Veg Out 470: Red Meat Republic: Indigenous Land Grabs and Working Conditions

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April 18, 2020

On this episode of Veg Out, Sweta, Sarah, and Steve discuss Red Meat Republic, a hard-hitting and informative book that illuminates the troubling practices of America’s cattle ranching industry. From the complexities of land ownership to the blunt power of the assembly line to workers’ rights, there is so much to consider when it comes to ‘big meat’. A lot of the issues we see with modern industrial agriculture have entrenched histories, and it’s important to understand these histories as we continue to advocate for healthier, more environmentally sustainable, and more just food systems. Plus: get essential updates on some of our fave vegan businesses and find out how you can support them over the coming weeks.

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Links

Red Meat Republic the book

Red Meat Republic: A Hoof-to-Table History of How Beef Changed America, Joshua Specht

Article, Excerpt of Red Meat Republic

Chickens: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

Worker Trauma in the Slaughterhouse

Additional Resources
Seven Fallen Feathers


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