The Exploitation of Factory Farms Doesn’t Stop at Animals

The ICE raids that targeted immigrant workers in Mississippi is the latest in a long history of bloody oppression

Leo Kirts
Published in
6 min readAug 12, 2019

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Photo released by ICE

The air is cold, hovering at 40 degrees. The floors are slick with bodily fluids and cleaning chemicals. Poultry workers stand before a conveyor belt making swift cuts to keep up…

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Leo Kirts

Writer from Indiana based in New York covering food, queer politics, ecofeminism and veganism. they/them