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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lugiasean19 6 שעות לפני
At least he had the courtesy to put his gloves back on
Chester Ogilvie
Chester Ogilvie 6 שעות לפני
Man, deregulation during Trump has been such a godsend
Kellen Morse
Kellen Morse 7 שעות לפני
The US is such a fucking joke
Lee Ara
Lee Ara 6 שעות לפני
Yes, but this isn't only a US thing unfortunately.
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 7 שעות לפני
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Dipankar Roy
Dipankar Roy 7 שעות לפני
Wow that's really eye opener
Chris Spremulli
Chris Spremulli 7 שעות לפני
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WickdFatigue 8 שעות לפני
Haven't vegans been pointing this stuff out for decades?
István B. Szlifka
István B. Szlifka 9 שעות לפני
American capitalism for ya
Rob K
Rob K 9 שעות לפני
yup ..... America is Great ...... mhmhmmmmm
Marik Ishtar
Marik Ishtar 9 שעות לפני
look why not slow down the line
Jed Bloch
Jed Bloch 9 שעות לפני
Don’t worry the robots will be taking over soon
Popular History
Popular History 9 שעות לפני
Things haven't changed at all since Upton Sinclair's "The Jungle"
Jos Nijsten
Jos Nijsten 9 שעות לפני
What did George Carlin say about fat people?
Jos Nijsten
Jos Nijsten 9 שעות לפני
I don't eat meat so I don't care.
TheOneTrueSoulKing D
TheOneTrueSoulKing D 9 שעות לפני
Stories like this depress me to no end. When can this cycle of nightmarish abuses of human rights end?
Helen walker
Helen walker 10 שעות לפני
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Hase Hopps
Hase Hopps 11 שעות לפני
The Horror!!!!
καμιά ψυχή
καμιά ψυχή 11 שעות לפני
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 9 שעות לפני
Did someone crap in your cereal this morning or something ?
DismissThatTheory 11 שעות לפני
Edmund Snow
Edmund Snow 11 שעות לפני
This may be the video that pushes me towards becoming a vegetarian (at least until the poor conditions these workers face are fixed).
Wurfenking 11 שעות לפני
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 11 שעות לפני
Capitalism the Base of America. Profits OVER People 🤔the GQP Base Donors TX the Seat of Capitalism 🤬
Joe Dusel
Joe Dusel 12 שעות לפני
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 12 שעות לפני
Welcome to America...
Simon Wang
Simon Wang 12 שעות לפני
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Sara3346 12 שעות לפני
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 12 שעות לפני
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 13 שעות לפני
We should all focus on finding meat alternatives and supporting brands that have a dedication to good work practices.
Duglas Zamora
Duglas Zamora 13 שעות לפני
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 13 שעות לפני
Tanner Reiser
Tanner Reiser 13 שעות לפני
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 13 שעות לפני
what the hell was that first commercial?
Adam Collins
Adam Collins 13 שעות לפני
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 14 שעות לפני
Please cover the current events of MYANMAR. #whatishappeninginmyanmar
Andrew V
Andrew V 14 שעות לפני
ChungWei Wang
ChungWei Wang 14 שעות לפני
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AD K 14 שעות לפני
I'm just grateful that amrikkka is fcuked
Ellie Eldritch
Ellie Eldritch 14 שעות לפני
Holy fuck ive had family work at that waterloo plant, like legit my dad worked there for a while
Scotty2Balls 14 שעות לפני
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 14 שעות לפני
John Oliver's stories are so one sided and presented along political lines.
Agnes Burton
Agnes Burton 14 שעות לפני
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SkullPrism 14 שעות לפני
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 14 שעות לפני
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 15 שעות לפני
You could have written this about pretty much any manufacturing/production line job.
George Aswipe
George Aswipe 15 שעות לפני
Pretty sure a simp like John Oliver has done very little meat packing in his life.
skreeb duchank
skreeb duchank 15 שעות לפני
LOL poor guy's ratings are tanking now he doesn't have Trump to talk about.
João Pedro Tanure
João Pedro Tanure 15 שעות לפני
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 15 שעות לפני
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 15 שעות לפני
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 6 שעות לפני
No more meat for anyone would be a good solution.
bp bp
bp bp 15 שעות לפני
i never trust a company that says "we're family". They WILL fuck you and wont even look you in the eye
screaming 16 שעות לפני
literally wouldnt care if all these companies hq's got burned to the ground
ཞıƈƙ ƈ-137
ཞıƈƙ ƈ-137 16 שעות לפני
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 16 שעות לפני
Nothing about the winter storm that took out our power and water in Texas? It was last week.
surlykaratemonkey 16 שעות לפני
9:50 is it me or does that poultry CEO look like a chicken?
Andrea Lopez Arguello
Andrea Lopez Arguello 16 שעות לפני
Maybe serial killers really just come from tyson factories
TenaciousE03 16 שעות לפני
All I ask is for one episode ONE EPISODE without a joke about animals having sex
robotron17 16 שעות לפני
*Public Health England:* "All deaths with a positive specimen (including at post-mortem) are counted *REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE OF DEATH!"*
Matt Logue
Matt Logue 17 שעות לפני
I was wondering where he got photos of that animal porn.
Muskiet 17 שעות לפני
Every time John Oliver says "What can we do here?" I hear "What will never be done?". Seriously, so many of these kind of stories, but never anything fixed afterwards.
Frank Fields
Frank Fields 17 שעות לפני
Would that be slave labor?
newdude50 17 שעות לפני
Welcome to the United Corporate States of America.
Juqual78 17 שעות לפני
This kind shit of stuff was all the reason I needed to go stop eating meat.
TheChosen 18 שעות לפני
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expandranon 18 שעות לפני
Conditions in meat processing facilities are so bad that somebody even wrote a book called 'The Jungle' about how bad it is in there. Hopefully more people will read it and something will finally be done about that.
Barry Egan
Barry Egan 18 שעות לפני
Grow your own food
Michael 18 שעות לפני
i never thought of that the usa is such a shithole. srsly works dont have workers rights and they call it freedom and everything else communism. cant unterstand how brainwashed these citizens are
Dave Cummings
Dave Cummings 18 שעות לפני
So, the woke dream is to provide free food for everyone while shutting down food production? Got it.
Sabrina Rosario
Sabrina Rosario 18 שעות לפני
Meatpacking industries and Amazon must have gone to the same seminars.
Mark Mcalpine
Mark Mcalpine 18 שעות לפני
#1 should b safety. I don't believe in unions but cases like this prove that they are needed. Basics in life. do unto others as u want done onto u. Money doesn't make a company successful ur employees do, the money will follow
Rebecca Ranger
Rebecca Ranger 18 שעות לפני
This is what "Right to Work" gets you. Nothing good.
Tom 19 שעות לפני
this was not a great video to watch during dinner
UnclaimedGnat 19 שעות לפני
How can a consumer stop supporting these companies? I know becoming vegan/vegetarian is the ultimate goal but for those that still prefer to eat meat. How can someone purchase ethically made meat and ethical work practices in their meat purchases.
Gray 19 שעות לפני
Shame on those places
Italiana 626
Italiana 626 19 שעות לפני
Another of the many great reasons to stop eating meat. Please.
TwentySidedDyeCrapShoot 19 שעות לפני
automate and replace all of them... problem solved
Pepe LeFrog
Pepe LeFrog 19 שעות לפני
Corporate office employees get pampered like fragile children while the dregs suffer in the plants. It's universal. Everything is fake and gay. It's always about appearances.
Atlaskor 19 שעות לפני
That intro vid there KILLED me... That was good! It's bananas that you can teach us more than our own damn media. Sub +1
Weiwulah 19 שעות לפני
You know, I think Congress and Senate should screen Last Week Tonight episodes before every session. Probably the most meaningful 30 min of their lives.
inthso 20 שעות לפני
Well, I'm not an admirer of Perdue's business practices, but I somewhat admire he's a Monty Python fan.
AI A229
AI A229 20 שעות לפני
Land of the free!
US 20 שעות לפני
Man, the USA is so fucked in a lot oft ways.
Gah Tang
Gah Tang 20 שעות לפני
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burper2000000 20 שעות לפני
No. 4 in assets is my dog
Ëë Mage
Ëë Mage 20 שעות לפני
Ask any republican and they will tell you corporate regulation is a bad idea.
Joep Ewald
Joep Ewald 20 שעות לפני
This is basically the reason why the EU doesn't want to sell American meat to its population. Get your shit together America!
m gee
m gee 21 שעה לפני
John is not funny anymore..maybe he never was. He is the same as Hollywood, NBA, NFL.......Obsolete
Gloria A
Gloria A 21 שעה לפני
Quite a commentary when it is our comedians who best point out the abuses in our work places! Let’s keep at this until there are laws which force action!
Alabama Liberal
Alabama Liberal 21 שעה לפני
Oliver doesn't specifically name Northeast Alabama, but he might as well...My home county's biggest industry was chicken plants. They were miserable places to work, treated workers like dirt, they kept better paying jobs and opportunities out, and pollute the environment more than you'd think. Honestly, if your town can get ANY other jobs, you should do so.
One Drop Mtg
One Drop Mtg 22 שעות לפני
You should do something on manufacturing in general. Many manufacturing companies push their employees to ridiculous degrees. Or like you covered around 13:00 the divide between treatment of white collar and blue collar workers.
Jbrownjetmech -
Jbrownjetmech - 22 שעות לפני
That's the first commercial I've seen in years.
Raphael G
Raphael G 22 שעות לפני
We decide with what we buy what happens in this world. Think before you spend a cent to the wrong guys... Buy local, organic etc
Juan Hernandez
Juan Hernandez 23 שעות לפני
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Pablo Tassinari
Pablo Tassinari 23 שעות לפני
instead of taking out linconl statues, the people should close this companies!
Storm Vatican
Storm Vatican 23 שעות לפני
Cheongju District Public Prosecutors' Office Hello S. Korean Prosecutor, I am the one who traveled abroad a lot and who had been suffering from depression 4 years ago due to my family's abuse and violence, and who were forcibly held by mob of the prosecutor's office with a small amount of MDA's income for treatment, had extreme depression and almost committed suicide. This is Lee Mi-jin, who was spied for revealing corrupt politician to the world. Can I ask a few questions? I haven't been in Korea for more than 20 years, and I have been traveling around the world on my own, meeting meditation teachers from many countries, meeting stewardships from many countries, and passing on the knowledge and experiences I have acquired to people all over the world. Do you still agree I have to pay $11,000 fine? Did you seize my computer for that small amount MDMA and spy all my personal data? And Why did you spy me? Do you know how many months have suffered from schizophrenia because of trauma since then? Did you know that my family, relatives, friends and colleagues have been branded as criminals and as criminals on my lifetime social security records? Did you have to listen to my private life by dressing up my best friend in elementary school as a coffee shop employee, and dressing up my 20 years old best friend as a spy at a yoga academy and at a bar? When I was threatened by teach the dharma and meditation in a Christian country in Brazil, I visited s.Korea again after 10 years, and went to the Taebaek mountain temple to ask for help in a place to meditate. But you trash me just because you believe women can not be enlighten? And the prosecutor had to dress up as a house buyer for spying me a flat? where I meditate for 3 month in silence. Did you came in my room and checked what I eat? What do I read? What I have that small flat?
Robb's Homemade Life
Robb's Homemade Life 23 שעות לפני
In the 1970s, the meatpackers had the highest-paid factory jobs in America. The jobs were brutal, but unionized and mostly white blue collar workers. The companies moved the companies south and hired nonunion. They they bagan hiring immigrant workers at even lower pay. then they began hiring illegal immigrants at even lower pay. Then they donated to elected officials to create a visa worker just for them to hire more immigrants at even lower pay. people who say we need immigrants to do these terrible jobs are just pushing an open border corporate globalist narrative that destroys wages and job opportunities for American workers who used to do all of these jobs when they were not paid slave wages. Oliver always pretends he is sticking it to the man. When it comes to immigration he is the man.
darkeyez 23 שעות לפני
That commercial reminds me of an episode of The State on MTV. The "Snuggles" skit
Miss Pat Van Driver Lady
Miss Pat Van Driver Lady 23 שעות לפני
But whisper that you might try to improve conditions and you are clearly a communist driving American jobs overseas... Well, maybe these jobs need to be driven overseas. I bet they can't in all cases, though, and they could actually be forced to make this safer, but then, oh no, meat prices would go up! Perish the thought! We might have to eat less meat!!! 😱
Not Sure
Not Sure 23 שעות לפני
Anyone else prefer him in the void? he gets to the point... not as many stupid prop jokes... and no laugh track from the audience or forced laugh que's.
Charlee Pinkard
Charlee Pinkard יום לפני
When will we address the issue of why production lines are experiencing high volumes? Do we ignore our increasingly unsustainable demand for meat?
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