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The Best Episodes of Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj

Every episode of Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj!

Every Sunday, Hasan Minhaj brings an incisive and nuanced perspective to global news, politics and culture in his unique comedy series.

Genres:ComedyTalk
Network:Netflix

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The best episode of "Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj" is "We Cannot Stay Silent About George Floyd", rated 9/10 from 206 user votes. It was directed by N/A and written by N/A. "We Cannot Stay Silent About George Floyd" aired on 6/4/2020 and is rated 0.4 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "The Ugly Truth of Fast Fashion".

  • We Cannot Stay Silent About George Floyd
    9.0/10 206 votes

    #1 - We Cannot Stay Silent About George Floyd

    Season 6 Episode 4 - Aired 2020-06-04

    Hasan responds to the recent protests in America over police brutality.

    Director: N/A

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  • The Ugly Truth of Fast Fashion
    8.6/10 190 votes

    #2 - The Ugly Truth of Fast Fashion

    Season 5 Episode 3 - Aired 2019-11-24

    Hasan talks about how fast fashion companies like Zara and H&M are harming the environment and how buying more clothes also affects the environment.

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  • We're Doing Elections Wrong
    8.4/10 128 votes

    #3 - We're Doing Elections Wrong

    Season 6 Episode 7 - Aired 2020-06-21

    America's winner-take-all elections drive a divisive, two-party machine that limits choice. Hasan explains — and champions a viable alternative.

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  • Censorship in China
    8.3/10 228 votes

    #4 - Censorship in China

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2019-02-10

    After addressing his Saudi Arabia controversy, Hasan highlights censorship in China and how a #MeToo movement has emerged despite government controls.

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  • The NRA's Global Impact
    8.3/10 185 votes

    #5 - The NRA's Global Impact

    Season 3 Episode 2 - Aired 2019-05-19

    Though the NRA is best known for its agenda in the U.S., Hasan explores how the organization has been exporting its gun culture around the world.

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  • Fentanyl
    8.3/10 185 votes

    #6 - Fentanyl

    Season 4 Episode 2 - Aired 2019-08-11

    As overdoses involving fentanyl continue to skyrocket, Hasan traces the origins of the synthetic opioid and how drug companies profit from its misuse.

    Director: N/A

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  • Amazon
    8.2/10 296 votes

    #7 - Amazon

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2018-11-04

    Hasan takes time out from his Amazon addiction to analyze the relentless tactics the company used to become the largest online retailer in the world.

    Director: N/A

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  • Immigration Enforcement
    8.2/10 214 votes

    #8 - Immigration Enforcement

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2018-11-25

    Hasan takes on immigration in America, going beyond the headlines to dissect disheartening policies and the Trump administration's motivations.

    Director: N/A

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  • Indian Elections
    8.2/10 332 votes

    #9 - Indian Elections

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2019-03-17

    Just before voters head to the polls in India's national election, Hasan explains what's at stake for the world’s largest and most diverse democracy.

    Director: N/A

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  • Why Your Internet Sucks
    8.2/10 166 votes

    #10 - Why Your Internet Sucks

    Season 3 Episode 6 - Aired 2019-06-16

    As millions of Americans lack internet access, Hasan looks at the ways government and providers fail citizens and how some cities are fighting back.

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  • How Coronavirus Broke America
    8.2/10 141 votes

    #11 - How Coronavirus Broke America

    Season 6 Episode 3 - Aired 2020-05-31

    With failing supply chains putting healthcare and food workers at risk, Hasan dissects how Trump's use of executive power exacerbates the problems.

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  • Saudi Arabia
    8.1/10 356 votes

    #12 - Saudi Arabia

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2018-10-28

    In the wake of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death, Hasan exposes grim truths about Saudi Arabia and the charismatic crown prince known as “MBS.”

    Director: N/A

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  • Drug Pricing
    8.1/10 205 votes

    #13 - Drug Pricing

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2019-02-17

    Hasan examines the major players in America's drug industry, and how the prices of life-saving medications like insulin continue to rise unabated.

    Director: N/A

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  • Civil Rights Under Trump
    8.1/10 188 votes

    #14 - Civil Rights Under Trump

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2019-03-03

    Two years into the Trump administrations, Hasan spotlights how government officials have been quietly and systematically dismantling civil rights.

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  • Indian Elections Update and the 1MDB Scandal
    8.1/10 185 votes

    #15 - Indian Elections Update and the 1MDB Scandal

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2019-06-02

    Hasan discusses India's election results, then relays the astonishing story of a multibillion-dollar scandal involving Goldman Sachs and Malaysia.

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  • The Two Sides of Canada
    8.1/10 184 votes

    #16 - The Two Sides of Canada

    Season 4 Episode 5 - Aired 2019-09-01

    In advance of Canada's election, Hasan talks with Justin Trudeau and scrutinizes the prime minister's reputation as a champion of progressive policies.

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  • How America Is Causing Global Obesity
    8.1/10 163 votes

    #17 - How America Is Causing Global Obesity

    Season 5 Episode 7 - Aired 2019-12-22

    Hasan explains how U.S. policies and companies help spread obesity and poor health around the world, then gives updates on topics from past shows.

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  • Why the News Industry Is Dying
    8.1/10 113 votes

    #18 - Why the News Industry Is Dying

    Season 6 Episode 5 - Aired 2020-06-07

    Local newspapers provide vital information in trying times, but as Hasan explains, private equity firms are pillaging these important institutions.

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  • Is College Still Worth It?
    8.1/10 110 votes

    #19 - Is College Still Worth It?

    Season 6 Episode 6 - Aired 2020-06-14

    As colleges become more corporatized and offer less despite soaring costs, Hasan considers whether the value of a degree justifies the price tag.

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  • Why Doing Taxes Is So Hard
    8.1/10 106 votes

    #20 - Why Doing Taxes Is So Hard

    Season 6 Episode 8 - Aired 2020-06-28

    Hasan exposes how TurboTax pushes taxpayers away from its free service to a paid option, and why efforts to simplify filing have repeatedly failed.

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  • Student Loans
    8.0/10 206 votes

    #21 - Student Loans

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2019-02-24

    As millions of Americans struggle with crushing student loan debt, Hasan digs deep to expose the negligent and dishonest practices of loan servicers.

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  • The Dark Side of the Video Game Industry
    8.0/10 207 votes

    #22 - The Dark Side of the Video Game Industry

    Season 4 Episode 1 - Aired 2019-08-04

    Video games are bigger than ever, but the people who make them are often exploited. Hasan takes a look at the darker side of the gaming industry.

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  • Why Your Public Transportation Sucks
    8.0/10 164 votes

    #23 - Why Your Public Transportation Sucks

    Season 4 Episode 3 - Aired 2019-08-18

    Hasan examines how the U.S. government and the Koch brothers are sabotaging plans to revive and expand public transportation as infrastructure crumbles.

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  • Oil
    7.9/10 231 votes

    #24 - Oil

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2018-11-11

    A massive but little-known oil spill off the U.S. Gulf Coast prompts Hasan to examine the serious consequences of expanding American oil production.

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  • Brazil, Corruption and the Rainforest
    7.9/10 190 votes

    #25 - Brazil, Corruption and the Rainforest

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2019-05-12

    Hasan details new threats to the Amazon rainforest and indigenous people in Brazil, then discusses the crucial upcoming Philippines election.

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