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(Teaser) Trauma Bonding

Subscribe on Patreon and hear the full episode here: (Teaser) 30 – Trauma Bonding The Panel discusses the Trump administration’s plans to push people off of social security by monitoring recipient activities on social media for “fraud.” We also discuss Mark Zuckerberg’s transparent preparations to evade antitrust hearings, and former Blackwater head Erik Prince’s […]


Vax Season

The Panel discusses the anti-vaxxer community bringing measles back in Brooklyn, Bernie’s pledged adoption of long term care into his Medicare for All bill, and Ilhan Omar’s string of anti-imperialist statements and refusal to fold to AIPAC. Bea’s encounter with an unvaccinated child sends her to the emergency room. 💉 DP EP 29 💉 10 […]


(Teaser) Twenty-Xi and Me

Subscribe on Patreon and hear the full episode here: (Teaser) 26 – Twenty-Xi and Me The Panel discusses the controversy surrounding Thermo Fisher, a biotech company that sold equipment to China used to collect genetic information on its Uyghur population. We also touch on the media uproar over CRISPR editing in human embryos, and […]


Clarence Thomas Libel Cult

The Panel considers the potential ramifications of Clarence Thomas’ recent suggestions about free speech and libel laws, set against a backdrop of months of journalist layoffs across the press. We also dig into Diane Feinstein’s dressing down of a group of children, Amy Klobuchar asks to see our manager, and Vince explains why gay cabals […]


(Teaser) SponCon

Subscribe on Patreon and hear the full episode here: (Teaser) 24 – SponCon Beatrice, Emily, and Artie review Joss Sackler’s fashion line, Bernie’s announcement, the death of Karl Lagerfeld, and ponder influencer sponsorship deals with facilities that transfuse young blood into the rich. 🧬


(Teaser) Hot Crips w/ Sharona Franklin

Subscribe on Patreon and hear the full episode here: (Teaser) Sharona Franklin, Instagram’s @hot.crip, joins the Panel to talk about making memes against big pharma and ableism. We also discuss the kinks in the Canadian healthcare system—much vaunted here in the U.S. as a more humane alternative to our own—and how Sharona’s experience shows […]


Fragmented Democracy w/ Jamila Michener

Jamila Michener (@povertyscholar) joins us to discuss the politics of the social safety net and her research on how the implementations of Medicaid intersect with race, class, poverty, and our agency as citizens. If you’ve never interacted with state or federal social welfare programs this episode is *especially* for you. We also discuss the crime […]