Meatpacking: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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

    SekaiSekaiAcum 27 minute
  • John! Please cover the Myanmar situation, we all need to hear about it

    SemiEinsteinSemiEinsteinAcum oră
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    Agnes BurtonAgnes BurtonAcum 2 ore
  • 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...

    DeepFried OhioGravyDeepFried OhioGravyAcum 2 ore
  • Grateful that a horrendous colonoscopy 14 years ago made me go plant-based. I got to thinking about fast food. What if meat cost, say $50 for 1/4 lb of whatever? Then the very people who can’t afford to have Type ll Diabetes, heart disease, etc. would find that eating whole-food-plant-based 99% of the time would eliminate those diseases. Three films (no judgement!!!) I’d recommend include “What the Health,” “The Game Changers,” and “Forks Over Knives.”

    Sandy DillerSandy DillerAcum 3 ore
  • Foo

    1844junkercars1844junkercarsAcum 3 ore
  • Sounds too much like my current factory job making FUCKING hot tubs/spas

    sasquatchizesasquatchizeAcum 4 ore
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    Trinity HopeTrinity HopeAcum 4 ore
  • I feel like there's a whole book about this...

    HohHochHohHochAcum 5 ore
  • There has to be a Democrat in office for this guy to talk about the things that matter. Glad he is back I can finally watch this show again

    Bass LittleBass LittleAcum 5 ore
  • That's why my hard earned money isn't going to the meat industry anymore. I want plant-based companies to thrive and create alternative no-risk jobs for those people.

    GreenDanGermanGreenDanGermanAcum 6 ore
  • Nothing will happen

    BigPiece GamingBigPiece GamingAcum 7 ore
  • Anything that has to do with meat is disgusting. Be it breeding, slaughter, packaging or whatever. All good reasons to stop eating meat.

    Gerhard AdlerGerhard AdlerAcum 7 ore
  • 10:40 that guy looks like the whitest whitey mcWhitey Racist ever born on this Planet. and his Company is called "PILGRIMS PRIDE"??? wooooooowwww

    Johan KramerJohan KramerAcum 7 ore
  • Incoming dick joke

    TheEngineeredTheEngineeredAcum 7 ore
  • That’s strange I do commercial roofing and any safety rule broken is 130k fine. We just had a guy fall of a roof. 40 feet. He broke both his arms and a few ribs. We got fined 150k

    ExtremeTurtleExtremeTurtleAcum 7 ore
  • I've said it before and will say it again: if your place of work uses the exact same indoctrination language as a murder-suicide cult, ala "family", GET OUT. They will work you to death with no regard for anything except their own company's appearance.

    PhoenixPhoenixAcum 8 ore
  • I live in the county in which the JBS plant is located. The vast majority of citizens here are absolutely brainwashed by the republican lie machine and their corporate overlords. It's genuinely sad and terrifying.

    MrBogus213MrBogus213Acum 8 ore
  • Oh crap Jaime! Not you too?!??! Stop acting like you have live audience and start beiing your self. Just stop. Please.

    sead facicsead facicAcum 8 ore
  • Only the oligarchs will be able to eat real meat. The rest of us will eat processed soldier fly protein (maggots) or estrogen-saturated "Impossible Burgers" to neuter us. Welcome to the Reset.

    Jon PublicJon PublicAcum 10 ore
  • All because of illegals

    B bB bAcum 10 ore
    • If I may ask how?

      Has the High GroundHas the High GroundAcum 3 ore
  • costco should kick tyson products

    Cyrus WuCyrus WuAcum 11 ore
  • Thank you God this episode was not more social justice bullshit.

    pevitzachastpevitzachastAcum 11 ore
    • Well that’s his thing this what you’re watching now is social justice.

      Has the High GroundHas the High GroundAcum 3 ore
  • wow what a third world country

    davidveale24davidveale24Acum 11 ore
  • I aimed for public's heart and hit it in the stomach. Upton Sinclair

    Zachary AndrewZachary AndrewAcum 12 ore
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    Jacky KongJacky KongAcum 12 ore
  • Stop eating animals, eat the rich 🍽

    Marina and The DevilMarina and The DevilAcum 13 ore
  • if anyone really cared they would just stop buying chicken. oh yeah you cant your eating that same chicken right no as you read this comment all greasy handed and shit.

    texxx outlawtexxx outlawAcum 13 ore
    • The situation is similiar here in Germany and Austria. To circumvent the work safety rules, the factory workers are sub sub contractors mostly from Eastern Europe.

      Ptao TomPtao TomAcum 11 ore
  • Horrific tales from meat packing plants? What is this, 1920? Oh wait, no, we just live in a third world country

    tbailey264tbailey264Acum 14 ore
    • much.

      Ptao TomPtao TomAcum 11 ore
  • The meat industry is just disgusting all around, it has no regard for life either animal or human!!

    Lauren PauLauren PauAcum 14 ore
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  • hi

    Merlin JaegerMerlin JaegerAcum 15 ore
  • Another day John Oliver attacks low hanging fruit video

    Matt MMatt MAcum 16 ore
  • ...and some Americans are more inclined to bleat about sweatshops in China, Vietnam, Bangladesh et.al whilst their very neighbours are technically indentured. 🙄

    Naphtali MusnyamaNaphtali MusnyamaAcum 16 ore
  • The freer the market, the freer the people, eh...

    Hellion SharkHellion SharkAcum 17 ore
  • Dear Mr.Oliver. I have a favor to ask. I understand that in order to be popular in the "great" Britain and "the colonies" you need to dilute serious conversation by adding unfunny jokes every 30 seconds (yes, go ahead, viewers, CHECK). Unfortunately, I have come to like your videos, but, fortunately, I'm neither a brit nor a yank (neither are you, they WILL hang you by the neck one day). Is there any chance you could add a special montage of your videos WITHOUT those every-30-seconds stupid jokes, for people from countries where intellect is not considered a symptom of communist satanism? Thank you.

    Maloy7800Maloy7800Acum 18 ore
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    Frazier MilakFrazier MilakAcum 18 ore
  • just like, close the usa down at this point

    Alium CepaAlium CepaAcum 19 ore
  • I'm sorry, did he say that the weapon that killed an unarmed underaged was up for auction? Flag that auction for fktards will apply.

    Dave lonDave lonAcum 19 ore
  • Way to look out for your 1% Tyson/OSHA..America? Mr Oliver, thank you.

    Ryan KarlRyan KarlAcum 21 oră
  • Sad that this is everywhere. Got a serious neck injury from a machine at a warehouse and was forced to sign a release to get back to work. At barely a living wage... I couldn't afford the time off so signed away my rights to keep a roof over my head. At another warehouse different company, while assembling cheap bbq grills the drill slipped (cheap alloy screw bent/broke) and went right through my hand. Scrubbed out the debris, band aids on both sides since it went straight through, took a day off to keep injury minimally clean but if I went to a doc seeking relief I would be released. For this one I took the loss and saw the doc. Both injuries have come back in bad ways but what am I to do? Keep your head down and keep working if you want a paycheck. I can't afford more medical bills that I can't pay off in this lifetime. This is everywhere. Corporations have taken too much.

    J LafoJ LafoAcum 22 ore
  • The situation is similiar here in Germany and Austria. To circumvent the work safety rules, the factory workers are sub sub contractors mostly from Eastern Europe.

    dondorondondoronAcum 23 ore
  • So I wonder if things would change if "Americans " took these jobs.

    mizzury54mizzury54Acum 23 ore
    • No, probably not, born and raised in Wa State, and my son worked, for a beef packing plant. He said that is exactly how it is. I am so glad he doesnt work there anymore.

      PB & JPB & JAcum 16 ore
  • There was a great reason why we didn't allow industry monopolies. Our politicians and their pets are factory farming animals, workers and NOW OUR ELDERS!

    Alison LoyAlison LoyAcum 23 ore
  • I don’t see anything wrong with betting on a number. The lottery does it. Sports bets involve two numbers. As long as they weren’t doing anything to try to manipulate the number, other than ‘downward as much as possible’, what’s the big deal? Not giving adequate breaks? THERE’S your problem!

    Bertrand ZerpersandeBertrand ZerpersandeAcum o Zi
    • @PB & J Nope, making a wager on a number, a number which is not going to change due to the bet having been made, hurts no one. Except the feelings of overly sensitive wushes.

      Bertrand ZerpersandeBertrand ZerpersandeAcum 16 ore
    • If you dont see that placing bets, on what workers will get the deadly panademic, due to the work environment the ones who are beating created.......then there is no hope, for you......I really hope your comment was facetious

      PB & JPB & JAcum 16 ore
  • Cluckingham Palace. Now that’s 😄

    ShadoeLandmanShadoeLandmanAcum o Zi
  • 12:54 KAREN'S Karens"s everywhere!!! Run and hide. Karen has overtaken Tyson!!! .

    2Stonefly2StoneflyAcum o Zi
  • My Mom, at 16 year old, worked in a chicken processing factory back in the 1960's. To this day, she still hates eating chicken.

    2Stonefly2StoneflyAcum o Zi
  • We can thank Republicans for the poor treatment of workers.

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

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

    Harpastan ManHarpastan ManAcum o Zi
  • Going Keto, you eat more meat fat which is more filling, less lean meat, less processed meat, spend less money on meat so you can afford to buy organic meats from local ranchers you know and trust, and lose weight without going hungry.

    BellesativaBellesativaAcum o Zi
  • No one wants to talk about how there’s only enough beef to supply 60% of what we’re eating there’s not enough beef on this planet to support the United States so 40% of your burger is a protein substance filler what is the filler do you know McDonald’s has their scientists who genetically make their meat taste good and add flavor they admit this what’s the flavor human DNA cow do you neither growing proteins Slery but from who and from what

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  • Even longer term solution: End the meat industry altogether. The future is plant-based.

    HazelHazelAcum o Zi
    • 100%

      Lisa JohnsonLisa JohnsonAcum o Zi
  • It's stuff like this that makes me feel ashamed to be called an American. I really hope I die in another country so I don't have to make my family visit America to see me.

    Rikki SlonceRikki SlonceAcum o Zi
  • Sad thing is this is how it goes at any company with divided corporate and physical labor. Send the desk jockeys on 10 vacations a year while the people on the line can't take 1 sick day.

    dirtbag1713dirtbag1713Acum o Zi
  • Well, still better than factories in China🤷

    Liberty SpringsLiberty SpringsAcum o Zi
  • Simple: stop eating meat.

    Over ToastedOver ToastedAcum o Zi
  • So, you're saying go vegan, but your sponsors aren't letting you because they're complicit?

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  • I was expecting the 3rd most important thing to be Adam Driver

    Stragos SlizenbergStragos SlizenbergAcum o Zi
  • Just Go Vegan

    Bryan TorresdeyBryan TorresdeyAcum o Zi
  • No context given on the number of employees at the factories. How do we know the % of employees contracting the & dying from the virus is more than the average for the state/country? It's numbers taken out of context.

    Dimitar DimitrovDimitar DimitrovAcum o Zi
    • @Vaya Notaro but that's how he framed it. I want to make that conclusion on my own. I'm not saying the video is a scam, just that it could be presented a bit more independent manner

      Dimitar DimitrovDimitar DimitrovAcum 23 ore
    • well I feel like the fact that they're all in close proximity to each other, with no bathroom breaks, and what seems like an already unhygienic workplace- could result to something over the national average

      Vaya NotaroVaya NotaroAcum o Zi
  • These plants are also in 'right to work' states which actively discourage any union ideation.

    KaiannanthiKaiannanthiAcum o Zi
  • It occurs to me that America is self-destructing... we need to spend money to solve problems but trust in the government is so low we dont really feel confident trusting them with the money.

    Smunstu StinkymonsterSmunstu StinkymonsterAcum o Zi
  • The fuck happened to Teddy Roosevelt's laws for worker safety and such in the meat packing industry. It was bad then too. He reformed laws and created laws because body parts and such were found in meat packages etc. He did this after reading "The Jungle" by Upton Sinclair.. The fuck happened?

    Teresa KusicTeresa KusicAcum o Zi
  • Chinees company's own some of these?

    HelixdragonHelixdragonAcum o Zi
  • It's sad that America's meat is owned by China and Brazil..

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

    AnduinAnduinAcum o Zi
  • John Oliver a twat

    buffalo billbuffalo billAcum o Zi
  • It does not surprise me and yet the poor earning repub thinks this is fine. If people, who can, would quit voting for corporation control this could be stopped.

    Carole TrappCarole TrappAcum o Zi
  • Slavery truly is worse now than ever before in this country.

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

    Mr RandomMr RandomAcum o Zi
  • I refuse to buy Tyson anything its gross!! PERIOD.

    Lady Luna GrimmLady Luna GrimmAcum o Zi
  • It's a little hard for me to feel sorry for people who work in animal agriculture, but something really needs to be done about the higher-ups who treat their floor workers so disposably. Shutting slaughterhouses and meat packing plants down and forcing their owners to change industries sounds like a good place to start.

    DeRosset MyersDeRosset MyersAcum o Zi
  • When they don’t care about the lives and well-being of animals, why would they care about the well-being of humans?

    Celina SkailandCelina SkailandAcum o Zi
  • I had to work with a broken hand....I’m a security guard...

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

    Erik SchminkeErik SchminkeAcum o Zi
  • I think the true problem I'm America is most people rely on other people to survive. This is why I moved to a bigger property with the main purpose to homestead. Growing and raising your own food is something 99% of people don't want to do. Give a man a fish and they eat for one day teach them how to fish and they can eat forever. Stop blaming others for issues we can solve by not purchasing corporate products.

    alex arubaalex arubaAcum o Zi
  • John knows about meat packing

    Botto JonseyBotto JonseyAcum o Zi
  • That Zimmerman auctioning the gun story is more disgusting than the man peeing on the floor.

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  • Yet another episode of OMFG I am so glad I don't live in the US... *sigh*

    Thomas RemmeThomas RemmeAcum o Zi
  • Yay capitalism 🚩

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

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  • When did John Oliver become unfunny

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  • The meatpacking industry sounds horrible, but it's not just the meatpacking industry. It's corporate. I've had jobs where is we were busy there were no breaks. I got written up for going to the bathroom twice, while customers were waiting. I've seen people get fired because they got an injury. But I'm pretty sure the meatpackers have it worse since they are being taken advantage of if they are immigrants. But anyone that's ever worked a line knows you can't leave to piss, so it really is not surprising to me that people would were diapers, no joke, I've thought about it. People are being treated like machines in every low-level corporate job and people are treated as disposable, especially in rural places where work is hard to find.

    Tierra PetersenTierra PetersenAcum o Zi
  • This show has really gone down hill

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  • Treat me like a vibrator

    Israfel El elyonIsrafel El elyonAcum o Zi
  • Go vegan.

    jocodabestjocodabestAcum o Zi
  • Wow I've grown up with the understanding that Oshia was basicly the Law and even misleading an investigator would get your company fined or shut down

    ChopStickSoSushiChopStickSoSushiAcum o Zi
  • 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 rabbitAcum o Zi
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