn't you see when Maduro was eating that Empanada in front of a starving nation?) One who has all that power will let it go their head AND he didn't want humanitarian aid to offer support for the people's health. That doesn't bother you at all??
      So after all what i explained, do you really think letting someone who holds all the power to supplies and resources at their disposal is a good idea without understanding what it leads to??
      P.S. if you want video sources, i'll be happy to accomdate.

    • XoXo X
      XoXo X Hace un mes

      Exept no you don't. There's a difference between dictatorship and democracy, bud.