If Edward Snowden’s shocking exposition of NSA surveillance has failed to capture your interest, perhaps this will. John Oliver reveals why privacy is important and government should not have access to all of our communications.
John Oliver provided a damning critique of Big Pharma in the premiere of his second season of Last Week Tonight on HBO. His segment also contained details of the new federal website OpenPaymentsData.CMS.gov, a requirement of the Affordable Care Act, that allows you to search for gifts given to doctors. The short clip is worth watching through to the “Pharmaceutical Money” advertisement at the end. Side effects include “chronic overprescription,” “unusually heavy cash flow” and “death.”