The Gist: Emily Yoffe’s Dear Prudence follow-ups, and midterm results with Julian Zelizer.

Dear Prudence’s Advice for a Professor at Sexist U. Did It Work?

Dear Prudence’s Advice for a Professor at Sexist U. Did It Work?

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
Nov. 14 2014 6:39 PM

To Catch a Professor

His student confided that she had sex with faculty members for money. Did he take Dear Prudence’s advice to do the right thing?

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Would you risk losing your job to do the right thing?

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Listen to Episode 137 of Slate’s The Gist:

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Are the recent midterm voters reflective of the American public? Today on The Gist, history and public affairs professor Julian Zelizer explains what’s a lame-duck Congress to make of the midterm results. Then Slate’s Emily Yoffe joins us for a Post-Prudence Impact Statement with past letter writer “Ethical Dilemma.” For the Spiel, we finally get around to addressing the issue of being late.

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Mike Pesca is the host of the Slate daily podcast The Gist. He also contributes reports and commentary to NPR.