The National Debt: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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    The national debt has long been portrayed as a burden we’re placing on future generations. John Oliver discusses how national debt works, why people are so concerned about it, and why it might be more helpful that you think.
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    1. Nuby

      16:30 Interest rates on the debt declined because the Fed cut the interest rates to zero. This is going to create an everything bubble and cause a collapse harder than ever. It'll happen within five years. Look up Austrian School of Economics.

    2. Nuby

      Deficits are, and always will be, a spending problem. Taxing people to death to buy votes would never solve this. Tax cuts benefitted the rich because they are one's who pay the most taxes. Top 1% pays 40% of all income taxes.

    3. Nuby

      American National debt predominantly consists of consumer debt, i.e living big now at future's expense. Even investment debt by default isn't great unless the returns are guaranteed to be high later. The govt always invests in the most politically feasible option instead of the more productive.

    4. GrößenwAhnsinniger 8:0

      This video was not about debt, it was about democrats good, republicans bad. Usual John Oliver

      1. Seth Britton

        If the people who rule the Tepiblican party would like to stop making that conclusion so easily reached, I would be thrilled, because the Democrats have made it obvious that they're not much better stewards of our world.

    5. seiom jvony

      When we all get excited when he starts reciting a Ted Cruz poem :D

    6. John Stibal

      One thing is certain, aside from death and taxes and that is that the US Federal Reserve will NEVER run out of dollars.

    7. Stephen Klein

      Why would a country that makes its own money need to borrow money from another country?

    8. Brock Lee

      bollox

    9. Robert Norvell

      This is fiscal idiocy. Business debt is about buying assets that create more income. Social programs aren't income producing assets. I'm not suggesting they're all bad, but him pretending they lead to economic nirvana is disengenuous at best. And you could CONFISCATE all the wealth of the richest Americans and not cover the yearly deficit, let alone decrease the debt. And you can only confiscate once. Then it's all gone. Tax increases won't solve the problem. That's just a dividing tactic. Reducing spending is the ONLY long term solution.

      1. Seth Britton

        The rich people, who have made it so that they get a tax refund, such as Amazon, all seem to think Socialism is great for them... I mean, they're working quite well off of our backs, aren't they?

      2. Seth Britton

        Sure. I Totally believe you. Maybe you could explain why, when America taxed rich people more and invested in social security nets for the not wealthy, like infrastructure and social security led to a massive economic boom and growth year over year? Growth that led to an entire generation having jobs in such abundance that they could write tv shows about people casually picking them up and discarding them like paper napkins, or thinking about taking a part time job to afford some college level education? Any reason why you're wanting us to ignore the evidence of history and rely on your fairytales?

    10. Scotts Barbarossa Logic

      Prediction (I have not watched the video yet): The National Debt is a boogieman that Republicans use when Democrats are in power, but the curiously do nothing to actually deal with when when they are in power

    11. Matthew Ellison

      Bad economic advice. You dumb

    12. stealthhumor

      On September 10, 2001, Donald Rumsfeld announced that the Pentagon had $2.3 trillion in unaccounted expenses. My guess is that the money constitutes the “black budget.” After 9/11, Congress increased the military budget by another $50 billion. According to a South Carolina (I think) research team, Rumsfeld forgot to mention that the Pentagon has over $2 trillion in unaccounted funds every year.

    13. abdulla Leka

      This guy is such a hack. This video is gonna make no sense in a year

    14. David Carpenter

      John--I know you drop the f-bomb a lot; I get it; I say it myself. We're adults. But that segment at the end, where you have a child say it--we don't need that ("Grow the f*** up"). You can make your point without it.

    15. Charlie Bless

      Gotta love these Republican hypocrites who only care about the national debt when Democrats are in power. They weren't that worried about it when Trump added almost 8 trillion to the debt in only 4 years of his disastrous administration.

    16. John Dyer

      I just paid off my debts and now investing. Might as well profit from this mess.

    17. Abdulai Bah

      In America comedians make more sense than politicians.

    18. John Keith

      If Republicans don't like adding to the national debt, then why did they give away 3 trillion dollars to the wealthy in 2017?

    19. Frederick Lawson

      Great episode I wish the PSA at the end was FCC legal.

    20. Sumgai

      Uh, what you're saying is that debt's ok if you use it to produce assets. Would be great if the US was a net asset producer. Problem is when you build bridges and roads in the US, you're producing a way for goods to move from one place to another........and the goods aren't assets because they're bought from other countries, to be consumed by US citizens. And improving healthcare just means you're prolonging the lives of consumers. So all you're doing is to borrow money to make stuff that makes it easier for other people to borrow more money. Unless people are making stuff and selling stuff more than they consume, your argument doesn't really hold much water.

    21. Ady Yok

      Haramdag's new order: All women in Turkmenistan must wear white panties and bras. The local police officer has to check them once a week. If they find underwear of a different color, then they have the right to fine them 200 manats or sleep with them. Author: Hichkim

    22. Daniel Campbell

      "about 3 pages on your notes app" - I don't get it.

    23. Luredreier

      Nice video. =) And yeah, spending the money right works. At least it has done so far here in Norway. =)

    24. Sir Jon Smith III

      There is a debt crisis. It is called corps not paying their fair share due to loop holes and people like tRump.

      1. wax

        @Seth Britton true

      2. Seth Britton

        @wax No, corporate ruled America's goal is to exploit. Get the greedy monsters as far away from actual power as possible, and the country will remember to serve her citizens, because the heartless will be away from the controls.

      3. wax

        You realize the government would just spend that money killing brown people overseas... the governments goal is too exploit, you don't want to give them more than they already have.

    25. Social Liability

      Shooting b-roll for ol' girl strolling down the street has got to be the most interesting 12-hour workday of boring take-after-take-after-cutbacktoone-after-cutbacktoone experience that I've ever had the pleasure of absolutely demolishing the craft tables during that shift. There, is that witty enough or do I need to show you and hold your hand, too? Insipid and vapid, that one was.

    26. Rob Floyd

      This is one of the most ridiculously ludicrous videos I have ever watched. Every week this show is a case study in one-sided argumentation. He consistently and completely ignores any fact that contradicts his secular progressive narratives. Laughable. And sadly not even funny anymore.

      1. Seth Britton

        Hell, Conservatives have regressed away from even doing infrastructure upkeep, and that's the boneheaded basics of making a country functional.

      2. Seth Britton

        Yu-huh. Please point to a success story from Conservative ideologies. Please tell me why my tax money is only sensibly spent when it is shoved into the pockets of the already wealthy, torturing migrant children (to line the purses of private prison owners), murdering foreign children (to line the pockets of weapon manufacturers), or torturing our poor people to death from stress and heartache (to line the pockets of the predator economy.) Seriously, I would much rather live in a world where starvation, ignorance, and suffering were unheard of, and we damn well have it within our reach, rather than pointlessly and cruelly torturing and murdering innocent people for the profits of a depraved few.

    27. Richard Nunziata

      The evangelical GOP are hypocrites and more interested in personal power then helping the American people. The religious right will rape this country and leave it broken and dying.

    28. P

      First time that i find they have sold off. What's the lesson? More debt is good? Only the last 5' made some sense. Maybe it's time we stop burning piles on money on weapons.

    29. Joe Brosnan

      I clicked this thinking "Surely there is NO way this typical biased mouthpiece could make skyrocketing debt into "a GOOD thing". Was wrong. Is it too much to ask that some of these folks judge the negative/positive spin they're going to take, off of the actual topic, rather than which party is in office at the moment?

      1. Seth Britton

        How to reverse that debt. Stop wasting it on torturing and murdering people. Remove private industries and the industrialists who run them from the seat of power. Tax the petulant tantrum throwers enough to maintain a steady flow of income, to be reinvested into infrastructure we actually need, along with protecting our citizens from worthless debt slavery. Maybe we could afford to take care of ourselves if we didn't have thoughtlessly cruel business heads deliberately setting us up for lose lose propositions where they profit off of our collective misery. I'm serious- stop making misery profitable, directly remove the profit junkies from the controls and reinvest in the wellbeing of our infrastructure and people. You'll see a profitable and thriving America within ten years.

    30. LoL LOL

      could they just skip the ,,funny" parts?! I always skip them, because they are sooo cringe. ,,Funny tv man talking about stuff" is actually better at talking about stuff, than being funny...

    31. sokin jon

      then just kinda pretended a bunch of people calling themselves economists knew how it worked.

    32. Himanshu Parmar

      What is Ophisticated?

    33. Danny Beane

      Well I mean we did have Greece like riots, but that was because police and people thought it was ok to gun down and suffocate unarmed black people to death.

    34. turnerdcentury

      I love this show

    35. solid244

      The Impossible Mission Force is giving press conferences now?!

    36. Dave Wright

      If you are in debt and all you do is work to pay off the debt...which is what millions of Americans do...it sure sounds like at a minimum being in bondage. Hello!

    37. Dimitris Gotsis

      Hello from Greece. What has happened here is MUCH WORSE than just riots.

    38. barca fan

      Jon thought me a lesson about virtue🤣

    39. Jay Chong

      Oh, it would be so cool if China owned US

    40. S K

      to qoute Billy Joel, ´´we didn´t start the fire!´´. this coming from a dutchy.

    41. remy theroute

      Bring back Slavery,that free labor should help.

    42. Olivia Codjie

      Can we just take a moment to appreciate John Oliver's rhyming skills? I mean, he needs to write a poem book.

    43. 3ehahn

      Amazing, a comedian from England explains US debt economics more clearly than any news program, politician or professor in the U.S. Do we need honest pubic service announcements to educate voters? Or would that be propaganda?

    44. ìFåГt Mägîç

      13:07 Considering making this my ring tone. Edit: 21:04 And my new background is...

    45. Ezor

      This is actually a pretty good summary of what is wrong (or not) with debts. I'd like to emphasize some points - a state is public (call me captain Obvious) so we should not apply on it what we consider good for a private society or family. It's ok to have deficit and debts for a state so long that this money is used is real economy to make private actors richer/better and help them live in a better country - not a cents from taxes are used to fill the debts. Taxes are used to invest, and states deal with debts by making other loans. It could seem crap but it work pretty well since more than 50 years - what happen in Greece is just that investors didn't want to loan then money. But investors trust the USA so you'll not have the same problem. Actually investors WANT to loan money to the US cause it's one of the safest investments ever. - creating money doesn't not lead to inflation. Of a politician told you so, he is either a liar or a dumb economist (probably both)

    46. stbagn

      Higher interest older debt got paid off with refinanced lower interest new debt so that payments got lower... people do this all the time with mortgages... this isn’t exactly rocket science. Now let’s hope interests keep going down and economic growth outpaces borrowed interests I suppose...

    47. Angiki

      No one knows how the economy works because the only way an economy can work is by everyone agreeing to pretend that it makes sense.

    48. Arno Remane

      jeff bezos spends his free time looking at hbo's shopping history to guess the jokes in advance

    49. Wulf Mountain Path

      Calling Social Security with the blanket term 'entitlement'.. Really? I played my whole life for the tiny almost unlivable amount I now get back of it.. Less per month than I played every 2 months. So guess it will be a entitlement.. For those who live past 105 years old.. Point is.. Entitlement is their derogatory label.. Not accurate...

    50. Fernando Navarro

      I thought for a min that Oliver was advocating to reduce debt, but no, he just wants to increase debt on things he believes are good. Socialism at its finest.

    51. Rodney Milner

      20:47 Is that Elon Musk?

    52. Rodney Milner

      Ironically, it seems like the number one way to screw over future generations with national debt is to elect a Republican, either to the White House, Congress, or both...

    53. Rodney Milner

      17:44 Since I brought up Japan in my previous comment, that shows another pitfall in that Fox News segment from 2011: due to the fact that inflation has been meager in Japan since around the late '90s (and, as I said, Japan's economy has even grappled with deflation at points), Japan de facto had a zero interest rate policy on the part of the Bank of Japan (roughly Japan's equivalent to the Federal Reserve here in the United States) from 1999 to 2006. In fact, Japan had points in the 2000s where its interest rates were actually NEGATIVE. And for the record, while the BoJ did abolish the zero interest rate policy in 2006, it did basically return to it after the Great Recession... It should also be noted that Japan has the world's highest debt-to-GDP ratio as well, one even higher than that of Greece, which is why former Prime Minister Naoto Kan, after he took office in 2010, called it "urgent" (and of course, due to Japan's anemic economic growth, successive Japanese governments spent so much money trying to boost growth in the '90s and 2000s, particularly with public works programs such as erosion control and the building of tetrapods after Ryutaro Hashimoto took office in 1996). Of course, ever since Kan made that warning in 2010, Japan's national debt only exploded further soon afterward, as the triple disaster hit the country in early 2011 and spending had to be done for relief efforts.

    54. Rodney Milner

      16:49 In all honesty, as someone who is quite politically opinionated myself (and I'm a political science major at my college), I just don't understand economics and it was a subject I struggled with in high school. I think to me, one of the strangest things about economics (and often interest rates tie into this, see Paul Volcker's leadership as Chairman of the Federal Reserve when he raised them in the early '80s during Ronald Reagan's tax cuts, all to reduce it) is inflation. Japan, since the '90s (when the Lost Decade began for the country), has had numerous periods of very low inflation if not DEFLATION (meaning prices decrease, and the current economic fallout from the coronavirus has put Japan in another deflationary situation) all while its economy has been officially stagnant, yet Argentina had been struggling with economic problems even prior to COVID-19, starting around 2018, and what was key in making the previous Argentine president, Mauricio Macri, become Argentina's first-ever president in its democratic history be voted out in 2019 was the fact that Argentina has had mega-high inflation rates-sometimes topping 50%. (When Argentina was officially in a depression from 1998 to 2002, the inflation rates were even worse) Argentina's economic problems have also led to contractions in the country's gross domestic product, but I just find it so odd that Japan and Argentina have had simultaneous economic problems and yet their inflation rates are clear polar opposites (or, in Japan's case, arguably the lack thereof).

    55. D C

      Oliver is such a fool.

    56. Rodney Milner

      15:25 Since Fox News is obviously a right-wing "news" source it's no surprise they did that in 2011, after all, so much of conservatism relies on fear... That's honestly one reason I'm not conservative, I don't get the point of fear being in politics...

    57. Rodney Milner

      13:24 Any man who goes to Cancun while his state is having a power outage crisis can go fuck himself. We also shouldn't forget he and Josh Hawley basically have strongly defended the Capitol insurrectionists from January 6.

    58. Rodney Milner

      11:35 Sounds like when Republicans blame Barack Obama for a slow economic recovery, they should start looking inwards...

    59. Rodney Milner

      8:07 Now I see where Nancy got "just say no" from...

    60. Ashutosh Singh

      dept trap is good for developing nation not for developed nation like america its very simple i watched that IMF guys video , oliver team alter that video

    61. Kevin Zachary Walker

      The Government is very disappointed, because last time John Oliver made a video like that (called "Debt Buyers"), John Oliver paid people's debt off. However this time he didn't paid of the national debt. The old and the orange (President Trump and President Biden) are very disappointed of you....so disappointed.

    62. いつのまにか

      Eliminate all branches of the military except for the national guard, stop funneling money to terrorist organizations and puppet dictatorships, fire 80% of the DoD, abolish the CIA. Easy.

    63. James DeBall

      Our government really does spend far too much money. And so much of it is wasted or simply “disappears”. We will never hold the politicians accountable because we’re too divided amongst ourselves. The elites get wealthy and remain in power and the other 99% of us are arguing about our opinions on guns, abortions, and trans kids.

    64. Renjie Cai

      Actually, US can borrow (or print) any much money as they want. The inflation is exported to all other countries of the world. Or more likely, the rest of the world is feeding United States of America. Greece failed because they don't have a global army, they can't use such force to "convince" other countries to feed them.

    65. Greg RN

      John Oliver is an idiot... "being in debt isn't like being enslaved" ...... IT IS LITERALLY FINANCIAL ENSLAVEMENT

    66. TheRegret

      man i thought i hated reagan for not switching to the metric system and "trickle down economy" but now i understand why i hate him more. also it feels like we're at a point where the people who own banks and the majority of money don't understand where their worth comes from, thus the reason of the lower interest rates because they dont know how to balance for assets. also also when do we get to post WWI germany where a loaf of bread requires a wheel barrel of money... or venezuela today.

    67. Scriptease123

      Every one of those GOP creeps supported Trump's trillions in tax cuts for billionaires and corporations.

    68. jjj

      Can’t we just print 28 trillion dollars to pay it off?

    69. Rick Abboud

      Borrowing to build factories creates jobs, but our national debt just grows. Is it a fair comparison? John Oliver your just a fake pr man for someone... name he/her it. Also, you’re not funny

    70. aylmer666

      wow - and I came into this expecting Oliver would have finally found a topic with a sensible take on. Wrong.

    71. Sigma

      Idk why this came up on my feed. But don't be a debt slave to fiat currency. Buy silver #silversqueeze #EndTheFed

    72. Kat Reynolds

      it's because capitalism is fake

    73. itsfairgame

      People talk about debt like its a moonrock or something from outer space. Theres a famous business self help book called Other people's money. In other words, debt. Thats how yiu grow a business. America is nothing if not business. So people need to get a grip. They need to be concerned with their personal debt situation. Thats debt that is using future dollars. The U S can always light up the creditors.

    74. Michelle Celeste

      The end of this episode is pure gold.

    75. Ben

      I like listening to John Oliver at 1.5x speed. Then he actually sounds like the little weasel he is. Billionaires bother you, but trillion dollar debts dont?

      1. Jose T

        Came here looking for this

    76. Tech Master

      Stop being funny already and just say the points, you are not funny dude! Just cringe! Or hire some better writers!seriously! I was such big fan of the show at once, now I cant stand it!

    77. Steve Godenich

      The same BS the UK public was given before their empire's collapse. Stiff upper lip for the poor while the well-heeled walked off scot-free with your tax dollars in tax havens. I don't buy this import. Pay your bills or be servants to your lender. Britain is the bellwether.

    78. Mario

      10:39 Actually it is being a slave to someone. In my opinion. Just tell that to the poor who take out loans from the sharks. Maybe he's to rich to know that.

    79. Allen Bowers

      The oppression in this country is real.... My family being low income is suffering from a great deal of oppression from the system in place that governs our people.... Laws are made against the poor to keep families of color oppressed and in some cases like ours it flows over to all of the poor not only those of color. As a family we feel the pain our country is suffering through as so much of our case relates. We are currently guilty until proven innocent. Being denied justice or safety because we aren't rich enough to afford a lawyer... By the way modest means... a program to help people retain a lawyer (and in this case we didnt even start any of the court proceedings) Can only lower the retainer to $1,500. (There is even a case we overheard the lawyer and judge discuss by name where a person suffering from mental illness has to defend herself in family court.) We have been battling against the loss of our children for the last 2 years.(they pulled a trump and spread misinformation and made a decade of false reports all unfounded and even brainwashed coached manipulated and mentally destroyed our children.) Recently we received a letter of recommendation from the therapist that states : To Whom it may concern, My name is ******** ********; I am a licensed marriage and family therapist at douglas CARES. I began working with the ***** and ******I family July 9th, 2020 for individual and family therapy due to diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder in many family members. During my time working with the family, they have made immense progress, they are beginning to stabilize however, visits with the kid’s grandparents cause behaviors and anxieties tend to escalate prior to and immediately following contact with their grandparents. There have been several behavioral concerns and stressors prior to and following visits with the children’s grandparents. The girls had been placed in relative foster care, with their maternal grandparents. This placement did not encourage a relationship with their mother and the girls were then moved into nonrelative care. While living with their grandparents the relationship between the girls and Douglas CARES has gone though many challenges. The grandparents would continuously get involved in their treatment and berate them into telling them about their sessions. The grandparents strongly discouraged any positive conversations regarding mom. For example, **** has reported that if she was to behave poorly in visits with her mother or Douglas CARES staff, she would be rewarded with bubble gum ice cream. When **** was ask how long this behavior had been going on with her grandparents, she reported “my whole life.” During **** and ****’s time in care, they have had an estranged relationship with their mother and stepfather; both have been working on reestablishing this relationship in therapy. Both girls are wishing to spend more time with their mother and stepfather at this point. Since the girls have been asking to visit and go back to live with their mother, they have been feeling as if their grandparents are treating them differently. **** has stated that she feels as if her grandparents are mad at her due to wishing to return home. When in sessions with Douglas CARES staff, if they attempted to identify strengths of their mothers or past positive memories, the girls would become agitated and not speak to therapist working with the girls the following visit. Due to these concerns, it is my recommendation that any visits between the **** and ****** family is conducted at the child welfare building. Weekly visits with the girl’s grandparents had become detrimental to the progress the girls are making in treatment. Visits with grandparents should be limited to once a month, supervised at DHS. Since starting visits with their grandparents, **** has begun to act out, including harming her sister, being defiant and having (bathroom) accidents both at night and during the day. I am concerned that these visits are causing a relapse of post trauma anxiety for the family. Thank you very much for your consideration in this matter. And the judge knowing all of this and more still is trying to force us to place our child in the care of people who have done so much to our children already. We as parents are absolutely mortified at the way everything has transposed. We have much more information please contact us by email: allenbowers802@gmail.com

      1. Allen Bowers

        @Steve Godenich agreed. No one should have to deal with this.

      2. Steve Godenich

        It's not because of you, believe me, the system is screwed up.

    80. Mario

      A factory that pollutes. Great Idea!

    81. A Breathing Coffin

      It's always amusing when Conservative grifters pretend to care about the future of humanity. I swear to god, in any conversation I have with one about things like, you know; global warming, deforestation, over-population, the energy crisis, the response I get is almost universal across the board, "I don't care, I'll be dead". Good news grifters! There won't be a world to uphold us to our debt if the entire planet and 98% of the population is dead!

    82. Ben Dover

      Interest rates are low because they are artificially set by Federal Reserve and other world governments. Whoever wrote this segment obviously didn’t research this topic at all.

    83. Pak myth buster

      "I don't know I'm not an economist" That's why you are saying stupid things about debt. I really like you work on different issues. But you are toeing the line of democrats. Interest rate are historic low but they will rise along with high inflation.

      1. Jonathan Schwartz

        ah yes where did you get your econ degree from

    84. Ben Dover

      John: “blah, blah Republicans bad, blah blah leftist good.” They’re both corrupt, Mr. Oliver.

      1. Jonathan Schwartz

        then who is good

    85. Pak myth buster

      stimulus that end up in international trade is not creating any economic value in USA.

    86. Ron

      I was a fan of J Oliver at one time, but not anymore. He responds to the views of others with jokes and absent of any coherent counter arguments. There are economists that CAN explain the trends he mentioned.

      1. Ron

        First of all, I want to thank you, Jonathan, for a civil conversation. It’s nice to have a peaceful exchange. That being said, we need to be cautious of the dichotomous constructs that only let us see things as right or left. I move within the continuum depending on this issue. I’m not a libertarian, but I do agree with their caution on economic matters. We can still invest in national concerns, but we need to temper our spending with prudent safeguards. Reckless spending will only jeopardize national programs and diminish any progress that we have made.

      2. Jonathan Schwartz

        @Ron the national debt is something that is used by the right and other operatives to defur progress. The us is too big to fail and if we do the world will suffer.

      3. Ron

        @Jonathan Schwartz They are not the only economists out there. Some are questioning our manipulation of interest rates and constant printing of currency to support many government programs (military and social). Many of our past economic troubles have resulted from these type of actions. I consider myself left of center and a proponent of many government social investments, but I am not blind to the dangers of careless spending and a lack of real monetary wealth. Just because you cannot explain why something happens does not mean you continue to do it.

      4. Jonathan Schwartz

        The head of the IMF is a pretty good economists. There are also children who can explain why the earth is round but adults that cannot

    87. The WoodE

      The bill comes due in inflation. So great job running propaganda for inflating away the savings and income of the 99%

      1. Jonathan Schwartz

        just eat the rich when we get hungry

    88. wnnalis cioov

      Dog having a blast during a riot about to chase down a tear gas grenade 15:15

    89. Caleb Trantham

      "About three pages of your notes app" is john oliver taking shots at logan paul???

    90. Chatur

      I mean if US is just spending someone else's money and is under so much debt.. Why is US still called the worlds number one.. If you are just spending someone else money you are not rich.. you ll have to pay it someday.

    91. J underwood

      The only good news here is you idiots who believe this Bs he's spewing here are gonna get it good and hard when the dollar is worthless.

      1. Jonathan Schwartz

        ah yes borowing money make dollar worthless. What a genius take from you

    92. Christopher Henderson

      So Democrats aren't using a double standard when Obama said that our Debt is Un-American?

      1. Jonathan Schwartz

        did you watch the video. Republicans cause pointless debt

    93. Marc M. Gilmore

      It's strange how people talk about all the profits,they've been making through trading of bitcoin,while am here not making any profit at all.Please can Someone put me through on the right path or at least tell me what I'm doing wrong?

      1. Jonathan Schwartz

        @Jeremy Newton those cources are all lies and will not make you money forex in particular you need to know what your doing and the margins are not great.

      2. Jonathan Kristin

        the secret to being a successful trader is compound interest. Understanding how to use the power of compounding is crucial for any trader. He also goes over how much risk you should be taking on when you're trading forex

      3. Jeremy Newton

        Cryptocurrency /forex trading is a big chance to make money nowadays, if you can't see that at this point is time you learn more about it

      4. Williams Scott

        That's true most people today have been having a lot of failures in forex and crypto sector because of poor orientation and bad experts

      5. Jonathan Schwartz

        dont thats stupid bitcoin is not a stable investment

    94. Tyler Lopes

      “What is the reason for that!? Well... idk.” 🤣🤣🤣

    95. Kate Kinard

      What a stupid time to be alive.

    96. F A

      John Oliver is is a comedian, not an economist. If you want to learn about national debt go to Rothbard, Hayek, or Mises. Not Comedy Central

      1. F A

        @j d I think the H is silent

      2. j d

        HBO dummy. Pay attention

    97. Nightmare

      Tax cuts for the rich, solving U.S. debt. Yeah that sounds right. Let’s have the richest top 5 to 1% NOT be forced to give money to the government in very large amounts. That will certainly give the government more money and allow them to repay debt or invest in more smart economic decisions like infrastructure and public schooling, and other things that could repay debt on its own through improvements in the economy. ! Oh and let’s tax the poorer people more. They can give the government all the money they need. What’s that? They haven’t gotten any richer since the 1950s, and only the rich have gained money since then? Nah everything’s fine. Let’s keep taxi the rich less and less. It’s bound to work SOME TIME.

    98. Clockwork Lullaby

      B...b..but commies in the 70s Baby eating hollywood elites! It can't be out fault It must be the commies fault we are in this downwards spiral It can't be because one party placed politics over country That can't have been it

    99. Gruntslayer 35

      The TI-nspire should definitely be everyone’s favorite graphing calculator

    100. Nicolle Salazar

      Thank you so much for teaching me about this. The national debt seems like a vagary and politicians throw it around to fearmonger, of course. It's good to know I actually understand what this issue is. You're the best, John

      1. rodrigo siqueira

        i really expect that you are ironic