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Angela Stuesse, anthropology professor, spoke with the Missouri Independent about the meatpacking industry and how it allows workers to endure repetitive labor that leads to injuries.

“People are standing on the line, shoulder to shoulder with people on either side of them. And they’re making the same cut over and over and over,” said Stuesse. ”It’s a hostile environment. You’re not expected to get sick; you’re not expected to get injured.”

Missouri Independent