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
Oct. 10 2014 10:34 AMThe “Live in San Francisco Superfest” EditionListen to Slate's show about California’s sexual consent law, political television, and Silicon Valley’s impact on American culture.
Brow Beat
Oct. 2 2014 12:04 PMWill Reading Gone Girl Undermine Your Marriage or Reaffirm It? We Discuss the Book.
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.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 3 2014 10:05 AMThe “Jump the Fence” EditionListen to Slate's show about recent Secret Service blunders, the push for a third Romney presidential run, and the Kansas Senate race.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 26 2014 7:56 PMThe “Dead, Dead, Dead at 75” EditionListen to Slate's show about Eric Holder’s resignation, U.S. airstrikes on ISIS in Syria, and death at 75.
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.

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  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 21 2014 11:40 AM The U.S. Has Spent $7 Billion Fighting the War on Drugs in Afghanistan. It Hasn’t Worked. 
  Business
Moneybox
Oct. 21 2014 5:57 PM Soda and Fries Have Lost Their Charm for Both Consumers and Investors
  Life
The Vault
Oct. 21 2014 2:23 PM A Data-Packed Map of American Immigration in 1903
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 21 2014 1:12 PM George Tiller’s Murderer Threatens Another Abortion Provider, Claims Right of Free Speech
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 21 2014 1:02 PM Where Are Slate Plus Members From? This Weird Cartogram Explains. A weird-looking cartogram of Slate Plus memberships by state.
  Arts
Behold
Oct. 21 2014 12:05 PM Same-Sex Couples at Home With Themselves in 1980s America
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 21 2014 4:14 PM Planet Money Uncovers One Surprising Reason the Internet Is Sexist
  Health & Science
Climate Desk
Oct. 21 2014 11:53 AM Taking Research for Granted Texas Republican Lamar Smith continues his crusade against independence in science.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.