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

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

Language:

English

Contact:

8186139840


Episodes

Teaser - Safety Dance (03/01/21)

3/1/2021
Subscribe on Patreon and hear the full episode here: www.patreon.com/posts/48202666 (Teaser) We discuss a prominent study that claims there is "no statistical difference" in covid risk across different occupations and weigh in on the increasing prevalence of the 3 ft vs 6 ft debate. But first, we look at Gwyneth Paltrow's controversial advice for dealing with long covid. Runtime 1:19:21 DP EP 230, 1 March 2021 🧬

Duration:00:07:12

Meaning Production At 500,000 Dead (02/25/21)

2/25/2021
With the US passing 500,000 covid deaths this week, we unpack how these deaths have been normalized in social and political life and the competing attempts to imbue them with meaning or obscure their meaning entirely. As always, support Death Panel at www.patreon.com/deathpanelpod new Death Panel merch here (patrons get a discount code): www.deathpanel.net/merch join our Discord here: discord.com/invite/3KjKbB2

Duration:01:13:38

Teaser - HyperCurtisisation w/ Nathan Tankus (02/22/21)

2/22/2021
Subscribe on Patreon and hear the full episode here: www.patreon.com/posts/47886340 (Teaser) Nathan Tankus joins us for a review of the new Adam Curtis film "Can't Get You Out Of My Head." Runtime 1:31:33 DP EP 228, 22 February 2021 🧬

Duration:00:06:33

On Being Surplus (02/18/21)

2/18/2021
Today we break format a little bit to speak publicly about something the health insurer Cigna is doing to Beatrice, which was unfolding in the backdrop of Medicare for All Week. As always, support Death Panel at www.patreon.com/deathpanelpod new Death Panel merch here (patrons get a discount code): www.deathpanel.net/merch join our Discord here: discord.com/invite/3KjKbB2

Duration:01:16:43

Teaser - Cradle To The Grave (02/15/21)

2/15/2021
Subscribe on Patreon and hear the full episode here: www.patreon.com/posts/47598706 (Teaser) We discuss the new CDC guidelines on school reopenings and the immediate response from reopening advocates like Emily Oster, plus dig into the latest revelations in the Cuomo nursing home scandal. Then stick around for a very special announcement from Vince at the end. Runtime 1:03:04 DP EP 226, 15 February 2021 🧬

Duration:00:05:04

Nathan Tankus & Marshall Steinbaum On How To Pay For Medicare for All (Medicare for All Week 2021)

2/13/2021
Economists Nathan Tankus and Marshall Steinbaum join us to discuss the biggest red herring argument leveraged against the single payer movement: how are you going to pay for it? We discuss what this question distracts from, how the answer is actually quite simple, and the number of ways a single payer system would have profound macroeconomic benefits. Nathan Tankus is Research Director at the Modern Money Network and the author of the publication Notes on the Crises. Marshall Steinbaum is an...

Duration:01:35:10

Dean Spade On Mobilization And The Limits Of The Law (Medicare for All Week 2021)

2/12/2021
Dean Spade joins us to discuss building the movement for single payer, how the fragmentation of our social welfare systems is used to demobilize us, and how Medicare for All would help build solidarity to fight future struggles. This interview is part of Medicare for All Week 2021, our second annual limited series on building the movement for health justice. Every day from February 8-13 we'll be airing a new interview on single payer and the need for a national health system in America. To...

Duration:01:14:23

Justin Feldman On Police Violence And Social Murder (Medicare for All Week 2021)

2/11/2021
Justin Feldman joins us to discuss the how state violence operates as a public health vector and how the politics of medicalization and data production interact with the carceral system. Justin Feldman is an epidemiologist of social inequality and state violence and a Health & Human Rights Fellow at the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard. This interview is part of Medicare for All Week 2021, our second annual limited series on building the movement for health justice. Every...

Duration:01:05:29

Arrianna Planey On Medical Geography And The Surplus Population (Medicare for All Week 2021)

2/10/2021
Arrianna Planey joins us to discuss the how the distribution and rationing of healthcare in the United States is closely tied to property relations, systemic racism and ableism, and capitalist market frameworks. Arrianna Planey is a medical geographer and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management in the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health. This interview is part of Medicare for All Week 2021, our second annual limited series on...

Duration:01:04:49

Adam Gaffney On The Pandemic And A National Health System (Medicare for All Week 2021)

2/8/2021
Adam Gaffney joins us to discuss how the pandemic has highlighted the need for Medicare for All and more comprehensive coordination of healthcare resource distribution. Adam Gaffney is the most recent past president of Physicians for a National Health Program and a pulmonary specialist at Cambridge Health Alliance / Harvard Medical School. This interview is part of Medicare for All Week 2021, our second annual limited series on building the movement for health justice. Every day from...

Duration:01:06:53

Welcome to Medicare for All Week 2021

2/8/2021
Welcome to Medicare for All Week 2021, our second annual limited series on building the movement for health justice. Every day from February 8-13 we'll be airing a new interview on single payer and the need for a national health system in America. In this brief episode, we announce this year's lineup, introduce this year's series, and tease some of what's to come this week. To support Death Panel and make series like Medicare for All Week possible, become a patron at...

Duration:00:10:53

Libby Watson On How Media Get Healthcare Wrong (Medicare for All Week 2021)

2/8/2021
Libby Watson joins us to discuss how the way the press frames healthcare stories obscures systemic problems with our healthcare system, and the issues with limiting our demands to incremental reforms. Subscribe to Libby's publication Sick Note at sicknote.co This interview is part of Medicare for All Week 2021, our second annual limited series on building the movement for health justice. Every day from February 8-13 we'll be airing a new interview on single payer and the need for a national...

Duration:01:10:23

UNLOCKED - Selling School Reopening w/ Rachel Cohen and Abby Cartus

2/6/2021
If you enjoy this full episode, originally posted as a patron exclusive, please consider becoming a patron at www.patreon.com/deathpanelpod We speak with journalist Rachel Cohen and epidemiologist Abby Cartus about the media's rush to emphasize scientific certainty on covid transmission in schools, from a recent JAMA commentary headlines mislabeled as "CDC guidance" to a Rockefeller Foundation report based on Emily Oster's dashboard. Rachel Cohen is a freelance journalist and contributing...

Duration:01:11:33

Covid Is Over (If You Want It) (02/04/21)

2/4/2021
We discuss the wave of lifted restrictions across states in the US even as the pandemic continues to surge, how states have shifted their vaccine priority schedules to privilege economic output, and how the term "essential worker" has been refigured over the course of the crisis. Our second annual Medicare for All Week begins next week, February 8th. Support Death Panel at www.patreon.com/deathpanelpod to make the show and event series like Medicare for All Week possible. new Death Panel...

Duration:01:19:21

Teaser - Selling School Reopening w/ Rachel Cohen and Abby Cartus

2/1/2021
Subscribe on Patreon and hear the full episode here: www.patreon.com/posts/46938261/ (Teaser) We speak with journalist Rachel Cohen and epidemiologist Abby Cartus about the media's rush to emphasize scientific certainty on covid transmission in schools, from a recent JAMA commentary headlines mislabeled as "CDC guidance" to a Rockefeller Foundation report based on Emily Oster's dashboard. Rachel Cohen is a freelance journalist and contributing writer for The Intercept. Follow her on twitter...

Duration:00:03:18

Age of Consent w/ Jules Gleeson (01/28/21)

1/28/2021
Jules Gleeson joins us to discuss the latest fallout from the UK's Bell v. Tavistock decision on trans healthcare and the litany of suspiciously similar laws being introduced in states across the US. Jules is the editor of the forthcoming collection Transgender Marxism, which you can preorder at the links below. You can support Jules' work at https://www.patreon.com/QueerComm As always, support Death Panel at www.patreon.com/deathpanelpod new Death Panel merch here (patrons get a discount...

Duration:01:10:47

Teaser - Lean New Deal (01/25/21)

1/25/2021
Subscribe on Patreon and hear the full episode here: www.patreon.com/posts/46626984 (Teaser) We review the Biden administration's massive new strategy document on how it plans to handle the pandemic from here on. But first, we take a look at Pfizer's successful appeal to distribute less vials of vaccine than originally planned. Runtime 1:20:40 DP EP 222, 25 January 2021 🧬

Duration:00:05:18

Esteem Change (01/21/21)

1/21/2021
We discuss the inauguration of Joe Biden, dismal recent updates to his healthcare agenda that were copied direct from AHIP, and one writer's bad argument that under Biden the left should cool it on Medicare for All. As always, support Death Panel at www.patreon.com/deathpanelpod new Death Panel merch here (patrons get a discount code): www.deathpanel.net/merch join our Discord here: discord.com/invite/3KjKbB2

Duration:01:17:22

Teaser - Return to Great Barrington (01/18/21)

1/18/2021
Subscribe on Patreon and hear the full episode here: www.patreon.com/posts/46375015 (Teaser) We discuss the latest attempt by proponents of the Great Barrington Declaration to forestall any meaningful public health interventions, and check in on the increasingly bungled US vaccination effort. Runtime 1:08:10 DP EP 220, 18 January 2021 🧬

Duration:00:05:46

Covid Shrugged (01/14/21)

1/14/2021
We discuss the race to reopen now that the vaccine is slowly rolling out, exemplified by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plans to host a pandemic concert series. As always, support Death Panel at www.patreon.com/deathpanelpod new Death Panel merch here (patrons get a discount code): www.deathpanel.net/merch join our Discord here: discord.com/invite/3KjKbB2

Duration:01:19:28