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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Arturs - Před 54 minutami
Why is this cringy cancer of a comedy in my recommendations youtube
Marten Algra
Marten Algra - Před hodinou
Screw using animal products go vegan
Towkeeyoh - Před hodinou
Welcome back to Last Week Tonight where a British guy yet again, tries to save America from itself.
Jan Rei
Jan Rei - Před 2 hodinami
So the US is officially back in the 1900 era of worker rights movements. Fantastic.
Jan Ebrard
Jan Ebrard - Před 2 hodinami
When you make a rule that says all work injuries need to be reported, you get complaints of government overreach because sometimes of course the injury IS just treatable with a band-aid. But if you don't do that, companies will just exploit the loophole and treat everything with a band-aid to avoid reporting. Absolutely disgusting.
Cre Henge
Cre Henge - Před 2 hodinami
Proud to be a vegan, but not as Proud as not being an American xD
Ruby Dixon
Ruby Dixon - Před 3 hodinami
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neil nelson
neil nelson - Před 3 hodinami
And Americans ridicule Chinese companies and its people as if they have better working standards, yet they both have the same poor working and business culture.
Rocky ROCKS - Před 3 hodinami
This is literally my 1st time watching John Oliver and TBH he is absolutely amazing. Not a beep irritating my ears.
Noah Karpinski
Noah Karpinski - Před 4 hodinami
Factory worker here
Another fun game management likes is even in states that have legalized weed, you can still be subjected to urine tests and they can fire you if you have weed in your system (even if you're not high on the job or have a medical card)
Of course, they only test people after they've gotten into accidents.
Kosmicpower - Před 4 hodinami
People with limited intelligence, and their disease spreading, blabbering. It's like I need a new cave and better ways.
Truth Seeker
Truth Seeker - Před 5 hodinami
They should use those glove boxes user for handling nuclear material
Thank you
Thank you - Před 5 hodinami
Lol people saying this is the reason to become vegan the agricultural industry isn't any better
John Wolf2
John Wolf2 - Před 5 hodinami
Almost all of those workers are Illegal Aliens.
Just what you want; a former ISIS guy handling your food.
Buy local... only.
Daniel Miller
Daniel Miller - Před 6 hodinami
royal caribbean fired me but it's okay...... cheryl vanni. there is always suicide. hey does anyone ever remember talking to a DANIEL FROM OREGON. I HAVE A KNIFE AND A BOTTLE OF PILLS AND A BOTTLE OF BLOOD RED WINE> amber tierney
jenelle ward
jenelle ward - Před 6 hodinami
3rdaxis - Před 6 hodinami
Hey John. Maybe we should be talking about everything that Joe Biden promised us in his campaign like um... THE FUCKING $2000 STIMULOUS CHECK??!!??!! Just for fucking starters...
Nathan J
Nathan J - Před 6 hodinami
Solution stop eating meat. Its bad for the environment bad for your health and inhumane.. Just stop
Ri Wu
Ri Wu - Před 7 hodinami
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Fernando Chairez
Fernando Chairez - Před 7 hodinami
Subtle innuendo for cannibalism.
Umbryonyx Gaming
Umbryonyx Gaming - Před 7 hodinami
Let’s make a what the hell list! Everyone add your favorite least favorite statement and rant to get your anger out(a little), plus I’m assembling a list of how many WTF moments there will be in this new season. Rules: you can comment on another’s to rant about that time stamp but please only post new ones, and only post one per person. Thank you!
Umbryonyx Gaming
Umbryonyx Gaming - Před 7 hodinami
This one isn’t really a true one but it really caught my eye, I’m tired of being angry and I’m a sucker for wierd faces: 9:52
Paul Action
Paul Action - Před 8 hodinami
If they don't like the work. They can leave... You know that concept of free choice?
Paul Action
Paul Action - Před 8 hodinami
@Anurag Chakraborty .. they interviewed, knew the conditions, knew the hours and knew the wages.
Anurag Chakraborty
Anurag Chakraborty - Před 8 hodinami
Yeah, leave the job and end up with no money, and when you need a stimulus check to get through, you are told by rich people that you do not need it.
ike eki
ike eki - Před 11 hodinami
it is easy to avoid meat. we must reduce meat consumption: if you cannot eliminate meat from your diet, boycott companies like Tyson that hurt permanently disable their employees so badly.
Brenda Johnson
Brenda Johnson - Před 11 hodinami
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Robyn Latham
Robyn Latham - Před 11 hodinami
Nunna Yrbznz
Nunna Yrbznz - Před 11 hodinami
Eternal2401 - Před 12 hodinami
Anyone else here expecting more rat erotica?
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clark loeffler - Před 12 hodinami
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Allison Castro
Allison Castro - Před 12 hodinami
Bitcoin is the future, Investing in it now will be the wisest thing to do especially with the current rise
Katie Rolphe
Katie Rolphe - Před 11 hodinami
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Katie Rolphe
Katie Rolphe - Před 11 hodinami
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Bennett Hilbert - Před 11 hodinami
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Robert Jasmine - Před 11 hodinami
My first investment with Mrs Lauren gave me profit over $23,000 US dollars and ever since then she has never failed to deliver.
Russell Bryan
Russell Bryan - Před 11 hodinami
@Theresa Tracy Wow that's awesome and huge 😯
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krista mccoy - Před 12 hodinami
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Raj Kro
Raj Kro - Před 12 hodinami
this is a waste of time
Jernej Demšar
Jernej Demšar - Před 12 hodinami
The more the sociopath, the better the capitalist. Sociopathy should find its way on a list or two.
Pascal Gienger
Pascal Gienger - Před 13 hodinami
"The US has such bad meat packing workers conditions"
Germany with Tönnies: *Hold my beer..."
Gue - Před 13 hodinami
Since you are now family, I'm expecting you to work for free. /s
Sam - Před 13 hodinami
The documentary "Holy Chicken" ties into this very well. Fuck big chicken
Osama Samaha
Osama Samaha - Před 13 hodinami
Jason sent me!
Hunter Oldfield
Hunter Oldfield - Před 13 hodinami
Jason sent me!
Melanie George
Melanie George - Před 14 hodinami
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Deb J
Deb J - Před 14 hodinami
Shut them down. #endspeciesism
lawrence goonan
lawrence goonan - Před 14 hodinami
I'm definitely switching to beyond meat now. Thanks John. Love ya
Kly - Před 14 hodinami
Yeah I stopped watching after the Texas worker comp stuff.
That level of exploitation is beyond ridiculous.
Bijoy Roychowdhury
Bijoy Roychowdhury - Před 15 hodinami
There are so many grim unfair things happening in the world, usually perpetrated by politicians, big businesses and corrupt bureaucracy, this show wil never run out of things to talk about.
M Balazs
M Balazs - Před 15 hodinami
18:20 conclusion question should be is this really 2021 nor 1890?
Kevin Munger
Kevin Munger - Před 15 hodinami
It is scary to think about people whom don't know the meaning of ....
Hope Canaday
Hope Canaday - Před 15 hodinami
Hey, could John Oliver and the team do research on Garrett Gunderson and his financial books? Or about FIRE vs Cash Flow Banking. Is Garrett a scam? I'm so confused. And there's only so much research one person can do... HELP!
hellman favereua
hellman favereua - Před 15 hodinami
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Halcyon Herascarter
Halcyon Herascarter - Před 15 hodinami
the jungle was written 115 yrs ago by the way
M Balazs
M Balazs - Před 16 hodinami
1:06 correction humans are the top of the food chain :D I love this show
DoubleComplex - Před 16 hodinami
Just had a fight with some asshole conservative who says people should find employment elsewhere if they don't like how their employer treats them. This clip couldn't be more relevant to why human rights are essential to the labor force.
Matthew Cisneros
Matthew Cisneros - Před 16 hodinami
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Aayden Finnigan
Aayden Finnigan - Před 16 hodinami
Every lobbyist looks the same lol
niduoe stre
niduoe stre - Před 16 hodinami
But I thought capitalism was the best?? Don’t like their working conditions? Then don’t work there and don’t buy their products. “Sarcasm”
357CLOUDY Black Feather
357CLOUDY Black Feather - Před 16 hodinami
Which are better than the other?
niduoe stre
niduoe stre - Před 16 hodinami
dumpster fire america. start a war and china will invade you instant.
Justin Opperman
Justin Opperman - Před 16 hodinami
All big business manual labor jobs operate this way. It is the American Way!
TomyLobo - Před 17 hodinami
Americans, this is why your chicken are chlorinated and why we don't want them.
American Citizen
American Citizen - Před 17 hodinami
Thank you john Oliver! Love the owl note, the deity is prominent in the ruling elites reverence.
Campbell Baylee
Campbell Baylee - Před 17 hodinami
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Petar Dragiyski
Petar Dragiyski - Před 17 hodinami
No body care for those workers and that will not change and no matter how much noise there is no body cares. I worked in the UK for a stock take company on a so called "0 hours" contract and sometimes I was working for more then 30 consecutive days without a day off, many times my shifts were longer then 16 hours without been paid extra time and with a total disregard to health and safety.
Nicolin Rucker
Nicolin Rucker - Před 17 hodinami
Me:wait, why would immigrants be reluctant to report problems with employment... ohhhh, he means "undocumented immigrants"... right.
Danny Beane
Danny Beane - Před 17 hodinami
Not sure how I should feel that when he mentioned "other employees well being" and showed a woman my mind immediately went to sexual harassment.
Dave Neave
Dave Neave - Před 17 hodinami
as someone who used to work for a JBS plant, i can attest to their working conditions being shit. i would be the ONLY one on the line that would never get bathroom breaks. luckily i was fired because I WENT BLIND on one of my eyes due to an MS flare up
Dawn Nona
Dawn Nona - Před 17 hodinami
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Daniel D
Daniel D - Před 18 hodinami
Many meat packing workers are also not actually paid anything because they are in a work-rehab program and the drug rehabilitation program gets the money that would be paid to the workers.
jesus meillon
jesus meillon - Před 18 hodinami
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DarkownerMinimalist - Před 19 hodinami
vote with you wallet turd. boycot = gg
Adolfo Jayme Barrientos
Adolfo Jayme Barrientos - Před 19 hodinami
10:25 Oooooh, this stung
DarkownerMinimalist - Před 19 hodinami
dumpster fire america. start a war and china will invade you instant.
leonxl - Před 19 hodinami
But I thought capitalism was the best?? Don’t like their working conditions? Then don’t work there and don’t buy their products. “Sarcasm”
Mario - Před 19 hodinami
I bet John Oliver likes "Open Borders" policies.
That is where Tyson gets their employees. You can't have it both ways.
Meinbher Pieg
Meinbher Pieg - Před 19 hodinami
Humans treat animals like stock and machines. Humans are animals. Do the math.
Mario - Před 19 hodinami
My favorite Dr. Seuss book was (The Cat's Quizzer) "Are you Smarter than the Cat in the Hat?"
I know now, thanks to Joe Biden, poor kids are just as smart as the cat in the hat.
Another favorite of mine was... If I Ran The Zoo. That is the book Joe Biden is currently reading, in order to run the Democratic Party, and Government.
Kaylin - Před 20 hodinami
Idk- I must have poor taste? I thought that house and bathroom were gorgeous 😂
Gary Sinise
Gary Sinise - Před 2 hodinami
thank you my darling you are really welcome to my humble heart
The Mighty Sagetto
The Mighty Sagetto - Před 20 hodinami
At least he removed his gloves and put em back on after. Nobody ..well at least most I know don't appreciate dick flavored chicken
Michael Enderfitnessvlog
Michael Enderfitnessvlog - Před 21 hodinou
In 1998 i worked for seaboard farms of Athens Georgia it was horrible. I wanted to live down south but there weren't many jobs I could do at 19.
FerdinandFake - Před 21 hodinou
Seriously youtube? John fing Oliver?? Get outta here with this bullshit, dropping his annoying rants into my autoplay is assaulting my ears.
Ian Einstein
Ian Einstein - Před 22 hodinami
That Purdue Farms commercial had me rolling! Bloody memorable, too. Honestly, I'd call that a good ad. It got the viewer's attention, held it, and slapped them with the product so hard it was headspinning! Not to mention, it left me wanting more... Like, I need to know what happened. Is the dog gonna be okay?
Galador - Před 22 hodinami
I honestly believe the US could profit so much if they installed a multiparty systwm instead of the two party system.
That would be great to cut down on corruption and bring competition of great ideas and not just money
quemaspana - Před 23 hodinami
I wish every other sentence out of Johns mouth wasn't so foul. Its a bit over the top and makes it unsharable with 50% of my friends who really need to see this.
Matthew Scott
Matthew Scott - Před 23 hodinami
Its amazing to me that this country still even functions with the way people treat one another.
JABER ALSAKKA - Před 23 hodinami
It's "Do You Want Lies With That" The Infinite Loop
Ambambalam - Před 23 hodinami
admittedly I laughed at some of my family catching covid so maybe tyson feels the same way. fuck you aunt sharon.
Planeta Curioso
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James Smith
James Smith - Před dnem
I think the bigger issue here is the " MEAT " our SLAVEMASTERS are using to allow them to stay in power. From our, I mean THEIR armed forces, be it the military to commando police forces, when will people stop joining these terrorists. What a rotten world we live, anything goes for PROFIT, we've been brainwashed to believe this.
Jon Dough
Jon Dough - Před dnem
MAGA! Best 3rd world country in the universe!!
Afqwa - Před dnem
That is some kind of nightmare smoking gun. Holy shit.
Nothing says you're knowingly and maliciously negligent like taking bets on the health and safety of your workers.
Tom Meyer
Tom Meyer - Před dnem
Just when you thought Amazon was at the bottom of the barrel of working conditions in US capitalism, this industry easily takes that spot. This is what happens when labor becomes a commodity.
Nen - Před dnem
The American dream only happens while alseep.
John Lee
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Shawn Cole Standiford
Shawn Cole Standiford - Před dnem
Why is it that the most toxic places to work use the term 'family'? Has any good ever come from it other than an expectation of cult-like adherence to the insane politics of a messed up workplace?
Mara Singer
Mara Singer - Před dnem
I feel like we should start sending raisin bombers to the USA. they're obviously a country in crisis.
Jack Walker
Jack Walker - Před dnem
Covid is a serious wake up call that our country is just as fucked up as the 3rd world countries we exploit.
jay cao
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Age of Reason
Age of Reason - Před dnem
American is a lost cause. It's over.
Linescrew1 - Před dnem
Next we will discover the vegetable packing industry is worse!
Liam Manning
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Yvette Newell
Yvette Newell - Před dnem
I wasn’t sure whether to like or dislike. The information was invaluable but . . . DAMN😡🤬🤯
W Martinez
W Martinez - Před dnem
Many immigrants we dont find too bad because it's good job compared
L J - Před dnem
Amazon does the same thing, if you get hurt you go to their amcare and see if they can help you first. The workers comp doctors are so bad.
Jake Day Williams
Jake Day Williams - Před dnem
If only we could all make our living being a comedian.
L J - Před dnem
Who one the bet??