While Trump framed the action as an “order” to the meatpacking industry, he was actually doing its bidding. It was part of a larger effort by the industry to enlist the administration to “thwart local health departments’ orders to close plants” that were experiencing significant coronavirus outbreaks. – Popular Information

What we have in the Trump administration is just an extension of the robber barons of old, where workers are suppressed – even if it means their death and injury – as long as the profits continue to flow.

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