The Panel dives into Elizabeth Warren’s weirdly ecofash Medium post and “Diamond” Joe Biden’s approach to health and climate policy. Then we deep dive into the Gilead pharma hearing from this week, which introduced us to two of our new favorite characters: Rep. Chip Roy (R-Texas), and think tank shill Stephen Ezell. Mild criticism of […]More
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*Unlocked* Support us on Patreon for a bonus episode every week – http://www.patreon.com/deathpanelpod JC* joins the Panel to discuss his work with NYC DSA Medics, being on the ground during Charlottesville, harm reduction programs, and the intersection of capitalism and epidemiology. J* is an EMT, street medic, program director the the NYC DSA opioid overdose […]More
The Panel discusses Georgia’s “heartbeat” bill and the suite of anti-abortion laws being pushed in state assemblies. Then we dig into Gilead’s very underwhelming attempt to deflect activist attention on its PrEP patent, and round up the biggest news from this year’s Venice Biennale. 💉 DP EP 47 💉 12 May 2019 Support us on […]More
Subscribe on Patreon and hear the full episode here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/26714333 (Teaser) The Panel discusses the history and possibilities behind community-driven survival programs like the Black Panthers’ free breakfast program. We also share why we won’t be going to the Met gala anytime soon, why Joe Biden has no time to talk about healthcare, and how […]More
The Panel reviews the first ever congressional hearing on Medicare for All and the fight that preceded it over who was allowed to testify. We also weigh in on the measles-quarantined Scientology cruise, Mayor Pete’s dogwhistle to anti-vaxxers, and democracy bucks. Sampled audio comes from Ady Barkan’s testimony on Tuesday; watch the full hearing here: […]More
Subscribe on Patreon and hear the full episode here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/26516265 (Teaser) The Panel celebrates International Workers’ Day with friend of the show Alana May Johnson. We discuss Amazon’s automated system for firing workers, the Vox interview about the culture of work that managed to ignore any discussion of capital or worker exploitation, working with a […]More
Joshua Citarella returns to review the latest developments in the candidacy of Andrew Yang. Days after our last recording with Josh, Yang went on Ben Shapiro’s podcast and managed to confirm a good deal of our speculation about his views on social welfare programs. We discuss these, alongside Yang’s vision for the perpetuation of private […]More
Beatrice and Emily talk to James La Marre and Artie Vierkant (our producer) about their collaboration for this year’s Rhizome 7 on 7 event. Artie and James used an army of bots provided by the artist Constant Dullaart to flood the twitter accounts of pharmaceutical companies with language promoting the public takeback of private pharmaceutical […]More
Subscribe on Patreon and hear the full episode here: http://www.patreon.com/posts/26334700 (Teaser) The Panel discusses the “scandal” around extending voting rights to the incarcerated, Liz Warren’s free sponcon for AT&T subsidiary HBO, and the Democratic Party’s private meetings, disclosed in the Times, about what to do about Bernie. Vince gives us a rundown on Twitch and […]More
The Panel discusses the Zizek v. Peterson debate, the climate legislation that passed in New York City council while everyone was yelling about the Mueller report, and picks through some of Liz Warren’s more interesting policy proposals. 💉 DP EP 41 💉 21 April 2019 Support us on Patreon for a second full episode every […]More