‘Last Week Tonight’ Slams America’s Treatment Of The Formerly Incarcerated

Despite what movies would have you think, prisoners don’t always get the Hollywood ending you’d expect. According to Last Week Tonight, “around half of people who leave prison end up going back.” Many former prisoners also have to deal with that pesky “have you ever committed a crime” question on job forms, which often leads to them not getting the job. Watch John Oliver’s full takedown of America’s broken prison system: