Meatpacking: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

21 феб 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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  • 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 rabbitПре минут
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    Ebenezer SamEbenezer SamПре 13 минута
  • 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.

    MvDMvDПре 26 минута
  • We need a sequel to Sinclair’s, “The Jungle.”

    John SchmidtJohn SchmidtПре сат
  • 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 QuietПре сат
  • The border is extremely important to these companies bottom line

    Roy RogersRoy RogersПре 2 сата
  • 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 AnthonyПре 2 сата
  • 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

    hinsonianhinsonianПре 2 сата
  • Love that they always find some funny video to go along with their sad story

    Logan AhernLogan AhernПре 3 сата
  • 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

    KfroguarKfroguarПре 3 сата
  • @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.. :'(

    SilverXTSilverXTПре 3 сата
  • 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 MusicПре 4 сата
  • go vegan - we don't need this video! Fire the companies with the workers

    hawaiisunfunhawaiisunfunПре 5 сати
  • How can people not see that capitalism is beyond disgusting now? ... it's putrid.

    Carlos SpicyweinerCarlos SpicyweinerПре 5 сати
  • 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 ClubПре 5 сати
  • Makes you wonder who is better off the chickens or the employees?

    Mindset ClubMindset ClubПре 6 сати
  • just another bullshit hit piece attacking the meat industry paid for by PETA....

    Pete HayPete HayПре 6 сати
  • Processing 35+ chickens per min seems like an excellent way to spread antibiotic resistant campylobacter

    Jen GilbertJen GilbertПре 6 сати
  • 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!!!

    WingsWithFeetWingsWithFeetПре 6 сати
  • This guy probably eats meat. Go vegan to take some personal responsibility.

    Jeffrey ButtsJeffrey ButtsПре 6 сати
  • 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 OliverПре 6 сати
  • 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 GEMПре 6 сати
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  • Meat packers that rump insisted keep working with no protection must get u.s. citizenship and their families. Instantly.

    patrick buhrpatrick buhrПре 7 сати
  • You know - watching this segment has me thinking; with all this bickering we do with each other like opposing terrorist organizations based on political/religious philosophies & such - how IS it we've (and I mean the craziest of 'we") never gone after the owners or CEOs & their 'partners in crime' to make conditions like this a usual thing? - this is absolutely ludicrous. Its like all the laws changed to make work conditions decent back in the 1930s never happened.

    Bouhhg ZBouhhg ZПре 7 сати
  • i cant believe this guy is famous... he would rather make the problem worse then lift his finger to help....this is whats wrong with the world.... fuck this guy

    Darth KakarotDarth KakarotПре 8 сати
  • I used to work at a Cargill meat packing plant, one of the Union line workers asked his supervisor for a bathroom break five times over the course of an hour the supervisor yelled and screamed and wouldn't allow him to take a bathroom break. The union rep for that worker came over and also yelled and screamed at the worker to get back to work. The worker was an older man in his 60s or 70s...he tried to hold it but eventually peed his pants. More yelling and screaming at him by the union rep and the supervisor. it was one of the worst human rights violations I've ever seen at that Cargill plant. I will never work for them again.

    J OJ OПре 8 сати
  • Companies need to stop calling employees family. We're tired of it

    Enesi MajebiEnesi MajebiПре 8 сати
  • It is really disappointing that just from the beginning of the video you said that the conditions that animals face inside this facilities are terrible, but that they are already "talked enough"... Well no, I couldn't find any single video where you talk about them and how animals are not products to be sold, so let's begin there. I totally understand that workers conditions are so bad as well, but at least this people have a voice to speak up and to act on it. Animals only have their lives and humans still take it away from them. So unfair and so sad that you John Oliver won't dig in this topic because this show is probably supported by sponsors or because your comfort zone and resistance to change won't let you do the changes that are needed for the world to improve in so many aspects, but you probably already know, I wouldn't believe that someone as smart and well prepared like you didn't know about it.

    Gabriela AlcantarGabriela AlcantarПре 8 сати
  • As disgusting as all of this is, read about the meat packing industry in the 1900s. The book is called "The Jungle" by Upton Sinclair. This book inspired, then President Theodore Roosevelt, to establish the USFDA.

    George ZupkoGeorge ZupkoПре 8 сати
  • ngl I love this show, but i’ve tried to watch this episode 3 times and fallen asleep twice lmao

    Gabriel MervisGabriel MervisПре 8 сати
  • When he shuts up about Trump. He's pretty good.

    a kroma kromПре 8 сати
  • What's more disgusting is the sell-out politicians with easy lives that let this happen.

    William AllendeWilliam AllendeПре 8 сати
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    Campbell BayleeCampbell BayleeПре 9 сати
  • upton sinclair literally wrote the book on this over 100 years ago and it's still this bad

    Derek LDerek LПре 9 сати
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    Ben ThompsonBen ThompsonПре 9 сати
  • I remember the book published in 2001, Fast Food Nation: the Dark Side of the All-American Meal. It addressed similar issues & food quality in America. Sadly, not much has changed.

    marty martynmarty martynПре 9 сати
  • This would work all well and good if companies hadn't since the time of Reagan being withering down on employees rights by buying legislation, congressman, senators, and presidents.

    William AllendeWilliam AllendeПре 9 сати
  • @ 1:45 We have to protect our Team Members, the meatpacking rep said. Was he one of the ones who lobbied for workers to be ineligible for their unemployment benefits if they believed the workplace was unsafe? Or was he one of the managers who placed bets on which worked would get Covid and die? Fuck that guy, and his industry.

    Ka-Pow!Ka-Pow!Пре 9 сати
  • OSHA where you at?

    Eva & StuEva & StuПре 9 сати
  • I knew I'd have to brace myself for this one. The blatant disregard for human rights and the extreme injustice and inequality makes my blood boil. We need to get money the hell out of politics NOW to have any hope of decent transparency and accountability.

    MsZephyraMsZephyraПре 9 сати
  • This is why I kill Butcher and harvest my own meat

    Drew BlankDrew BlankПре 9 сати
  • This reminded my of "The Jungle" by Upton Sinclair

    Sergio RamosSergio RamosПре 9 сати
  • So Mr. Oliver if I were a millionaire I would not mind paying $8 a pound for chicken. The person who complains without proposing a solution is just bitching. Please offer a solution instead of complaining. Let's do a thought experiment. Let's say there are 10 workers per line, basically 5 per side of the production line. Because of social distancing there are only two workers per line instead. Is the price of chicken going to go down, remain the same, or go up. Of course the price will increase due to the reduced amount of chickens being produced for consumption. Let's also include the maintenance workers who are present every day and night working who also have to socially distance while working together. Sounds like a contradiction? It is. John wants to complain about the working conditions for people and yet does nothing...... besides complain for a profit. 📈

    Mr DroneMr DroneПре 10 сати
  • Do food service next!! Servers and back of house deserve better than the shit sandwich society forces us to gag on.

    Meghan hmMeghan hmПре 10 сати
  • Do food service next!! Servers and back of house deserve better than the shit sandwich society forces us to gag on.

    Meghan hmMeghan hmПре 10 сати
  • Rip 🙏

    saintverisaintveriПре 10 сати
  • I knew that sam'o'nella video would come in handy!

    memememeПре 10 сати
  • Hey. HEY. Don’t kink shame. If a man enjoys paintings of fowl play, there’s nothing wrong with that. If your painting of rats fucking is okay, then so is this. I’m disappointed in you, John.

    Веско ДиневВеско ДиневПре 11 сати
  • try not to think about the local camera crew that's filming a piece about your corporate office culture that will one day be uncomfortably juxtaposed with how appaulingly your company treats their workers in it's factories in a live show. - saving it for future me

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    PepinPepinПре 12 сати
  • Hell no I wish my bosses would try to stop me from going to the bathroom or taking my breaks trust they got no problem with you skipping though & you get nothing if maybe a pat on the back & over look for jobs you know how to do

    Henry CokerHenry CokerПре 13 сати
  • Awe that sounds like them too... I don't have any proof but...come on

    Henry CokerHenry CokerПре 13 сати
  • Awe Stihl tries to sell us on that family bullshit too so cute...🖕'em all

    Henry CokerHenry CokerПре 13 сати
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      Corey BertelsenCorey BertelsenПре 12 сати
  • I can always count on this show to remind me why we need to start moving past capitalism.

    liaku25liaku25Пре 14 сати
  • I will say this, they shouldn't have to wear diapers or anything, but like, diapers take away Urine from your skin like immediately, and are fairly sanity, we wouldn't put them on babies if they weren't, not saying its okay but like just find the trope of "diapers are gross" kinda weird

    JoshJoshПре 14 сати
  • WTF!!! is that advert!??

    Scott Lee ClaytonScott Lee ClaytonПре 15 сати
  • Wow, in germany we have the EXACT same problem. Down to the T

    PrometheusVPrometheusVПре 15 сати
  • 4.9k didn't like this, wtf is wrong with you? you think this is untrue or that its a normal way to work?

    Fred ShredFred ShredПре 16 сати
  • I thought this whole episode was about me😎

    coochie connoisseurcoochie connoisseurПре 16 сати
  • Find a local farm. Buy your meat from them.

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  • Want to change this fast? Boycott the damn industry. Stop PAYING them to treat their employees like dispensable pieces of crap and stop the torture of millions of animals. YOU PAY THEM TO DO THIS! Only YOU can prevent it!

    Kay LyonKay LyonПре 17 сати
  • Welcome to the world of deregulation

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  • 2:11 this isn't even funny, it is sad to see that your family is so dysfunctional that you value these before your family, get some help

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    ArtursArtursПре 19 сати
  • Screw using animal products go vegan

    Marten AlgraMarten AlgraПре 19 сати
  • Welcome back to Last Week Tonight where a British guy yet again, tries to save America from itself.

    TowkeeyohTowkeeyohПре 20 сати
  • So the US is officially back in the 1900 era of worker rights movements. Fantastic.

    Jan ReiJan ReiПре 20 сати
  • When you make a rule that says all work injuries need to be reported, you get complaints of government overreach because sometimes of course the injury IS just treatable with a band-aid. But if you don't do that, companies will just exploit the loophole and treat everything with a band-aid to avoid reporting. Absolutely disgusting.

    Jan EbrardJan EbrardПре 20 сати
  • Proud to be a vegan, but not as Proud as not being an American xD

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  • And Americans ridicule Chinese companies and its people as if they have better working standards, yet they both have the same poor working and business culture.

    neil nelsonneil nelsonПре 21 сат
  • This is literally my 1st time watching John Oliver and TBH he is absolutely amazing. Not a beep irritating my ears.

    Rocky ROCKSRocky ROCKSПре 22 сата
  • Factory worker here Another fun game management likes is even in states that have legalized weed, you can still be subjected to urine tests and they can fire you if you have weed in your system (even if you're not high on the job or have a medical card) Of course, they only test people after they've gotten into accidents.

    Noah KarpinskiNoah KarpinskiПре 22 сата
  • People with limited intelligence, and their disease spreading, blabbering. It's like I need a new cave and better ways.

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    Truth SeekerTruth SeekerПре 23 сата
  • Lol people saying this is the reason to become vegan the agricultural industry isn't any better

    Thank youThank youПре 23 сата
  • Almost all of those workers are Illegal Aliens. Just what you want; a former ISIS guy handling your food. Buy local... only.

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  • “Namaste.”

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    3rdaxis3rdaxisПре дан
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