DOOMED with Matt Binder

DOOMED with Matt Binder

A leftist politics and culture podcast for our terrible times. Hosted by Matt Binder.

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    108: Saturday Night Live: MAGA Edition Watch Party (w/ Leslie Lee III of Struggle Session)

    Leslie Lee III of Struggle Session joins DOOMED with Matt Binder for a live watch of the "Deplorable SNL"... NOTE: This episode if best watched on YouTube at youtube.com/mattbinder, due to the nature of it being a live watch of video materal. I wasn't going to make it an audio only show, however, some people requested the podcast version, so...here it is! The live watch was on Saturday, May 9, 2020.

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    107: Facebook Said Politicians Could Lie...So He Ran For Office (w/ Adriel Hampton)

    Leftist activist Adriel Hampton, founder of The Really Only Lefty League, joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to discuss life as a Facebook antagonist, the social network's policies on lies, disinformation, and fake news when it comes from politicians and why that turned him into an official candidate for California Governor, how AOC sparked his campaign to see how far he could push Facebook, the company's brand new oversight board, plus Matt and Adriel discuss the difference between Gavin Newsom and Andrew Cuomo, California and New York during the coronavirus pandemic. Plus, for patrons the livestream viewers debate about how to vote in the 2020 elections, your questions, commends and much much more! Subscribe to Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/mattbinder

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    106: How Did Pro Wrestling Become "Essential" During the Coronavirus Pandemic? (w/ David Bixenspan)

    Journalist David Bixenspan joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to break down everything you need to know about WWE being deemed an "essential" business during the coronavirus pandemic, did Vince McMahon's friendship with President Donald Trump play a role, Linda McMahon's ties to a pro-Trump Super Pac, what was Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' order, and a complete timeline break down of pro wrestling under the coronavirus. During the patron half of the show: Alex Jones says he's going to eat his neighbors plus David Bixenspan joins us once again to discuss the pandemic and Tara Reade's allegations of sexual assault from Joe Biden. Plus your questions, comments, and more! Support the show: http://www.patreon.com/mattbinder

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    105: The Communities Hit Hardest By Coronavirus (w/ Lucy Block)

    Lucy Block, research & policy associate at ANHD: Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development, joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to break down what communities are being most affected by coronavirus and why. We focus on New York City, the epicenter of the United States outbreak and take a look at the racial and socioeconomic breakdowns of the neighborhoods hardest hit. Then: the patron-only half is unlocked for everyone on this episode! Your questions, comments, and much more! Support the show: http://www.patreon.com/mattbinder

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    103: Zoom or Doom? (w/ Jack Morse)

    Jack Morse, tech reporter for Mashable focusing on cyber security and privacy, joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to discuss how tech companies have reacted to the coronavirus pandemic, video conferencing app Zoom and how it's blown up into the mainstream, the many various security and privacy concerns with the service, Zoombombing, what's being done and what are the video chat alternatives, Instacart and Seamless, and much more! Also on the patron only half of the show: Matt discusses Bernie Sanders' endorsement of Joe Biden, where does the left go from here, your questions, comments, and much more! Support the show: http://www.patreon.com/mattbinder

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    102: The Politics of Pandemics: Neoliberalism vs. Leftism in a Disaster (w/ Dr. Wesley Cheek)

    Dr. Wesley Cheek, a Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Fellow at Ritsumeikan University Institute of Disaster Mitigation of Urban Cultural Heritage joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to discuss disaster research and the politics of pandemics, how no disaster is a "natural" disaster whether it be the coronavirus or a hurricane, why leftists needs to own disaster response and how neoliberalism fails, why the toll of a disaster is never accurate, and much more. On the patron half of the show: Wes sticks around to discuss more about the topic, the viral video on Dr. Jill Biden from The View, plus pro wrestling and punk rock talk! Support the show: http://www.patreon.com/mattbinder

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    101: Coronavirus Pandemic, White Nationalist Plague (w/ Devin Burghart)

    Devin Burghart, President of the Institute for Research & Education on Human Rights, joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to discuss how the white nationalists and militia groups are leveraging the coronavirus to spread their message, like the white nationalist who became a top coronavirus podcaster, how Richard Spender, Jared Taylor, Michelle Malkin, and the Groypers like Nick Fuentes view the coronavirus pandemic, the right wing's various coronavirus conspiracies, how the far right got to where it is currently today, the punk rock scene's foresight of the neonazi movement, and more! Plus on the patron only half of the show: Andrew Cuomo's coronavirus response, how we are not "all in this together, your questions, comments and more! Support the show: http://www.patreon.com/mattbinder

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