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John Oliver Describes Boris Johnson, England’s Very Own Trump

>>Stephen: HEY, EVERYBODY! WE’RE HERE WITH OUR DEAR FRIEND JOHN OLIVER. BIG SOCCER SUMMER.>>YEAH, FOR SURE, IF YOU WANT TO USE THAT WORD, YEAH.>>Stephen: IT WAS AN EXCELLENT SEASON FOR FOOT BALL.>>YES.>>Stephen: AND FOR THE U.S. TEAM.>>MAGNIFICENT.>>Stephen: BUT JUST AS IMPORTANT TO YOU OR PERHAPS EVEN MORE SO.>>YEAH.>>Stephen: YOUR TEAM, LIVERPOOL –>>YES, WE WON THE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE.>>Stephen: WHAT DOES THAT...

Should Animals Have Human Rights? (Pokémon + Speciesism) – 8-Bit Philosophy

Fluffy McFlufferson, Pussy Meowsalot, Turtle Turtleson, and Muffin head. In 2014, Americans spent over $56 billion dollars on their beloved pets. But how can we reconcile this affinity with the horrific ways in which animals are often treated? Thinkers like Rene Descartes have argued that since animal lack consciousness, they are essentially machines, and thus do not have moral status....