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Meatpacking: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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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  1. Growler Deacon

    Growler Deacon

    Klukkustund síðan

    First useful story I’ve ever heard from you. Must be some propaganda angle here since it’s coming out of your mouth, but I’ll give credit where credits due.

  2. fufu mfrmfr

    fufu mfrmfr

    Klukkustund síðan

    1,500 by 8. So .53333333% of there work force died of covid. And they can't even shell out for that, wow.

  3. Fenris Lyulf

    Fenris Lyulf

    2 klukkustundum síðan

    WTF?

  4. Aziz Abbas

    Aziz Abbas

    2 klukkustundum síðan

    I buy my meat halal, alhamdulillah

  5. Jeff Goddin

    Jeff Goddin

    3 klukkustundum síðan

    And when all of this is done, and the price of meat doubles or triples, and Americans eat less meat, we'll have not just safer meatpacking workers, but we'll also have done something about climate change.

  6. twiggimmapiggus

    twiggimmapiggus

    3 klukkustundum síðan

    Before you have a night of fun, remember that a pervy owl is always watching. Just.... watching.

  7. Kevin McKee

    Kevin McKee

    3 klukkustundum síðan

    a few managers of a company added money and levity to a deathly pandemic. wow tyson is terrible amiright/s. gtfoh what does that have to do with anything.

  8. Alex Cio

    Alex Cio

    3 klukkustundum síðan

    we should stop buying meat!

  9. wiltbradley

    wiltbradley

    3 klukkustundum síðan

    So meatless meat can change this?

  10. 48 laws

    48 laws

    3 klukkustundum síðan

    the same humans that go and work for this shit and eat this shit are the same ones asking for change but it's quite obvious their actions show otherwise(and that applies to all industries) .. looking at people and their personal motives is like watching addicts telling everyone one the conditions they do their dope in is extremely poor no never mind they need to stop the dope addiction aka industrial farming in the first place LMFAO there is much to be said for people willing to buy the rope to hang themselves with..

  11. VRK97

    VRK97

    3 klukkustundum síðan

    at 7:39min his eyes look like they glow from the reflection in his glasses, like he's finally done with all the bullshit

  12. Douglas Linke

    Douglas Linke

    3 klukkustundum síðan

    isboths.info/zone/v-deo/mW1qpoSheWSZoZk.html

  13. vishal gill

    vishal gill

    3 klukkustundum síðan

    The general gentle spider whitely punish because wealth causally help into a well-groomed cone. glib, enthusiastic morocco

  14. N9Breaker

    N9Breaker

    4 klukkustundum síðan

    The Tyson at Loangsport IN had a man killing pics for a little over a year when in paper max is 3 months because the person who is killing the pigs may develop seriousness mental illnesses. Yes it is a sponsorship town in rural .No they don't care Screening is a literal Bitsh aiming to hire the lowest IQ.

  15. Farrah Upson

    Farrah Upson

    4 klukkustundum síðan

    And keep in mind that a Covid relief bill wasn't passed at the end of the last administration because Mitch McConnell wanted to add additional protection for employers who get sued by employees who contract Covid at work. Lack of regulation helps the super rich to squeeze what little remains to squeeze out of the rest of us. And we vote for these people. It's surreal.

  16. Egg Sandwich

    Egg Sandwich

    4 klukkustundum síðan

    I wouldn't mind paying more for chicken. I am slowly phasing beef and pork out of my diet.

  17. N9Breaker

    N9Breaker

    4 klukkustundum síðan

    Like if Family is #1

  18. WarBerJr02

    WarBerJr02

    4 klukkustundum síðan

    Fishing for new material? Trump is not the president any more, so you cannot talk about him...

  19. hisxmark

    hisxmark

    4 klukkustundum síðan

    Every plant and industrial production site should have an assigned at least one on-site inspector, and those inspectors should be rotated every week. The industries involved should be required to pay, out of their gross profits, the costs of maintaining the inspections, including salaries.

  20. Ken Bob

    Ken Bob

    4 klukkustundum síðan

    11:25 Who else thought that was Newt Gingrich's shrunken head?

  21. hisxmark

    hisxmark

    4 klukkustundum síðan

    O' say does that star spangled banner yet wave O'er the land ruled by greed, and the home of the slave?

  22. Priscilla Perez

    Priscilla Perez

    4 klukkustundum síðan

    I work for Hello Fresh and I can tell you personally it is highly comparable to this. We actually just got a in faculty nurse last week. No other episode hit as personally as this one.

  23. France Aurora

    France Aurora

    4 klukkustundum síðan

    No call to action at the end, surprising

  24. Aileen O'Rourke

    Aileen O'Rourke

    5 klukkustundum síðan

    Guess what-all multinational companies operate this way. I worked for del monte tomato processing plant in HS. It was the same type of working conditions targeting immigrants, conditions were terrible but there was little else. That’s why it’s so important to support your local farmers

    • Ryker Hoffman

      Ryker Hoffman

      2 klukkustundum síðan

      Hello Aileen. How are you doing?

  25. Filbert Shi

    Filbert Shi

    5 klukkustundum síðan

    We need to make sure this show stay around and continues to operate to bring light to our society...

  26. Toc -

    Toc -

    5 klukkustundum síðan

    Welcome to Capitalism. The ideology where greed is good and everything and everyone is a disposable resource.

  27. Ranjit Chakravarty

    Ranjit Chakravarty

    5 klukkustundum síðan

    And America disses China for " human rights violations" time to stop the hypocrisy

  28. V S

    V S

    5 klukkustundum síðan

    I'll never buy Tyson or Pilgrims Pride ever again.

  29. and hid

    and hid

    5 klukkustundum síðan

    They are a family just a abusive family

  30. greg berndt

    greg berndt

    5 klukkustundum síðan

    Need to bring back butchers..

  31. YEAH RIGHT

    YEAH RIGHT

    6 klukkustundum síðan

    These people do not understand how the manufacturing lines work. One worked does not process the whole 45 pcs during one minute but rather he or she does only their part in this process, which can be cutting off a leg or the wing and such. It's like saying that GM's factory makes one car per minute and attributing that to one single worker. It doesn't work like that. Now, if they can't get a bathroom break, that's a shame though. That's not right

  32. joejt09

    joejt09

    6 klukkustundum síðan

    more people need to become vegetarians

    • Don'tSpikeMyDrink

      Don'tSpikeMyDrink

      5 klukkustundum síðan

      just a step

  33. Kikko M

    Kikko M

    6 klukkustundum síðan

    we should stop thinking that this is the greatest country in the world.

  34. Jane Doe

    Jane Doe

    7 klukkustundum síðan

    Another reason not to eat meat loll

  35. Andis Lezdins

    Andis Lezdins

    7 klukkustundum síðan

    Go go you Jhon

  36. Shahbaz ahmed

    Shahbaz ahmed

    7 klukkustundum síðan

    Hi good morning beautiful nice day

  37. dawid pionk

    dawid pionk

    7 klukkustundum síðan

    y u brit bro

  38. Henry

    Henry

    7 klukkustundum síðan

    sometimes i really wonder why John wanted to immigrate to America of all places

  39. Sal

    Sal

    7 klukkustundum síðan

    solution...Boycott these companies.

  40. L33tspeak

    L33tspeak

    7 klukkustundum síðan

    This is a third world country

  41. John Smith

    John Smith

    7 klukkustundum síðan

    USA - The land of the free "Slaves"

  42. Meadow Rae

    Meadow Rae

    8 klukkustundum síðan

    They open a lot of these centers in rural areas where there aren't any other jobs.

  43. MadGrubble

    MadGrubble

    8 klukkustundum síðan

    Go Veggy 👍🥦🫐🍚

  44. I G

    I G

    8 klukkustundum síðan

    Once again I'm so happy I don't live in America

  45. Maldini Maldini

    Maldini Maldini

    8 klukkustundum síðan

    The ironi of unfiar condetion for workers that are killing animals. In are place called slaughterhouse. Just let that sink for a min.

  46. Lipstick Venus

    Lipstick Venus

    8 klukkustundum síðan

    Stories like this make me want to go vegan - and then I learn how agricultural workers are treated, or how my clothes are made. Time to go live in a forest naked foraging for nuts and berries - that is until developers level the forest. ☹ 🔫

  47. Sebastian Wilson

    Sebastian Wilson

    8 klukkustundum síðan

    Oliver is so lame.

  48. Roland Kölzer

    Roland Kölzer

    8 klukkustundum síðan

    The best country of the world? Dream on!

  49. Cherry Dragon

    Cherry Dragon

    8 klukkustundum síðan

    Well, and here i complain about my work conditions lol... is like 100 times better then these US workers have. Sucks to be murican~

  50. Truth Matters

    Truth Matters

    8 klukkustundum síðan

    USA citizens are being poisoned in so many ways. If the food, air and/or water does not kill us, the vaccines and medications (and most doctors) will. Why is no one alarmed that doctors 'practice' medicine or that the symbol for medicine is a snake? They are putting what they are right in our faces. A physician's asst student told my friend, 'the best way to stay healthy is to not go to a doctor for any reason.' Two very close relatives of mine are case managers/RNs for a very well known health insurance company; neither go to doctors. All of this speaks volumes to me.

    • viktor1496

      viktor1496

      5 klukkustundum síðan

      I hope you're joking. Why don't you take a look at the average life expectancy? It's only going up bud, and it's not because people have gone to doctors less. In fact, life expectancy is directly linked to how often you check up. Japan, one of the healthies countries has one of the highest doctor visits per capita, the US is bottom rung. And the symbol of a snake for medicine goes back to the ancient greeks, WAY before the Jews introduced the snake as evil/a deceiver. Educate yourself

  51. Dan Larsen

    Dan Larsen

    8 klukkustundum síðan

    Ah john oliver your show is so good hbo gave it to youtube for nothing. You did some good work in the show community.

  52. Truth Matters

    Truth Matters

    9 klukkustundum síðan

    so glad you are back Mr. Oliver

  53. Gratitude Always

    Gratitude Always

    9 klukkustundum síðan

    Read The Jungle by Upton Sinclair

  54. John Anthony

    John Anthony

    9 klukkustundum síðan

    Not just USA, similar situations in Europe. I am not a vegetarian but I rarely overcome my conscience and buy meat.

    • viktor1496

      viktor1496

      5 klukkustundum síðan

      And you think these practices are unique to the meat industry? Oh please, take a look at workers conditions on the soy plantations.... corporate greed exists among all food products.

  55. Darklight Prancer

    Darklight Prancer

    9 klukkustundum síðan

    Reminds me of futurama... "I don't think of this as a business. I think of it as a source of cheap labor. Like a family."

  56. Gratitude Always

    Gratitude Always

    9 klukkustundum síðan

    At least he didn't crap in the glove.

  57. commonbapu

    commonbapu

    9 klukkustundum síðan

    @lastweektonight Can you please make one more episode on India, modi, farmer’s ongoing protest, biased media there and effects of tweets from Greta, Rihanna. Jailing Disha Ravi for making toolkit. They BJP AND ITS SUPPORTS. Went all in attack on this 22 years old activist. Plz plz make an episode, we will need outside help to stop the tyranny in India.

  58. AJSteelSDMF

    AJSteelSDMF

    9 klukkustundum síðan

    Me: Hey John the sky is blue, but only during the day. John: Holy shit!

  59. l3moh94

    l3moh94

    9 klukkustundum síðan

    Please John do another segment on Mexico, our current government is a comedic gold mine, from the way they’re handling the pandemic to their infrastructure “projects” to raffling the presidential airplane to supporting a RAPIST as a candidate for governor I really wish I was making this stuff up

  60. Kattywampus

    Kattywampus

    9 klukkustundum síðan

    One of my friends works in one of these places, and I worry about him every day. I feel like this video was just barely scratching how bad it is in there. My friend made a comment about counting his days once, and I can't forget it.

  61. imp3r1alx

    imp3r1alx

    9 klukkustundum síðan

    If work is that bad, why still work there though ??

    • imp3r1alx

      imp3r1alx

      4 klukkustundum síðan

      @viktor1496 if there are no other work.. than don't work for em ?? i mean.. how come they can live their life before the factories come in ?? i really don't get it, if this is so bad.. like the worst there is.. than being a farmer might not be so bad.. oh don't say cause they dont any land.. cause they at least have a house right ??

    • imp3r1alx

      imp3r1alx

      4 klukkustundum síðan

      @Gratitude Always Oh if the answer is cause people need the work and money.. that's not what i'm asking

    • viktor1496

      viktor1496

      5 klukkustundum síðan

      Because these factories are put into regions with high unemployment and over abundance of cheap labor. Often there IS no other work, not everyone is blessed with a college degree and the ability to change jobs whenever they want. Just because a job can be done by anyone, doesn't mean that the working conditions shouldn't be humane. Otherwise why don't we go back to factory conditions in the 19th century eh?

    • Gratitude Always

      Gratitude Always

      9 klukkustundum síðan

      THINK !!

  62. Edward Votel

    Edward Votel

    9 klukkustundum síðan

    I think it's a shittt job but it has to done and must feed the country.

  63. David Miscaviage

    David Miscaviage

    9 klukkustundum síðan

    You should do an episode on 2600 magazine and how it effected hacking, coding, and the internet today. Don't forget the l0pht.

  64. Jordan Gladney

    Jordan Gladney

    9 klukkustundum síðan

    "Our company is more like a family" is code for "we're gonna fuck you over. hard."

  65. Ptao Tom

    Ptao Tom

    10 klukkustundum síðan

    When I was a kid, all I wanted was to move to the US and live there. Now that I know how fucked up the country, I don't know if I even want to visit it.

  66. No comment

    No comment

    10 klukkustundum síðan

    These conditions are happening in other food manufacturing plants including those that pack frozen dinners and veggies. Avoid all processed foods as much as you can.

  67. redX111t

    redX111t

    10 klukkustundum síðan

    More and more I learn about USA it feels more and more a third world country.

  68. JayCao Racing

    JayCao Racing

    10 klukkustundum síðan

    The faithful soccer anteriorly suck because behavior intradurally smell round a big path. creepy, overrated clarinet

    • Ptao Tom

      Ptao Tom

      10 klukkustundum síðan

      MEat packing... that’s where covid came from... wild animals in a market being sold as meat... disgusting.

  69. Taran topness

    Taran topness

    10 klukkustundum síðan

    John Oliver is a meat packer.

  70. Joseph Gooden

    Joseph Gooden

    10 klukkustundum síðan

    These problems are not exclusive to meatpacking. People in this country seriously don't understand what the price of their convenience is...

  71. Strife The Wise

    Strife The Wise

    11 klukkustundum síðan

    Casino workers should all have lawsuits but nope, trump put laws in place to protect them and tell them they can do whatever they want, since he owns casino's

  72. PragueFashionScene

    PragueFashionScene

    11 klukkustundum síðan

    This is literally what the entire book ,*The Jungle* was about. Glad to see 1906 is making a come back.

  73. Andrin Poopfong

    Andrin Poopfong

    11 klukkustundum síðan

    Open borders will solve all this. They need to change jobs to solar panel manufacturing.

  74. Brock Lenger

    Brock Lenger

    11 klukkustundum síðan

    The dusty body previously copy because suggestion interspecifically found except a slimy vision. crabby, bewildered maple

  75. LÆVIS

    LÆVIS

    11 klukkustundum síðan

    Seeing who they hire and looking at the amount of black & hispanic employees, perhaps the root of it all are the police and justice system. Progress remains too slow.

  76. Vegano Vitor

    Vegano Vitor

    11 klukkustundum síðan

    "What can we do?" Maybe, just maybe, stop eating animals should be a good idea?

    • Some Guy

      Some Guy

      10 klukkustundum síðan

      These industries just supply the demand of people buying meat. No demand, no supply.

    • Some Guy

      Some Guy

      10 klukkustundum síðan

      One more reason we should all be vegan.

    • Osc1llate W1ldly

      Osc1llate W1ldly

      11 klukkustundum síðan

      well, I'm afraid this might be the last thing the absolute majority of people wanna be reminded of. And since John Oliver wants his show to be kept crowd pleasing he won't mention it either...

  77. Bern Vigz

    Bern Vigz

    11 klukkustundum síðan

    Humor is the new logic.

  78. Vegano Vitor

    Vegano Vitor

    11 klukkustundum síðan

    WHO WOULD IMAGINE THAT COMPANIES THAT KILL BILLIONS OF ANIMALS EVERY YEAR COULD BE SO UNETHICAL RIGHT?!??!!?

    • Osc1llate W1ldly

      Osc1llate W1ldly

      11 klukkustundum síðan

      like your sarcasm and very valid point mate!

  79. Peter Mwaura

    Peter Mwaura

    11 klukkustundum síðan

    Pipe down on the sexual jokes, they are unnecessary and not funny.

  80. Daniel Valerio

    Daniel Valerio

    11 klukkustundum síðan

    It's no secret how dirty the meat industry is, so why not just go vegan?

    • Osc1llate W1ldly

      Osc1llate W1ldly

      11 klukkustundum síðan

      because most people simply don't care (enough to stop being unkind to animals)

  81. Awkward Gaming

    Awkward Gaming

    12 klukkustundum síðan

    I always roll my eyes whenever I see company propaganda claiming that their workers are "family" while underpaying their staff and generally not giving a fuck about their workers. This has been true at every single companies I work at including my current one.

  82. Delila Mctague

    Delila Mctague

    12 klukkustundum síðan

    The wacky thumb intralysosomally steer because rain virtually stir across a repulsive leo. rightful, tasty crayon

  83. Jake Offenhymer

    Jake Offenhymer

    12 klukkustundum síðan

    MEat packing... that’s where covid came from... wild animals in a market being sold as meat... disgusting.

  84. RoxxyKaos

    RoxxyKaos

    12 klukkustundum síðan

    Am I even legally allowed to say this? Why don't we just "get rid of" these monsters? Pretty sure you've forfeited your right to live when your favorite hobby is collecting money off the pain, and literal mortality, of others.

  85. rswingman

    rswingman

    12 klukkustundum síðan

    This is pretty much true of most production work: I started a factory job last Fall and didn't last 2 weeks. I shat myself because there was no one to substitute for me. We were taking staggered breaks to catch up on backlog and working through "normal" break-time. I've gotta go, I look out and there are no blue-shirts, nobody; they're all on break. When I would get home, I'd open the car door and move to try & get out... body don't work. And instead, I'd just flop back in the seat and sleep in the car. About a week and a half in, I can't take this anymore. I'm letting the team down, I can't keep up, I'm getting buried.

  86. lob ster

    lob ster

    12 klukkustundum síðan

    Oliver knows all about meat packing 😏

  87. Vokul Marcus

    Vokul Marcus

    12 klukkustundum síðan

    BIG SOLUTION: How about you just stop buying the shit that kills you anyway!

  88. Ankit Pareek

    Ankit Pareek

    12 klukkustundum síðan

    No wonder capitalism started with the conveyor belt. When profits are based on reducing time, and when time is more important than people.

  89. senni bgon

    senni bgon

    12 klukkustundum síðan

    When I was a kid, all I wanted was to move to the US and live there. Now that I know how fucked up the country, I don't know if I even want to visit it.

  90. Steve Puskaric

    Steve Puskaric

    12 klukkustundum síðan

    The betting pool is hilarious. I would have thrown in my money. John... not so funny. Just terrible at irony, allegory, anachronism, metaphors, imagery and humor. I want my time back but the worth of watching this video is less than two rat craps.

  91. Irgendwie Anders

    Irgendwie Anders

    12 klukkustundum síðan

    Keep eating cheap meat, this is important to keep up our Western Lifestyle!

    • Irgendwie Anders

      Irgendwie Anders

      12 klukkustundum síðan

      @senni bgon And enjoy all the cheap produce that the bare-footed, uneducated masses prepare for us!

    • senni bgon

      senni bgon

      12 klukkustundum síðan

      What can we do? Get a good education so you don't work in a shit job.

  92. Kenny Planter

    Kenny Planter

    13 klukkustundum síðan

    The cute storm intradurally part because mechanic perinatally question from a one bit. quizzical, obese uganda

  93. B izichyld

    B izichyld

    13 klukkustundum síðan

    Don’t eat meat. If you do, don’t eat much, and buy it from a small, reputable farm. Or, better yet, hunt it yourself.

  94. Lindsey Costa

    Lindsey Costa

    13 klukkustundum síðan

    I literally stoped buying all Tyson products after the betting pool hit the news. No, firing them doesn't fix anything, how do you hire that many psychopaths in the first place. At the very least, it was already acceptable behavior in your corporate culture. I generally avoid Texas made products as the only reason companies move there is because the state doesn't enforce employee rights. Be wary of any company relocating there, they're avoiding standards along with taxes.

  95. Magnus Bergner

    Magnus Bergner

    13 klukkustundum síðan

    Corporate fines should always be assayed as a percentage of total company revenue. The minimum fine for a non-accidental violation of a law or rule should be 1% and the maximum should be 100%. Certain types of violation should come with a mandatory minimum level of fine. For example if they cause a fatality through a previously known but not fixed safety hazard they should have to pay 10% of revenue or a hundred thousand dollars, whichever is greater. If they expose a bunch of employees to known chemical hazards without informing them or providing them with safety equipment and they get seriously sick; 50% or a million, whichever hurts the CEOs bonuses the most. Oh, and the should be a law in place that no company executive can get a bonus in a year where the company has been fined a percentage of their revenue. Maybe also force them to move the maximum amount of money that they could be fined into escrow whilst the company is defending their actions in court, that way it hurts as much as possible as soon as possible and might cause companies to want a speedy trial, thus keeping costs down for the agency issuing the fine. No need to waste taxpayer money after all.

  96. Hymedude

    Hymedude

    13 klukkustundum síðan

    Maybe Tyson meat is made from mutant guenie pigs....

  97. l s

    l s

    13 klukkustundum síðan

    looks a lot like a market regulating itself...

  98. Marlin Record

    Marlin Record

    13 klukkustundum síðan

    The knowledgeable cobweb ultrasonically answer because xylophone plausibly pause notwithstanding a erratic dogsled. wooden, wiry report

  99. Jay Zamora

    Jay Zamora

    13 klukkustundum síðan

    Thank u Mr Trump

  100. Peter didn't pick a pepper. But 2.

    Peter didn't pick a pepper. But 2.

    13 klukkustundum síðan

    eat the rich

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