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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    93: Bloomberg Debuts, Hopes It Stays in Vegas: Nevada Dem Debate

    It's the Nevada Democratic Debate! On this episode of DOOMED with Matt Binder, we breakdown what happened at the Democratic primary debate on MSNBC which saw the debut of Mike Bloomberg, how Bloomberg got wrecked, Bloomberg's horrible history being revealed via archived clips from interviews, press conferences and TV appearances, Warren and Bernie's billionaire attack, Amy Klobuchar vs. Pete Buttigieg, brokered convention? Plus for patrons: your questions, comments and more! Support the show:

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    92: Bernie Wins New Hampshire Dem Primary, Yang Drops Out, What's Next?

    On this special episode of DOOMED with Matt Binder livestreamed right after the results of the New Hampshire Democratic primary, Bernie Sanders just won the NH Dem primary, Andrew Yang drops out, and what's next in the race? Is Bloomberg a threat? Does Biden still have a chance? Were tonight's results affected by the last debate? Plus your questions, comments, and more!

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    91: The Bot Army That Tried to Convince You Bolivia Wasn't a Coup (w/ Igor Derysh)

    Salon politics writer Igor Derysh joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to discuss the bot army that was uncovered that aided the Bolivia coup, the right wing reactionary US Army vet who has been bragging online about his role in the misinformation campaign, how the U.S. declared that Evo Morales rigged his election and the similarities with the Iowa caucus fiasco, why the media and big tech doesn't care about these Bolivian bots like they would if it was a Russian, Chinese, or Iranian effort, and more! Plus for patrons: Iowa caucus results come in during the show, Bolivian trolls, your questions, comments, and more! Support the show:

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    90: CHAOS at the Iowa Caucus

    What the heck happened at the 2020 Democratic Iowa caucus? DOOMED with Matt Binder brings you a special 2 hour report following the news that the caucus results were delayed. The show discusses Bernie, Warren, Buttigieg, and Biden's positions going into and leaving the caucus, what happened at the caucus sites, the shady group being the Iowa caucus app, and much much more. Plus your questions and comments. Support the show:

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    89: The Media, The Pundits, The Establishment vs. Bernie Sanders (w/ Sam Finkelstein)

    Sam Finkelstein, writer/activist/contributor to The Nomiki Show, joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to discuss the uptick in attacks in the media, from pundits, and from the establishment on Bernie Sanders as he surges in the polls as we approach the Iowa caucus in the Democratic primary. Sam and Matt run through the recent misleading George Wallace attack, David Frum's column, the numerous articles about BernieBros, and much more! Plus, in the second half, Sam joins us to discuss Pete Buttigieg, your questions, comments and more! Support the show:

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    88: Bernie vs. Warren: Iowa Democratic Debate Post-Show (w/ Jordan Uhl)

    Progressive activist Jordan Uhl joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to breakdown the final Democratic debate before the Iowa caucuses right after the event! We discuss the media bias of CNN, the pointlessness of the debate format, Joe Biden's Iraq war record, the "beef" between Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, also: Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar, and Tom Steyer were apprently there. Support the show:

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    87: Iran, Trump, and the Assassination of Soleimani (w/ Rania Khalek)

    Rania Khalek, journalist and host of In the Now’s Soapbox channel, joins the show for the very first episode of DOOMED with Matt Binder in 2020! Our Happy New Year kicks off with...war with Iran?! Rania and Matt discuss: the assassination of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani, Trump and Pence and Pompeo's lies, Iran's response to the killing, the 2020 Democratic primary candidates' handling of yet another possible war, the Ukranian plane crash (note: this discussion was the night prior to the latest news about Iran taking responsibility), and much more! Plus: an anti-way song from Matt's old punk band, IAFC! On the patron only half: your questions, comments, and more!

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    86: YouTube: A Deradicalizer? Debunked.

    The last DOOMED with Matt Binder of 2019! On this episode of the show we take a look at a flawed new YouTube study that attempts to claim that the video platform actually discourages radicalization. Matt breaks down the many places where the study goes wrong. Also: what's coming next for 2020, and in the patron only half of the show: your questions, comments, and more! Support the show:

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    85: The Final Democratic Debate of 2019 Post-Debate Show (w/ Benjamin Dixon)

    Benjamin Dixon of The Benjamin Dixon Show joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to discuss the final Democratic Debate of 2019, hosted by PBS and Politico. Matt and Benjamin breakdown the highs, the lows, and everything that went down between candidates Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg, Andrew Yang, Amy Klobuchar, and Tom Steyer. Support the show:

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    84: The Stephen Miller Emails (w/ Michael Edison Hayden of SPLC's Hatewatch)

    Michael Edison Hayden of SPLC's Hatewatch joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to discuss his bombshell reports on the email correspondence between President Donald Trump's senior policy advisor Stephen Miller and right wing outlet Breitbart. We'll discuss what's inside the emails, Miller's penchant for white nationalism and anti-immigrant sentiments, the white supremacist outlets Miller commonly referenced such as VDare and American Renaissance, the disturbing Camp of Saints book, how the emails leaked / why Katie McHugh leaked them, why the emails are important, and much more! Also in the patron only half: your questions, comments, and much more! Support the show:

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