Emily Bazelon

Emily Bazelon was a Slate senior editor from 2005 to 2014. She is the author of Sticks and Stones.

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.
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.
June 4 2014 2:43 PMGitmo FailObama promised to close Guantánamo. Why is he releasing dangerous detainees and ignoring the rest?
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?
May 26 2014 11:45 PMIn Alabama, Access to Abortion Through the Entire South Is on Trial
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.
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.
The XX Factor
May 7 2014 12:07 PMSenators Introduce a Bill to Fix How We Compensate Victims of Child Pornography. It’s a Good Start.
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.
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.
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.
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.
May 6 2014 11:49 PMTwo AmericasIn much of the country, the death penalty is disappearing. In the South, it lives on.




Don’t Worry, Obama Isn’t Sending U.S. Troops to Fight ISIS

But the next president might. 

The Extraordinary Amicus Brief That Attempts to Explain the Wu-Tang Clan to the Supreme Court Justices

Amazon Is Officially a Gadget Company. Here Are Its Six New Devices.

The Human Need to Find Connections in Everything

It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.

How Much Should You Loathe NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell?

Here are the facts.

Altered State

The Plight of the Pre-Legalization Marijuana Offender

What should happen to weed users and dealers busted before the stuff was legal?

Surprise! The Women Hired to Fix the NFL Think the NFL Is Just Great.

You Shouldn’t Spank Anyone but Your Consensual Sex Partner

Sept. 17 2014 5:10 PM The Most Awkward Scenario in Which a Man Can Hold a Door for a Woman
  News & Politics
Altered State
Sept. 17 2014 11:51 PM The Plight of the Pre-Legalization Marijuana Offender What should happen to weed users and dealers busted before the stuff was legal?
Business Insider
Sept. 17 2014 1:36 PM Nate Silver Versus Princeton Professor: Who Has the Right Models?
Sept. 17 2014 6:53 PM LGBTQ Luminaries Honored With MacArthur “Genius” Fellowships
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 17 2014 6:14 PM Today in Gender Gaps: Biking
  Slate Plus
Slate Fare
Sept. 17 2014 9:37 AM Is Slate Too Liberal?  A members-only open thread.
Brow Beat
Sept. 17 2014 8:25 PM A New Song and Music Video From Angel Olsen, Indie’s Next Big Thing
Future Tense
Sept. 17 2014 9:00 PM Amazon Is Now a Gadget Company
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 17 2014 11:48 PM Spanking Is Great for Sex Which is why it’s grotesque for parenting.
Sports Nut
Sept. 17 2014 3:51 PM NFL Jerk Watch: Roger Goodell How much should you loathe the pro football commissioner?