Meatpacking: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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15 күн мурун

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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Gerald Juve Jr.
Gerald Juve Jr. 31 мүнөт мурун
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!
Sarah Hill
Sarah Hill Саат мурун
In school rn, I'm learning about how in the 1890s we had these same exact problems. Shit hasn't changed.
William Moffett
William Moffett Саат мурун
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 Laverde 3 саат мурун
The 5,000 who didn't like this video support workers being treated worse than the meat at these plants.
Natália Catelan
Natália Catelan 4 саат мурун
Please make an episode about Brazil durring the pandemics
Seth Orr
Seth Orr 4 саат мурун
Bru I'm from waterloo we get recognized when one if our dumbasses say something stupid bet
Jessica Robinson
Jessica Robinson 5 саат мурун
Heavily reliant on labor trafficking where do you think all those migrants end up? Oh
bobi chung
bobi chung 5 саат мурун
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Dee Negron
Dee Negron 5 саат мурун
America is not a country, it's a business. Money has trumped integrity, and lives. Your oppression is their profession.
Agatha Illa
Agatha Illa 6 саат мурун
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missxenopus1000
missxenopus1000 6 саат мурун
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 fontaine 6 саат мурун
What about Cuomo?
Terry Folderson
Terry Folderson 7 саат мурун
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
8 саат мурун
The gifted tin disappointingly whine because balance successively flap versus a obsequious macaroni. gifted, greedy cut
Mitchell Krouth
Mitchell Krouth 8 саат мурун
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 Spyridon 8 саат мурун
Top 3 people you don't want wearing boxes on their heads while working: Neurosurgeons Airline pilots OSHA inspectors
Michael Spyridon
Michael Spyridon 8 саат мурун
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
Drecon84 9 саат мурун
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. 19 9 саат мурун
America dont sound so great to me
Happy Thoughts
Happy Thoughts 9 саат мурун
Sounds to me like capitalism is working at its finest
Joseph Roland
Joseph Roland 9 саат мурун
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 mooney 9 саат мурун
anyone read the jungle by upton sinclair?
Joseph Roland
Joseph Roland 9 саат мурун
"it's just a fun fact that I'm throwing in there for no reason" lol transparent clown. Your race-baiting is obvious
VP
VP 10 саат мурун
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 Contreras 12 саат мурун
Nothing about Biden?? You are a Joke!!!
L Lamoy
L Lamoy 12 саат мурун
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 White 13 саат мурун
Why is milk the reason the family pet became possessed?
Rosannexo1 Cantubpp7
Rosannexo1 Cantubpp7 13 саат мурун
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Jojo Toto
Jojo Toto 14 саат мурун
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 Januška 15 саат мурун
American capitalism is fcked up game. People working on low positions are basicly slaves. No rights, no value, no future.
nathanial merwin
nathanial merwin 17 саат мурун
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Yang Daily - Andrew Yang News podcast
Yang Daily - Andrew Yang News podcast 18 саат мурун
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
rckblzr12 18 саат мурун
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
Ak 19 саат мурун
6:24 lmao ironic
Liana H
Liana H 19 саат мурун
He did an upton sinclair's the jungle 100 years later
John Alexander Singleton
John Alexander Singleton 20 саат мурун
yeah well you've never been to a casino then, prudes. Cancel the chicken nugget order, stat
SpaceViking
SpaceViking 22 саат мурун
America slipping down the slope. Sad.
Jake Skelington
Jake Skelington 22 саат мурун
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
n3rdm4n Күн мурун
> a product that is wildly popular in this country Watching woke people trying to sound smart?
mydoggotshavedtoday
mydoggotshavedtoday Күн мурун
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 Circus Күн мурун
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 Nihil Күн мурун
Waiting for libertarians to wax about how free markets will set us free
Michael Johanson
Michael Johanson Күн мурун
11:10 bathroom looking like the weeknd halftime show
Wedding DJ Rob Soundz
Wedding DJ Rob Soundz Күн мурун
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 Singh Күн мурун
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_Island Күн мурун
Automated machines can build cars but can't pack meat?
Some Guy From The Internet
Some Guy From The Internet Күн мурун
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 21 саат мурун
The don’t
jonescity
jonescity Күн мурун
Even though this was a somber subject there was soooo many opportunities for Adam Driver jokes here...I was half expecting it.
Zakkuya
Zakkuya Күн мурун
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 Harrison Күн мурун
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 Kuklinski Күн мурун
“Meatpacking” is what John Oliver does with other men every night.
Moon Memento
Moon Memento Күн мурун
it's totally our country.
Nob ody
Nob ody Күн мурун
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 Mitcham Күн мурун
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
thecraftycreeper Күн мурун
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 Evans Күн мурун
GOD BLESS AMERICA
George State
George State Күн мурун
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
BanXxX69 Күн мурун
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 Tarantini Күн мурун
I dont know who unironically would watch this clown.
Drops2cents
Drops2cents Күн мурун
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 x Күн мурун
Thank God I'm not from the States😖
BanefulLeaf x
BanefulLeaf x Күн мурун
When a company says we're family, RUN!
Tharun Sonti
Tharun Sonti Күн мурун
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 Sayers Күн мурун
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 Knight Күн мурун
John Oliver is garbage.
Cdsnz 23
Cdsnz 23 Күн мурун
Ok? why did you feel the need to leave this comment instead of just not watching his videos
Kyle Knight
Kyle Knight Күн мурун
@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 Күн мурун
Why? This video doesn't have much of a political side to it.
Fakn Lars
Fakn Lars Күн мурун
The US = 3rd world
Meban Kharkongor
Meban Kharkongor Күн мурун
You can replace the owl with John Oliver's picture and no one would even know the difference 😂
Laine La Cava
Laine La Cava Күн мурун
The comedy writing on this show has really gone to shit, but the content is still interesting....even if nothing will ever change.
Ethan Bondick
Ethan Bondick Күн мурун
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Frank Zhu
Frank Zhu Күн мурун
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Linda John
Linda John Күн мурун
Shit just left me speechless. Just.. wtf.
Velvet Thunder
Velvet Thunder Күн мурун
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 V Күн мурун
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 V Күн мурун
Is this still a comedy show?
Mamanicole I
Mamanicole I Күн мурун
I thought slavery was abolished in America 155 years ago? Some world leader😧😧😧😧😧😧
Pearl The Spinster
Pearl The Spinster Күн мурун
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 Tan Күн мурун
Do a segment on teacher’s union!
Sekai
Sekai Күн мурун
i watch this what can we do? instead of bozos storming the capital for stupid reasons storm the capital for reasons like this!
SemiEinstein
SemiEinstein Күн мурун
John! Please cover the Myanmar situation, we all need to hear about it
Agnes Burton
Agnes Burton Күн мурун
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DeepFried OhioGravy
DeepFried OhioGravy Күн мурун
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...
Sandy Diller
Sandy Diller Күн мурун
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.”
1844junkercars
1844junkercars Күн мурун
Foo
sasquatchize
sasquatchize 2 күн мурун
Sounds too much like my current factory job making FUCKING hot tubs/spas
Trinity Hope
Trinity Hope 2 күн мурун
The mean picture eventually load because nerve functionally sprout save a imported football. chunky, next son
HohHoch
HohHoch 2 күн мурун
I feel like there's a whole book about this...
Bass Little
Bass Little 2 күн мурун
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
GreenDanGerman
GreenDanGerman 2 күн мурун
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.
BigPiece Gaming
BigPiece Gaming 2 күн мурун
Nothing will happen
Gerhard Adler
Gerhard Adler 2 күн мурун
Anything that has to do with meat is disgusting. Be it breeding, slaughter, packaging or whatever. All good reasons to stop eating meat.
Johan Kramer
Johan Kramer 2 күн мурун
10:40 that guy looks like the whitest whitey mcWhitey Racist ever born on this Planet. and his Company is called "PILGRIMS PRIDE"??? wooooooowwww
TheEngineered
TheEngineered 2 күн мурун
Incoming dick joke
ExtremeTurtle
ExtremeTurtle 2 күн мурун
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
Phoenix
Phoenix 2 күн мурун
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.
MrBogus213
MrBogus213 2 күн мурун
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.
sead facic
sead facic 2 күн мурун
Oh crap Jaime! Not you too?!??! Stop acting like you have live audience and start beiing your self. Just stop. Please.
Jon Public
Jon Public 2 күн мурун
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.
B b
B b 2 күн мурун
All because of illegals
Has the High Ground
Has the High Ground Күн мурун
If I may ask how?
Cyrus Wu
Cyrus Wu 2 күн мурун
costco should kick tyson products
pevitzachast
pevitzachast 2 күн мурун
Thank you God this episode was not more social justice bullshit.
Has the High Ground
Has the High Ground Күн мурун
@PB & J a lot of people don’t understand what social justice mean and believe it to just be “those crazy leftist Karen’s” social justice is just treating people humanely and abiding by societal standards.
PB & J
PB & J Күн мурун
As if calling out meat packing plants, for treating people inhumanely, isn't social justice
Has the High Ground
Has the High Ground Күн мурун
Well that’s his thing this what you’re watching now is social justice.
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