The Biskeptical Podcast
About This Show
The Biskeptical Podcast is a bimonthly show where Trav Mamone of the Bi Any Means Podcast and Morgan Stringer of No Religion Required discuss current events involving politics, religion, and social justice.
Most Recent Episode
The Biskeptical Podcast #21: Have You Tried Not Being Poor?
7 days ago
We start today’s episode talking about the new GOP healthcare bill, and how it’s going to screw us all over. Then after we get a history lesson from Ben Carson, we discuss Christina Hoff Sommers’ latest video debunking the gender wage gap, and how it overlooks a lot of social hurtles.
•Men are getting Botox injections into their testicles and calling it Scrotox: http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/scrotox-botox-men-testicles-scrotum-a7447871.html
•The GOP Health Bill (including both the nicey-nice synopsis and the full-length bill): https://housegop.leadpages.co/healthcare/
•NPR – GOP Bill Would Repeal Obamacare Taxes And Penalties, Keep Some Subsidies: http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/03/06/518864390/gop-bill-would-repeal-obamacare-taxes-and-penalties-keep-some-subsidies
•LA Times - Trump voters would be among the biggest losers in Republicans' Obamacare replacement plan: http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-na-pol-obamacare-trump-supporters-20170312-story.html
•The APA Voices Concerns with the American Health Care Act: http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2017/03/health-care-act.aspx
•Christina Hoff Sommers – There’s No Gender Wage Gap: https://www.prageru.com/courses/political-science/there-no-gender-wage-gap
•Hanna Rosin – The Gender Wage Gap Lie: http://www.slate.com/articles/double_x/doublex/2013/08/gender_pay_gap_the_familiar_line_that_women_make_77_cents_to_every_man_s.html
•Stephanie Zvan - The Myth of the Pay Gap Myth: https://the-orbit.net/almostdiamonds/2017/03/09/the-myth-of-the-pay-gap-myth/
•The voice of Ben Carson: Eli Bosnick
•A Lost State of Mind: http://aloststateofmind.bandcamp.com
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