USPS: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)


As the U.S. Postal Service faces financial catastrophe, John Oliver discusses why the service is so important, what brought it to this point, and what we can do to help.
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  • Norah Kehrli
    Norah Kehrli11 klukkustundum síðan

    John Strossel looks like if you took ron burgundy and put him in an air fryer

  • Tyler Charron
    Tyler Charron15 klukkustundum síðan

    Might get in trouble with FedEx for the swastika

  • Mike King
    Mike King18 klukkustundum síðan

    Please make the stamps again!!

  • blob23455
    blob23455Degi Síðan síðan

    I purchased the stamps and John Oliver should have more uplifting merch. Btw, I sent them off as gifts my own were so cute!

  • MorpheusΩne
    MorpheusΩneDegi Síðan síðan

    @LastWeekTonight: Why are the stamps no longer available?

  • Georgia Overdrive
    Georgia OverdriveDegi Síðan síðan

    The USPS needs to get sufficient funding. I mean you can’t force them to make a profit and then tell them that they are not allowed to raise or lower prices by law. What are they supposed to do? This feels more like they are trying to purposely bankrupt them.

  • Aleczander Steele
    Aleczander Steele2 dögum síðan

    Watching this when your country has lost 510k from this virus and USPS is doing just as bad is terrible.

  • cyton18
    cyton182 dögum síðan

    4:18 “Ok first, what!? Second, excuse me? And third, just to circle back, the fuck! This joke had me rolling 🤣

  • Sullivan Wenger
    Sullivan Wenger6 dögum síðan

    "This is the funniest rock of all time." I think Dwayne might have words for you.

  • Michelle Dixon
    Michelle Dixon9 dögum síðan

    The ruddy harp electrophysiologically obey because marimba subcellularly list after a plant show. flaky, chilly interactive

  • Patrick Nolin
    Patrick Nolin9 dögum síðan

    why cant we stop Saturday delivery. Canada stopped it years ago? 🤔

  • liesel16
    liesel1614 dögum síðan

    I hate politifact because they don't do as much research as John Oliver's group at Last Week Tonight. Last Week Tonight knows it's complex US politics.

  • Plumikii Ryu
    Plumikii Ryu16 dögum síðan

    Please Do A Piece on Michael Jackson Hi, I’m writing to you because Last Week Tonight as opposed to other such shows actually cares about issues rather than chasing the headlines. It has been 11 years since Michael Jackson passed away yet to this day what the common consensus is that he is a taboo subject for many. I recall you guys once did a piece on Public Shaming. Michael Jackson was a genius, an abused child. He was strange. He was one of the few major stars from the 80s who came out of the 80s without a heroine addiction. He in his own way did many, Many strange things, but so do most other superstars. And more than others he actually cared. About children, about the earth. About the issues we are discussing to this day. While Icons like Freddy Mercury, Elvis Pressley, Prince, Beetles and many more are known for their good works, Michael is known for the something which he has repeatedly been acquitted for. It’s the truth that anyone looking for will find instantly but due to the “where there is smoke there is a fire” narrative, even 11 years after his death, the new media treats him like a criminal. All his trial pages are open for the public to read. He WAS weird. Making a ranch called neverland, hanging out with children. Trusting people he shouldn’t. But I urge you please cover him, hear beyond the noise like you guys often do. The most successful African American Artist of all time was a humble man child, who respected women, loved children and cared about our environment. He was not a heroine junkie, a private man who did not share his disease even all the way back in 1993 even though he was accused of wanting to become a “White Man”. He was eccentric. Hanging out with animals and caring about them. This article covers multiple sources, some of which I had read previously. Michael Jackson was a multi talented millionaire pop star, who was not an alcoholic, was a caring father, a filial son, Treated women with respect, cared about the planet and it’s beings. The press that constantly kept DASHING him, had found a way to subvert their guilt. All those years of calling him a “Jacko”, “monkey” and many more hurtful things was justified if he was a paedophile. They NEEDED him to be guilty. Such a man cannot exist in Hollywood. Such public shaming had allowed and to this day allows Michael to be a victim to all this slander. Please do a piece, if not one that exonerates him then one that once and for all cements the fact the Michael Jackson, the greatest pop star, the first African American Idol was a paedophile. Not through unknown sources or flimsy headlines but through concrete proof. A news echoing in a closed chamber will not reach anyone, most fans who what to know the truth know it, other people will read the headlines but not the explanations. It’s about time the general public knows. Please do a piece on Michael, the blatant mistreatment by the media, The systematic racism he faced during his trials. Please don’t let the first African American Singer be remembered for the things he did not do, He was weird, weird enough to annoy Freddy Mercury with Bubbles feedbacks, weird enough to let kids crack raw eggs over Michael Jackson, Weird enough to play water balloons with children. But he was not a paedophile and the world needs to acknowledge that. He was in no way a “Perfect Human” but he tried his best to live right and we should not punish him for doing that. On this year please exonerate this Black man, the Justice System has done it two decades ago, it’s about time everyone else does. Please do a piece on Michael Jackson. #spreadtheawareness #justiceformichael #hedeservedbetter

    SPICY DRACULA17 dögum síðan

    When John first presented those rocks I already had a feeling he bought one to show us Best rocks ever!

  • Mo Zubia
    Mo Zubia19 dögum síðan

    Honestly, for a middle-aged man to be so excited about buying a joke on a rock is hilarious ❤️😂

  • sonorasgirl
    sonorasgirl19 dögum síðan

    That was known sex symbol Steve Minuchin amongst the stegos 😂. Cheeky John. Cheeky.

  • neo
    neo23 dögum síðan

    I'm tired of removing semi -crushed boxes from my mail box that the mail person forces into my mailbox and they're hard to get out and end up all crumpled and disfigured....I want this person fired!!

  • William Walker
    William Walker25 dögum síðan

    Pension reform is the answer to the problem with the post office. They need to reform pensions now! The sooner, the better!

  • shrimp19921
    shrimp1992129 dögum síðan

    It ain’t the Postal Services fault that their crop top looks like that on you.

  • Trae McPherson
    Trae McPhersonMánuði síðan

    @LastWeekTonight - Can we send your video to President Biden?

  • Mary Hook
    Mary HookMánuði síðan

    "My favourites are spimpson sponge bob

  • Tyler Jeski
    Tyler JeskiMánuði síðan

    That FOX show was called "Myths, Lies and Complete Stupidity" how did the Last Week Tonight crew not a make a joke about that?

  • djtomoy
    djtomoyMánuði síðan

    Making them pay pensions is good right?

  • Steve Smith

    Steve Smith

    Mánuði síðan

    Not to the extent and degree to which they are forced while also being blocked in every direction when they try and make more money

  • Jonathan Raithel
    Jonathan RaithelMánuði síðan

    To quote SNL’s Madame Vivelda: “Stamps. You ask everyone in your life to buy stamps. And they do. And you say ‘TAKE THAT, POSTMASTER GENERAL LOUIS DE JOY!!!’” “Why do I know the full name of the postmaster general in 2020?”

  • x 286
    x 286Mánuði síðan

    i cant be the only one who googled the swastika in the FedEx logo

  • N.MM.D.
    N.MM.D.Mánuði síðan

    Im an agronomy major in Canada and Post Canada (nation post, equivalent to USPS) has chicks in the mail everyday. We have few hatcheries. All they do is incubate the eggs and the day the chicks are born they vaccinate them, box them up and hop! they go in the truck and are delivered to farms all over. I visited the hatchery that produces over 50% of the poultry in my province and Post Canada trucks are in their driveway at 6 every morning ready to deliver. That's when I understood how it was legal and necessary to allow this still.

  • Patoren 3gou
    Patoren 3gouMánuði síðan

    Whoops biden won the election so I guess we can trust the postal service again No I do not believe the election was stolen Im just annoyed by the inconsistency

  • Tony Walters
    Tony WaltersMánuði síðan

    The Post Office in my opinion sucks and has no understanding on how to get mail to the right party. It took 4 days to go from NC to Jersey City, NJ. then sent to Metro NY, set for 2 days the sent back to NJ, Newark. Stay in Newark for 2 days and now it's moving to somewhere. What the hell is going on? This is not the first time this has happen.

  • Rita Taylor
    Rita TaylorMánuði síðan

    Denmark lost our postal service to Sweden Postnord that gouges people

  • HeyItsXoTina
    HeyItsXoTinaMánuði síðan

    😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 I love John Oliver

  • Simon Ross
    Simon RossMánuði síðan

    Is it worthwhile to declare a national emergency for fema trailers or something of the sort be deployed? Possibly a way to have evictions removed or not reported? It's not fair to take a person's home its not fair to enact laws that are not enforceable. Would it be be deemed in the era of pandemic to declare an emergency use of housing fema? Or suggestions?

  • Jinx Adnix
    Jinx AdnixMánuði síðan

    12:24 A joke, criticizing a joke, by criticizing the joke he is holding.

  • Michael Whitehead
    Michael WhiteheadMánuði síðan

    John no mess, you guess, we gotta help the usps! Hire me

  • Christopher Kelly
    Christopher KellyMánuði síðan

    I can't find the article but didn't trump once say he hated email and people should use the us postal service?

  • Austyn Stuff
    Austyn Stuff2 mánuðum síðan

    Did you save the UPS thanks to the 7 million viewers buying stamps?

  • GordonGEICO
    GordonGEICO2 mánuðum síðan

    I bet Jeremy Renner is wondering how he caught a stray bullet on an episode about the postal service

  • emily keane
    emily keane2 mánuðum síðan

    what's the fed ex swastica joke?

  • Zugly Monster
    Zugly Monster2 mánuðum síðan

    The American obsession with making everything for profit is sad and digusting

  • Saniya 666
    Saniya 6662 mánuðum síðan

    please upload high resolution picture of stay up late by brian swords, i'm want to use it as wallpaper for my computer, please please please. I love that painting.

  • Jay Lee
    Jay Lee2 mánuðum síðan

    I got FedEx, UPS, American Shipping Company

  • Lesiqa Jeni
    Lesiqa Jeni2 mánuðum síðan

    The dramatic parent untypically visit because pansy preferentially bubble lest a curved tugboat. exciting exclusive, enthusiastic sidecar

  • Aidan Phillips
    Aidan Phillips2 mánuðum síðan

    2:00 can we just address the fact that you can MAIL BEES

  • Abraham Stephen Jr
    Abraham Stephen Jr2 mánuðum síðan

    Postal service in any country in the world is the best and least expensive option compared to private carriers like UPS, Fedex and DHL who are a bunch of ripoffs!

  • Fred Blonder
    Fred Blonder2 mánuðum síðan

    You think mailing live animals is weird? It used to be legal to mail people. I once read an article in Smithsonian Magazine where they interviewed a woman who, as a girl, had been mailed to her aunt for a visit, as it was cheaper than train-fare. She literally rode in the baggage car. Mailing people was outlawed somewhere around World War II.

  • Aeri Heirsling
    Aeri Heirsling2 mánuðum síðan

    Scuti is right. You could hire more postal workers and still get great delivery ON TIME. Why wait six days for mail delivery? Why not AM and PM service with letter carriers sorting and processing the AM run and then going home and the second shift delivering the PM run? The next shift sorts and processes and the first shift delivers the mail and the fourth shift works postal locations. Round the clock. 😒

  • Jodie Lynne Devine
    Jodie Lynne Devine2 mánuðum síðan

    And bees.... the USPS will mail live bees as well

  • Don Robertson
    Don Robertson2 mánuðum síðan

    Its the post office, its not a business. It doesnt “go broke” thats like saying the military is going broke. Ugh. No, its underfunded. Not going broke.

  • Yellow Sn0w
    Yellow Sn0w2 mánuðum síðan

    It's like kneecapping an olympic marathon runner and then complaining about them being a bad athlete.

  • yearlygymnast 95
    yearlygymnast 952 mánuðum síðan

    The thing is, my mother actually has an entire two sheets of the stamps. This is why i love her

  • Fred Oliveira
    Fred Oliveira2 mánuðum síðan

    John, I recently became a member of the Postal Service as is my father who has been working there for 22 years. This video slightly worried me when clicking on it because I was afraid of realizing my workplace was corrupt when in actuality it’s the opposite. Speaking from experience, it is a fantastic place to work, and I truly hope I can get some time there to let my dad retire because he has truly worked his tail off for over two decades. Thank you for bringing this to light and I genuinely hope this can garner some kind of change

  • Ling Ling
    Ling Ling2 mánuðum síðan

    Um where the hell can i buy that rock

  • Xinyi Chen
    Xinyi Chen2 mánuðum síðan

    "But real businesses can't lose billions every year." cough Uber cough -$8.5B net income last year

  • TheImpaler27
    TheImpaler272 mánuðum síðan

    Makes me glad that "Doctor D" David Schultz once slapped that rat crap out of John Stossel.

  • AngelaMary31 AlisonAnnaDj
    AngelaMary31 AlisonAnnaDj2 mánuðum síðan

    "Real businesses can't lose billions every year." Sample of US government bailouts to "real" businesses: Bear Sterns: $29 billion Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac: $200 billion General Motors: $50 billion American Express: $3 billion Citigroup: $45 billion AIG: $67 billion

  • kez
    kez2 mánuðum síðan

    Postman helps bury neighbourhood dogs...... 🤔 I have suspicion,

  • Amy Bickett
    Amy Bickett3 mánuðum síðan

    Geese are demons, and you know it

  • Martin Kj
    Martin Kj3 mánuðum síðan

    I dont get it...Australian post office is hugely profitable...and how is USA post office not profitable...the answer is the government is trying to kill it thats why.

  • Roses Andflour
    Roses Andflour3 mánuðum síðan

    Omg what is Sierra on an episode of LWT ahahah love it

  • heid shows
    heid shows3 mánuðum síðan

    Wait, wait, wait, wait, let me get this straight, the USPS is broke, which is a federal service, but the government would much rather bail out airlines and banks, rather than bail out an actual essential business that provides services to literally everyone...huh?

  • David Koster
    David Koster3 mánuðum síðan

    I want "EAT SHIT BOB" stamps now.

  • David Koster
    David Koster3 mánuðum síðan

    All the big mail carriers would love a slice of bulk mail, extremely profitable but they all recoil in horror at providing a universal, low one cost service that the USPS provides.

  • Kris A
    Kris A3 mánuðum síðan

    15 years, in 15 years America Will have A cloaps to some extend, maybe not nation ending, but enough for Them to get Theis finger out.

  • Llewellyn Vannote
    Llewellyn Vannote3 mánuðum síðan

    John, I recently became a member of the Postal Service as is my father who has been working there for 22 years. This video slightly worried me when clicking on it because I was afraid of realizing my workplace was corrupt when in actuality it’s the opposite. Speaking from experience, it is a fantastic place to work, and I truly hope I can get some time there to let my dad retire because he has truly worked his tail off for over two decades. Thank you for bringing this to light and I genuinely hope this can garner some kind of change

  • ytho
    ytho3 mánuðum síðan

    I worked for USPS doing data entry about 5 years ago and found out how much of a mess it was then. They kept trying to recruit mail carriers but no one wanted to sell their soul and work 60-80 hours a week for not even 40 hours of pay. They are overworked and money is extremely mismanaged. They brag way too much about not using tax dollars since 1980. It's really so sad because if they went under, we'd all be fucked. People don't know all the services that they actually perform.

  • amy joy
    amy joy3 mánuðum síðan is a part of, rather than competition to, the usps...? i thought it was the other way 'round...

  • JC Denton
    JC Denton3 mánuðum síðan

    Fuck the usps. Privatize that shit. Private takeover let em buy it. Been losing money since forever. Johnny Oliver appeals to the uninformed.

  • kairon156
    kairon1563 mánuðum síðan

    Is John Oliver planning to recreate the 12 days of christmass through the USPS?

  • Shiah
    Shiah3 mánuðum síðan

    Stossel Fans Anonymous

  • 1st Morgoth
    1st Morgoth3 mánuðum síðan

    You know its kinda funny, i read a lot of fantasy stories. some are better some are worse. But basicly you can, most of the time, extract some of the lessons in the fantasy world to improve the real world. But then again you here this Story here and its basicly Going Postal by Terry Pratched, sure you have no Golems and Banshees in the USA but the rest is basicly the same. For evryone how knows the story already, for the sake of comparison Trump is Gild (without his smarts), for evryone who does not know the Story i can only recommend it and the rest of TP. books.

  • Lonniea Cheeks
    Lonniea Cheeks3 mánuðum síðan

    Wait, wait, wait, wait, let me get this straight, the USPS is broke, which is a federal service, but the government would much rather bail out airlines and banks, rather than bail out an actual essential business that provides services to literally everyone...huh?

  • Tunnel Rat
    Tunnel Rat3 mánuðum síðan

    Still needs to correct himself as the USPS is NOT apart of the federal government.

  • Kweldon3


    3 mánuðum síðan

    United STATES Postal Service

  • Tunnel Rat

    Tunnel Rat

    3 mánuðum síðan

    @Kweldon3 It isn't tho

  • Kweldon3


    3 mánuðum síðan

    It is tho

  • nmkaspr Kasprowicz
    nmkaspr Kasprowicz3 mánuðum síðan


  • Bob
    Bob3 mánuðum síðan

    I missed the stamps, just another thing about 2020 I hate

  • Jordan Wallace
    Jordan Wallace3 mánuðum síðan


  • George carr
    George carr3 mánuðum síðan

    You should make a danberry Connecticut stamp lol

  • 1234androcknroll
    1234androcknroll3 mánuðum síðan

    Dear Mr. Oliver, I find myself blown away by seeing, quite possibly for the 1st time in my life, a human being who ACTUALLY KNOWS the answer to the question 'why is this all happening' ... Teach us!

  • Brian JOnker
    Brian JOnker3 mánuðum síðan

    Congress has FUBAR the postal service big time for a long time. It is congress that created the crazy accounting rule but also wont let prices rise to what is needed and also wont let tiny Post offices already near a bigger one close up.

  • Andrew Tikhonov
    Andrew Tikhonov3 mánuðum síðan

    very bad service lost 4 parcels 3 of which I managed to find in a nearby warehouse 1 I can’t find a form where my parcel doesn’t load, terribly without responsibility who will answer where is my parcel for $ 65, the tracking says it was delivered but I didn't receive it !! why the status was delivered if you delivered it to some unknown where

  • Gray Detwiler
    Gray Detwiler3 mánuðum síðan

    Me: I'm immune to advertising USPS 80s commercial: Me: 👀👀👀 dino stamps? 💕💕💕👀👀👀

  • ナカナカ
    ナカナカ4 mánuðum síðan

    listen, john is almost always correct but when he called that mail lady a national treasure, he hit the nail on the goddamn head

  • Ty L
    Ty L4 mánuðum síðan

    These stupid micro naps are gonna save me unfortunately. And yea idk what the fjuck I was thinking

  • Billithekat
    Billithekat4 mánuðum síðan

    stossel is a dipshit

  • Estella Skywalker
    Estella Skywalker4 mánuðum síðan

    Dear Sir / Madam, My Order Tracking number: LZ680799518US On September 22, I bought an Item for my Uncle. When I Tracked the Item on USPS, it only states: Your package is moving within the USPS network and is on track to be delivered to its final destination. It is currently in transit to the next facility. I had been seeing this message for 3 weeks already and there has been no further Updates, I only see this Message. The USPS did not states Currently Where my Product is. Can you kindly Find Out for me: 1: Currently, Where Exactly is the Item ? It still has not arrive in Singapore since September 22. 2: When Would It Arrives in Singapore ? Please kindly reply to me as soon as possible. I look forward to receiving your reply soon. Thank you. From; Miss Estella Yeo

  • Solo Wing Pixy
    Solo Wing Pixy4 mánuðum síðan

    Literally selling rocks.

  • Sarah Flood
    Sarah Flood4 mánuðum síðan

    Omg I'm a stamp collector and nothing has ever made me want to collect stamps less than that ad.

  • In The Moonlight
    In The Moonlight4 mánuðum síðan

    :0 Sierra Schultzzie? In a Last Week Tonight video!? I wonder if she’s seen this 🤔

  • Liam Kelly
    Liam Kelly4 mánuðum síðan

    the biggest problem with email vs. the postal service is that you cant send a goose through email. 9:12

  • Reshawn Crossland
    Reshawn Crossland4 mánuðum síðan

    going bad meek mill

  • Mbo
    Mbo4 mánuðum síðan

    Oh my god, you don't have banking at the Post Office??

  • Kristen Dieviete
    Kristen Dieviete4 mánuðum síðan

    Trump's ability to be incompetently wrong regarding so many things will never cease to amaze me.

  • Robassist88
    Robassist884 mánuðum síðan

    Okay just because the US is particularly good at capitalism doesnt mean we need to integrate it into ever aspect of our lives. Have you seen the extra fees from fedex and ups? Btw that I can get email claim is total bs. Most mail is now packages.

  • AmethystEyes
    AmethystEyes4 mánuðum síðan

    Wait why did they take away postal savings?

  • awesomecat42
    awesomecat424 mánuðum síðan

    This episode hits different after all the recent bullshit that's been going on.

  • Stacey Smith
    Stacey Smith4 mánuðum síðan

    The thing I love about John is that if he sees something adorable, odd or funny he buys it.

  • Mass Defect
    Mass Defect4 mánuðum síðan

    Now I need sweatpants with Xpresspost stamped across the ass.

  • The Righteous Gamers
    The Righteous Gamers4 mánuðum síðan

    USPS is the only thing that fucking works in America

  • George Fletcher
    George Fletcher4 mánuðum síðan

    The Postal Service is a complete and utter failure because they promote UNQUALIFIED people to management positions. They bully and make their workers lives (especially Letter Carriers) miserable. They cannot retain CCA's because they made the Letter Carrier job too overwhelming for new hires. They are so stupid and arrogant, they have no clue how to run a business. Why on Earth would a "delivery" business make the "delivery" job a task so insurmountable with overburdened routes and complicated work procedures? That's the REAL reason you are not getting your mail.

  • Brian JOnker

    Brian JOnker

    3 mánuðum síðan

    This should be pinned to the top of comments

  • jdkooken
    jdkooken4 mánuðum síðan


  • MegaMementoMori
    MegaMementoMori5 mánuðum síðan

    Wow, for once I actually agree with John's suggestions.

  • Jeffrey Muu
    Jeffrey Muu5 mánuðum síðan

    So far all the usps workers I have met have been real Gs.