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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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
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
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
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
The Panel reviews the latest acts of incitement against Ilhan Omar, Bernie Sanders’ overhauled Medicare for All bill, and Foxconn’s Potemkin village situation in Wisconsin. But first, we reflect on the sick girl narrative spun in a Vice profile of Beatrice, a fashion brand’s essentializing of Emily, and the future of rainbow-washing. 💉 DP EP […]More
The Panel is joined by Pierre-Alexandre Mateos and Charles Teyssou to talk about their ongoing project Cruising Pavilion (in collaboration with Rasmus Myrup and Octave Perrault), which curates exhibitions around gay cruising culture and the intersection between architecture and public sex. We also discuss the Haussmannization of the web, state tracking of queer populations through […]More
The Panel reviews the rise and fall of Theranos in light of the release of Alex Gibney’s “The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley,” and explore some of the more ridiculous aspects of the story that the documentary glosses over. We also mull over Elizabeth Warren’s choice to backpedal on Medicare for All, Kirsten […]More