Meatpacking: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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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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  • blaqoD
    blaqoDPřed hodinou

    Wrong title. Here's the good one: "Slavery in meat factories not hold accountable"

  • iEatEmos
    iEatEmosPřed hodinou

    I worked at a Jennie-O, all this is true. My shoulder is permanently effed cuz of running 32+bpm. 60+% were refugees and islanders. And in the less than 2yrs I worked there someone got fingers cut off.

  • Gregory Mcgraw
    Gregory McgrawPřed 2 hodinami

    This is no joke these warehouses like meat packing , cold food , etc are slimy as fuck ..they hire Hispanics and pay them barely above minimum wage for years (I know one girl making 8.00 an hour for 14 years) , they were you like a slave require 6 days a week 70 hours a week , upper management makes ass loads of money with great benifits , if you make a complaint or bring something up they let you go

  • Vince F
    Vince FPřed 2 hodinami

    They’re trying to push chlorinated chicken and unregulated unsafe GMO on the UK they want nothing to do with any of that in this story for the most part is exactly why the shit we do to the chicken and other meat is not done in other countries, Despite what you’ve been told America is a shit hole country and nobody wants low quality food from this country

  • Vince F
    Vince FPřed 3 hodinami

    People need to stop seeing corporations as a collection of people run by people people also need to stop seeing capitalism as anything other than an evil monster that needs to be satisfied by these companies the pandemic has woke a lot of people we need them more woke.

  • Vince F
    Vince FPřed 3 hodinami

    Before workers compensation in the 1920s there were industrial corporations that would do the same thing as these chicken processing plants in that they would injure workers and make them suffer and one guy wasn’t going to hear it anymore he wouldn’t get a shotgun and blew all the supervisors away

  • Vince F
    Vince FPřed 3 hodinami

    But when everything goes robotic you’re going to notice that you’re going to see more processed garbage foods everywhere because they’re going to be able to ramp up production with these robots, the lowest common denominator person that shops at Walmart is the problem with this

  • Vince F
    Vince FPřed 3 hodinami

    In 10 years you will watch this and think how did we not solve this sooner, in 10 years robotic workers will process raw meats.

  • Vince F
    Vince FPřed 3 hodinami

    This is why you go organic, as these standards aren’t applicable, organic gas more stringent safety regulation and processes.

  • Vince F
    Vince FPřed 3 hodinami

    When any employer says that “you are family” get the fuck out of there as soon as you can, because they’re going to exploit you’re like family and not pay you

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  • nedomedo
    nedomedoPřed 4 hodinami

    Organize and unionize! That goes for workers all across the country. "The Market" will never regulate itself. When the federal and state governments cut funding for inspection agencies, they won't be able to make inspections. And when the governments make laws that prohibits inspections, and when the fines are equivalent of us paying 0.0002 cents for parking tickets, you know that the system is broken. Such working conditions, in which people get badly hurt on a daily basis, are appalling! You know how politicians and everyone keeps saying that the US is the greatest, freest and most democratic country in the world? That's simply and absolutely not true. It's the greatest for those who have money, who can buy cheap labour, without a second thought given to workers' safety and well being. You are disposable. You need to organize and unionize!

  • luckystriker
    luckystrikerPřed 4 hodinami

    all outlined in the book fast food nation by eric schlosser almost 20 years ago. nothings changed.

  • Evan Canellakis
    Evan CanellakisPřed 5 hodinami

    Those facilities are Inhumane

  • Evan Canellakis
    Evan CanellakisPřed 5 hodinami

    Even after watching this I’m still a proud meat eater

  • Emily An
    Emily AnPřed 5 hodinami

    all the local farms and not just how the animals are treated. Thanks for this post!

  • Utopianx8x
    Utopianx8xPřed 7 hodinami

    Yet another reason to become vegan. Appalling

  • C Stone
    C StonePřed 7 hodinami

    That Perdue commercial 🤣🤣😄

  • Thunder
    ThunderPřed 10 hodinami

    Time has not been kind to Oliver

  • Gerald Juve Jr.
    Gerald Juve Jr.Před 11 hodinami

    We can 'regulate' all we want. They (the elite) will simply find the loophole, or some other 'legal' maneuver, increase prices for goods and services etc. and basically screw the working class for the plain simple reason: the ludicrously rich enjoy being that way, and no matter how much they have IT WILL NEVER BE ENOUGH!

  • Emily An

    Emily An

    Před 5 hodinami

    the machinery for humans to Process the animals Safety first slow down the greedy money machine.

  • Sarah Hill
    Sarah HillPřed 11 hodinami

    In school rn, I'm learning about how in the 1890s we had these same exact problems. Shit hasn't changed.

  • William Moffett
    William MoffettPřed 11 hodinami

    You either want socialism or you are somehow using exposes like this to convince yourself you feel bad about these conditions while having no intention to do anything about them because you believe you benefit from it.

  • Lyonel Laverde
    Lyonel LaverdePřed 14 hodinami

    The 5,000 who didn't like this video support workers being treated worse than the meat at these plants.

  • Natália Catelan
    Natália CatelanPřed 14 hodinami

    Please make an episode about Brazil durring the pandemics

  • Seth Orr
    Seth OrrPřed 15 hodinami

    Bru I'm from waterloo we get recognized when one if our dumbasses say something stupid bet

  • Jessica Robinson
    Jessica RobinsonPřed 15 hodinami

    Heavily reliant on labor trafficking where do you think all those migrants end up? Oh

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    bobi chungPřed 16 hodinami

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  • Dee Negron
    Dee NegronPřed 16 hodinami

    America is not a country, it's a business. Money has trumped integrity, and lives. Your oppression is their profession.

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  • missxenopus1000
    missxenopus1000Před 16 hodinami

    Considering how inhumanely factory farmed animals are raised and slaughtered, is it surprising that factory farm owners treat their workers poorly? Factory farms have a total disregard for life in general :-/

  • matt fontaine
    matt fontainePřed 17 hodinami

    What about Cuomo?

  • Terry Folderson
    Terry FoldersonPřed 18 hodinami

    Its not just meat packing plants that mishandle food just take a look at the thousands of stories that come up every month from fast food employees doing every unimaginable act under the sun to the food they're serving

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  • Mitchell Krouth
    Mitchell KrouthPřed 18 hodinami

    As an employee of a meat packing in Green Bay Wisconsin on the kill floor I witnessed many bad things which you are mentioning. In the main issue is standards slow down the machinery for humans to Process the animals Safety first slow down the greedy money machine.

  • Michael Spyridon
    Michael SpyridonPřed 18 hodinami

    Top 3 people you don't want wearing boxes on their heads while working: Neurosurgeons Airline pilots OSHA inspectors

  • Michael Spyridon
    Michael SpyridonPřed 18 hodinami

    9:00 the nurse puts on bengay and sends you on your way and it's not even worth going. So apparently meat packing plants hire their nursing staff from the same pool of candidates as prisons and public schools.

  • Drecon84
    Drecon84Před 19 hodinami

    I really feel bad for that man's actual family if he treats them like this.

  • Certificate Of Vaccination I.D. 19
    Certificate Of Vaccination I.D. 19Před 19 hodinami

    America dont sound so great to me

  • Happy Thoughts
    Happy ThoughtsPřed 20 hodinami

    Sounds to me like capitalism is working at its finest

  • Joseph Roland
    Joseph RolandPřed 20 hodinami

    I don't care about the working conditions of illegals. They knew what they were getting into when they came here.... illegally

  • albert mooney
    albert mooneyPřed 20 hodinami

    anyone read the jungle by upton sinclair?

  • Joseph Roland
    Joseph RolandPřed 20 hodinami

    "it's just a fun fact that I'm throwing in there for no reason" lol transparent clown. Your race-baiting is obvious

  • VP
    VPPřed 20 hodinami

    I love you LWT. I appreciate your show so much that I pay for it on youtube. Unfortunately I live in Canada. So I was amazed by the fact that I have access more quickly to your content using a VPN in the US where the show is up one week earlier. Could you guys please fix this? Again thank you.

  • Juan Contreras
    Juan ContrerasPřed 23 hodinami

    Nothing about Biden?? You are a Joke!!!

  • L Lamoy
    L LamoyPřed 23 hodinami

    I started working at one of these companies because of covid in Canada overall so far its not as bad but I haven't been working there that long so ............ idk

  • Chistian White
    Chistian WhitePřed 23 hodinami

    Why is milk the reason the family pet became possessed?

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  • Jojo Toto
    Jojo TotoPřed dnem

    American dream looks more like American nightmare ... These greedy companies want to grab more more money .These CEOs have workers' blood on their hands ...It's almost the same nightmare in European call centers and in European telecom companies

  • Vladinek Januška
    Vladinek JanuškaPřed dnem

    American capitalism is fcked up game. People working on low positions are basicly slaves. No rights, no value, no future.

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  • Yang Daily - Andrew Yang News podcast
    Yang Daily - Andrew Yang News podcastPřed dnem

    It is disgusting. And it's all a result of our reliance on employment for survival income creating a lever for employers to exploit workers. Go through the issues presented in this video and ask yourself, how much of this would be happening if people had a #UBI providing enough to meet their basic needs, unconditionally? Would these workers put up with this treatment? Or would they refuse such working conditions, because they can afford to, thus forcing the employers to do better? Regulations can only ever mitigate the problems created by poverty. Only eliminating poverty entirely solves these issues and so many more.

  • rckblzr12
    rckblzr12Před dnem

    Is there a legit reason why the plants put out so much food? Seems like a lot of it goes to waste in supermarkets.

  • Ak
    AkPřed dnem

    6:24 lmao ironic

  • Liana H
    Liana HPřed dnem

    He did an upton sinclair's the jungle 100 years later

  • John Alexander Singleton
    John Alexander SingletonPřed dnem

    yeah well you've never been to a casino then, prudes. Cancel the chicken nugget order, stat

  • SpaceViking
    SpaceVikingPřed dnem

    America slipping down the slope. Sad.

  • Jake Skelington
    Jake SkelingtonPřed dnem

    I used to hang off every word this dude said. He's just like every other media outlet. Half the truth, half misleading information. Not necessarily a lie, just misleading. On that note, this is all unfortunately very true, but doesn't describe the half of it...

  • n3rdm4n
    n3rdm4nPřed dnem

    > a product that is wildly popular in this country Watching woke people trying to sound smart?

  • mydoggotshavedtoday
    mydoggotshavedtodayPřed dnem

    There is no way around what we have to do: 1) Pay more for meat 2) EAT LESS MEAT I have been vegan for 4 years. You all don't need to go vegan, but we absolutely have to decentralize this industry. This is not new information, come on..Eat less meat, shop locally at farmers markets (if possible), vote/ communicate on/ with local politicians, and have the difficult conversations. Change happens slowly

  • Ant Circus
    Ant CircusPřed dnem

    This is what happens when you have an almost completely ununionized workforce and if they have a union it's too weak to do anything.

  • Numinous Nihil
    Numinous NihilPřed dnem

    Waiting for libertarians to wax about how free markets will set us free

  • Michael Johanson
    Michael JohansonPřed dnem

    11:10 bathroom looking like the weeknd halftime show

  • Wedding DJ Rob Soundz
    Wedding DJ Rob SoundzPřed dnem

    Or we could fix our broken food system altogether and move towards more plant-based, which is not only healthier, more just and better for our struggling planet but which would solve the problems explained in this video as a mere side-effect.

  • Manvir Singh
    Manvir SinghPřed dnem

    I've been following you for years!!!!! When would you make a video about farmer protests in India? Ignore if you already have :)

  • Johnny_Island
    Johnny_IslandPřed dnem

    Automated machines can build cars but can't pack meat?

  • Some Guy From The Internet
    Some Guy From The InternetPřed dnem

    The show has always been preachy and extremely biased, but since the doing it in the void bit...it has been worse, to a point I can't even watch anymore. Maybe this clip talking about something that isn't Trump and republicans is a sign the show is going back to being more informative instead of just another show of people's angry opinions.

  • Vergin Meats

    Vergin Meats

    Před dnem

    The don’t

  • jonescity
    jonescityPřed dnem

    Even though this was a somber subject there was soooo many opportunities for Adam Driver jokes here...I was half expecting it.

  • Zakkuya
    ZakkuyaPřed dnem

    The industry that treats lives as a product doesn't care about its workers?? Whaaat??? I'm all for John's suggestions of strongly regulating these factories, but realistically, this industry needs to lose its subsidies and fade out.

  • Joan Harrison
    Joan HarrisonPřed dnem

    Thank you, John Oliver, for bringing the evils of meatpacking to light. For more information on meatpacking, including what the animals suffer leading up to it, read Prisoned Chickens, Poisoned Eggs: An Inside Look at the Modern Poultry Industry, by Karen Davis, and Slaughterhouse, by Gail A. Eisnitz.

  • Richard Kuklinski
    Richard KuklinskiPřed dnem

    “Meatpacking” is what John Oliver does with other men every night.

  • Moon Memento
    Moon MementoPřed dnem

    it's totally our country.

  • Nob ody
    Nob odyPřed dnem

    Batheooms: u go before u start work and on ur break even if u dont have to go. That's how u train ur body when it's time to go. Hands hurt: take some tylenol. Construction works always hurt. That's what we do.

  • Harmony Mitcham
    Harmony MitchamPřed dnem

    I would never work a job that didnt allow you time to go to the bathroom, its ridiculous that people allow this, I understand the need for money but honestly its not worth it, your safety and health is more important.

  • thecraftycreeper
    thecraftycreeperPřed dnem

    I'm in Iowa and I'm disgusted at Tysons for this and also I'm surprised i did not hear about this sooner and the reason i am so disgusted is not only the behavior but also since pork incredibly important to Iowa since it is the corn and pork state and this behavior in a pork packing factory is unacceptable especially in Iowa

  • Steven Evans
    Steven EvansPřed dnem

    GOD BLESS AMERICA

  • George State
    George StatePřed dnem

    16:21.. now fore real.. how the fuck can a funeral cost more than 15k USD or whatereve the fk currency you want to convert to ?!?!?!

  • BanXxX69
    BanXxX69Před dnem

    05:39 I think I just lost my faith in humanity knowing these things are already happening in a 2nd world country...

  • Luis Tarantini
    Luis TarantiniPřed dnem

    I dont know who unironically would watch this clown.

  • Drops2cents
    Drops2centsPřed dnem

    Gee, that guinea pig acts quite like my two toms when they're playfully fighting and chasing each other on the lawn around our house! :-)

  • BanefulLeaf x
    BanefulLeaf xPřed dnem

    Thank God I'm not from the States😖

  • BanefulLeaf x
    BanefulLeaf xPřed dnem

    When a company says we're family, RUN!

  • Tharun Sonti
    Tharun SontiPřed dnem

    No surprise that an industry that commodifies animal life for profit cares little for the lives of its human employees. Treating them as disposable inputs. While pretending they're "family".. An abusive family. This is why I switched to eating plants . Preserve your humanity and conscience.

  • Emma Sayers
    Emma SayersPřed 2 dny

    Disclaimer: I'm a vegetarian with vegan leanings. I am not against people eating meat, per se, but I am definitely against animal death camps and related processes. Clearly, it is bad for the animals, that's a no-brainer, but rather than wanting to point my finger at meat eaters, I would invite them to get their meat produce from more ethical sources. Sure, it will be more expensive, but less meat in your diet is healthier for you and better for the environment and ultimately better for the demographics that end up in the squalid jobs (faux slavery) shown here.

  • Kyle Knight
    Kyle KnightPřed 2 dny

    John Oliver is garbage.

  • Cdsnz 23

    Cdsnz 23

    Před dnem

    Ok? why did you feel the need to leave this comment instead of just not watching his videos

  • Kyle Knight

    Kyle Knight

    Před dnem

    @Anurag Chakraborty i used to like his segments but his comedy just dont do it anymore unfortunately. Idk just my opinion

  • Anurag Chakraborty

    Anurag Chakraborty

    Před dnem

    Why? This video doesn't have much of a political side to it.

  • Fakn Lars
    Fakn LarsPřed 2 dny

    The US = 3rd world

  • Meban Kharkongor
    Meban KharkongorPřed 2 dny

    You can replace the owl with John Oliver's picture and no one would even know the difference 😂

  • Laine La Cava
    Laine La CavaPřed 2 dny

    The comedy writing on this show has really gone to shit, but the content is still interesting....even if nothing will ever change.

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    Ethan BondickPřed 2 dny

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  • Linda John
    Linda JohnPřed 2 dny

    Shit just left me speechless. Just.. wtf.

  • Velvet Thunder
    Velvet ThunderPřed 2 dny

    I won't stay in a company if my boss starts the speech with ' we are a family'. No I am not, I am here for money. 🤷🏻

  • Bee V
    Bee VPřed 2 dny

    I just wanted to say it was a sad move to feature the old man dying of covid just to push your point. Really low. The man must have been close to 80 already, just to feature him to push your cause. So low. Not funny at all.

  • Bee V
    Bee VPřed 2 dny

    Is this still a comedy show?

  • Mamanicole I
    Mamanicole IPřed 2 dny

    I thought slavery was abolished in America 155 years ago? Some world leader😧😧😧😧😧😧

  • Pearl The Spinster
    Pearl The SpinsterPřed 2 dny

    I stopped eating tyson back in 2009. It always made my stomach upset and i just think that chicken should not be that big. One chicken breast can be cut into 4, or if you are really hungry 2. No matter how much you season it tasted like rubbery crap.

  • Wayne Tan
    Wayne TanPřed 2 dny

    Do a segment on teacher’s union!

  • Sekai
    SekaiPřed 2 dny

    i watch this what can we do? instead of bozos storming the capital for stupid reasons storm the capital for reasons like this!

  • SemiEinstein
    SemiEinsteinPřed 2 dny

    John! Please cover the Myanmar situation, we all need to hear about it

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  • DeepFried OhioGravy
    DeepFried OhioGravyPřed 2 dny

    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...

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