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Politics, culture, and public policy from the left. Stay alive another week. w/ Beatrice Adler-Bolton, Artie Vierkant, Phil Rocco, Jules Gill-Peterson, and Abby Cartus. https://www.patreon.com/deathpanelpod

Politics, culture, and public policy from the left. Stay alive another week. w/ Beatrice Adler-Bolton, Artie Vierkant, Phil Rocco, Jules Gill-Peterson, and Abby Cartus. https://www.patreon.com/deathpanelpod

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New York, NY

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Politics, culture, and public policy from the left. Stay alive another week. w/ Beatrice Adler-Bolton, Artie Vierkant, Phil Rocco, Jules Gill-Peterson, and Abby Cartus. https://www.patreon.com/deathpanelpod

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English

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8186139840


Episodes

The Pandemic Prison w/ Dan Berger (12/01/22)

12/1/2022
Beatrice speaks with Dan Berger about how mass incarceration has driven the spread of the pandemic, how prisons and other carceral sites have used covid as an excuse to grow more punitive, and why we need to renew calls from early in the pandemic to “free them all for public health.” You can preorder Dan’s forthcoming book, “Stayed On Freedom: The Long History of Black Power through One Family’s Journey” https://www.basicbooks.com/titles/dan-berger/stayed-on-freedom/9781541675360 As always,...

Duration:01:28:15

Teaser - 500,000 Cops w/ Justin Feldman (11/28/22)

11/28/2022
Subscribe on Patreon and hear this week's full patron-exclusive episode here: www.patreon.com/posts/75226518 Bea, Artie and Phil are joined by Justin Feldman to cast doubt on a recent paper claiming that the US is suffering from an "injustice of under-policing" and that the way to finally reduce mass incarceration is ... 500,000 more cops. Health Communism is finally back in stock in the US and Canada, and currently 40% off: www.versobooks.com/books/4081-health-communism Runtime 1:11:57, 28...

Duration:00:07:37

"Immunity Debt" (Unlocked)

11/23/2022
Beatrice, Artie, and Jules discuss the Biden administration's recently announced fall covid plan, the rather lazy recycling of old lines to justify covid normalization, and the recent uptick in claims that pandemic mitigations were worse than the virus itself because of so-called "immunity debt." (Episode begins at 2:00 after introduction.) As always, support Death Panel at www.patreon.com/deathpanelpod Health Communism is finally back in stock and currently 40% for Verso's holiday sale. Get...

Duration:01:21:56

Teaser - Body Politics w/ Jasbir Puar (11/21/22)

11/21/2022
Subscribe on Patreon and hear this week's full patron-exclusive episode here: www.patreon.com/posts/74944636 Beatrice and Jules speak with Jasbir Puar about biopolitics, competing theorizations of disability, the difference between debility and disability, and her pathbreaking 2017 book The Right to Maim. Jasbir Puar is the author of The Right to Maim: Debility, Capacity, Disability (2017) and Terrorist Assemblages: Homonationalism in Queer Times (2007). Health Communism is finally back in...

Duration:00:17:31

Long Covid Media Narratives (11/17/22)

11/17/2022
Beatrice, Artie, and Abby discuss the way long covid is portrayed in the media and the mainstream press, and the frequently used tropes that focus on long covid as a question of economic productivity and "spoiled identity." As always, support Death Panel at www.patreon.com/deathpanelpod Get Health Communism here: tinyurl.com/healthcommunism Death Panel merch here (patrons get a discount code): www.deathpanel.net/merch join our Discord here: discord.com/invite/3KjKbB2

Duration:01:42:40

Teaser - Sweatshop Abolition w/ Minh-ha T. Pham (11/14/22)

11/14/2022
Subscribe on Patreon and hear this week's full patron-exclusive episode here: www.patreon.com/posts/74656039 Beatrice speaks with Minh-ha T. Pham about the extractive dynamics of the global garment industry, what happened to garment workers in the global south in the early days of the pandemic, and understanding the need to end sweatshop labor through an abolitionist lens. Minh-ha T. Pham is an Associate Professor in the Graduate Program in Media Studies at Pratt Institute, and is the author...

Duration:00:06:06

Press and the Prison w/ Jessica Phoenix Sylvia (11/10/22)

11/10/2022
Beatrice speaks with Jessica Phoenix Sylvia about prison book bans, how simple it is for prison officials to administratively withhold basic needs, and the necessity of publishing incarcerated writers. Jessica Phoenix Sylvia is an Empowerment Avenue social justice writer, abolition theorist, and community organizer. She is one of the contributors to the recently published book “The Press In Prison,” (Haymarket Books & Scalawag Media). She is currently working with the Study and Struggle...

Duration:01:18:31

Teaser - Amnesty Oster (11/07/22)

11/7/2022
Subscribe on Patreon and hear this week's full patron-exclusive episode here: www.patreon.com/posts/74364392 Beatrice, Abby, and Artie formally decline Emily Oster’s request for a “pandemic amnesty.” But first, we check in on a few recent statements out of the CDC minimizing the impact of covid and leaning into “immunity debt.” Find Bea and Artie's new book Health Communism here: tinyurl.com/healthcommunism Runtime 1:16:54, 7 November 2022 🧬

Duration:00:05:04

Public Health and Palestine w/ Danya Qato (Unlocked)

11/3/2022
This episode was originally a patron exclusive. If you enjoy this episode consider supporting the show at patreon.com/deathpanelpod Beatrice speaks with Danya Qato about the political economy of health in Palestine, and how to understand the intersection of the pandemic and colonial occupation. Danya Qato is an associate professor of epidemiology and health services research based in Baltimore, Maryland. Find available copies of Health Communism here: tinyurl.com/healthcommunism Death Panel...

Duration:01:31:46

Teaser - "Immunity Debt" (10/31/22)

10/31/2022
Subscribe on Patreon and hear this week's full patron-exclusive episode here: www.patreon.com/posts/74043634 Beatrice, Artie, and Jules discuss the Biden administration's recently announced fall covid plan, the rather lazy recycling of old lines to justify covid normalization, and the recent uptick in claims that pandemic mitigations were worse than the virus itself because of so-called "immunity debt." Find Bea and Artie's new book Health Communism here: tinyurl.com/healthcommunism Runtime...

Duration:00:06:56

A Death Panel Halloween III (10/27/22)

10/27/2022
Phil reads "The Bungalow House" by Thomas Ligotti. As always, support Death Panel at www.patreon.com/deathpanelpod Find available copies of Health Communism here: tinyurl.com/healthcommunism Death Panel merch here (patrons get a discount code): www.deathpanel.net/merch join our Discord here: discord.com/invite/3KjKbB2

Duration:00:56:18

Teaser - The Machine for the Individual w/ Sophie Lewis (10/24/22)

10/24/2022
Subscribe on Patreon and hear this week's full patron-exclusive episode here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/73720650 Beatrice speaks with Sophie Lewis about working toward the de-privatization of care, what people who dismiss "family abolition" miss about the concept by not engaging with it, Emily Oster's book "The Family Firm," and more. Find Sophie's new book Abolish the Family here: https://www.versobooks.com/books/4075-abolish-the-family Find Bea and Artie's new book Health Communism...

Duration:00:06:41

Health Communism (10/20/22)

10/20/2022
Health Communism is out this week! Find available copies here: https://tinyurl.com/healthcommunism Beatrice and Artie talk about their new book Health Communism: why they wrote it, how they hope it can be used, and why in the end, health is such a fundamentally important site of political struggle. We also read two big excerpts from the chapter "SURPLUS." As always, support Death Panel at www.patreon.com/deathpanelpod for access to a new patron-exclusive episode every Monday. Death Panel...

Duration:01:07:38

Teaser - Islands of Security w/ Gabriel Winant (10/17/22)

10/17/2022
Subscribe on Patreon and hear this week's full patron-exclusive episode here: www.patreon.com/posts/73428796 Health Communism is out TOMORROW—this Tuesday, October 18th! If you haven't preordered a copy, please do so here: https://www.versobooks.com/books/4081-health-communism Beatrice and Phil speak with Gabe Winant about the birth of the contemporary care economy and its relationship to deindustrialization, the shaping of the "private welfare state" in the 20th century, and resisting the...

Duration:00:05:54

Social Determinants of Health (Unlocked)

10/12/2022
We discuss the meaning and history of "the social determinants of health"—all of the social and political factors that impact individual and population health beyond what healthcare traditionally focuses on—and what becomes possible when we recognize that health is political. This episode was originally a patron exclusive. If you enjoy this episode consider supporting the show at patreon.com/deathpanelpod TRANSCRIPT: https://www.deathpanel.net/transcripts/social-determinants-of-health...

Duration:01:13:49

Teaser - Administrative Violence and "Normal Life" w/ Dean Spade (10/10/22)

10/10/2022
Subscribe on Patreon and hear this week's full patron-exclusive episode here: www.patreon.com/posts/73128522 Beatrice speaks with Dean Spade about administrative violence, neoliberal co-optation through 'inclusion,' what separates mutual aid from charity, and his book "Normal Life: Administrative Violence, Critical Trans Politics, and the Limits of Law." Find Normal Life here: https://www.dukeupress.edu/normal-life-revised Health Communism is out in just ONE WEEK (October 18th) from Verso...

Duration:00:09:17

Organized Abandonment w/ Ruth Wilson Gilmore (10/06/22)

10/6/2022
Beatrice speaks with Ruth Wilson Gilmore about how to understand the concept of "the state," the capitalist state's capacity of organized abandonment, and the extraction of time. Order her book Abolition Geography: Essays Towards Liberation here: https://www.versobooks.com/books/3785-abolition-geography Ruth Wilson Gilmore is Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and American Studies at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, where she is also Director of the Center...

Teaser - The School to Prison Pipeline w/ Seth Prins (10/03/22)

10/3/2022
Subscribe on Patreon and hear this week's full patron-exclusive episode here: www.patreon.com/posts/72838142 Seth Prins joins us to discuss his research on the school-to-prison pipeline and the impact of carcerality on schools, public health, and our society. Seth Prins is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Sociomedical Sciences at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. Health Communism is out in just TWO WEEKS (October 18th) from Verso Books! Pre-order your copy...

Duration:00:05:08

Pandemic Nihilism and the Banality of Evil w/ Nate Holdren (09/29/22)

9/29/2022
Bea, Artie, and Phil speak with Nate Holdren about how to understand the pandemic response as a site of class struggle, latent imaginaries of the state, and the power dynamics at play in the Biden administration's plans to restructure the CDC. Pre-order HEALTH COMMUNISM here: bit.ly/3Af2YaJ Read Nate's (and all of our) contributions to the Harvard Petrie-Flom Center's "Health Law and Policy in an Era of Mass Suffering" series here:...

Duration:01:11:48

Teaser - A General Theory of Vinay Prasad (09/26/22)

9/26/2022
Subscribe on Patreon and hear this week's full patron-exclusive episode here: www.patreon.com/posts/72510930 Beatrice, Artie, and Abby discuss Vinay Prasad's covid advocacy as an archetype for a particular type of interpretation of the politics of health, and why his arguments seem to sometimes work on liberals, "progressives," and even some on the left. Pre-orders are now live for Bea and Artie's book, Health Communism, out October 18th from Verso Books. Pre-order Health Communism here:...

Duration:00:04:56