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VIDEO: Trevor Noah Fills Us In on What We Missed Over the Holidays — Guns, Trump and More

2016 has already started off as an eventful year for political comedy.

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Trump Peace

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VIDEO: John Oliver on the Art of Regifting

Now that Christmas is over, here’s some funny advice from the “Last Week Tonight” host about what to do with the gifts you don’t need or want.

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VIDEOS: Stephen Colbert on Hanukkah and Christmas

“The Late Show” host put out a series of eight videos, one for each night of the Jewish holiday, featuring various comedians, as well as a comical clip on Christmas party apologies. 

Posted on Dec 24, 2015 WATCH & LISTEN

Happy Holidays

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VIDEO: Robert Reich Explains How to Deal With Your Conservative Uncle Bob This Holiday Season

In preparation for the holidays, here’s a survival guide for dealing with your right-wing relatives.

Posted on Dec 20, 2015 WATCH & LISTEN

How to Vet Nonprofits Before You Give

Using ProPublica’s Nonprofit Explorer and a charity’s own documents, you can make a more informed giving decision.

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John Oliver on Why New Year’s Eve Is ‘The Worst’

Of all the holidays in all the world, New Year’s Eve always seems to be more hassle than it’s worth. Thankfully, the “Last Week Tonight” host can help you get out of any celebration you want to avoid.

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Merry Cromnibus

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Peace On Earth

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Holiday Wish

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Xmas Shopping

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No Peace On Earth

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Done with Christmas

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Walking Dead Christmas Special

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Eating Like There’s No Tomorrow

Right around now, many Americans are picking at the last few chunks of leftover turkey.

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Reason for the Season

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Poverty Wages in the Land Of Plenty

The holiday season is upon us. Sadly, the big retailers are Scrooges when it comes to paying their staffs.

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Make Room for Stephen Colbert at Your Thanksgiving Dinner Table

For those of you suffering from Colbert withdrawals while he’s on a holiday break, the pundit generously created this clip so, according to Colbert himself, you can spend Thanksgiving with the thing you’re most thankful for: him.

Posted on Nov 28, 2013 WATCH & LISTEN

OUR Walmart

Wal-Mart Asks Employees to Feed One Another

Known for its poor treatment of workers and low wages, the retail giant is under fire in Canton, Ohio, where its store apparently set up a food drive for needy employees.

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Santa Tracker 2012: NORAD vs. Google

Children looking to keep tabs on Santa Claus’ whereabouts have two Internet options this Christmas. After NORAD’s decision to switch from Google Maps to Microsoft’s Bing Maps, Google has started its own Santa-following venture.

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Happy Holidays From Truthdig

By Mr. Fish

Our annual holiday animation by Mr. Fish focuses this year on diversity. Enjoy!

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Holidays in the Holy Land

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Happy Holidays

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Black Friday

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Cold Turkey

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British Health Workers Feel the Pain

Amid a $31-billion budget crisis, thousands of British doctors and nurses will lose their jobs unless they agree to accept lower salaries, longer working hours and other conditions, according to a leaked document obtained by The Sunday Times.

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’Tis The Season of Fake Outrage

It’s a holiday tradition. Every December, with media charlatans turning the key, the fake outrage machine rumbles back to life.

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White Christmas

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Holiday Foreclosures

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I’m Dreaming of a Right Christmas

A new take on an old song to help make Christmas and all our days bright with what’s right.

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Unemployment Benefits Run Out

Just in time for Christmas, unemployment benefits, which average $302.90 a week, are starting to run out for about 2 million Americans. Unless Congress acts, more will join their ranks. The Washington Post reports on what it’s like to tell your 9-year-old there aren’t going to be presents this year.

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Bad Habits Die Hard

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