The Census: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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John Oliver discusses the census, why it matters, and the consequences of an undercount.
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18 Nov 2019



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Andrea Marcelli
Is American census so short? So few questions?
Carolynn S. Ragan
Does that commercial have Marion Ramsey (Laverne) from the the Police Academy movies?
Seffi Shestopal
"A disney fact" "Ahaha" lol
GP2626 Vor Tag
Eat Shit, Bob
uofmd Vor Tag
I am going to actually write down that I have 4 toilets
HandjesBreda Vor 3 Tage
This is how the US counts the number of people? This is the best country in the world? We know how many people live in my country month by month, including homeless people.
essam abdelaziz
essam abdelaziz Vor 3 Tage
real i love this show andThe only show without ads Keep going
Barb Necker
Barb Necker Vor 3 Tage
I worked the census the last time & there were a few households that did not want to give me their information. I'd imagine there will be many more this time. In fact, I may refuse to offer my information simply because I can't stands Herr Drumpf!
Jason aced
Jason aced Vor 4 Tage
Do you think Trump goes to a place to get his haircut or like it’s home visits you know And the barber does his hair the way likes it and Trump talks about his problems being a president and with Melania and the barber gives his advice as best as he can because he’s a barber
contrafax Vor 4 Tage
My name is Mr Blarfingar! Spelled, Smith. It was changed on Ellis Island.
Kahurangi Millin
Kahurangi Millin Vor 4 Tage
In Australia the census website crashed.
Michael Melendez
Michael Melendez Vor 4 Tage
Hamsters in Tiny Speedos...oh geeze. :-D
Köln-Chorweiler Nord
Rip juice
Greg Vor 5 Tage
Wow. A republican tried to suppress the minority vote? I feel faint.
intuitiv.me Vor 5 Tage
The Man in the High Castle is no fiction, it happened, just less obvious at the time, but more and more visible today.
Vorn Ame
Vorn Ame Vor 5 Tage
2:30 please, please, add her using a toothpick and her tooth sparkle. This image cries for this ;P
David Wells
David Wells Vor 5 Tage
Look, I get it. Trump is an idiot. Republicans are regularly fiddling with things, attempting to consolidate power. But it is painful to watch people assume that the Democrats AREN'T also corrupt to the core and always trying to consolidate power. They're politicians too. They're ALSO guilty of gerrymandering. They're the other end of the same crap-covered stick. They're taking advantage of all of us. And they've done an excellent job of distracting a significant portion of populace into thinking that Republicans are the only problem. It's amazing how hypocritical people are, and how short their memories are when it comes to recognizing the corruption that permeates both parties. Until people stop cheering at emotionally-charged grandstanding so they can feel self-righteous and virtue signal, the pendulum is going to continue swinging between to piles of garbage. Right now, it's the republicans. We oust them from office, and things turn to crap again under a Democrat-led government. Then people vote back in the terrible republicans because they forgot how terrible they were, ad nauseum. It's depressing.
Leslie Gould
Leslie Gould Vor 6 Tage
Good news!
Maloy7800 Vor 6 Tage
13:09 I absolutely HATE those misleading photos of doctors and politicians. Like this "redistrictig" guy. His photo shows a well-groomed man in a slightly wrinkled suit who you would politely uninvite to a dinner. In reality he is an angry dwarf with fluffy hair and a round fat face. WHY do you let photographers do this to you!? Can't you see disappointment on people's faces when they meet you in person?!
katharyne simpson
I have never been asked questions by a census, I'm 30.
SM RK Vor 6 Tage
It's hard to count certain people, as mentioned - homeless people living on the streets, illegal immigrants, fugitives, and people living off-grid.
Kyle Cole Jr
Kyle Cole Jr Vor 6 Tage
Hey, John Oliver, you're doing a great job. That being said, do a episode about homelessness and the effects it has on everyone and the demographics affected the most from homelessness you dingus. Come on. Do it. Do it you dingus. You look like a mix of a toucan, a skiddish owl and a banana. Come on banana bird man talk about homelessness. Research how the DAV might play a part you birdnana man. You look like you need help eating pancakes. Come on you nerd.
Nick Koehler
Nick Koehler Vor 7 Tage
Im starting this video now wondering what the us census could possibly be doing wrong Edit from after video: racism, shoulda guessed
F L Vor 7 Tage
Census worker ask my friend, Did anyone commit a crime against you, did anyone try to commit s crime against you, did anyone threaten to commit a crime against you, She was supposedly a censuses worker? She asked her that question seven times? Which is weird for a census worker to ask?
Michael James Woodson-Buckley
Do an Article about KVC privetized child welfare services. And it's sketchy business practices. Especially in the State of Kansas... They claim to operate on a "it's for the children" census-based Count largely on children under 5years old. That are either non-counted or go uncounted... But that's only a sliver of their problems. They create a catch 22, for families that have taken their children away, mostly, cause we're not rich, or influencial enough to handle our own. When my siblings were taken away from my biological father, and his wife at the time. By law they weren't *Required to notify anyone else besides the grandparents... Whom we're both growing older and sustaining more medical issues. My grandmother passed away earlier this year2019. The last time she saw her grand kids was when the youngest just came out of diapers. I believe, there is a huge lack and oversight missing from this entire system. Wtf. People. So I need to right your wrongs?
Jaded and Empty
Jaded and Empty Vor 8 Tage
"It's illegal to disclose identifying census information" Yeah, see, that's nice and all, but our government at the moment is also _incredibly lawless_ . Spanky has taught us that he is not above breaking the law, and none of his goons are, either, so I could totally see why nobody finds reassurance in knowing whether it's legal or not to share that information. We're also alive during a time when it seems like EVERYbody is getting caught doing illegal shit, and walking away from it scot-free, because apparently American laws don't apply to those who are rich.
Sander Alphen
Sander Alphen Vor 8 Tage
Sex? Yes please
Ján Maniš
Ján Maniš Vor 8 Tage
I love Tacos on the whiteboard? (16:00)
1DumBunny Vor 8 Tage
Everyone should put White as their race. That makes it impossible to jerry-rig counties and towns. I, as a mixed race person of color even put White" on my driver's licence.
PrzemyslawKarol Vor 8 Tage
In Netherlands , Census is automated , as Wikipedia states : "The census that was planned for 1981 was postponed and later cancelled. A call for privacy was responsible for the cancellation of any further census since 1991. Censuses are being conducted by the Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek since 1899. The censuses today are mostly (population, fiscal) register based, combined with surveying." All information are in Personal Records Database ( www.government.nl/topics/personal-data/question-and-answer/what-information-is-in-the-personal-records-database ).
pnewm10 Vor 8 Tage
Libertarians are adults who physically grew up without mentally developing.
BladesWillxBleed Vor 8 Tage
Man I really hope she ate her baby too. But I just think it's more likely that they grew up, oh damn.
BA Nolan
BA Nolan Vor 9 Tage
My history teacher showed this to us in class in high school. And now everyone in my class is saying "Mickey Mouse is on cocaine"!! LMAO
MKu MKu Vor 9 Tage
And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed.
Anna Christine
Anna Christine Vor 9 Tage
The comments in here are almost as good as the whole segment!
McBeaver00 Vor 9 Tage
The people that are obnoxious to census workers are the same ones that have an entire DE-vid channel devoted to vlogging their local police station and harassing people at their job for hours "because it's their right".
softyzz69 Vor 9 Tage
If the Latinos are worried about answering a citezenship question then obvioslu they shouldnt be here anyway bc they r ILLEGAL
# 1
# 1 Vor 9 Tage
Wow, so my president just confused the census with a home appraisal 🤣
# 1
# 1 Vor 8 Tage
@Issac Oshen I couldn't agree more 😣
Issac Oshen
Issac Oshen Vor 8 Tage
# 1 seriously I think he’s mentally challenged. Which would be fine if he wasn’t our leader! 😒
roy rogers
roy rogers Vor 9 Tage
If the minorities are citizens then how does a citizenship question suppress them?
Joseph Mort
Joseph Mort Vor 9 Tage
I worked for the Census in 2010 and one house I visited, the guy kept me there for an hour just bitching that one, they only scared about the sp*cs in my town and that he didn't want his tax dollars going to paying for me to harass him. I remember leaving his porch and thinking "You gripe about how much this costs, and you made it cost just a little bit more." because that entire encounter was a billable hour.
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