Meatpacking: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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Published on February 22, 2021

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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213 comments

  • Oh No M 3 months ago

    If you don’t know by now, it goes like this “they are not slaves, they get paid”. Your fault for supporting a system that is not even considering nature and kills everything it gets to: land, animals, people.

    It’s the same story in germany with meat workers. Same thing, same bullshit.

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  • Bob Dobbz 3 months ago

    This is just Capitalism. No amount of regulation or oversight can fix it, when Capitalism *FUNDAMENTALLY* values profit over human life.

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  • Drawing Ain't Easy 3 months ago

    Lolololol. I’ve worked at a Tyson plant and can tell you that they don’t give a flying fuck about a single one of their employees. Like, at all. I don’t think I ever heard a single person even suggest that the company cared about anyone that wasn’t management. Pretty much everybody thought the exact opposite.
    In fact, I’ve never worked at a company that actually cared about its employees. I mean, all of them have claimed to. But the reality is that they are genuinely surprised when you point out the low morale, constant mismanagement issues, and employees being blatantly ignored. And when these problems are actually brought to light by somebody willing to tell management that management sucks, management fires the person and then throws a pizza party and is fucking stunned when morale doesn’t improve.
    The management in this country has literally 0 leadership skills. They think they can just use their rank to order people around because of paychecks and what-not. And we wonder why all these companies just absolutely suck at moving along.

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  • cleve Apollo 3 months ago

    What’s new some hypocrite libral saying meat is bad and u don’t get paid enough and he is Rich eating all and everything just pass the ubi

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  • Ruben de Groot 3 months ago

    The fact that American judges uphold a waiver that was signed under immense pressure, tells you enough about the American justice system

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  • QUINNCI QWOTHERS!!! 3 months ago

    For everyone planning to eat meat after this video in sorry for you, anyways I’m gonna enjoy my morning star veggie sausage now!

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  • Trisha Surangana 3 months ago

    Hope you present a bit of info in about the farmers’ protests in India, if that’s ok. We need unbiased outsider objectivity on that one too.

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  • M.Streicher 3 months ago

    John I have to disagree

    I quite like the foyer

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  • Jessica Webb 3 months ago

    Very messed up. Maybe highlight the ridiculous amount of work and time youth social workers, case managers, floor staff in treatment facilities do and the astonishingly low amount they are paid. People working in the mental health field are often taken advantage of, underpaid, and ridiculed by other levels of the judicial system. But yet, its for the kids and we should just take it. Im sure its everyones life dream to be degraded and berated by the kids and people you work with.

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  • Affaan 3 months ago

    capitalism, slavery, govt. not caring Nothing new

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  • bbravoo 3 months ago

    I most countries if your company force you to sign against your rights… it is a void agreement.

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  • smmydvr 3 months ago

    Yup, just another reason to say “F*CK TEXAS! Just F*CK TEXAS!!” Such a stupid place, full of people voting against their own damned interests!!! Just a ridiculous stereotype gone wrong down there, so crappy for no reason!!

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  • XXOUT 3 months ago

    ‘MURICA. The greatest country in the world. The envy of the world. Loooooooooooooooooool

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  • Echo Xane 3 months ago

    Oliver always talks about how unattractive or unappealing he is. If I hadn’t been cursed at birth with the wrong equipment I would have this man’s baby’s. err… assuming he agreed to it obviously c.c

    He is a treasure, he is an adorable human being, he is kind, he gives ungodly amounts of money to charity, he’s funny, and he’s cute. I honestly don’t know why he’s so down on him self but more people should tell him he is a wonderful human being and the self shaming, while endearing, is probably not healthy.

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  • Tres Den 3 months ago

    Unless we make SERIOUS fucking changes this will be morr and more common. We are being nudged every day to less safety, less pay, less benefits, more hours, and lower standards. This is our current reality.

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  • BPicksTV 3 months ago

    Workers have been getting shafted for so long. And they just sit and take it. Needs to be country wide workers strikes. No power to the people of the people don’t take power.

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  • Ernie Llerena 3 months ago

    I thought this was comedy show.

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  • Swapnil Shinde 3 months ago

    This proves that United States of America is worst like a Third World Country. Such a shit hole country.

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  • gregedout 3 months ago

    This is why unions are important.

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  • aweybrother 3 months ago

    Olha JBS ali…

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  • truth betold 2 months ago

    I’m sorry but we do not live in the greatest country in the world as a matter of fact I think we are one of the worst. Is someone wanted me to give examples I would pass because I would be here for days typing all of the examples

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  • susan burger 2 months ago

    We are all the product of brutalized meat

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  • D L 2 months ago

    By the time any law Will be passed robots Will be packing meat already

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  • Nick Walberg 2 months ago

    Good to know we’ve made progress since “the Jungle” but very little and we’ve probably gone backwards

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  • Jay Hernandez 2 months ago

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  • Omen Nemo 2 months ago

    I will no longer by Tyson’s chicken. I will stop buying chicken. I am going to spread the word to my friends.

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  • Just some guy with a mask 2 months ago

    People with money and zero fucks are the root of all evil.

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  • Mike Rock 2 months ago

    Unionise and fight the billion dollar corporation in this corrupt capitalist system

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  • LAOMUSIC ARTS 2 months ago

    Modern slavery this is!

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  • Shannon Devine 2 months ago

    i started tearing up laughing bc of that fucking guinea pig commercial

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  • Dikembe Mutombo 2 months ago

    A great one. Still, when at the end he emphatically asks “What can we do about it?”, no answer is given. Because, the answer is: “nothing”. Ruthlessness is stronger than kindness. Greed beats generosity with ease and delight. Capitalism is unstoppable. It can only self-destruct, but it’s going to take a while.

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  • Malik The mad man 2 months ago

    6:37 wow that guy is unlucky

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  • Matt 2 months ago

    Yet another reason to go vegetarian

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  • ElCadaver 2 months ago

    America seems more totally and utterly screwed each day, and they are doing it to themselves! Eat the Rich.

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  • Layla Wood 2 months ago

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  • Noel Hardy 269 2 months ago

    This is what happens when you live in a corporate oligarchy that bans workers unions to the point that they aren’t allowed to go on strike unless company they want to strike against allows them to strike which defeats the purpose of a union and if workers go on strike, they are likely to be arrested and fined way more than companies get fined for quote “obstructing industrial action” (i.e banning a union for being a union ). Its a joke !

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  • PlanetDisco 2 months ago

    I prefer the term “Meat Robot” I came up with it when I spent 4 years drilling holes in steel plates as an apprentice boilermaker back in the 80’s…

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  • Handsome Italian 2 months ago

    Nobody:
    Last week tonight: *M E A T*

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  • Bloodlyshiva 2 months ago

    History repeating itself. But will someone step up to break this?

    Slavery never died.

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  • Mihkel Buschman 2 months ago

    Maybe we should stop eating meat? There are just too many things wrong with it

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  • Marcel Azoulay 2 months ago

    This man is truly a hero without a cape.

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  • ujustgotpwned2008 2 months ago

    I hope that one day America will become a first world country.

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  • Gabrielle Ribbons 2 months ago

    Managers describing their companies like a “family” is the biggest red flag ever.

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  • patrick connor 2 months ago

    At least he took his gloves off !

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  • NikeH18 2 months ago

    Simple solution – allow strong unions to fight for workers right

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  • Storm 2 months ago

    This is completely fucked. yay capitalism…

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  • Jack Hanson 2 months ago

    Vegan for the Animals, that means all of them, Humans included.

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  • G Jones 2 months ago

    I’ve seen cleaner farms than those filthy meat packing plants. No wonder they pump the animals so full of drugs which then people ingest.

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  • Fire Walk With Meme 2 months ago

    Finally we’re getting these in the UK

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  • Albert Brammer 2 months ago

    The USA: the race to the bottom is everything.

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  • Denitsa Beshkova 2 months ago

    Which also explains why it’s so hard for scientist working in the field of food production to find a job. Humans are cheap anyway! Why someone would bother investing in technologies to make things cheaper!

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  • Dionius 2 months ago

    I really wanna know what part of any of these stories surprises anybody at this point. I’d pretend to be shocked but it’s too much effort; this is literally just the USA being the USA.

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  • Lukas Quiney 2 months ago

    Imagine being British and only getting here now 🇬🇧🤦‍♂️

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  • Sam Yang 2 months ago

    I thought this kind of horrible story only happened in my country or other country in southeast Asia

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  • rbfreitas 2 months ago

    Great video!
    It’s revolting seeing how greed comes before lives and well-being

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  • Jasmine Duker 2 months ago

    Question for companies; if you worked with computers would you run them constantly, never buy supporting programs and occasionally unplug the computers while expecting the computer to still be on? No? Then don’t treat your humans like that.

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  • Rock Hash 2 months ago

    I don’t buy meat or chicken from those 8 companies, I get them from independent halal/kosher spots. At least you know it’s a lot safer and cleaner for both humans and animals.

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  • WKaliberr 2 months ago

    Trump 2024

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  • Gabriel Frank-McPheter 2 months ago

    Great video, but how do you do a video on meat packing without mentioning The Jungle ?

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  • Ryan Haecker 2 months ago

    You could make the comments about covid apply to any warehouse environment during the pandemic. My warehouse ships clothing… We didn’t have a single day off throughout this.

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  • generalxanos 2 months ago

    I once worked at a tyson plant that the city water supply ran out, and somehow the plant pumped swamp scum and algae water directly from the lake, everything started turning green, the FDA was on site and prepared… to cave. “Well, we need to wash all the equipment”… 30 minutes of hosing all the equipment down with more algae lakewater and tadpoles, they started the line up again. Evidently west arkansas still doesn’t understand what constitutes disinfectant. Oh, and thanks for the carpal tunnel. 2nd Left shoulder cutter, de-bone line 2, morning shift, 1983. Oh, and here’s the line speed… First 30 minutes of the shift, half speed, after that, it’s 1 chicken sliced every other second, so de-bone line 2 did 1 chicken every second, until first 15 minute break, no slowdown, just chicken corpses stopped boarding the overhead roller coaster of death. After that, back to full speed again until the 30 minute lunch, no slowdown again. After lunch, full speed until the final 15 minute break, again no slowdown before the break, and full speed when we got back. Fridays were the best … the last 30 minutes of the shift, evidently we had to cut up the leftovers from the week’s rundowns, rigor mortis so bad I’d grab a wing to start my cut and the ribcage collapsed instead of the wing moving. Oh, and you had limited chances to correct mistakes, you can’t chase a bird down the line. Every day was the lecture “If you nick a tender, it costs US $0.13″…

    I feel bad for everyone that’s locked in that job, do yourself a favor and RUN!

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  • Andy Law 2 months ago

    The original right and left argument?

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  • daniel job 2 months ago

    I would compare this to a third world country? But there are meat Packers in Ethiopia and Venezuela who are gagging in horror at this!

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  • Ima Dick 2 months ago

    Miss piggy`s sex tape……That made me laugh

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  • C4AE Acolyte 2 months ago

    Sorry but no… This is a low margin, high volume industry. Slowing down production means no profit. People who aren’t working for basic resource industry don’t understand this… Easy to call it disgusting when you sit in an office and can walk across the road and get a coffee…

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  • Rod Farva 2 months ago

    This is the case with any factory job really

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  • Matthew Darnell 2 months ago

    Why is everything so corrupt? Most of our parents teach us right from wrong but it seems anyone with any authority just chooses the wrong. 😑 choices!

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  • Kevin Mac 2 months ago

    In the UK this would not be legal these companies will be prosecuted

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  • Thor Googlehammer 2 months ago

    Why are you criminalizing a betting pool? In the Army we call this a morale booster.

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  • Thor Googlehammer 2 months ago

    I will take any fat and skin you cut off of the chicken.

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  • Thor Googlehammer 2 months ago

    Fire all meat packers and hire convicted pedophiles as meat packers.

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  • Zhengrui0 2 months ago

    And yet the immigrants keep on coming – how do you think that factors into the equation? Of course the companies won’t change

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  • gurindi adventures 2 months ago

    Ok so just to put that fine in perspective, JBS could kill 20 MILLION of their workers and still turn a profit…

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  • NadChel1 2 months ago

    I thought you were going to talk about all the plastic it creates

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  • NadChel1 2 months ago

    It’s worse than I imagined. I knew that the US is on the “libertarian” side of the argument, but I didn’t know it’s that bad

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  • Samuel Ashley Rawson Hill 2 months ago

    This is one of the most disgusting thing I’ve heard about and watched!

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  • Damath Gunawardhena 2 months ago

    Oh you’re stripping our workers comp and threatening the reporting of workplace injury? Be a shame if I “dropped” my knife into the gear of this conveyor…. or doused the entire production line with skunk spray by complete utter accicent hehe….nah jk…. unless hehehe…

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  • Aimee Lines 2 months ago

    Aaahhh, capitalism at it’s best!

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  • Gurpreet Randhawa 2 months ago

    Transition of being a major comedy show to being a major reality check comedy show 🙌

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  • Aaron Hahn 2 months ago

    4:50 in, Don’t blame him at all, I have worked production line in a carrot factory, one had to beg another employee to cover them while you sprint to the toilet. Wash your hands-forget it! The longer you are the more your work mate hates you for taking to long.

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  • PavarottiAardvark 2 months ago

    Get the chalk and candles, we’re raising the ghost of Upton Sinclair

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  • David Koster 2 months ago

    Is “dead peasants insurance” still a thing?

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  • David Koster 2 months ago

    The spirit of Bob Murray is still going strong.

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  • Sammy Loa 2 months ago

    Y’all keep buying your much needed meat

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  • Kierogonal 2 months ago

    OSHA is underfunded and understaffed just like the IRS and… well except for the military, which part of the US federal government isn’t underfunded

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  • Bill Green 2 months ago

    When they say family they mean the white workers in the offices. Like the USD of I. All men are created equal means all white men. And men, not people. Still it’s a great country for white Christian’s to make fortunes following the teachings of Jesus by exploiting your fellow humans. I think that was his message wasn’t it.

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  • ZT1ST 2 months ago

    @15:01; I’m honestly hoping that the OSHA worker just said “Well, until I can go around this factory without a box over my head, you’re making my job really easy – I’ll write you up, and require you to do any and all actions necessary to allow me to inspect the workplace without a box over my head. I’ve got 5 more factories to inspect today, so I thank you for making my job very expedient.”

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  • Wedge Antillez 2 months ago

    So grateful I don’t have to live in America. Please build the wall and stay there.

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  • PsyGuy 2 months ago

    I never would’ve expected a frozen meal company to make a reference to Monty Python like that.

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  • Stewart de Visser 2 months ago

    Lactose intolerance can be very upsetting.

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  • OD1 Kone OD 2 months ago

    Why would you lose your right to sue just because your employer is rightly compensating you for injuries at work? Your system blows.

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  • Ben Kerr 2 months ago

    I wonder if anyone would even consider changing what they eat or how they vote because of this. The facts are there non near diets are cheaper and healthier, people just need education. Politicians would behave differently if voters cared.

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  • Objective Argument 2 months ago

    These workplace wellbeing issue will soon go away once those tasks can be automated by machine :’), everybody win!

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  • JAMES WORTHINGTON 2 months ago

    Usa is long overdue a labour reform

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  • Reg. Pson 2 months ago

    Americans are absolutely brainwashed into thinking they’re country is actually good!

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  • Arbitrarily Random 2 months ago

    It’s unfair how people get stuck in professions like these and just have to suck it up to survive

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  • Ramkumar R 2 months ago

    2:45 Economics, that dismal imperial narrative, wanted to do what are called Futures Markets or Prediction economies. You can bet on every man made disaster including enemy attacks or assassination. I think such a market was even online for sometime. However, the real risk is someone can actually do an attack and then collect their winnings in the futures market. Some call this disaster capitalism. I think there should be bookies making money off Covid 19.

    https://youtu.be/j_Fqt4v2vAw

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  • Michael Birkett 2 months ago

    Hi John I love your work but what made you move to the US and become a citizen. Keep it up and be safe.

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  • Lola C 2 months ago

    Let’s not forget that Smithfield has contracts with ICE to deport workers.

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  • Ligma 2 months ago

    I now realize this show is so cringe without the laugh track.

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  • Grey Carruthers 2 months ago

    trumps greatest accomplishment.The first s**ting president to visit the demilitarized zone

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  • Ramkumar R 2 months ago

    13:30 Mindfulness in a nutshell. 😀🙏 We got you to talk!

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  • Sam Holt 2 months ago

    Poggerz because I eatn’ted meat today

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  • projectwes 2 months ago

    I love Jon but I just noticed I’ve never seen him with his arm straight only with his elbows bent

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  • pepe the frog poops on right wingers 2 months ago

    to be fair, the medium aggressive pigeon did write a screenplay…

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  • TVChannel One 2 months ago

    And migrants somehow still flock to the border to work in this dump!
    USA has a hell of a PR department.. 😀

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  • David Dyche 2 months ago

    Not a bad rant. Better reporting and not so biased.

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  • tiermacgirl 2 months ago

    I had to inform my superior at work who had talked incessantly about the place being a family that this line of thought was unhealthy for me. She really bought that… but she might have to learn how manipulative that is the hard way.

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  • benzbubblecat 2 months ago

    No war but the class war.

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  • Mihawk16 2 months ago

    I like the meat John Oliver is packing

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  • Melissa Zhu 2 months ago

    I make $62.3k after taxes and student loans are deducted. If every time I put 6 people in grave danger at work and I was fined 0.00003%, I would be fined 1.8cents each time…. I’d be putting some mouse traps in the cookie drawer sitting back to watch the fun🍿

    These fines are FUCKED.

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  • Lloyd Evans 2 months ago

    Have the management of these places really thought this through to the possible end-point? Hiring a load of ex-cons and immigrants, treating them like shit on a daily basis, but then providing every employee with at least one large and very sharp knife and training them to dismember bodies with ruthless speed and efficiency?
    Just saying that if any of those workplaces gets a bit militant at any point or someone “goes postal”, management had better be be able to run really fast if they want to escape that situation with the same number of limbs they started with that day.

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  • Marc Jones 2 months ago

    I remember reading about these issues in the book Fast-food Nation over 15 years ago. If anything, it sounds like it’s got worse. 😞

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  • Marc Jones 2 months ago

    Asbestos, lead, mercury, dioxin, PFOA, microplastics, tobacco, sugar… When will we learn that big corporations do not self regulate?

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  • josh s 2 months ago

    wow America is so fucked. in the UK our health and safety body can shut you down pretty easy. if someone dies and its the company’s fault your looking at fines in the millions

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  • Aidan Marsham 2 months ago

    I’m so glad i’m not American

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  • crispy 2 months ago

    and mass shooters go after the workers, the US really is a bad place to live.

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  • Fiona Tanzer 2 months ago

    America treats its workers like dirt

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  • M. Collier 2 months ago

    “HEY…. ennhhh… i get it”…. John Oliver is fucking great.

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  • Rose Juliette 2 months ago

    The meat industry is disgusting. Of course they treat their workers like shit.

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  • Razar Campbell 2 months ago

    Maaaan, every time I watch this show, I thank fuck that I don’t have to live in the usa!!! Don’t get me wrong, I’ve got all sorts of complaints about everyday life in Australia, but in all honesty, we live in a utopian paradise here, compared to the nightmare that is the usa. The usa sounds worse than a 3rd world nation!! I mean, at least if you’re living in a 3rd world nation, the reason you’re living a shitty life in abject poverty is because you’re living in a 3rd world nation. But the usa??? There, you have all the shitty parts of life in a 3rd world nation, but you’re actually living in the richest nation in the world, so every day, the nation is rubbing your face in it, taunting you with wealth that you’ll never have, but will see others enjoying, almost every day!!

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  • Rose Juliette 2 months ago

    People who think it is okay to keep animals in unsanitary torturous conditions unsurprisingly don’t care so much about workers.

    Similarly oil companies that don’t care about the environment even when it threatens human lives also don’t care about the lives of the communities their drilling destroys.

    Here on the internet there is an endless amount of people shitting on vegans and acting like vegans are hypocrites… The reality is that people who have taken strong moral stances to do good are often doing good in many areas. On the flip side people who turn a blind eye to one injustice often are doing it regularly. And well people causing harm in one area are really doing it all over the place.

    Some of the worst treat dairy cows are reserved for the chocolate industry (eg Nestlé). The same chocolate companies are using literal child slave labour in Ivory Coast to produce cocoa. The same companies lobby and pressure governments to prevent any decent policy from workers rights to food standards. But somehow the many people on the internet think that the real problem is that some vegans are stupid… Which is true of any group. Some doctors are stupid but I’m not about to stop caring about healthcare.

    Animal rights are a real issue and it not only impacts animals but all of the people working in those industries and the consumers who eat it. Poor animal rights is part of the same issue that connects all of these injustices.

    It’s not about valuing animals above humanity. It is about recognising the horror of reality and seeing that it is worth fixing for everyone’s sake.

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  • Serena Atallah 2 months ago

    another reason why i went vegan, it’s not just animals that suffer and die in the meat industry, it’s also the workers packaging it. it frustrates me that the money these companies make just gets hoarded and never actually goes to the people who do the damn work so the company can get their money.

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  • Isaac DeFrain 2 months ago

    Surprise, surprise, going vegan doesn’t only “help the animals”…

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  • McSav187 2 months ago

    Brought to you by, capitalism..

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  • sandra nujić 2 months ago

    I’ve lived in Toronto for 2 years, never bought a supermarket meat. It is disgusting. There are nice meat shops where a piece of veal will cost you $50. Cheaper to be vegetarian

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  • Francisco d'Oliveira Raposo 2 months ago

    It is not onlu USA but global issue. In USA the workink conditions seems pretty much an hiden salvery…

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  • Historical Accuracy 2 months ago

    Frankly I don’t think anything short of some major restructuring or bare minimum some massive unionization efforts is gonna change this. About all we can do I guess is boycott industrialized animal agriculture and go vegan / plant based at least until there’s finally proper regulations and oversight in place.

    I used to love the shit out of a good juicy rare steak, and I always thought vegans were just obnoxious jerks getting between me and a good healthy meal. But between seeing how much of a strawman the rabidly anti-vegan arguments were becoming and starting to really listen to what was really going on… I hate to say it but the goddamn vegans were right and I was the real wrong bacon meme enjoying cringe lord all along

    Edit: dropped some suggestions for those on the fence or uncertain about this in my comments

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  • Matthew Harper 2 months ago

    Pilgrims is owned by JBS.

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  • Craig 2 months ago

    Evil people

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  • Craig 2 months ago

    Cannery Row has never left.

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  • D G 2 months ago

    PLEASE DO A SHOW ON NITRATES. I KNOW OT MIGHT START A SCARE BUT PLEASE DO IT JOHN…. SCARY NAME LOL PLEASE. NITRATES ARE KILLING US FASTER THAN TOBACCO, CIGARETTES, AND ALCOHOL COMBINED.

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  • stephen miller 2 months ago

    Austin Powers had more mojo.

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  • David Neale 1 month ago

    This is why we need to end capitalism.

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  • How Many Tomorrows - Audio Book 1 month ago

    This is only a part of the story. Google around and see how the poultry (and I assume pork and beef as well) is raised; more specifically, by who. Typically independent poultry farmers contract to provide the chicken. They certainly aren’t getting rich. Tyson doesn’t raise chickens, only butchers. packages and sells them.

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  • Chonky Mermaid 1 month ago

    I’ve worked in compliance and safety for a while now. I mostly deal.with road crews and now power plant employees.
    The HSE would rip a company apart if they wilfully put an employee in danger. The biggest risk my team’s face is their own dumbassery.
    Fired one guy for holding onto the mini diggers bucket while the driver lifted him up and span him around. 🤦Fired another guy for taking a piss in a open excavation where they where working on clean water pipes.
    The amount of times people in my country say shit like “Health and safety is out of control now days” and fucking moan about not being able to endanger them selves is actually sad. We should count ourselves lucky we have that protection.

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  • Unicorn Tails 1 month ago

    People are suffering because of pride and money thats it. Think about who you are feeding!

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  • Siobhan Colombo 1 month ago

    just curious…who THE F*CK are these 5.5K people who disliked???

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  • Eric Weber 1 month ago

    Yeah anon I have seen this before. Loooooiiioi

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  • Ryan Ortega 1 month ago

    People are treated like shit, and then we act all excited when they literally take one under the factory line

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  • Freda Animales 1 month ago

    We need to stop commodifying sentient beings wether they are humans or other animals. The only way you can avoid this is by not consuming animals and switch over to the plant based diet. If you want to learn more about the fucked up shit within slaughterhouses read “slaughterhouse” and “every 12 seconds”

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  • osteri 16 1 month ago

    Unions would be great.

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  • Michelle Pendergrass 1 month ago

    Damn. Those of us who can afford it, should stop buying that shit

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  • Austin Mills 1 month ago

    115 years later, “The Jungle” is still a novel that exemplifies the American meat industry. Like, nothing’s changed.

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  • Whole Food Plant Based Mama 1 month ago

    Animal rights activists and Vegans know this! We have known this for many years.

    Welcome to being aware of how horrid that industry is.

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  • Shehab Kamal 1 month ago

    It seems like after all these years Upton Sinclair did miss both the heart and the stomach

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  • Tullochgorum 1 month ago

    During the lockdown I finally made the move to plant-based eating. I’ve lost 40 lbs, I’m feeling better than I have for decades – and I no longer have to feel guilty about all the horrific stuff that’s happening to the animals and the workers in the meat industry.

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  • sum 1 1 month ago

    family more like $$$ and shareholders

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  • SageSeliah 1 month ago

    JBS didn’t want to pay the fines because they said the infections weren’t work related? OMG, my company pays us even when a close relative of ours (unrelated to the company) dies, in ANY way, not to mention when something happens to one of us. We are not just treated as actual human beings, but almost as family members. They don’t actually call us family, they act like we were. I can’t believe this crappy, inhumane company. Is it run by psychopaths or something?

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  • Bob Sterg 1 month ago

    7:40 So they shouldn‘t employ the unemployed?

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  • Kaylee Alexander 1 month ago

    Im gonna have a heart attack if i keep watching this show when im drinking due to the rage i feel at politicians in the world

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  • Magdalena Arciszewska 1 month ago

    Truth is you guys did it to yourself by consistently voting conservatives in. Do you seriously expect rich people to give a monkey about you?

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  • Sgt Bazza 1 month ago

    No mention of Biden again….LWT really misses Trump

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  • Stacie 1 month ago

    I think we need to revisit “The Jungle” again seeing as this is how we treat people. Upton Sinclair would be disappointed

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  • Waylon Graves 1 month ago

    I used to work in tysons dark meat debone department. Every day i went in felt like prison and I didn’t eat chicken at all for more than a year afterwards. I now frame houses 6 days a week 8 am to 7 pm w illegals and let me assure you it’s better. They don’t value employees at all let alone like fam…

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  • Kalergi Toonces 1 month ago

    I would not want to be in a knife fight with someone who can process a chicken in 2 seconds

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  • Amanda McCallum 1 month ago

    Industries that historically treat their workers like crap don’t magically change because there is a pandemic. Proper laws on workers rights is needed.

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  • Savarii 1 month ago

    I live in a small town in Texas where one of the Tyson plants are. It’s one of the biggest employers in our area and everything Oliver is talking about is true. They treat their people like shit, but people can’t quit because they need the job.

    My brother currently works at one of these plants. He works 14 hour work days slicing up animal guts and barely gets a lunch break.

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  • Alasdair Whyte 1 month ago

    there’s at least three zeros missing from that fine and some serious jail time too – america leading the world, in the race to the bottom of the cess-pit

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  • Bailey Sargeant 1 month ago

    This is one reason, I can’t eat meat and support this industry.

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  • Mohamed Omer 1 month ago

    Such eloquence

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  • Dan Banks 1 month ago

    Yay capitalism

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  • Eli Stoffman 1 month ago

    this was totally infuriating. is predatory capitalism all that America is about now? these guys need to unionize now. get the United food and commercial workers into all these places and if the company then stupidly opts out of workers comp the union can provide care and a lawyer to do what Americans do best… sue their ass off.

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  • Renee V 1 month ago

    The one thing that John had failed to mention and the Texas energy crisis is the reason why Texas is unregulated is because of oil! The landowners did not want the federal government regulating who received what portions of the oil once found therefore they run their own unregulated energy crisis as we have seen for many years but it will remain this way because of oil! Texans love their guns and their oil!

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  • Cee 1 month ago

    Slavery is alive and well in the US

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  • Mateja 1 month ago

    How about we stop needlessly killing animals and have the people in these death factories harvest plants instead?

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  • pinBin25 1 month ago

    The conditions in meat processing industry are simply appalling. Another horrible example of corporate greed and political corruption.

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  • Sean Cannon 1 month ago

    Beau Pilgrim is exactly that dude from the first season of Preacher.

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  • Al 1 month ago

    Just remember that if you eat food from places where workers can’t take time off when they are coughing, spluttering and have runny noses, your food will be covered in their emissions.

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  • Sean Webb 1 month ago

    Judy Dench is pretty awesome.

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  • Sean Webb 1 month ago

    Who won the pool?

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  • Sean Webb 1 month ago

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  • somedeveloperblokey 1 month ago

    It’s almost as though a capitalist was in charge and changed all the laws to favour the other capitalists… Capitalists who had to be forced by law to behave like human beings in the first place.

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  • Ewan Maynes 1 month ago

    This should not be news to anyone, companies having been doing this for ages. Just read the Jungle which describes the conditions of trust owned meat factories when Teddy Roosevelt was president.

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  • squ ids 1 month ago

    Wait…..miss piggy has a sex tape???

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  • Inservio 1 month ago

    Holy shit what happened? Is he on prednisone?

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