Meatpacking: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

21 Fev 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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  • costco should kick tyson products

    Cyrus WuCyrus Wu27 dəqiqə əvvəl
  • Thank you God this episode was not more social justice bullshit.

    pevitzachastpevitzachast34 dəqiqə əvvəl
  • wow what a third world country

    davidveale24davidveale2442 dəqiqə əvvəl
  • I aimed for public's heart and hit it in the stomach. Upton Sinclair

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  • Stop eating animals, eat the rich 🍽

    Marina and The DevilMarina and The Devil2 saat əvvəl
  • 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 outlaw2 saat əvvəl
    • 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 Tom48 dəqiqə əvvəl
  • Horrific tales from meat packing plants? What is this, 1920? Oh wait, no, we just live in a third world country

    tbailey264tbailey2643 saat əvvəl
    • much.

      Ptao TomPtao Tom47 dəqiqə əvvəl
  • The meat industry is just disgusting all around, it has no regard for life either animal or human!!

    Lauren PauLauren Pau3 saat əvvəl
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  • hi

    Merlin JaegerMerlin Jaeger4 saat əvvəl
  • Another day John Oliver attacks low hanging fruit video

    Matt MMatt M5 saat əvvəl
  • ...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 Musnyama5 saat əvvəl
  • The freer the market, the freer the people, eh...

    Hellion SharkHellion Shark6 saat əvvəl
  • 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.

    Maloy7800Maloy78006 saat əvvəl
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    Frazier MilakFrazier Milak7 saat əvvəl
  • just like, close the usa down at this point

    Alium CepaAlium Cepa8 saat əvvəl
  • 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 lon8 saat əvvəl
  • Way to look out for your 1% Tyson/OSHA..America? Mr Oliver, thank you.

    Ryan KarlRyan Karl10 saat əvvəl
  • 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 Lafo10 saat əvvəl
  • 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.

    dondorondondoron11 saat əvvəl
  • So I wonder if things would change if "Americans " took these jobs.

    mizzury54mizzury5412 saat əvvəl
    • 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 & J5 saat əvvəl
  • 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 Loy12 saat əvvəl
  • 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 Zerpersande15 saat əvvəl
    • @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 Zerpersande5 saat əvvəl
    • 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 & J5 saat əvvəl
  • Cluckingham Palace. Now that’s 😄

    ShadoeLandmanShadoeLandman15 saat əvvəl
  • 12:54 KAREN'S Karens"s everywhere!!! Run and hide. Karen has overtaken Tyson!!! .

    2Stonefly2Stonefly15 saat əvvəl
  • 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.

    2Stonefly2Stonefly16 saat əvvəl
  • We can thank Republicans for the poor treatment of workers.

    Justin HopkinsJustin Hopkins17 saat əvvəl
  • I don't buy Tyson anything because it's low grade. I had no idea they treat their workers like chickens too.

    Jimmy WebbJimmy Webb18 saat əvvəl
  • Are the 5 thousand thumbs downs just company owners getting mad at the facts slapping them in the face? Selfish greedy fucks.

    Harpastan ManHarpastan Man18 saat əvvəl
  • 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.

    BellesativaBellesativa18 saat əvvəl
  • 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.

    HazelHazel20 saat əvvəl
    • 100%

      Lisa JohnsonLisa Johnson14 saat əvvəl
  • 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 Slonce20 saat əvvəl
  • 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.

    dirtbag1713dirtbag171320 saat əvvəl
  • Well, still better than factories in China🤷

    Liberty SpringsLiberty Springs20 saat əvvəl
  • Simple: stop eating meat.

    Over ToastedOver Toasted20 saat əvvəl
  • So, you're saying go vegan, but your sponsors aren't letting you because they're complicit?

    Sina RoughaniSina Roughani20 saat əvvəl
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  • I was expecting the 3rd most important thing to be Adam Driver

    Stragos SlizenbergStragos Slizenberg21 saat əvvəl
  • Just Go Vegan

    Bryan TorresdeyBryan Torresdey21 saat əvvəl
  • 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 Dimitrov21 saat əvvəl
    • @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 Dimitrov12 saat əvvəl
    • 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 Notaro15 saat əvvəl
  • These plants are also in 'right to work' states which actively discourage any union ideation.

    KaiannanthiKaiannanthi21 saat əvvəl
  • 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 Stinkymonster22 saat əvvəl
  • 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 Kusic22 saat əvvəl
  • Chinees company's own some of these?

    HelixdragonHelixdragon22 saat əvvəl
  • It's sad that America's meat is owned by China and Brazil..

    ak0eak0e23 saat əvvəl
  • Friendly reminder that every single problem John listed in this video is caused by metastasized capitalism.

    AnduinAnduin23 saat əvvəl
  • John Oliver a twat

    buffalo billbuffalo bill23 saat əvvəl
  • 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 TrappGün əvvəl
  • Slavery truly is worse now than ever before in this country.

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

    Mr RandomMr RandomGün əvvəl
  • I refuse to buy Tyson anything its gross!! PERIOD.

    Lady Luna GrimmLady Luna GrimmGün əvvəl
  • 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 MyersGün əvvəl
  • 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 SkailandGün əvvəl
  • I had to work with a broken hand....I’m a security guard...

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

    Erik SchminkeErik SchminkeGün əvvəl
  • 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 arubaGün əvvəl
  • John knows about meat packing

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  • 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 RemmeGün əvvəl
  • Yay capitalism 🚩

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

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    Shota ToriumiShota ToriumiGün əvvəl
  • When did John Oliver become unfunny

    Yuca FriesYuca FriesGün əvvəl
  • 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 PetersenGün əvvəl
  • This show has really gone down hill

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  • Treat me like a vibrator

    Israfel El elyonIsrafel El elyonGün əvvəl
  • Go vegan.

    jocodabestjocodabestGün əvvəl
  • 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

    ChopStickSoSushiChopStickSoSushiGün əvvəl
  • 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,

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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.

    MvDMvDGün əvvəl
  • We need a sequel to Sinclair’s, “The Jungle.”

    John SchmidtJohn SchmidtGün əvvəl
  • It sounds like slave labor. What is needed perhaps is a revision to the Emancipation Proclamation and Append Amendments to it that state things like 1) minimum wage PLUS danger money to at least $20 per hour; 2) Workplace safety standards and breaks consistent with a civilized industrial country like the U.S.; and 3) To get rid of shambolic contractual sign-offs that essentially destroy your health, block your legal rights to compensation and even death benefits; and essentially create a violently hostile dangerous workplace environment.

    Sshh QuietSshh QuietGün əvvəl
  • The border is extremely important to these companies bottom line

    Roy RogersRoy RogersGün əvvəl
  • I am friends with related to many plant workers. Oil companies are just as bad. in no way does the plant give a fuck about anybody there, they have had covid shut downs and lockdowns, people getting covid all the fuckin time it's ridiculous.

    Aden AnthonyAden AnthonyGün əvvəl
  • there's a book called Slaughterhouse, 2006, that covers all this. PLEASE READ. Not new, need new laws to protect people AND ANINALS. Torture is a crime

    hinsonianhinsonianGün əvvəl
  • Love that they always find some funny video to go along with their sad story

    Logan AhernLogan AhernGün əvvəl
  • I'm sorry but I am still so confused about what a violent gerbil attack has to do with TV dinners. I legitimately do not understand the connection they're trying to make

    KfroguarKfroguarGün əvvəl
  • @LastWeekTonight I need a clean version so I can show this to my students! We're learning about the industrial revolution and they need to see this! but robot fucking a soup.. can't show that.. :'(

    SilverXTSilverXTGün əvvəl
    • Skip ahead on those parts

      Vaya NotaroVaya Notaro16 saat əvvəl
  • Im just glad he finally quit talking about Trump man that was exhausting and I genuinely like the show

    DJ I Love MusicDJ I Love MusicGün əvvəl
  • go vegan - we don't need this video! Fire the companies with the workers

    hawaiisunfunhawaiisunfunGün əvvəl
  • How can people not see that capitalism is beyond disgusting now? ... it's putrid.

    Carlos SpicyweinerCarlos SpicyweinerGün əvvəl
  • That's why folks change your mindset and change your goals in life. Nobody deserves to undergo these kind of work enveironment that is modern day slavery. Fall down 7 times but stand up 8..

    Mindset ClubMindset ClubGün əvvəl
  • Makes you wonder who is better off the chickens or the employees?

    Mindset ClubMindset ClubGün əvvəl
  • just another bullshit hit piece attacking the meat industry paid for by PETA....

    Pete HayPete HayGün əvvəl
  • Processing 35+ chickens per min seems like an excellent way to spread antibiotic resistant campylobacter

    Jen GilbertJen GilbertGün əvvəl
  • How about more unions instead of more regulations. Regulations are needed and useful, but don't be surprised when the OSHA can't properly protect workers, the government will always lean towards the interests of companies. We need to empower the workers!!!

    WingsWithFeetWingsWithFeetGün əvvəl
  • This guy probably eats meat. Go vegan to take some personal responsibility.

    Jeffrey ButtsJeffrey ButtsGün əvvəl
    • your last name is butts

      Vaya NotaroVaya Notaro15 saat əvvəl
  • I work for JBS and this is honestly the way we're treated. We're told family comes first and btw we're your only family. The virus keeps cropping up in our facility and they refuse to admit that it is in our facility.

    Brandon OliverBrandon OliverGün əvvəl
  • As A Teacher I’d like U All To Get TheVac Before Me Cuz I’m Better Protected Only As Much As They Are Just Saying

    Luna GEMLuna GEMGün əvvəl
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