Emily Bazelon

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

Political Gabfest
Sept. 19 2014 11:54 AMThe “Spanking” EditionListen to Slate’s show about progressives’ push for more liberal candidates, the U.S. response to Ebola’s rapid spread, and the corporal punishment debate.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 12 2014 6:04 PMWho Gets to Stay?The courts are finally granting asylum to victims of domestic abuse. Victims of gang violence are still out of luck.
Books
Sept. 12 2014 7:43 AMRelax, ParentsYour teenager probably doesn’t even know what a sex bracelet is.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 5 2014 2:33 PMThe “In the Cloud, No One Knows You’re a Dog” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Putin’s aggressive action in Ukraine, the 2014 elections, and the theft of celebrity nude photos.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 3 2014 4:26 PMGet Stolen Naked Photos Off the WebCongress needs to change the law to force Reddit and 4Chan to do the right thing.
Political Gabfest
Aug. 29 2014 12:28 PMThe “Gabfest to End All Gabfests” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the potential for another government shutdown, a bizarre faceoff over the Export-Import bank, and the World War I centennial.
Political Gabfest
Aug. 22 2014 10:22 AMThe “Why Isn’t Everyone Rioting?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the aftermath of Ferguson, the horrifying execution of journalist James Foley, and L.A.’s potential voting lottery.
Jurisprudence
Aug. 14 2014 3:04 PMWhy I Don’t Call the PoliceMichael Brown. Eric Garner. Debra Harrell. And that’s just the latest.
Politics
Aug. 11 2014 4:27 PMWhen Criticizing Israel, Is There a Line American Jews Shouldn’t Cross?
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
Slate Plus Video
Sept. 16 2014 2:06 PMA Farewell From Emily BazelonThe former senior editor talks about her very first Slate pitch and says goodbye to the magazine.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 12 2014 10:29 AMThe “They May Take Our Lives, but They’ll Never Take Our Freedom” EditionListen to Slate's show about Obama’s strategy against ISIS, the effort to mobilize female voters, and Scotland’s referendum on independence.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 10 2014 6:36 PMDon’t Blame the ProsecutorsWithout Janay Rice, they didn’t have a strong enough case.
The XX Factor
Sept. 3 2014 5:06 PMFemale Inmates From Danbury Prison Still in Limbo, Lacking Key Services
Jurisprudence
Sept. 2 2014 5:35 PMA Huge Abortion Win in TexasBut will it last?
Jurisprudence
Aug. 26 2014 12:24 PMNice Try, ObamaThe president’s latest accommodation to the contraception mandate has one problem: Religious employers won’t go for it. 
Political Gabfest
Aug. 15 2014 10:31 AMDid Police Militarization Make Ferguson More Volatile?
Politics
Aug. 12 2014 12:54 PMCriticizing IsraelEntry 3: Why I almost never write about Israel.
Political Gabfest
Aug. 8 2014 11:33 AMThe “Conservative Nanny State” GabfestListen to Slate’s show about Paul Ryan’s poverty plan, Tennessee’s Supreme Court retention elections, and Ebola panic.
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.

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History
Sept. 23 2014 11:45 PM America in Africa The tragic, misunderstood history of Liberia—and why the United States has a special obligation to help it fight the Ebola epidemic.
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 23 2014 2:08 PM Home Depot’s Former Lead Security Engineer Had a Legacy of Sabotage
  Life
Education
Sept. 23 2014 11:45 PM Why Your Cousin With a Ph.D. Is a Basket Case  Understanding the Byzantine hiring process that drives academics up the wall.
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The XX Factor
Sept. 23 2014 2:32 PM Politico Asks: Why Is Gabby Giffords So “Ruthless” on Gun Control?
  Slate Plus
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Sept. 23 2014 3:04 PM Chicago Gabfest How to get your tickets before anyone else.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 23 2014 8:38 PM “No One in This World” Is One of Kutiman’s Best, Most Impressive Songs
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 23 2014 5:36 PM This Climate Change Poem Moved World Leaders to Tears Today
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 23 2014 11:37 PM How to Stop Ebola Could survivors safely care for the infected?
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Sports Nut
Sept. 23 2014 7:27 PM You’re Fired, Roger Goodell If the commissioner gets the ax, the NFL would still need a better justice system. What would that look like?