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John Oliver tackles income inequality on 'Last Week Tonight'
John Oliver tackles income inequality on 'Last Week Tonight'

Are you someone who pays for HBO or gets it through, ahem, other means? How you answer that question will say a lot about where you fall on the debate about income inequality. Or, at least, that's what John Oliver says in the warm-up to his extended look at America's wealth gap on Sunday's "Last Week Tonight." Oliver's new HBO show, which is four months into its run, has found its groove by picking a sprawling, complicated topic each week and allowing Oliver to go on an extended riff on it for the second half of the show. Previous subjects have included the corruption of FIFA and the World Cup and net neutrality. For his illuminating explanation of exactly...

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