Venezuela: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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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.
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  1. Miguel Martínez

    Miguel MartínezVor 27 Minuten

    Nice piece of propaganda you got there.

  2. PicsView

    PicsViewVor Stunde

    Ingenious :D The bird at the very end.

  3. barbarianater

    barbarianaterVor 4 Stunden


  4. Th3Pr0ph3t

    Th3Pr0ph3tVor 6 Stunden

    It must be really hard to make something funny out of this.

  5. Alex Martinez

    Alex MartinezVor 6 Stunden

    if your economy falls apart and people have to eat rats with just a little mismanagement and because the wrong people are in charge.... Your economic theory sucks.

  6. Freedom Fox

    Freedom FoxVor 6 Stunden

    Taxation is theft

  7. B Mowdy

    B MowdyVor 8 Stunden

    Sassy Pop-Eye was high as fuck, she didn't want to think about the intricacies of politics. She just wanted to satisfy the munchies lol.

  8. Nathan Yuen

    Nathan YuenVor 20 Stunden

    My dad once dated a women from Venazulea and there was a saying that someone would shout Nikolus and someone else would say Maduro.


    DOOSH MASTAVor 20 Stunden

    “It’s not just about socialism, it’s epic mismanagement” No dumbshit, it’s epically mismanaged BECAUSE it IS socialism. There are no corrective measures and signals that punishes failure. It’s called ECONOMICS, where you ECONOMIZE (cut off the parts that are not needed or aren’t working). Without signals and feed back economics break down. That’s the issue. Read Economic Calculation in a Socialist Commonwealth.

  10. whatupguys1

    whatupguys1Vor 21 Stunde

    13:20 ... yeah... mexico did it first in 1993 and a very bad economic crisis followed shortly after.

  11. Ancap2112

    Ancap2112Vor 22 Stunden

    Venezuela’s crisis and food shortage is the DIRECT result of the socialist policies that created starvation, bread lines, and food shortages in all other socialist countries: *Inflation of the money supply (pumping fiat money on the economy), price controls, crippling regulations and micromanagement of every aspect of business, nationalization of industries, restrictions on imports and trade, confiscatory taxation, jailing business people who don’t comply, etc, etc.* Like every other socialist experiment, they used inflation and taxation to fund their programs, and them implemented regulation and price controls to fight the rising prices. Basic economics kicked in, and massive shortages ensued. Then the government imposed a biometric system with quotas on what you can buy at the (empty) supermarkets, and then doubled down on regulations, taxes, inflation, and price controls. Basic economics kicked in again, and massive shortages became even greater. Massive black markets appeared for every basic product, and the government starter hunting down anyone who tried to sell outside the official markets at the official price. Basic economics kicked in again, and now everyone is starving. It’s easy to focus on the dictatorial aspects of the regime (one party system, control of media, no free speech, civil rights violations, government militias, etc), but it was socialism 101 that created the mass starvation, as it has done everywhere else.

  12. Ancap2112

    Ancap2112Vor 22 Stunden

    Hayek detailed the process in The Road to Serfdom in the 1940s, there is NO EXCUSE to be this ignorant of socialism today: "Populists and socialists destroy their societies in predictable ways. It's not like one day a populist gets up and says, 'I'm going to ruin this country.' Rather, he starts out wanting to spread the wealth and finds that the easiest way to hand out cash is by simply printing lots of it. Which creates a new problem: As the currency weakens, prices rise. But the populist finds there's an answer for that too. If bread is getting expensive, he can fix its price, and he gets to vilify the baker as a greedy capitalist. But then the baker stops producing bread because he can't afford to make it, what with the rising price of flour. And so what does the populist do next? He fixes the prices of flour. When that doesn't work, the politically expedient thing to do will be to take over the bakery and the farms and hand them to the folks in the party's local committees, who prove to be rather less apt at farming and baking.. And if violence does erupt, it can be denounced as the doing of enemies of the state and used as a pretext for renewed crackdowns. ['We're going to tell the imperialism and the international right that the people are present, with their farm instruments in one hand and a gun in the other,' Maduro told a Caracas crowd]. And soon, Mr. Populist finds himself with a good reason to suspend the country's constitution. Thus does a tyrannical attitude toward the shop-owner selling bread lead to a tyranny over a whole nation." - Friedrich Hayek

  13. bobsixtynine

    bobsixtynineVor 23 Stunden

    we'll need that economist here in Italy because of our new populist government


    AVLRECORDSVor 23 Stunden

    A taxi driver as dictator..... All the latino countries should be run by white people, it would make it a lot better. Now the stupid people try to ruin Europe.

  15. Sahil Khot

    Sahil KhotVor 23 Stunden

    Thanks You Venezuela for your decision to co-operate India for petrol problems but hurdles lai in path due to companies such as transport company,refinary company,as they don't want to decrease the rate of petrol and diesel for the greed of money.Otherwise again thanks You for your decision of help to India.🙏🙏🙏

  16. Daniel McNiven

    Daniel McNivenVor Tag

    no claro, no es de ninguna forma responsabilidad de USA. ni una palabra sobre Paraguay, Cuba, Nicaragua, Perú, Ecuador; claro, osea Estados Unidos solo metio su asquerosa nariz en los 70 en chile y argentina. a quien se le ocurriria pensar que USA quiere tener al pais mas rico en petroleo del mundo por las bolas.

  17. omar ramos

    omar ramosVor 12 Stunden

    No lo es piaso de imbécil, infórmate o una mierda así antes de comentar idioteces

  18. Paula Garcia

    Paula GarciaVor Tag

    "Venezuela is the most corrupt country" but Venezuela eliminated the bancking secrecy before UK...

  19. Diego Arceo

    Diego ArceoVor Tag

    Chaves was an a-hole by une of my Venezuelan friends that escaped to Mexico during Chaves ruling

  20. Jacob Anderson

    Jacob AndersonVor Tag

    I love how "the bird" called John "Zazu", considering John is voicing Zazu in the upcoming live-action Lion King.

  21. Teri Starr

    Teri StarrVor Tag

    Sounds like Chavez' protege is making Venezuela great again.

  22. Joanne Rivera Lopez

    Joanne Rivera LopezVor Tag in 1785 except the 13 British colonies the rest of USA name was New Spain

  23. Antonio Lansang

    Antonio LansangVor Tag

    Socialism doesn't work. Even the so-called European socialist countries rely on capitalism and the free market to power up their socialist programs. Checkmate.

  24. Timehacker

    TimehackerVor Tag

    This is what socialism leads to.




  26. Jeremy Giroir

    Jeremy GiroirVor Tag

    Apparently Trump is the Hugo Chavez of the US

  27. Kiran P

    Kiran PVor Tag

    @lastweektonight I hope these people cover India.

  28. Kiran P

    Kiran PVor Tag

    I feel very bad as I used to liked Hugo Chavez . He is an ass hole. And Maduro is a terrible imbecile

  29. Jose Carbajal

    Jose CarbajalVor Tag

    fucking Fez.....

  30. sam marchant

    sam marchantVor 2 Tage

    I love how he acts like Chavez's policies would not have inevitably lead to the same result now. This is not just a bad president, its a horrible system. Anyone with money or talent left the country long ago.

  31. Giga Man

    Giga ManVor 2 Tage

    I wanna keep that bird!

  32. rrobertt13

    rrobertt13Vor 2 Tage

    COMMUNISM IS AWESOME!!!111ONE AKA socialism.

  33. Anthony Lima

    Anthony LimaVor 2 Tage

    How wonderful the initial success of socialism. Nazism; also very successful at first. Communism; also very successful at first. What this unfunny idiot doesn’t realize is that millions will die before this is over. Because he ignores a history of millions dead to support his religion of government. “Oh its not government, its nasty dictators!” Dip

  34. czKarlos1

    czKarlos1Vor 2 Tage

    Do you know what would happen if communism ruled over Sahara desert? Nothing for the first two years, then they would run out of sand.

  35. QuilboTLG

    QuilboTLGVor 2 Tage

    Conservatives are simply retards. Anywhere in the world, anytime in history. The very definition of being conservative is retarded

  36. Kikster Whale

    Kikster WhaleVor 2 Tage





  38. Pawie

    PawieVor 2 Tage

    2:02 this is the dumbest girl i heard for a long time...

  39. Patriot Rome

    Patriot RomeVor 2 Tage


  40. CocoGalusha

    CocoGalushaVor 2 Tage

    2:33 "I just want people to have healthcare, Honey. Like, you people have worms in your brain. Honestly." Yet another reason why we need universal healthcare xD

  41. Desirée Depablos

    Desirée DepablosVor 2 Tage

    It is not a joke for those of us who live in Venezuela the terrible social, economic, political and health crisis. Millions of Venezuelans have seen our quality of life diminish even when working more. Many people are starving to death. Many young people have been killed, imprisoned and tortured by the regime. I do not forget the massacred in the Junquito and the political prisoners. Thousands of people seek medicines that they can not find or can not afford to save their lives. Thousands of pets that have been abandoned to their fate, because their owners can not feed them or have left the country. Worse yet, they have also abandoned children and old people to their fate who migrate desperate due to an unsustainable situation. Thousands of families have had to separate, shops and businesses have closed, schools and universities are deserted, public and private transport have collapsed due to lack of spare parts and lubricants, hospitals can not care for the sick. Worse yet is the total destruction of values, the growth of crime, and the endless situations that I could keep on listing. I never saw destruction of such magnitude on the part of a government. It is a total lack of respect to take this terrible humanitarian crisis as a joke and here every day people are still dying, Venezuelans eat from the garbage in one of the richest countries in the world. Come live in Venezuela and see if it still seems so funny, I've cried each one of those deaths and it isn't a joke!

  42. jahguide1122

    jahguide1122Vor 2 Tage

    Pure propaganda. But propaganda can still be quite funny, this was forced, very dull.

  43. Hop Devil

    Hop DevilVor 2 Tage

    This is disgusting. Oliver should burn in hell.

  44. DerpyDumpling601

    DerpyDumpling601Vor 2 Tage

    a bit lackluster, the ending...but it was funny

  45. Silvandrim

    SilvandrimVor 2 Tage

    oh my god all I can see is that super chill lady with a GOOGLE PIXEL 2 XL. Can't focus on the interview

  46. MeDeMeo

    MeDeMeoVor 2 Tage

    Please does someone have a link to a vidoe with just that burnie supporter footage?

  47. Sarah T

    Sarah TVor 3 Tage


  48. Charlie Angel - Craven

    Charlie Angel - CravenVor 3 Tage

    "I just want healthcare honey" yeah pretty much sums up the youth of America today

  49. simone tulumello

    simone tulumelloVor 3 Tage

    when colonial thinking becomes common sense. John Oliver shows he has no idea whatsoever about Venezuela (and, for that matter, Latin America), apart from Fox-news-level crap. Sad, sad, sad

  50. Tang Sensational

    Tang SensationalVor 3 Tage

    I find this segment disturbing and telling that John Oliver (along with 90% of the media) have a Socialist, big govt fetish. Oliver seems to indicate that 'if' 'if' 'if' they 'just did Socialism right' then it would have been so great. I don't think seizing private corporations and companies that don't belong to you 'something that 'could' work if done right'. I think far more people need to come in here and down-vote this trash of a political dumpster fire segment. John Oliver is a closet Authoritarian Socialist and forget about people owning their own property or becoming wealthy (unless they are part of the govt elite with personal connections). Yeah John Oliver, them man who thinks policies that starve millions to death just need 'a little tweaking'.

  51. Raul Rodriguez

    Raul RodriguezVor 3 Tage

    Thank you John Oliver for this... For Venezuela.!

  52. Paavo Ylönen

    Paavo YlönenVor 3 Tage

    Hmm, that twist on Molotov's cocktails was a bit off. Why? Because Molotov's cocktails were actually a Finnish innovation: "cocktails *for* Molotov" Improvised fire bomb that proved to be useful during the WWII in the war between USSR and Finland.