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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    82: The Bolivia Coup Debate (w/ Jhanisse V. Daza)

    Jhanisse V. Daza, a prominent voice in the opposition to Bolivia President Evo Morales and founder of Standing Rivers, joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to discuss what's happening in Bolivia, the ousting of Morales, Daza's own views in terms of how it went down and her issues with Morales, coup vs. not a coup, Jeanine AƱez declaring herself president, the far right and christian fundamentalist groups behind the coup, the U.S. involvement, the Amazon fires, the right wing backed organizations like Human Rights Foundation's role, and much more! Plus in the patron only half of the show: more discussion about Bolivia and the debate, your questions and comments, and more! Support the show:

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    81: Chile Protests: Death to Neoliberalism (w/ Montserrat Nicolas)

    Montserrat Nicolas joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to breakdown the protests in Chile and provide a first hand account of what's been happening as the Chilean people rise up against neoliberalism, how jumping the subway turnstile sparked a revolution, President Pinera's complicity and how his ties go back to the Chicago Boys, the U.S.'s role (of course), Chile's far right, will the protests spread to the U.S. and beyond, and a dog named Matapacos. Plus in the patron only half of the show: listener Rene also calls in from Santiago, Chile! Did My Chemical Romance see the Chile protests coming back in 2011? Your questions, comments, and much more! Support the show at

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    80: Mark Zuckerberg Goes to Washington: The Facebook Libra Hearing (w/ Karissa Bell)

    Karissa Bell, senior tech reporter at Mashable, joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to breakdown the Facebook Libra congressional hearing where Mark Zuckerberg was grilled on a variety of the social network's issues such as political advertising, discrimination, fake news, disinformation, Cambridge Analytica, deepfakes, content moderation, online extremism, and more. Also for patrons: the Tulsi / Hillary feud, Bernie's back, your questions, comments, and much more! Support the show at

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    79: AOC, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib Endorse Bernie Sanders: CNN Democratic Debate Post-Show (w/ David Doel of The Rational National)

    David Doel of The Rational National joins DOOMED with Matt Binder for a special post-Democratic debate episode of the show. BOMBSHELL news breaks that 3/4ths of the Squad: AOC, Ilhan Omar, and Rashida Tlaib endorse Bernie Sanders in the Democratic Primary. Plus, post-debate analysis of the CNN / NYT event featuring: Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden, Andrew Yang, Tulsi Gabbard, Pete Buttigieg, Kamala Harris, Beto O'Rourke, Julian Castro, Cory Booker, Amy Klobuchar, and Tom Steyer - the first time 12 candidates take the stage in one night.

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    78: Bush and Ellen, War Crimes and...Fair Use? (w/ Rafael Shimunov)

    Activist Rafael Shimunov joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to discuss Ellen Degeneres's friendship with George W. Bush. We discuss George Bush's legacy, our own experiences growing up post-9/11 under the Bush administration, why Ellen's friendship with Bush is a problem, why Ellen's defense of her friendship with Bush is even worse, Rafael's amazing video critiquing Ellen's defense and how the Ellen Show keeps hitting it with unwarranted copyright claims to take the video down even though the video falls under fair use, and more! Also on the patron only half of the show, we discuss Shep Smith's sudden departure from Fox News, a post-Trump world, your questions and comments and more! Support the show at

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    77: Everything You Need to Know About Trump and Ukraine and Biden and Impeachment and... (w/ Matthew Gertz of Media Matters)

    Matthew Gertz of Media Matters joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to breakdown everything you need to know about Trump / Ukraine / Biden. We run through all the players, conspiracies, and complete timeline of events that have brought us to an impeachment inquiry. How did "no collusion!" turn into "collusion is perfectly fine!"? What's Rudy Giuliani's involvement? Who is Peter Schweizer and how does 2016 and Clinton Cash fit into this? Find out all this and more on this episode! Plus your questions, comments and more in the patron only part of the show! Support the show and become a patron at:

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    76: Canada's Far Right, Maxime Bernier, and Dave Rubin Comes to Town (w/ Michael Bueckert)

    Canada's far right movement takes center stage as Michael Bueckert, a writer and graduate student, joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to discuss Maxime Bernier and his People's Party, Dave Rubin of the Rubin Reporter coming to Canada to support Bernier and the protests the college event will be met with, who supporters Bernier and the People's Party, Rebel Media, Justin Trudeau's black face, Qanon in Canada, and much much more! Plus your questions and comments! Support the show:

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    75: The Pete (Buttigieg) Tapes Are Real (w/ Jonathan Larsen of TYT Investigates)

    Jonathan Larsen of The Young Turks' TYT Investigates joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to discuss his explosive report on the mysterious secret police tapes that have dogged 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg's political career. Jonathan walks us through the controversy surrounding the elusive tapes and his report which uncovers what might be in them. Also the uproar over Working Families Party endorsement of Elizabeth Warren over Bernie Sanders plus more! Support the show:

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    74: A Debate Without Debate?: ABC Democratic Debate Post-Game Show (w/ Nomiki Konst)

    Nomiki Konst, activist, Bernie Sanders 2016 surrogate, and former candidate for New York City Public Advocate joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to discuss the third Democratic Debate, hosted by ABC, and the first debate to feature the top 10 polling candidates on the same stage. We discuss how this debate failed at being a debate, how Republican and Democratic debates differ, how Democrats are clinging onto civility even in their Democratic primaries, the framing from the moderators throughout the night, how the first half of the debate completely ignored Bernie Sanders, Julian Castro's big night and how it can actually hurt him, Joe Biden latest flubs, Pete Buttigeg and Beto O'Rourke's performances, will Kamala Harris reenter the top tier?, the difference between Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, Andrew Yang's "big surprise," and much more! Support the show at

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    73: Bedbugs & Bret Stephens (w/ Dave Karpf)

    Dave Karpf, an associate professor in the School of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University, joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to discuss calling conservative New York Times columnist Bret Stephens a metaphorical bedbug and the "feud" that has now sprung out of it. Dave shares with us what happened when Stephens emailed him and his provost, the MSNBC interview after Stephens quite Twitter when "Bretbug" began trending, what's going on at the NY Times?, the piece Stephens published basically equating Dave (who is Jewish) to a nazi for calling him a bedbug, how a digital media professor is using his own headline news in the classroom, will Stephens come to the university for a discussion on civility?, and much more! Also in the patron only half of the show, a call from listener Grim Locke about Bernie Sanders' campaign and its effectiveness against white supremacy, Matt's new YouTube livestream background, plus your questions, comments, and much more! Support the show:

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