The Price Of Plenty: How Beef Changed America • Discoverology

The Price Of Plenty: How Beef Changed America

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Exploitation and predatory pricing drove the transformation of the US beef industry – and created the model for modern agribusiness. The industrial slaughterhouse was a triumph of human ingenuity as well as a site of brutal labor exploitation.

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