Meatpacking: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

21 Vas 2021
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The pandemic has thrown into high relief some of the longstanding issues surrounding working conditions in meatpacking facilities. John Oliver explains why greater oversight is needed, and how we can go about getting it.
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    Agnes BurtonAgnes BurtonPrieš 19 minučių
  • I'm glad to see that our gov't changed so much ever since Upton Sinclair wrote about the horrors of the meat-packing industry in 1904... What...? Oh... Nevermind...

    DeepFried OhioGravyDeepFried OhioGravyPrieš 41 minutę
  • Grateful that a horrendous colonoscopy 14 years ago made me go plant-based. I got to thinking about fast food. What if meat cost, say $50 for 1/4 lb of whatever? Then the very people who can’t afford to have Type ll Diabetes, heart disease, etc. would find that eating whole-food-plant-based 99% of the time would eliminate those diseases. Three films (no judgement!!!) I’d recommend include “What the Health,” “The Game Changers,” and “Forks Over Knives.”

    Sandy DillerSandy DillerPrieš val
  • Foo

    1844junkercars1844junkercarsPrieš val
  • Sounds too much like my current factory job making FUCKING hot tubs/spas

    sasquatchizesasquatchizePrieš val
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    Trinity HopeTrinity HopePrieš 2 val
  • I feel like there's a whole book about this...

    HohHochHohHochPrieš 2 val
  • There has to be a Democrat in office for this guy to talk about the things that matter. Glad he is back I can finally watch this show again

    Bass LittleBass LittlePrieš 3 val
  • That's why my hard earned money isn't going to the meat industry anymore. I want plant-based companies to thrive and create alternative no-risk jobs for those people.

    GreenDanGermanGreenDanGermanPrieš 4 val
  • Nothing will happen

    BigPiece GamingBigPiece GamingPrieš 4 val
  • Anything that has to do with meat is disgusting. Be it breeding, slaughter, packaging or whatever. All good reasons to stop eating meat.

    Gerhard AdlerGerhard AdlerPrieš 5 val
  • 10:40 that guy looks like the whitest whitey mcWhitey Racist ever born on this Planet. and his Company is called "PILGRIMS PRIDE"??? wooooooowwww

    Johan KramerJohan KramerPrieš 5 val
  • Incoming dick joke

    TheEngineeredTheEngineeredPrieš 5 val
  • That’s strange I do commercial roofing and any safety rule broken is 130k fine. We just had a guy fall of a roof. 40 feet. He broke both his arms and a few ribs. We got fined 150k

    ExtremeTurtleExtremeTurtlePrieš 5 val
  • I've said it before and will say it again: if your place of work uses the exact same indoctrination language as a murder-suicide cult, ala "family", GET OUT. They will work you to death with no regard for anything except their own company's appearance.

    PhoenixPhoenixPrieš 6 val
  • I live in the county in which the JBS plant is located. The vast majority of citizens here are absolutely brainwashed by the republican lie machine and their corporate overlords. It's genuinely sad and terrifying.

    MrBogus213MrBogus213Prieš 6 val
  • Oh crap Jaime! Not you too?!??! Stop acting like you have live audience and start beiing your self. Just stop. Please.

    sead facicsead facicPrieš 6 val
  • Only the oligarchs will be able to eat real meat. The rest of us will eat processed soldier fly protein (maggots) or estrogen-saturated "Impossible Burgers" to neuter us. Welcome to the Reset.

    Jon PublicJon PublicPrieš 8 val
  • All because of illegals

    B bB bPrieš 8 val
    • If I may ask how?

      Has the High GroundHas the High GroundPrieš 59 minučių
  • costco should kick tyson products

    Cyrus WuCyrus WuPrieš 9 val
  • Thank you God this episode was not more social justice bullshit.

    pevitzachastpevitzachastPrieš 9 val
    • Well that’s his thing this what you’re watching now is social justice.

      Has the High GroundHas the High GroundPrieš 57 minučių
  • wow what a third world country

    davidveale24davidveale24Prieš 9 val
  • I aimed for public's heart and hit it in the stomach. Upton Sinclair

    Zachary AndrewZachary AndrewPrieš 10 val
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  • Stop eating animals, eat the rich 🍽

    Marina and The DevilMarina and The DevilPrieš 11 val
  • if anyone really cared they would just stop buying chicken. oh yeah you cant your eating that same chicken right no as you read this comment all greasy handed and shit.

    texxx outlawtexxx outlawPrieš 11 val
    • The situation is similiar here in Germany and Austria. To circumvent the work safety rules, the factory workers are sub sub contractors mostly from Eastern Europe.

      Ptao TomPtao TomPrieš 9 val
  • Horrific tales from meat packing plants? What is this, 1920? Oh wait, no, we just live in a third world country

    tbailey264tbailey264Prieš 12 val
    • much.

      Ptao TomPtao TomPrieš 9 val
  • The meat industry is just disgusting all around, it has no regard for life either animal or human!!

    Lauren PauLauren PauPrieš 12 val
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    Cory LevyCory LevyPrieš 12 val
  • hi

    Merlin JaegerMerlin JaegerPrieš 13 val
  • Another day John Oliver attacks low hanging fruit video

    Matt MMatt MPrieš 14 val
  • ...and some Americans are more inclined to bleat about sweatshops in China, Vietnam, Bangladesh et.al whilst their very neighbours are technically indentured. 🙄

    Naphtali MusnyamaNaphtali MusnyamaPrieš 14 val
  • The freer the market, the freer the people, eh...

    Hellion SharkHellion SharkPrieš 15 val
  • Dear Mr.Oliver. I have a favor to ask. I understand that in order to be popular in the "great" Britain and "the colonies" you need to dilute serious conversation by adding unfunny jokes every 30 seconds (yes, go ahead, viewers, CHECK). Unfortunately, I have come to like your videos, but, fortunately, I'm neither a brit nor a yank (neither are you, they WILL hang you by the neck one day). Is there any chance you could add a special montage of your videos WITHOUT those every-30-seconds stupid jokes, for people from countries where intellect is not considered a symptom of communist satanism? Thank you.

    Maloy7800Maloy7800Prieš 15 val
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    Frazier MilakFrazier MilakPrieš 16 val
  • just like, close the usa down at this point

    Alium CepaAlium CepaPrieš 17 val
  • I'm sorry, did he say that the weapon that killed an unarmed underaged was up for auction? Flag that auction for fktards will apply.

    Dave lonDave lonPrieš 17 val
  • Way to look out for your 1% Tyson/OSHA..America? Mr Oliver, thank you.

    Ryan KarlRyan KarlPrieš 19 val
  • Sad that this is everywhere. Got a serious neck injury from a machine at a warehouse and was forced to sign a release to get back to work. At barely a living wage... I couldn't afford the time off so signed away my rights to keep a roof over my head. At another warehouse different company, while assembling cheap bbq grills the drill slipped (cheap alloy screw bent/broke) and went right through my hand. Scrubbed out the debris, band aids on both sides since it went straight through, took a day off to keep injury minimally clean but if I went to a doc seeking relief I would be released. For this one I took the loss and saw the doc. Both injuries have come back in bad ways but what am I to do? Keep your head down and keep working if you want a paycheck. I can't afford more medical bills that I can't pay off in this lifetime. This is everywhere. Corporations have taken too much.

    J LafoJ LafoPrieš 20 val
  • The situation is similiar here in Germany and Austria. To circumvent the work safety rules, the factory workers are sub sub contractors mostly from Eastern Europe.

    dondorondondoronPrieš 21 val
  • So I wonder if things would change if "Americans " took these jobs.

    mizzury54mizzury54Prieš 21 val
    • No, probably not, born and raised in Wa State, and my son worked, for a beef packing plant. He said that is exactly how it is. I am so glad he doesnt work there anymore.

      PB & JPB & JPrieš 14 val
  • There was a great reason why we didn't allow industry monopolies. Our politicians and their pets are factory farming animals, workers and NOW OUR ELDERS!

    Alison LoyAlison LoyPrieš 21 val
  • I don’t see anything wrong with betting on a number. The lottery does it. Sports bets involve two numbers. As long as they weren’t doing anything to try to manipulate the number, other than ‘downward as much as possible’, what’s the big deal? Not giving adequate breaks? THERE’S your problem!

    Bertrand ZerpersandeBertrand ZerpersandePrieš dieną
    • @PB & J Nope, making a wager on a number, a number which is not going to change due to the bet having been made, hurts no one. Except the feelings of overly sensitive wushes.

      Bertrand ZerpersandeBertrand ZerpersandePrieš 14 val
    • If you dont see that placing bets, on what workers will get the deadly panademic, due to the work environment the ones who are beating created.......then there is no hope, for you......I really hope your comment was facetious

      PB & JPB & JPrieš 14 val
  • Cluckingham Palace. Now that’s 😄

    ShadoeLandmanShadoeLandmanPrieš dieną
  • 12:54 KAREN'S Karens"s everywhere!!! Run and hide. Karen has overtaken Tyson!!! .

    2Stonefly2StoneflyPrieš dieną
  • My Mom, at 16 year old, worked in a chicken processing factory back in the 1960's. To this day, she still hates eating chicken.

    2Stonefly2StoneflyPrieš dieną
  • We can thank Republicans for the poor treatment of workers.

    Justin HopkinsJustin HopkinsPrieš dieną
  • I don't buy Tyson anything because it's low grade. I had no idea they treat their workers like chickens too.

    Jimmy WebbJimmy WebbPrieš dieną
  • Are the 5 thousand thumbs downs just company owners getting mad at the facts slapping them in the face? Selfish greedy fucks.

    Harpastan ManHarpastan ManPrieš dieną
  • Going Keto, you eat more meat fat which is more filling, less lean meat, less processed meat, spend less money on meat so you can afford to buy organic meats from local ranchers you know and trust, and lose weight without going hungry.

    BellesativaBellesativaPrieš dieną
  • No one wants to talk about how there’s only enough beef to supply 60% of what we’re eating there’s not enough beef on this planet to support the United States so 40% of your burger is a protein substance filler what is the filler do you know McDonald’s has their scientists who genetically make their meat taste good and add flavor they admit this what’s the flavor human DNA cow do you neither growing proteins Slery but from who and from what

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  • Even longer term solution: End the meat industry altogether. The future is plant-based.

    HazelHazelPrieš dieną
    • 100%

      Lisa JohnsonLisa JohnsonPrieš 23 val
  • It's stuff like this that makes me feel ashamed to be called an American. I really hope I die in another country so I don't have to make my family visit America to see me.

    Rikki SlonceRikki SloncePrieš dieną
  • Sad thing is this is how it goes at any company with divided corporate and physical labor. Send the desk jockeys on 10 vacations a year while the people on the line can't take 1 sick day.

    dirtbag1713dirtbag1713Prieš dieną
  • Well, still better than factories in China🤷

    Liberty SpringsLiberty SpringsPrieš dieną
  • Simple: stop eating meat.

    Over ToastedOver ToastedPrieš dieną
  • So, you're saying go vegan, but your sponsors aren't letting you because they're complicit?

    Sina RoughaniSina RoughaniPrieš dieną
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  • I was expecting the 3rd most important thing to be Adam Driver

    Stragos SlizenbergStragos SlizenbergPrieš dieną
  • Just Go Vegan

    Bryan TorresdeyBryan TorresdeyPrieš dieną
  • No context given on the number of employees at the factories. How do we know the % of employees contracting the & dying from the virus is more than the average for the state/country? It's numbers taken out of context.

    Dimitar DimitrovDimitar DimitrovPrieš dieną
    • @Vaya Notaro but that's how he framed it. I want to make that conclusion on my own. I'm not saying the video is a scam, just that it could be presented a bit more independent manner

      Dimitar DimitrovDimitar DimitrovPrieš 21 val
    • well I feel like the fact that they're all in close proximity to each other, with no bathroom breaks, and what seems like an already unhygienic workplace- could result to something over the national average

      Vaya NotaroVaya NotaroPrieš dieną
  • These plants are also in 'right to work' states which actively discourage any union ideation.

    KaiannanthiKaiannanthiPrieš dieną
  • It occurs to me that America is self-destructing... we need to spend money to solve problems but trust in the government is so low we dont really feel confident trusting them with the money.

    Smunstu StinkymonsterSmunstu StinkymonsterPrieš dieną
  • The fuck happened to Teddy Roosevelt's laws for worker safety and such in the meat packing industry. It was bad then too. He reformed laws and created laws because body parts and such were found in meat packages etc. He did this after reading "The Jungle" by Upton Sinclair.. The fuck happened?

    Teresa KusicTeresa KusicPrieš dieną
  • Chinees company's own some of these?

    HelixdragonHelixdragonPrieš dieną
  • It's sad that America's meat is owned by China and Brazil..

    ak0eak0ePrieš dieną
  • Friendly reminder that every single problem John listed in this video is caused by metastasized capitalism.

    AnduinAnduinPrieš dieną
  • John Oliver a twat

    buffalo billbuffalo billPrieš dieną
  • It does not surprise me and yet the poor earning repub thinks this is fine. If people, who can, would quit voting for corporation control this could be stopped.

    Carole TrappCarole TrappPrieš dieną
  • Slavery truly is worse now than ever before in this country.

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    Mary DelbonisMary DelbonisPrieš dieną
  • Whew, thank god I live in Finland! No offence Americans, but we have decent working conditions in comparison.

    Mr RandomMr RandomPrieš dieną
  • I refuse to buy Tyson anything its gross!! PERIOD.

    Lady Luna GrimmLady Luna GrimmPrieš dieną
  • It's a little hard for me to feel sorry for people who work in animal agriculture, but something really needs to be done about the higher-ups who treat their floor workers so disposably. Shutting slaughterhouses and meat packing plants down and forcing their owners to change industries sounds like a good place to start.

    DeRosset MyersDeRosset MyersPrieš dieną
  • When they don’t care about the lives and well-being of animals, why would they care about the well-being of humans?

    Celina SkailandCelina SkailandPrieš dieną
  • I had to work with a broken hand....I’m a security guard...

    Mojo JojiMojo JojiPrieš dieną
  • JBS's * REVENUE* was 50 Billion... revenue is not profit Their profit was roughly .2% of their revenue

    Erik SchminkeErik SchminkePrieš dieną
  • I think the true problem I'm America is most people rely on other people to survive. This is why I moved to a bigger property with the main purpose to homestead. Growing and raising your own food is something 99% of people don't want to do. Give a man a fish and they eat for one day teach them how to fish and they can eat forever. Stop blaming others for issues we can solve by not purchasing corporate products.

    alex arubaalex arubaPrieš dieną
  • John knows about meat packing

    Botto JonseyBotto JonseyPrieš dieną
  • That Zimmerman auctioning the gun story is more disgusting than the man peeing on the floor.

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  • Yet another episode of OMFG I am so glad I don't live in the US... *sigh*

    Thomas RemmeThomas RemmePrieš dieną
  • Yay capitalism 🚩

    Zachary LindahlZachary LindahlPrieš dieną
  • What is this man talking about? He missed his meds for weeks, it appears...

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  • When did John Oliver become unfunny

    Yuca FriesYuca FriesPrieš dieną
  • The meatpacking industry sounds horrible, but it's not just the meatpacking industry. It's corporate. I've had jobs where is we were busy there were no breaks. I got written up for going to the bathroom twice, while customers were waiting. I've seen people get fired because they got an injury. But I'm pretty sure the meatpackers have it worse since they are being taken advantage of if they are immigrants. But anyone that's ever worked a line knows you can't leave to piss, so it really is not surprising to me that people would were diapers, no joke, I've thought about it. People are being treated like machines in every low-level corporate job and people are treated as disposable, especially in rural places where work is hard to find.

    Tierra PetersenTierra PetersenPrieš dieną
  • This show has really gone down hill

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    Israfel El elyonIsrafel El elyonPrieš dieną
  • Go vegan.

    jocodabestjocodabestPrieš dieną
  • Wow I've grown up with the understanding that Oshia was basicly the Law and even misleading an investigator would get your company fined or shut down

    ChopStickSoSushiChopStickSoSushiPrieš dieną
  • But tbh, stop buying a chicken for a few dollars. What do you expect... I cant even raise a egg to a hatchling for the price you pay for a full chicken,

    Follow the white rabbitFollow the white rabbitPrieš dieną
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  • I've read about a foot down the list of comments; so far, no mention of meatless Mondays. We live in Pottersville (It's a Wonderful Life) and a grubby bunch of "garlic eaters" the lot of us. Capitalists depend on a docile, easily-duped populace devoid of any capacity or desire to act rationally. George Bush the afterthought confirmed this serf-building sentiment in his first State of the Union address: "Get down to Disney World in Florida," he said. "Take your families and enjoy life, the way we want it to be enjoyed." Notice he specifically doesn't say the way YOU want it to be enjoyed, which reasonably might be expected to be with a lot less meat.

    MvDMvDPrieš dieną
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