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Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj
Season 5

Season 6

May 17, 2020



Episodes

1: What Happens If You Can't Pay Rent?
May 17, 2020
As millions of Americans struggle to pay rent during the COVID-19 pandemic, Hasan looks at how this could lead to a widespread eviction crisis.
2: The Legal Marijuana Industry Is Rigged
May 24, 2020
Hasan questions the booming cannabis industry, which is being dominated by rich white businessmen at the expense of small growers and people of color.
3: How Coronavirus Broke America
May 31, 2020
With failing supply chains putting healthcare and food workers at risk, Hasan dissects how Trump's use of executive power exacerbates the problems.
4: We Cannot Stay Silent About George Floyd
Jun 4, 2020
Hasan responds to the recent protests in America over police brutality.
5: Why the News Industry Is Dying
Jun 7, 2020
Local newspapers provide vital information in trying times, but as Hasan explains, private equity firms are pillaging these important institutions.
6: Is College Still Worth It?
Jun 14, 2020
As colleges become more corporatized and offer less despite soaring costs, Hasan considers whether the value of a degree justifies the price tag.
7: We're Doing Elections Wrong
Jun 21, 2020
America's winner-take-all elections drive a divisive, two-party machine that limits choice. Hasan explains — and champions a viable alternative.
8: Why Doing Taxes Is So Hard
Jun 28, 2020
Hasan exposes how TurboTax pushes taxpayers away from its free service to a paid option, and why efforts to simplify filing have repeatedly failed.