DoubleX Gabfest talks the Women’s March on Washington and Twenty-Six Seconds.

Did Identity Politics Lose the Election?

Did Identity Politics Lose the Election?

Slate’s weekly women’s roundtable.
Dec. 1 2016 12:38 PM

The Is He Your President Edition

Listen to the DoubleX Gabfest’s show on the Women’s March on Washington and Twenty-Six Seconds with Alexandra Zapruder.

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On this week’s DoubleX Gabfest, Invisibilia co-host Hanna Rosin, New York magazine’s Noreen Malone and Slate Outward editor June Thomas discuss the upcoming Women’s March on Washington. Then they discuss Mark Lilla’s piece in the New York Times about identity politics, and the new book Twenty-Six Seconds with author Alexandra Zapruder

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DoubleX recommendations:

Noreen recommends the movie What About Bob, Matthew Yglesias’ tweets about Gilmore Girls, and Hanna’s piece in New York magazine about her father, “7. There’s Nothing Like a Great Old New York Hack (Except a Great New New York Hack).”

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Hanna recommends Tinkers by Paul Harding.

June recommends Teoh Yi Chie’s YouTube channel and blog about sketching.

This podcast was produced by Veralyn Williams. Our intern is Daniel Schroeder.

Outro Song: “Only In America” by Brooks and Dunn

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Noreen Malone is a senior editor at New York magazine.

Hanna Rosin is the co-host of NPR’s Invisibilia and a founder of DoubleX. She is also the author of The End of Men. Follow her on Twitter.

June Thomas is managing producer of Slate podcasts.