Tyson Foods bringing “ethnic empowerment network” to a town near you

This story from Garden City, Kansas makes me wonder—-who is deciding the future for your meatpacking town, the citizens, or Tyson Foods? I have a pretty large archive on Garden City which is one more heartland city that has been changed by the arrival of US State Department-planted third world refugee workers over the last … Continue reading Tyson Foods bringing “ethnic empowerment network” to a town near you

Tennessee town welcomed Tyson Foods plant after residents of Kansas town revolted

For those of you following news about BIG MEAT, here is a story you need to read in its entirety at the Tennessee Star (hat tip: Joanne). Citizens of small town America are beginning to understand that the arrival of a BIG MEAT plant will change their towns forever, and they don’t like it! We … Continue reading Tennessee town welcomed Tyson Foods plant after residents of Kansas town revolted

Tyson Foods changing America one town at a time; up next Humboldt, TN

This time with the help of Tennessee Governor Haslam and Senator (Little Bob) Corker.     As you know BIG MEAT and BIG CHICKEN are major drivers of the US Refugee Admissions Program and here we learn that Tyson Foods new plant in Humboldt, TN will employ 1,500 workers.  But get this: the pols admit … Continue reading Tyson Foods changing America one town at a time; up next Humboldt, TN

Do Arkansas college students understand that refugees are there to supply Tyson Foods with cheap labor?

A few minutes ago reader Joanne sent this announcement of an upcoming meeting of Students for Refugees at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville:     Canopy NWA is a relatively new subcontractor (as noted by Mr. Komar above) of Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS), their ‘mothership’ headquartered in Baltimore, MD. We told you about … Continue reading Do Arkansas college students understand that refugees are there to supply Tyson Foods with cheap labor?

NYT: How Tyson Foods and its greedy demand for cheap immigrant labor ‘saved’ an Iowa town

That is pretty much the gist of the New York Times story here about Storm Lake, Iowa. The opening paragraphs give the message that I, and others before me, have been giving for years.  When big global corporations like Tyson Foods discovered cheap (first illegal) immigrant labor and now legal refugees, the cultural make-up of … Continue reading NYT: How Tyson Foods and its greedy demand for cheap immigrant labor ‘saved’ an Iowa town

Progressives: Tyson Foods exploits immigrant labor, destroys small towns

It is not often I agree with anything from “Progressives,” but when a reader sent me this piece from Progressives for Immigration Reform I couldn’t believe my eyes.  It is more on the report we posted the other day on Noel, Missouri and the poverty the town is experiencing as it is flooded with mostly … Continue reading Progressives: Tyson Foods exploits immigrant labor, destroys small towns

Missouri: Tyson Foods’ transient labor creates more poverty in small town America

….and more tension among long-time residents. We’ve written so many times about how ‘big meat’ is disrupting the demographics of heartland America that I’ve lost count.  But, here is a story that in its brevity summarizes a pattern that will be very familiar to longtime readers of RRW. And, let me remind you, as I … Continue reading Missouri: Tyson Foods’ transient labor creates more poverty in small town America

Tyson Foods Shelbyville, TN: all sorts of goodies to get and keep immigrant labor

This is the first in what will be many posts in my new category‘ Legal immigration and jobs.’  In fact, it’s this piece of information, now mysteriously missing from the US State Department’s website, that inspired this new category. Clinton brings cheap refugee labor to Iowa I’ve reported on this many many times on these … Continue reading Tyson Foods Shelbyville, TN: all sorts of goodies to get and keep immigrant labor

Rumors abound as Tyson Foods continues to send mixed messages

The Times-Gazette in Shelbyville, TN has a new story today laying out the time line of the developing story we first posted here before Christmas about an alleged terror threat at the Tyson Foods meatpacking plant, the same plant we have been writing about for years! T-G Reporter Brian Mosely asks about the mixed messages … Continue reading Rumors abound as Tyson Foods continues to send mixed messages