Emily Bazelon Emily Bazelon

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

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. 
The XX Factor
May 29 2014 10:10 AMGerman Court Says Man Must Delete Nude Photos of His Ex. Should America Be More Like Germany?
Jurisprudence
May 26 2014 11:45 PMIn Alabama, Access to Abortion Through the Entire South Is on Trial
Jurisprudence
May 20 2014 6:40 PMWho Needs the Supreme Court?Gay marriage might just become the law of the land without ever heading back to Justice Kennedy.
Slate Plus
May 13 2014 11:10 AMThe Day Glenn Greenwald Skyped Into My Law School ClassArguing across an ocean with the author of No Place to Hide.
Books
May 13 2014 12:01 AMWhy Are You So Fearful, O Ye of Little Faith?In his new book, Glenn Greenwald takes on the doubters.
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.
Political Gabfest
May 30 2014 10:16 AMThe College, Why Bother? GabfestListen to Slate's show about Elliot Rodger's violent misogyny, the Obama administration's plan to rate colleges, and Detroit's $2 billion blight problem.
Jurisprudence
May 27 2014 4:53 PMThe Supreme Court Just Made the Death Penalty a Tiny Bit Saner
Political Gabfest
May 23 2014 12:56 PMThe Gabfest Debates Reparations
Political Gabfest
May 16 2014 1:55 PMThe Google Will Never, Ever, Ever, Ever Forget You GabfestListen to Slate's show about melting ice in Antarctica, Jill Abramson's firing from the New York Times, and an EU court ruling on Internet privacy.
The XX Factor
May 13 2014 10:42 AMFinally, a Bullying Story From the Bully's Point of View
Political Gabfest
May 9 2014 10:53 AMThe I Miss Monica Lewinsky GabfestListen to Slate’s show about the Supreme Court’s prayer decision, North Carolina’s Senate primary, and Monica Lewinsky’s Vanity Fair essay.

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Moneybox
Sept. 30 2014 12:04 PM John Hodgman on Why He Wore a Blue Dress to Impersonate Ayn Rand
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Jurisprudence
Sept. 30 2014 2:36 PM This Court Erred The Supreme Court has almost always sided with the wealthy, the privileged, and the powerful, a new book argues.
  Business
Building a Better Workplace
Sept. 30 2014 1:16 PM You Deserve a Pre-cation The smartest job perk you’ve never heard of.
  Life
Education
Sept. 30 2014 1:48 PM Thrashed Florida State’s new president is underqualified and mistrusted. But here’s how he can turn it around.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 30 2014 12:34 PM Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 30 2014 3:21 PM Meet Jordan Weissmann Five questions with Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 30 2014 4:45 PM Steven Soderbergh Is Doing Some Next-Level Work on The Knick
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 30 2014 2:38 PM Scientists Use Electrical Impulses to Help Paralyzed Rats Walk Again
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 30 2014 7:30 AM What Lurks Beneath the Methane Lakes of Titan?
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 28 2014 8:30 PM NFL Players Die Young. Or Maybe They Live Long Lives. Why it’s so hard to pin down the effects of football on players’ lives.