(Teaser) Hot Crips w/ Sharona Franklin

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 […]

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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 […]

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UNLOCKED – Blizzard Of Prescriptions

*Unlocked* Originally posted January 23rd Support us on Patreon for a bonus episode every week – www.patreon.com/deathpanelpod The Panel dives into the latest public info on the Sackler family’s peddling of Oxycontin from court docs released in recent days as part of Massachusetts v. Purdue Pharma (which will be heard in court this Friday). We […]

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(Teaser) WeDeath

Support us on Patreon and hear the full episode here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/24338185 (Teaser) The Panel considers the future of WeWork, the company that claims to “Optimize Space Itself.” We also discuss Japan’s Supreme Court decision upholding the sterilization of trans people, and Erin Griffith’s Times op-ed on why millenials are being crushed by the economy yet […]

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Hunt Your Interns

The Panel records live from Davos’ 2019 World Economic Forum.* We review the week in austerity (SNAP benefits, air traffic control, more furloughs). Then we dive into our main topic: income inequality and the Davos responses to AOC’s marginal tax rate proposal and Liz Warren’s moderate proposal on wealth taxation. Does Mark Zuckerberg eat people? […]

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Mother Pence’s Ethnostate

The Panel discusses Karen “Mother” Pence’s appointment to teach art at a homophobic religious school, and husband Mike’s dedication to Christian supremacy. Beatrice shares her theory that the new hospital price disclosures will be leveraged for some (nonsense) arguments against Medicare for All. Finally, we play “Guess That Billing Code.” Support us on Patreon for […]

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(Teaser) The Four Horsemen Of 2020

Support us on Patreon and hear the full episode here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/24031987 (Teaser) The Panel goes over the first day of the LA teachers strike; meanwhile, PG&E has filed for bankruptcy, but don’t worry, as Vince explains, their lawyers will still get paid. Then we debate the Tucker Carlson thing (reminder, no, Tucker didn’t get woke). […]

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UNLOCKED – Administrative Burdens W Donald Moynihan And Pamela Herd

**UNLOCKED BY POPULAR DEMAND** Support the Death Panel on Patreon for a bonus episode each week! https://www.patreon.com/deathpanelpod Beatrice interviews Donald Moynihan and Pamela Herd, Professors at the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown and authors of Administrative Burden: Policymaking by Other Means, which is out today. We discuss their book, which focuses on how […]

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I Love You Alive Girl

The Panel goes over Merck v. Albrecht, which was recently heard by the Supreme Court, but not before going over Jeff Bezos’ absolutely human and not at all AI-generated sexts. Then we talk about how medical deregulation has hit the CES tech expo, the revolving door between lobbyists and government regulators, and why Emily’s new […]

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