Bus Drivers Refuse To Help Police, Prison Labor Replaces Meatpackers And More

By Mike Elk, Payday Report. -

With protests erupting all over Minneapolis over the death of George Floyd, cops are attempting to arrest protesters in mass.  However, some bus drivers in Minneapolis are refusing to use [...]

The Generosity Of Agriculture

By Kerry Hoffschneider, Indianz. -

The generosity of agriculture and the potential for farmers, ranchers and all people to act in more selfless fashions can be found amongst the chaos of the times if one looks for it closely [...]

Children Protest For Their Parents At The Smithfield Foods Meat Factory

By Taylor Trujillo, KLKN TV. -

Saturday in Crete was the second round of drive–by protests against the lack of COVID–19 safety conditions at Smithfield Foods. Protestors were seen donning signs down main street with sayings [...]

Trump Relaxes OSHA Rules And Governors Block Unemployment Benefits For Meatpackers

By Mike Elk, Payday Report. -

Earlier this week, the Trump Administration issued an Executive Order to use the Defense Production Act to order meatpacking plants to remain open.  Now, Smithfields is already using Trump’s [...]

Defying Trump’s Order, Nebraska Meatpackers Strike And More Strike News

By Mike Elk, Pay Day Report. -

Earlier today, Trump announced that he intended to use the power of the federal government and the Defense Production Act to keep meat processing plants open throughout the United States.  The [...]

Day Of Reckoning Dawns For Industrial Livestock Farms

By Mark Heller, E and E News. -

The coronavirus pandemic is forcing livestock farms and grocery stores to consider whether the meat industry is primed for a new way of doing business. Critics of industrial-scale livestock [...]