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John Oliver Takes On Corrupt Credit Report-Based Hiring

Employers use credit reports in hiring decisions, and it's terrible.

John Oliver takes on the terrible practice of using credit reports in hiring decisions and rental agreements.

"I hope you have a better plan for dealing with terrorists, than flagging their credit report, and denying them their dream apartment."

Once again Oliver takes a tragic injustice and makes it understandable. He's doing such a great service with his very funny show.

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