RNC 2020 & Kenosha: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

Publicēšanas datums 30 aug 2020
John Oliver discusses a week that saw the Republican National Convention, a horrific series of shootings in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and a strike in professional sports -- three stories that are really one story, about race in America.
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  • 1:46 ...not wanting the world to end is considered extremism??? America’s capitalist zeal is what’s extreme jfc

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  • I generally agree with J. Oliver on most matters, including this one. There are still many issues with rasism in both the US and the EU. There are many halfwits like that Sheriff, the former American POTUS and his family etc. However! Mr. Oliver, try being white in, for example, subsaharan Africa! I am speaking from experience as a white European male who has been places. I'd suggest you try that, and then you will see that the rasism in the USA is simply dwarfed by what you will be subjected to there. While in America and Europe the majority of the society will come to your defence whenever you are racially attacked, down there the society will not even bother to look for your bones in the jungle. So, yes, let's keep trying to improve ourselves. Let's remember however, that angry retorics of the kind you are sporting in this episode will only create more confrontation and division. Yes, I am a liberal. However, in this episode you made me begin to reconsider my liberal views.

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  • The only difference between the GOP and the RNC is optics. Both will protect this corrupt system with every ounce of strength they have.

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  • The worst part about what happened in Kenosha, WI (take it from someone who lives in Wisconsin) is that there were advertisements on the radio that would have a testimony from a "small business owner" and then a secondary message after that that would go say something like (might be paraphrased, because it's now april 2021 and it's been a while since I've heard the adverts) "Joe Biden is weak, and this will happen when he is leader. Vote Trump to prevent this from happening". I remember just sitting in my car before work listening to the advert and going "Biden isn't currently president, we don't know if he will be a weak or bad leader. This happened under Trump, this already happened."

  • ۞―P̳r̳e̳m̳i̳u̳m̳ ̳P̳r̳i̳v̳a̳t̳ ̳S̳e̳x̳―۞ ➡️➡️️ 》》 18cams.xyz 《《 -----------------^^----------------- ♠【﹄💖𝐊𝐋𝐈𝐊≔⫸LINK 💖﹃】 ♠みゃあこさん!ฅ( ̳• •̫ • ̳ฅ)ニャン !❤️ 在整個人類歷史上,強者,富人和具有狡猾特質的人捕食部落,氏族,城鎮,城市和鄉村中的弱者,無`'守和貧窮成員。然而,人類的生存意願迫使那些被拒絕,被剝奪或摧毀的基本需求的人們找到了一種生活方式,並繼續將其DNA融入不斷發展的人類社會。 說到食物,不要以為那些被拒絕的人只吃垃圾。相反,他們學會了在被忽視的肉類和蔬菜中尋找營養。他們學會了清潔,切塊,調味和慢燉慢燉的野菜和肉類,在食品市場上被忽略的部分家用蔬菜和肉類,並且學會了使用芳香的木煙(如山核桃,山核桃和豆科灌木 來調味食物煮的時候 1617208551

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  • 6:50 look at her hands

    • I- I think I shouldn't have seen that

  • What the F??!! Blatant lies from the get go!! Delusional garbage they are and continue to be.

  • Is there something wrong with John Oliver? who is writing this scripts?

  • Feels nice to look at 2020 and think *wow im glad i never had to live through that* [american chuckling]

  • I've been telling people I'm Canadian for the past 4 years.

    • The fact that I can be reasonably smug about being British is really not a good sign

    • Funny. I've been hiding the fact that I'm a Californian for the past... well, forever.

  • Conservatives: “protest curfew good” Also Conservatives: “covid curfew bad”

  • WE’D BE ONE STEP CLOSER TO GOVERNMENT RUN HEALTHCARE.” ...The horror.

  • Just a word of warning, this is the stereotype other countries have of America.

    • Stereotype? No no this IS America and because of that this is how the rest of the world sees you.

    • Ita basically the truth

  • They didn't show the part where 3 people tried to attack Rittenhouse.

  • Kyle Rittenhouse did nothing wrong.

    • Other then kill people?

    • Other than drive across state lines with an illegal firearm and intentionally provoking others to kill them?

  • He’s getting angrier

  • I just wanna say (liberal as fuck here) I always kinda took the lyrics to cotton eyed joe as more of a he has nice eyes and ladies liked him so I’m not married yet kind of song lol. Good joke on John’s part but it’s a silly innocent song haha

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  • 19:42 I just don’t agree with that at all. Breaking onto private property. BREAKING DOWN A GATE. Is in NO WAY peaceful.

  • I don’t have a problem with the two who protected their property from the mob. BLM RIOTERS, break down a gate, storm private property, and then get held at gunpoint, isn’t a racist incident.

  • If I had god powers Kyle Rittenhouse would spontaneously boil alive

  • Wow The sheriff nazi

  • So fucked up

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  • Lol no homo but you might be a weakling but you are tough with words...big up

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  • If i didn't know any white people and i would think that all white people are racist based on how they act or maybe I've been brainwashed but I like Natallie so here is my plea..please white people have common sense to be good and do good or your hatred will be your downfall

  • America is racist, black people in America rise up,there a place for you here in south africa

  • Very informative foureyes

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  • What an absolute JOKE john is😂 Pathetic wank

    • Nice capitalisation, at least you did something with this comment

  • so people rioting, looting, terrorizing the public, destroying businesses and personal property are up standing upstanding citizens in your books?, yeah okay

    • @Caleb Hicks peaceful protectors not protests. The issue is the police and the rioters are both a massive problem. Solving the rioters won't work, thats why the riots got so bad. Fixing police is the only real solution that works.

    • so people should just be allowed to go around doing near enough the same fucking thing as a reaction to those things?....terrorising the public and killing civilians? this is exactly what those assholes did, do you people even look into the actual facts on these matters there were whole news articles covering this, I can't remember now, the exact figure but a lot people died and many more injured, in those so called "peaceful" protests

    • did you even take the time to even look into the statistics? they didn't just smash up one or two shops in a few towns those fucks demolished entire areas over multiple states! hardly counts as a small minority of those "peaceful" Protesters.

    • So police murder, theft of civil funds, planting evidence and terrorising the public, killing civilians and confiscating personal property is the action of an upstanding police service in your book? Yeah, okay

    • 97% of the protest were/are peaceful. Almost all of that 3% were turned violent by the police. Don't think John called police upstanding citizens.

  • I’m definitely not moving to America only Disney Cruise and Disney world for me at least there I’ll be safe thank you captain Mikey you’re my real hero

  • U can see how even when he delivers jokes, he is furious about what is happening

  • Gonna be honest I think this is the first time I've ever heard Jared speak. Still too soon.

  • 15:30 is pretty damning

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  • most of the problems in the USA stem from allowing the rich to throw around their power in US politics. they need to change their system to specifically excluded the rich from politics, they don't need the protection of a government: they're rich. if they don't like the rules they can leave, they aren't actually necessary individuals for the country. Remove the middle class: the country falls, remove the lower class: the country falls But! Remove the Rich: and people would barely notice.

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  • The Republican Party is a shitstain on America.

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  • Most people are thinking? Never ever thought that thought once, unless it went somewhere along the lines of "what would the most terrible human being say about low level crime. What would Trump think, Fox News or the far left?"

  • Coton eye joe also helps you find out who's Austrlaia cause the Australians will start doing "the nutbush"

  • Okay, I am with him 100%, but I have to admit my dirty secret shame. Whenever Cotton Eye Joe comes on, I cannot help but to jump up and dance along.

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  • Does anyone just watch all of John Oliver's pieces for hours and just hope the apocalypse comes faster?

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  • “I’m just saying what everyone is afraid to say.” Ive only ever heard white people say that shit.

  • Stop normalizing violating restraining orders or putting children at risk while committing crimes.

  • How much we know now about both events just goes to show how awfully useless these shows are as far as infinitive messages go.

  • Less than a minute in, and two misleading statements regarding how he described the Kenosha events.🤔

  • So a man stole, abused, and raped a woman and she called the police. He decided to fight and grab a weapon and his death is a result of her and his actions? Vid didn't age well. No white people called the police and the white people who responded tried to peacefully end the confrontation at the house.

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  • It's March of 2021, and David Beth is still a fucking Sheriff.

  • Shouldve had gilbert godfried come back!! I probably messed up his name!! Sorry!

  • Nice show, again shocking truth spiraling out of control in the USA. But you got one thing wrong here, and as a person of Germany, i mean it by saying: its not 1940, but still 2021 Germany. Discrimination against women (highest gender pay gap in eu), against foreigners (burning facilities), even against young people (young lives dont matter) and against old people, that are not rich (here we only care about the rich 60+ folks) is still a thing here right now. And because of this trust in the ellective system that has been destroyed, guess what parties people vote for, now? Jepp, fucking Nazis, welcome to Nazi Germany 2.0!

    • So the EU (German empire 2.0) still exists? Shocker.

  • Just to comment on the Sheriff suggesting concentration camps: how does he still have his job 2 years after that statement? Over here in Germany that sort of thing is a crime, you can't just call for this sort of stuff and get away with it. He is suggesting Genocide, how is he working in Law enforcement?!

    • As you said, this is america we are talking about.

  • 24,000 racists disliked this video. That's the real problem

  • 1:48 ähm....is that supposed to be a bad thing? Serious question!

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  • Can you remember the candidate who was running a very strong campaign until he spoke at a Black church, and said "you folks" and his campaign fell like a rock.

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  • ...... I like cotton eye joe

  • That's such a Nazi thing to say "I'm just saying what everyone is secretly thinking, but they are afraid to say it, I'm not, everyone thinks like that, right? Guys? Right?"

  • The problem is cultural and extends well beyond the police as the mainstreaming of white nationalism on the right shows. You can give people equal rights and equal protections on a technical and legal level, but that won't prevent continued institutional issues. Changing hearts and minds is a different and more difficult task than brining about equality before the law. This is especially daunting in the case of the police, where there are multiple forces at play. First is the institutional racism where the police see criminals as "the enemy" and where racial stereotyping leads black men to be much more likely seen as threats. What is especially worrying is that this perception seems to pervade ethnicity amongst the police officers themselves - a common trend among police shootings of unarmed black men and women is the involvement of officers from ethnic minorities. Take George Floyd's murder as an example, one of the four charged was a black officer and another was Asian. As oxymoronic as it is to say, police institutional racism is multi-ethnic. This makes it easy for the police themselves to see their culture and behaviour as non-racist even though the facts and figures are clearly disproportionate. The other is that in many jurisdictions the communities from which police officers are drawn from have had long histories of segregation - something that is still within living memory and was actually popular in many states. You therefore have to not only tackle the institutional racism in the police but also ensure that you tackle racism amongst the communities - many of which have been trained by the right wing media and populist politicians to see such attempts as "cancel culture".

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  • 10:20 If I was standing next to a man with radioactive material in the apple store for three hours. Could I blame the apple store when I get cancer?

  • 10:20 Listen I know that guy got his arms cut off by chain saws. But he was standing directly by the Amateur chainsaw juggler.

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  • Man some of what Jon says is plain incorrect

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  • "This group of people" "no recreation time" "lock them up and wait for them to perish" "Amazon will buy them up" So what I'm hearing is he wants to Holocaust black people and then sell it to Amazon. But don't worry guys, he kneeled for a few minutes. Yep, racism is totally not a problem in the states anymore

  • But biden wants to defuned to police.

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  • Well, let's see... Biden - a man about as creepy as Pennywise - who is showing strong signs of mental decline is president of the U.S. and the Vice-President is a dame of mixed race whose career was PUTTING NEGROS IN JAIL FOR POSSESSION OF DRUGS. Besides, if any of these tampon eaters had been paying attention Biden is just a watered-down Trump, which is why the Democratic Party, again, committed fraud against Bernie Sanders; because it's not remotely left wing, it's as right as a British car's steering wheel.

    • @Kadan Seward I don't know what you read but clearly was something entirely different from what I wrote.

    • Oooh, blatant racism, eugenics, and misogyny, good combo for you :) You’re right that Biden isn’t that much better though

  • You haven't been any of those things yourself, and neither has anyone you know. But I get the sentiment, so let me say this: Whatever you are complaining about, Caucasians have suffered as well, and in Africa, Caucasians are still enslaved. Hypocrisy truly is the tool of the bigots...

  • To be fair, property damage is violence. At least, the kind that BLM employs is. I am not against carte blanche against those mongrels.

  • I feel bad for Kyle. Just some kid caught up in a shit situation because of some shit ideologies.

  • The amount of people defending Kyle ritterhouse is sickening.

  • Ummm did you use cotton eye Joe as a dividend of race when the artist was black and in it's prime was a successful and race bridging song that led to Black artist being seen by white capitalist

  • And let's leave Germans out of this. They dealt with this stuff 80 some years ago and have been trying to get our attention to wake up since.

  • Sheriff "G" has some far out ideas. Too bad none of them support things like racial equality and civil rights in America. When publicly speaking to the press about a group of young blacks stealing from a mall and running from the police, he really puts it all out there. Life sentences for shoplifting, running from police and getting girls pregnant? "These people" "lets put them away" "This group of people" he's talking about young black people who are suspected of shoplifting but suggesting penalties that would not apply to the worst death row sentences in America. Some note that he appeared to be supportive of Black Lives Matter issues but how could that be? "A group of young blacks..." Is who he is talking about here. Ok maybe Some Black Lives Matter. With all that was going on during those days I can see how that missed the headlines. His comments were worst than anything I've heard from white people in the south who claim to be racist and even they wouldn't support those kind of public statements from a Sheriff.