Emily Bazelon Emily Bazelon

Emily Bazelon is a staff writer at the New York Times Magazine and the author of Sticks and Stones

The Audio Book Club
Aug. 8 2014 11:06 AMThe Audio Book Club Asks, Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?Slate critics take on Roz Chast’s cartoon memoir about her parents’ decline.
Jurisprudence
Aug. 4 2014 6:20 PMYou Can Still Get an Abortion in AlabamaWill a new ruling that keeps open clinics there matter in the next battleground—Texas?
Political Gabfest
July 23 2014 2:45 PMWatch the Political Gabfest TapingSpy on David, John, and Emily during the July 24 recording of the Gabfest.
Jurisprudence
July 21 2014 6:11 PMBlue-State DisgraceThere are 57,000 kids at the border who need temporary shelter. Shame on the Democratic governors who are turning them away.
The XX Factor
July 14 2014 3:40 PMNew York Times Reports Another Campus Sexual Assault Horror Story. Now We Need the Data.
The XX Factor
July 9 2014 5:36 PMThis Should Go Without Saying, But: Prosecutors, It's Not OK to Photograph a Boy’s Erect Penis
Political Gabfest
July 3 2014 3:15 PMICYMI: Watch a Live Taping of the Political GabfestSpy on David and John during the July 3rd recording of the Gabfest.
The Breakfast Table
June 30 2014 6:43 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableCorporations had an incredible year at the Supreme Court. 
The Breakfast Table
June 27 2014 5:07 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableWatch out, the Supreme Court’s conservatives are using the First Amendment as a weapon.
The Breakfast Table
June 25 2014 5:08 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableScalia and Breyer battle it out to see who is the least clueless grandpa.
Jurisprudence
June 23 2014 6:38 PMRand Paul, Criminal Justice HeroThe senator from Kentucky wants to give ex-felons the vote even though they won’t vote Republican.
Political Gabfest
June 13 2014 10:48 AMThe “Eric Cantor Sure Wears Beautiful Shoes” GabfestListen to Slate's show about Eric Cantor's shocking defeat, Hillary Clinton's new memoir, and California's teacher tenure case.
Doublex
June 6 2014 6:21 PMSuspension Isn’t EnoughUniversities are letting students off way too easy for sexual assault.
Political Gabfest
June 6 2014 11:19 AMThe Go Ahead, Negotiate With Terrorists GabfestListen to Slate's show about the deal with the Taliban to free Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the EPA's new emissions regulations, and the bizarre runoff in Mississippi's GOP Senate primary.
The XX Factor
June 3 2014 2:24 PMSex-Selective Abortion Bans Were Never About Standing Up for Women. Now a New Study Proves It.
Jurisprudence
Aug. 7 2014 6:05 PMObama Is on a Pro-Labor RollThe president just signed the most important workers’ rights reform of the past 20 years.
Political Gabfest
July 25 2014 10:28 AMThe “Joe Biden’s White Teeth” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the crisis in Ukraine and the geopolitical fallout from Flight MH17, the latest legal challenge to Obamacare, and Joe Biden’s 2016 aspirations.
Jurisprudence
July 22 2014 3:58 PMObamacare Is SafeDon’t worry, the ruling against heath care subsidies is going to be reversed.
Political Gabfest
July 18 2014 11:36 AMThe “So Sue Me” EditionListen to Slate's show about John Boehner’s lawsuit against Obama, Elizabeth Warren’s possible 2016 campaign, and the arrest of a single mother who left her 9-year-old in a park.
Political Gabfest
July 11 2014 10:27 AMThe “May I Introduce You to President Harding and His Friend Jerry” EditionListen to Slate's show about the cycle of violence in Gaza, a possible new generation of conservatives, and Warren Harding’s steamy letters.
Political Gabfest
July 4 2014 10:46 AMThe “You’re a Facebook Lab Rat” EditionListen to Slate's show about the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision, the child immigration crisis, and Facebook’s controversial mood study.
The Breakfast Table
July 1 2014 3:14 PMWe Need to Celebrate Businesses That Pay for All Forms of Birth Control
The Breakfast Table
June 30 2014 2:43 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableUnions aren’t dead yet, but Alito is gunning for them.
Political Gabfest
June 27 2014 12:36 PMIs Rand Paul the 2016 GOP Front-Runner?
The XX Factor
June 25 2014 12:28 PMKids Value Achievement Over Caring Because They Think Their Parents Do Too
Political Gabfest
June 20 2014 1:06 PMThe “I Don’t Have a Title for This Show” EditionListen to Slate's show about Iraq’s sectarian violence, the capture of alleged Benghazi terrorist Ahmed Abu Khattala, and the Facebook threat case that’s headed to the Supreme Court.
Politics
June 12 2014 12:07 PM“You Allow Your Heart to Be Broken Every Day”Columbine. Virginia Tech. Aurora. Newtown. Isla Vista. Families of shooting victims describe the struggle of lobbying for gun control, and how they keep going.
The Audio Book Club
June 6 2014 1:07 PMThe Audio Book Club Reads AmericanahOur critics discuss Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel about Nigerians emigrating west.
Politics
June 4 2014 2:43 PMGitmo FailObama promised to close Guantánamo. Why is he releasing dangerous detainees and ignoring the rest?
Jurisprudence
June 2 2014 2:26 PMWill Eric Holder Back Off? The attorney general doesn’t really want New York Times reporter James Risen to go to jail. 

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