Blind Archive

Beatrice Adler-Bolton
Essays on power, aesthetics, and capitalism.
Created 11 Jul 2020
  • Political Economy of Medicare for All
    29 Mar 2022
    Today the House Oversight Committee held a hearing on Medicare for All, which means that our favorite subject to cover on Death Panel has bubbled back up to the top of the discourse again. Because we ...
  • "This is a historic abandonment of the population"
    15 Mar 2022 2 2
    I was asked to prepare a brief to provide some background on the way that the recent changes to CDC masking guidelines and community transmission levels impacts the social rights of disabled, immunoco...
  • Death Panel Podcast: Covid Year Two Transcript
    22 Jan 2022 1 0
    The Death Panel is thrilled to share the transcript for our massive episode covering the first year of the Biden response — Covid Year Two. We review the year in the U.S. covid response, and the profo...
  • "Deaths Pulled From the Future"
    03 Jan 2022 14 1
    Listen, I’m not a life coach, a therapist, or a public health expert. I do political-economic analysis, and my perspective is that if you think you have left political views, now is not the time to di...
  • Our Top Ten Death Panel Episodes of 2021
    30 Dec 2021 3 1
    [Image description: Digital collage. Grid of twelve square images arranged with only the two center images fully visible. Each is a different cover image for an episode of Death Panel podcast. All fea...
  • On Marta Russell’s Money Model of Disability
    13 Dec 2021 3 1
    This week I had the pleasure of writing a guest segment memorializing the life of Marta Russell for this week’s edition of Crip News. If you’re not familiar with the project, I highly recommend subscr...
  • Pierre Cardin: MAN
    01 Dec 2021
    This is the third and final essay in the three-part series reflecting on Pierre Cardin’s legacy in the year following his passing. HEALTH, TASTE, and now MAN have not precisely been a kind of eulogy. ...
  • Corpo-Normalization of Hospitals Without Walls
    09 Nov 2021 3 0
    I’m sharing a quick essay I wrote about a catchy health care scheme that is not getting the scrutiny it deserves right now. This public-private initiative is a doozy and spells bad news for America’s ...
  • The Vengeful Specter of Cuts to Medicare Advantage
    22 Oct 2021 3 5
    An argument we make often on Death Panel is that private insurance should be abolished. There must be no room for private insurance in Medicare for All or any other Universal Single Payer (federal or ...
  • Pierre Cardin: TASTE
    09 Jun 2021 1 0
    Finally, here is the second in my three part Pierre Cardin series. The first, HEALTH, discussed the ways in which aesthetics and fashion are used to control — to create borders between the “we” and “n...
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