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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    69: 8chan Down: The History of Hatechan (w/ Dale Beran)

    Dale Beran, writer and author of It Came from Something Awful: How a Toxic Troll Army Accidentally Memed Donald Trump into Office, joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to discuss the history of 8chan in the wake of the El Paso shootings, why the website is the posting grounds of choice for three white supremacist shooters just this year, how it came from popular imageboards 2channel and 4chan, who is its founder Fredrick Brennan and the site's new owner Jim Watkins, the huge GameGate connection, the Qanon conundrum, the internet radicalization of young white men, how 8chan went down this past week, and much much more. Support the show at

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    68: All Out Centrist Brawl: CNN Dem Debate Night 2 (w/ Mike Figueredo of the Humanist Report)

    It's the DOOMED with Matt Binder Democratic debate livestream post-game show night 2! Mike Figueredo of the Humanist Report joins the show following the second night of the CNN debates featuring Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Cory Booker, Andrew Yang, Tulsi Gabbard, Julian Castro, Kirsten Gillibrand, Jay Inslee, Michael Bennet, and Bill de Blasio. Support the show at

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    67: Bernie and Warren Tag Team the Moderates: CNN Dem Debate Night 1 (w/ Bad Praxis)

    It's the DOOMED with Matt Binder Democratic debate livestream post-game show night 1! Kennedy, Chi, and Bob of the Bad Praxis podcast join the show following the first night of the CNN debates featuring Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Marianne Williamson, Pete Buttigieg, Beto O'Rourke, John Delaney, Tim Ryan, Amy Klobuchar, John Hickenlooper, and Steve Bullok. Support the show at

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    66: Inside Trump's Social Media Summit (w/ Will Sommer of The Daily Beast)

    Will Sommer, tech reporter at The Daily Beast, joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to bring us inside President Trump's social media summit last week at the White House. We discuss some of the names that were invited such as Carpe Donktum, Bill Mitchell, Ali Akbar, and Tim Pool, as well as what cartoonist Ben Garrison did to get uninvited. We also discuss the hubbub surrounding Carpe Donktum's real name and what consists as doxxing, the "send her back" chants directed at Ilhan Omar at Trump's latest rally, the latest on QAnon, and the privacy / Russia hysteria surrounding the viral FaceApp. PLUS! On the patron only half of the show: the Squad vs. Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats, your questions, comments, and more! Support the show at

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    65: "Antifa" Journalists, Conservative "Journalists" (w/ Jared Holt of Right Wing Watch)

    Jared Holt, investigative reporter at Right Wing Watch and host of the Sh!tpost podcast joins the show to discuss the "antifa" journalist list that was published by a number of conservative outlets, such as Quillette. We discuss the problem with the list, the right wing troll "progdad" who is behind the list, Quillette's defense of publishing the list, Quillette editor Andy Ngo's recent viral run-in with antifa, "cement milkshakes," and much more! PLUS for patrons: your questions, comments, and much, much more! Support the show at

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    64: First 2020 Dem Debates Post-Game Show! (w/ Mike Figueredo of the Humanist Report)

    Mike Figueredo of the Humanist Report joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to breakdown the best and worst of the first two Democratic debates, featuring 20 of the Democrats running in the 2020 primary. Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, Pete Butigieg, Andrew Yang, Marianne Williamson, and more are discussed! (Special thanks to Jonathan Mann for the Marianne Williamson closing remarks remakes outro song!)

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    63: The Mysterious Disappearance of "Alexander Slavros" and his neo-Nazi Iron March (w/ Michael Edison Hayden)

    Michael Edison Hayden, senior investigative reporter with the Southern Poverty Law Center's Hatewatch, joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to discuss the disappearance of "Alexander Slavros," the mysterious founder of the influential, since shut down neonazi forum, Iron March. What happened to Slavros? Why was Iron March closed? Michael Hayden brings us what we know about Slavros, how he's different than people like Richard Spencer and Tommy Robinson, the creation of Iron March, and why Iron March was different from groups in the movement such as Stormfront or DailyStormer. Also, we discuss the latest news with "ProgDad," the right wing troll who created the "antifa journalists" list. PLUS: your questions, comments, and much, much more!

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    62: Straight Pride: Far Right Fools on Parade (w/ Peter Berard & Kitty Pryde of Boston DSA)

    Support the show @! Activists and organizers Peter Berard and Kitty Pryde of Boston DSA joins the show to discuss the "Straight Pride Parade" being planned in Boston that went viral this month, the far right group behind it "Resist Marxism" and their rebrand as "Super Happy Fun America," the organizers of the event: John Hugo, Mark Sahady, Chris Bartley, Samson Racioppi, how "Based Stickman" Kyle Chapman is involved, the planned Solidarity Against Hate counterprotest, and more! Plus for patrons: your questions, comments, and even more!

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    61: #VoxAdpocalypse Now: YouTube Demonetization and the Steven Crowder Grift (w/ Ford Fischer of News2Share)

    Ford Fischer, an independent journalist with News2Share, joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to discuss what the #VoxAdpocalypse is, the YouTube controversy involving Vox's Carlos Maza and right wing "comedian" Steven Crowder, the video platform's relationship with the LGBT community, how the News2Share YouTube channel got swept up in YouTube's policy changes and demonetized, and is this all yet another big right wing grift?! Also! Your questions, comments, and much more!

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    60: Censorship in the $#*!@% Digital Age (w/ Matthew Billy of Bleeped)

    Matthew Billy, host of the Bleeped podcast, a new upcoming show about censorship, joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to discuss, well, censorship! We talk the Trump administration's new social media reporting tool and what its true purpose is, what's the deal with conservatives and crying censorship, an insane story of how Facebook censored drag queens on its platform and then invaded their privacy in and effort to "fix" the issue, other notable cases of cenorship involving big agriculture, prisons, libraries, and even podcasts, how the government does the bidding of major corporations when they censor, and much more! Plus your questions, comments, kind words about the birth of Matt Binder's daughter, and more!

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