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John Oliver joins calls to stop the FCC destroying net neutrality

HBO comedian John Oliver has joined the movement aiming to stop the FCC from scrapping its net neutrality regulations in just ten days' time. FCC chairman Ajit Pai intends to do away with the Obama-era protections and prevent them being reinstated.

Weekly LOL: Why in the world does the U.S. still make pennies?

In his latest weekly rant, John Oliver asks why the United States still produces pennies despite each coin costing 1.7 cents to mint.

Gawker reboots as political site, lays off employees

It's been a bumpy year for Gawker Media, but now the company is in for a really big change. Already known for its knife-edged wit, Gawker plans to set its sights on politics, especially the 2016 race for the White House.

John Oliver explains FIFA's latest scandal and how to fix it

FIFA's ongoing corruption scandal and seemingly untouchable status of its president, Sepp Blatter, convinced John Oliver to once again rake the organization over the coals on 'Last Week Tonight' Sunday.

John Oliver interviews Edward Snowden on NSA surveillance

John Oliver tackles heady subjects on his weekly HBO show, but to take on the complexity of National Security Agency surveillance and the Patriot Act, he got the help of Edward Snowden.

Paul Grignon responds to John Oliver on infrastructure Special

On Sunday’s episode of Last Week Tonight, popular comedian John Oliver looked at the crumbling infrastructure in the U.S. and asked how the government might raise funds for repairs when the people adamantly reject the idea of raising taxes.

'Last Week Tonight's' John Oliver took aim at payday loans

British comedian John Oliver recently took aim at payday loans, which are unsecured short-term loans that have high interest rates.

Liberal comedian mocks Obama over Iraqi air strikes

Washington - John Oliver, the liberal comedian formerly of “The Daily Show” and currently the star of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight” had some serious fun at Pres. Obama’s expense Sunday.

Review: ‘The Smurfs 2’ should be blushing red Special

In ‘The Smurfs 2,’ the Smurfs team up with their human friends to rescue Smurfette, who has been kidnapped by Gargamel to fulfil his nefarious plan.

Op-Ed: Full steam ahead for Oilsands, despite substantial GHG increase

Ottawa - Canada's greenhouse gases (GHG) continued to level off or decline in most sectors, except the Alberta Oilsands. Despite a substantial GHG increase, Joe Oliver and some business interests are determined to move full steam ahead on oilsands development.

Op-Ed: The slippery slope of climate change science

New York - The main argument for stopping development of the Alberta oilsands is based on increased green house gases emissions. Canada's Natural Resources Minister John Oliver came under fire for apparently casting doubt on climate change science. Is he wrong?

The Daily Show's Hilarious British Invasion

John Oliver gives The Daily Show with Jon Stewart a generous dose of British sauciness. In an interview with DigitalJournal.com, Oliver reveals what he loves about his dream job and why an upcoming stand-up gig will appeal to Daily Show fans.
 

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