The European Union’s meatpacking industry employs 350,000 people about two-thirds the number of US workers. Yet European meatpackers have had only a fraction of the coronavirus cases that have swept US plants and far fewer deaths. – Mother Jones
While European countries placed the lives of workers ahead of profits, the U.S. focused on the finances. It shows just how our country’s lack of leadership in this pandemic has led to profits being put ahead of peoples lives and safety.