Subscribe on Patreon and hear the full episode here: http://www.patreon.com/posts/25350714 (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 […]More
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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 […]More
Subscribe on Patreon and hear the full episode here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/25157476 (Teaser) 28 – Something Inspiring w/ Sophie Helf Beatrice and Vince are joined by little worm Sophie Helf (@jil_slander) to discuss her piece “How I Lost My Legs and Gained … You Want Me to Say Something Inspiring Here” in The Outline, and her latest […]More
The Panel does a deep dive into the Pramila Jayapal Medicare for All bill, gives their cripple take™ on why it’s the best m4a bill thus far, and why the entire left should be paying attention. What’s so special about long term care? How great is it to have a real proposal out there that […]More
Subscribe on Patreon and hear the full episode here: http://www.patreon.com/posts/25001262 (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 […]More
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 […]More
Subscribe on Patreon and hear the full episode here: http://www.patreon.com/posts/24860768 (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. 🧬More
The Panel is joined by OK Fox and Lucia Love of Art and Labor for a very special crossover episode. We discuss what we should take away from New Yorkers’ successful rebuke of Amazon HQ2, the incredibly limited scope and demands of the recent anti-Sackler protest at the Guggenheim, and the very best cover of […]More
Subscribe on Patreon and hear the full episode here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/24687231 (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 […]More
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 […]More