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In comments last night, dollared said this about the decline of unionized meatpacking: Allowing free immigration and mass union busting by illegal aliens. Never, ever, ever should have happened. 800,000-1M union jobs lost in meatpacking. Bill Clinton. Now I don’t want to pick on dollared except for his demonizing of migrant labor through describing human […]

The Beef Monopoly

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On January 7, 2014

It’s not so much that the beef monopoly is evil. We all know that. It’s that the beef monopoly is an evil subsidized directly by taxpayer dollars. That’s a problem. I’d also ar

Mystery Meat

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On July 15, 2013
The meat industry is very upset by new regulations forcing meat producers to tell consumers where the meat comes from: “Segregating and tracking animals according to the countries where production steps occurred and detailing that information on a label may be a bureaucrat’s paperwork fantasy, but the labels that result will serve only to confuse […]

The Farm Bill

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On June 18, 2012

Philip Bump has a nice run-down of the important things to look for in the upcoming farm bill/massive subsidization of agribusiness thanks to the incredible power held by rural state senators. One poi

The Jungle, Revisited

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On April 7, 2012
The meat would be shoveled into carts, and the man who did the shoveling would not trouble to lift out a rat even when he saw one—there were things that went into the sausage in comparison with which a poisoned rat was a tidbit. There was no place for the men to wash their hands […]
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