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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KOMMENTARE
Russel Chiodo
Russel Chiodo Vor 5 Stunden
A lot of people never worked a job alongside people who got life altering injuries and were then intimidated and dominated by an employer colluding with the healthcare provider ... and it shows.
Ava Jara
Ava Jara Vor 5 Stunden
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Mean Dad
Mean Dad Vor 5 Stunden
This is America. Nothing will ever change.
Sevaun Mason
Sevaun Mason Vor 6 Stunden
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Fernando Takeshi Sato
Fernando Takeshi Sato Vor 6 Stunden
Problem: caused by heavy regulation and lobbying Solution: more regulations! Rinse and repeat.
Lisa Shadowprinces
Lisa Shadowprinces Vor 6 Stunden
In Germany we also had many big Covid outbreaks caused by meat packing factories with simular contutions. I'm pretty sure most industrialised countries have them. It's just horrible ...
Gene Stewart
Gene Stewart Vor 7 Stunden
Capitalism. America. the GOP. Add them up you get DEATH.
the Merc
the Merc Vor 7 Stunden
Wow.. this show is doing God's work.
SkatingErinsMom
SkatingErinsMom Vor 7 Stunden
Mr. Oliver, a related and excellent article by Jane Mayer, Trump and Mountaire chicken processing, and exploiting "essential" (aka minority, immigrant, and low-income) workers: www.newyorker.com/magazine/2020/07/20/how-trump-is-helping-tycoons-exploit-the-pandemic So glad you are back!
matenzo
matenzo Vor 7 Stunden
Kind of assumed this sort of thing would be mostly automated by now. I guess I kind of expected it to be like in a 90s cartoon, a long automated cutup line with a bunch of giant hammers and sawblades coming outta nowhere (I am that dumb yes).
Jaques Studly
Jaques Studly Vor 7 Stunden
The real question is why CNN hires white supremacists like Jim Acosta. www.thegatewaypundit.com/2021/02/watch-gun-girl-kaitlin-bennett-confronts-cnns-jim-acosta-cpac/
stefanc7
stefanc7 Vor 7 Stunden
Good suggestions AND you can also simply stop eating animals.
Raymond Kidwell
Raymond Kidwell Vor 7 Stunden
Real news instead of just talking about politics. I appreciate it.
M D
M D Vor 8 Stunden
Not only animals are abused but also the workers go thru mistreatment? Unfrigin real! Just watch a video on how animals are treated and you will stop eating meat. We don’t treat dogs like that.
niduoe stre
niduoe stre Vor 8 Stunden
So ummm... Socialism is evil? Capitalism works fine and everyone works perfectly eh?
Okay VII
Okay VII Vor 9 Stunden
and i was thinking europe was a bad place to live in people in china have better working conditions then the USA has to offer
Brian K
Brian K Vor 9 Stunden
Go vegan
Naveen Silva
Naveen Silva Vor 9 Stunden
I find the show pretty informative and enjoy watching it, but the jokes and analogies need a lot of work...
niduoe stre
niduoe stre Vor 8 Stunden
When a product is free, you are the product When a product is cheap, someone else is paying. In suffering
Zena AL
Zena AL Vor 9 Stunden
Will anything ever change ? I honestly don't think so
Psyche Desiree Een Castillo
Psyche Desiree Een Castillo Vor 9 Stunden
The people near the top of the hierarchy can sometimes be the most worthless and corrupt. The workers who actually do the work are treated inhumanely- just because they are deemed "replaceable" with other vulnerable people. F'*** this world.
GRiZfam 303
GRiZfam 303 Vor 9 Stunden
Is this episode about the backstreet boys reunion tour?
Madman Asa
Madman Asa Vor 9 Stunden
This is a rare case where it is justified to like or dislike this video equally Because the truth is excruciatingly painful. 16:09 is an absolute tragedy unlike nearly anything I've ever heard, and we have heard a lot.
Vermicious Knid
Vermicious Knid Vor 9 Stunden
Wow, talk about timely... I was just offered a job at a local chicken processing plant as an occupational nurse. I can understand the frustration of the employees thinking we really can't do anything to help them and they are correct. All we are legally allowed to do is basic first aid (bandaids and Tylenol) and refer them to the weekly on-site doctor for chronic conditions. Obviously if there is an urgent situation we are the first ones to respond and have to call 911. I would also be in charge of worker's comp claims, being told that I have to "weed out the fakers since no one really wants to do this job." Yeah, no shit. It's cold, wet, and they are constantly covered in chicken parts. Plus I got that casual racism vibe that's unfortunately very common down here in the deep South, as most of the workers are either minorities and ex-cons. Definitely a lot to consider before I accept the offer.
LANgamer
LANgamer Vor 10 Stunden
Hey come to Finland, we got some work for u!
girzwald3
girzwald3 Vor 10 Stunden
Dear John, Stop writing your own jokes. -Everyone
Guillaume Paré
Guillaume Paré Vor 11 Stunden
«Perdu » is « lost » in french. So we can say Jim is LOST.
Innova
Innova Vor 11 Stunden
All of the likes are fake.
James Handson
James Handson Vor 11 Stunden
I used to work at pilgrims pride. So this one hits home. They have paperwork that tells you what each of your limbs are worth to the company and how much you will get off you accidentally lose one.
Jamtron
Jamtron Vor 12 Stunden
I thought the gerbil was drinking milk that had too many artificial growth hormones in it and that’s why it was big and strong. Great first pass. Let’s make that clear in the second cut please!
AggieToday
AggieToday Vor 12 Stunden
This is literary the sort of thing that keeps me up at night
Valencio Marquis
Valencio Marquis Vor 12 Stunden
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Star
Star Vor 12 Stunden
Remember, the solution isnt to go fucking vegan. The solution is voting for people that care about unions and worker's rights
Love Love
Love Love Vor 9 Stunden
Going vegan/reducing meat is good for the environment. It reduces your carbon footprint.
Star
Star Vor 12 Stunden
When a product is free, you are the product When a product is cheap, someone else is paying. In suffering
bob lupo
bob lupo Vor 13 Stunden
Good show.. but when I watched the birds get butchered, I gagged in front of my child...
dandycliff2
dandycliff2 Vor 13 Stunden
Meatpackers are only going to get fucked over again when the next pandemic comes thanks to human's evil treatment of animals and evil companies.
Андрей Пушкарь
Андрей Пушкарь Vor 13 Stunden
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D Molina
D Molina Vor 13 Stunden
BOICOT MEAT ALREADY What more proof do you need? Torture, animal rights, social rights, illegality, deforestation, climate change...
lorenzo donadio
lorenzo donadio Vor 13 Stunden
Let's boycott these companies by just reducing our meat intake while also helping the environment, win win situation!
Victor Ch
Victor Ch Vor 13 Stunden
Lol 😂
Rachel Ann Jerome
Rachel Ann Jerome Vor 13 Stunden
Ah another segment on industrialized slavery. Man, this country stays true to its core principles!
Ave Anderson
Ave Anderson Vor 14 Stunden
America just being america. Always meat before humans. All praise god...
tybofborg
tybofborg Vor 14 Stunden
Now you understand where slogans like "seize the means of production" and "all power to the workers" come from.
lugiasean19
lugiasean19 Vor 14 Stunden
At least he had the courtesy to put his gloves back on
Chester Ogilvie
Chester Ogilvie Vor 15 Stunden
Man, deregulation during Trump has been such a godsend
Kellen Morse
Kellen Morse Vor 15 Stunden
The US is such a fucking joke
Lee Ara
Lee Ara Vor 14 Stunden
Yes, but this isn't only a US thing unfortunately.
CHAITANYA RAKHEJA
CHAITANYA RAKHEJA Vor 15 Stunden
I'm just hoping one day some big shot CEO see's John's video about his company...and apply his solutions in real life xD
Juan Hernandez
Juan Hernandez Vor 16 Stunden
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Dipankar Roy
Dipankar Roy Vor 16 Stunden
Wow that's really eye opener
Chris Spremulli
Chris Spremulli Vor 16 Stunden
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WickdFatigue
WickdFatigue Vor 17 Stunden
Haven't vegans been pointing this stuff out for decades?
István B. Szlifka
István B. Szlifka Vor 17 Stunden
American capitalism for ya
Rob K
Rob K Vor 17 Stunden
yup ..... America is Great ...... mhmhmmmmm
Marik Ishtar
Marik Ishtar Vor 17 Stunden
look why not slow down the line
Jed Bloch
Jed Bloch Vor 17 Stunden
Don’t worry the robots will be taking over soon
Popular History
Popular History Vor 18 Stunden
Things haven't changed at all since Upton Sinclair's "The Jungle"
Jos Nijsten
Jos Nijsten Vor 18 Stunden
What did George Carlin say about fat people?
Jos Nijsten
Jos Nijsten Vor 18 Stunden
I don't eat meat so I don't care.
TheOneTrueSoulKing D
TheOneTrueSoulKing D Vor 18 Stunden
Stories like this depress me to no end. When can this cycle of nightmarish abuses of human rights end?
Helen walker
Helen walker Vor 19 Stunden
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Hase Hopps
Hase Hopps Vor 19 Stunden
The Horror!!!!
καμιά ψυχή
καμιά ψυχή Vor 19 Stunden
Your show is becoming out of touch and ... What the fuck? I hope they all get covid or fired. American meat companies this big should all go out of business or just stop existing. Maybe a segment about how to transition these people out of this business would show care for this fucking filth and could be useful. This is just fucking stupid.
Ranuyasha
Ranuyasha Vor 17 Stunden
Did someone crap in your cereal this morning or something ?
DismissThatTheory
DismissThatTheory Vor 19 Stunden
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Edmund Snow
Edmund Snow Vor 20 Stunden
This may be the video that pushes me towards becoming a vegetarian (at least until the poor conditions these workers face are fixed).
Wurfenking
Wurfenking Vor 20 Stunden
The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights lists "the right to work in just and favourable conditions;" as a basic human right.
Michaele Cormier
Michaele Cormier Vor 20 Stunden
Capitalism the Base of America. Profits OVER People 🤔the GQP Base Donors TX the Seat of Capitalism 🤬
Joe Dusel
Joe Dusel Vor 20 Stunden
If people don't care about the horrible things that are done to animals to turn them into meat, or the fact that animal ag is playing a huge part in the destruction of the environment, should we really expect people to be appalled by the horrible conditions that meat plant workers face?
MrCastodian
MrCastodian Vor 20 Stunden
Welcome to America...
Simon Wang
Simon Wang Vor 20 Stunden
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Sara3346
Sara3346 Vor 21 Stunde
And here in a rational world you would have thought that Upton Sinclair writing The Jungle would have after a few Generations made this impossible.
Andreas Hauschild
Andreas Hauschild Vor 21 Stunde
You only have to look to China to find the solution. Most of these jobs are automated there. So the solution to avoiding providing these horrible jobs is just to eliminate them with automation. Now the hundred of thousands of workers may not like it, but on the other hand, there will be a save and human working enviroment.
chartedlife
chartedlife Vor 21 Stunde
We should all focus on finding meat alternatives and supporting brands that have a dedication to good work practices.
Duglas Zamora
Duglas Zamora Vor 21 Stunde
This companies should pay the price for all the damaged to their employees and to what we are getting on the table
D Legionnaire
D Legionnaire Vor 22 Stunden
THE MERCENARY 2020 BRUTAL ACTION NOW ON AMAZON PRIME ..........
Tanner Reiser
Tanner Reiser Vor 22 Stunden
you cant forget that any fines that the company may get will go against any bonus that they may give so that way in the end they don't really pay it
Ancient Art of Fishing
Ancient Art of Fishing Vor 22 Stunden
what the hell was that first commercial?
Adam Collins
Adam Collins Vor 22 Stunden
Mr. Oliver I love your show but man is it depressing for a comedy. That's not your fault. You could just retitle the show: The Way the World Really is w John Oliver and it would be just as accurate 😢
Radhika6203
Radhika6203 Vor 22 Stunden
Please cover the current events of MYANMAR. #whatishappeninginmyanmar
Andrew V
Andrew V Vor 22 Stunden
Automation.
ChungWei Wang
ChungWei Wang Vor 22 Stunden
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AD K
AD K Vor 23 Stunden
I'm just grateful that amrikkka is fcuked
Ellie Eldritch
Ellie Eldritch Vor 23 Stunden
Holy fuck ive had family work at that waterloo plant, like legit my dad worked there for a while
Scotty2Balls
Scotty2Balls Vor 23 Stunden
Those statues, and the mansion are in Pittsburg, TX and rumor has it the mansion has a swimming pool shaped as a chicken.
M smith
M smith Vor 23 Stunden
John Oliver's stories are so one sided and presented along political lines.
Agnes Burton
Agnes Burton Vor 23 Stunden
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SkullPrism
SkullPrism Vor 23 Stunden
My High School Programming teacher's brother was one of the first to die of Covid-19 in Iowa at that very Tyson's.
SkullPrism
SkullPrism Vor 23 Stunden
I hope he talks about the Tyson lottery on who would get Coronavorus in Waterloo, IA. YOOO HE FUCKING DIIID, DRAG IOWA TYSONS, JOHN
Singleballtheory
Singleballtheory Vor 23 Stunden
You could have written this about pretty much any manufacturing/production line job.
George Aswipe
George Aswipe Vor 23 Stunden
Pretty sure a simp like John Oliver has done very little meat packing in his life.
skreeb duchank
skreeb duchank Vor 23 Stunden
LOL poor guy's ratings are tanking now he doesn't have Trump to talk about.
João Pedro Tanure
João Pedro Tanure Vor 23 Stunden
JBS is heavily involved in corruption on the brazilian government, so I didn't expect something less than this.
Top Hat the Hat
Top Hat the Hat Vor Tag
and they say vegans only care about non-human animals. The human aspect was a huge part of it (I am vegan for all animals though, so no form of an. agriculture is justifiable, but I damn well know I don't need to fund industrial an. agriculture too).
Brian Austin
Brian Austin Vor Tag
So no more meat for the working class? That’s what you’re proposing. John... you lost me at 17 minute mark. The solutions you present are not practical. Social distancing for meet workers? C’mon man??? If you have been a white kid working at a fish processing plant in the summer making $15 to $20 an our, you know why these jobs exist and why people take them. It’s good money for a skill you can learn quickly an earn overtime easily. I expect my son to get a job when he is 14/15 but he won’t if the minimum wage is 15 bucks per hour.
Lee Ara
Lee Ara Vor 14 Stunden
No more meat for anyone would be a good solution.
bp bp
bp bp Vor Tag
i never trust a company that says "we're family". They WILL fuck you and wont even look you in the eye
screaming
screaming Vor Tag
literally wouldnt care if all these companies hq's got burned to the ground
ཞıƈƙ ƈ-137
ཞıƈƙ ƈ-137 Vor Tag
Every fast food job I've had since Obama care was passed forces me to sign a waiver turning down Insurance in order to get enough hours to barely survive. With Covid I was forced to sign a piece of paper acknowledging that if at any point I felt unsafe because of the epidemic, I could not take advantage of unemployment. The US is trash. I know when you work in the media, it may be hard to see. But its not just meat plants..... its everywhere. We *DONT* matter to our employers and thanks to a specific fascist political party that recently attempted to take over the government... we don't matter to the government either. We have no rights, and we will absolutely never receive them. I keep saying, you can't both make life unbearable, and make suicide illegal. Pick one and only one.
Stephanie Schutz
Stephanie Schutz Vor Tag
Nothing about the winter storm that took out our power and water in Texas? It was last week.
surlykaratemonkey
surlykaratemonkey Vor Tag
9:50 is it me or does that poultry CEO look like a chicken?
Andrea Lopez Arguello
Andrea Lopez Arguello Vor Tag
Maybe serial killers really just come from tyson factories
TenaciousE03
TenaciousE03 Vor Tag
All I ask is for one episode ONE EPISODE without a joke about animals having sex
robotron17
robotron17 Vor Tag
*Public Health England:* "All deaths with a positive specimen (including at post-mortem) are counted *REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE OF DEATH!"*
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