Beef U: How Big Business Ruined Your Dinner William D. Carlton

ISBN: 9781479325696

Published: September 17th 2012

Paperback

234 pages


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Beef U: How Big Business Ruined Your Dinner  by  William D. Carlton

Beef U: How Big Business Ruined Your Dinner by William D. Carlton
September 17th 2012 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 234 pages | ISBN: 9781479325696 | 6.33 Mb

The story of a young man and his journey to becoming a beef boner, the most highly skilled trade in the beef industry, chronicles the last years of an era before independant packers were eliminated all across America by big business tactics. Now aMoreThe story of a young man and his journey to becoming a beef boner, the most highly skilled trade in the beef industry, chronicles the last years of an era before independant packers were eliminated all across America by big business tactics. Now a ghost town, Detroits packinghouse district was a dynamic colorful community crushed out of existence by large corporations destroying hard won careers and negatively affecting us all.

Todays profit before quality and dollars before fairness mentality has increased the cost of the beef we eat as much as it has reduced the quality, in the most insidious ways. Filled with funny and dramatic stories of a salty old working man and well seasoned with fascinating characters, BEEF U brings to life the packinghouse district where it was an adventure to work. Broader than just the beef industry, it serves as an example of what has happened in virtually all business and industry taking the joy out of our jobs and lowering our standard of living.

BEEF U is the first true insiders look into the beef business and a reminder of how good life was for the American worker back before corporations acheived wage slavery



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