The Leonard Lopate Show

Farms, Factories, and the Fate of Our Food System

Friday, October 17, 2014

Ted Genoways examines the state of the meatpacking industry, and how it affects animal welfare, food safety, and the health and safety of those who work on the line in processing plants.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Inside a Slaughterhouse

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Political scientist Timothy Pachirat talks about working undercover for five months in a Great Plains slaughterhouse where 2,500 cattle were killed per day—one every twelve seconds. His book Every Twelve Seconds is an examination not only the slaughter industry but also of how, as a society, we hide violent labor.

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Whitney Museum Sheds Uptown Home for New Meatpacking District Digs

Friday, May 20, 2011

After 45 years on the Upper East Side, The Whitney Museum of American Art is getting ready to move from its home at Madison and 75th Street to an edgy new building designed by Renzo Piano in the Meatpacking District. After The Whitney moves out of its landmark Breuer building in 2015, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will move its modern and contemporary art in.

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