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
Jan. 6 2014 2:03 PMThe Three Jews, Two-and-a-Half Opinions GabfestListen to Slate's show about the minimum wage fight, the threat of violence in Sochi, and the campus politics of criticizing Israel.
Political Gabfest
Dec. 20 2013 12:02 PMShould Supreme Court Justices Make Way for the Next Generation?
Future Tense
Dec. 16 2013 6:58 PMSnap Out of ItIf this judge doesn’t buy the legal basis for the NSA’s intrusive phone snooping, no one should.
Political Gabfest
Dec. 13 2013 3:12 PMDo Tech and Wealth Ruin Cities?
Political Gabfest
Dec. 6 2013 1:22 PMThe Motor City Massacre GabfestListen to Slate's show about a federal lawsuit that could gut Obamacare, minimum wage strikes, and Detroit's bankruptcy.
Doublex
Dec. 3 2013 8:15 AMInto the WoodsAmerican kids don’t know how to explore. Maybe what they need is forest kindergarten.   
Jurisprudence
Nov. 27 2013 2:10 PMIs the Star Quarterback Getting a Pass?The sexual assault allegations against Florida State’s Jameis Winston fit a familiar, disturbing pattern.
Political Gabfest
Nov. 21 2013 7:09 PMGabfest Extra: The Nuclear OptionDavid Plotz and Emily Bazelon discuss the Senate Democrats’ vote to end filibusters of most presidential appointments.
Doublex
Nov. 19 2013 11:19 AMWe’ve Been Measuring Rape All WrongThe Justice Department survey that tracks instances of sexual assault has been vastly undercounting.
Political Gabfest
Nov. 12 2013 12:07 PMThe “It's Not Plagiarism If You Say It in a Loud Voice” EditionA transcript of the Nov. 8 Political Gabfest.
The XX Factor
Nov. 7 2013 2:22 PMWhat Happened to the Remains of Nazi Resister Mildred Harnack? Now We Know.
History
Nov. 6 2013 5:50 AMThe Nazi AnatomistsHow the corpses of Hitler's victims are still haunting modern science—and American abortion politics.
Political Gabfest
Nov. 4 2013 12:10 PMMaybe the NSA Should Run Healthcare.govA transcript of the Nov. 1 Political Gabfest.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 1 2013 3:51 PMShut Up, Judge!A misguided appeals court tries to silence—and quash—stop-and-frisk Judge Shira Scheindlin.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 28 2013 5:36 PMAn Experiment: We’re Posting the Whole Transcript of This Week’s Political Gabfest
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Dec. 27 2013 2:26 PMThe 2013 Conundrums GabfestListen to Slate's special year-end show about life's most confounding questions, as submitted by listeners.
Jurisprudence
Dec. 18 2013 4:51 PMStop Telling Ruth Bader Ginsburg to RetireIt’s counterproductive.
The XX Factor
Dec. 13 2013 4:46 PMJameis Winston’s Accuser Is Not Going Away
Jurisprudence
Dec. 6 2013 2:31 PMHow Did Jameis Winston Evade a Rape Charge?Too many facts suggest this was not a simple case of consensual sex.
Jurisprudence
Dec. 4 2013 5:24 PMPaying AmyDoyle Paroline owned two pornographic pictures of an 8-year-old girl. How much should he have to pay?
Political Gabfest
Nov. 29 2013 3:16 PMThe Hobby Lobby Liberal Sobby GabfestListen to Slate's show about the Iranian nuclear deal, the religious rights of corporations, and the future of the filibuster.
Political Gabfest
Nov. 22 2013 3:04 PMLive From Brooklyn: The Ich Bin Ein Gabfester GabfestListen to Slate's show about the Kennedy assassination and how the U.S. would be different if he'd lived.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 21 2013 6:58 PMThe Filibuster Had to Be KilledHow the Republican minority had turned it into an obscene weapon for obstructionism, delay, and political mischief.
Political Gabfest
Nov. 15 2013 1:43 PMThe Don't You Dare Call It a Catfight GabfestListen to Slate's show about saving Obamacare, whether Elizabeth Warren could beat Hillary Clinton in 2016, and what driving laws cyclists should have to follow.
Political Gabfest
Nov. 8 2013 11:23 AMWhy Rand Paul's Plagiarism Won't Doom His Presidential Aspirations
Doublex
Nov. 6 2013 4:07 PMWhen It’s Your Kid in the Locker RoomWhat parents and coaches can learn from the NFL bullying scandal.
Sports Nut
Nov. 4 2013 4:19 PMNFL BulliesCould the Dolphins’ suspension of Richie Incognito change the culture of pro football?
Jurisprudence
Nov. 1 2013 8:02 PMDear President Obama, This Is Why Judges MatterTwo Bush appointees deliver body blows to reproductive rights—and demonstrate the power of the bench.

Political Gabfest
Nov. 1 2013 10:59 AMThe Maybe the NSA Should Run Healthcare.gov GabfestBazelon, Dickerson, and Plotz on Obamacare's ongoing woes, NSA spying on allied leaders, and racial profiling by New York department stores.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 25 2013 11:21 AMThe Healthcare.bomb GabfestSlate's popular weekly political podcast covers the healthcare.gov debacle, and the outing of @Natsecwonk.

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Sept. 30 2014 9:33 PM Political Theater With a Purpose Darrell Issa’s public shaming of the head of the Secret Service was congressional grandstanding at its best.
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 30 2014 7:02 PM At Long Last, eBay Sets PayPal Free
  Life
Gaming
Sept. 30 2014 7:35 PM Who Owns Scrabble’s Word List? Hasbro says the list of playable words belongs to the company. Players beg to differ.
  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 8:54 PM Bette Davis Talks Gender Roles in a Delightful, Animated Interview From 1963
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 30 2014 7:00 PM There’s Going to Be a Live-Action Tetris Movie for Some Reason
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 30 2014 11:51 PM Should You Freeze Your Eggs? An egg freezing party is not a great place to find answers to this or other questions.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 30 2014 5:54 PM Goodbye, Tough Guy It’s time for Michigan to fire its toughness-obsessed coach, Brady Hoke.