Political Gabfest

The “Live at 100 Days” Edition

A live Gabfest on the policies and politics of Biden’s first 100 days—with guest Jamelle Bouie!


Episode Notes

Here are some notes and references from this week’s show:

Thomas B. Edsall for the New York Times: “Should Biden Emphasize Race or Class or Both or None of the Above

Here’s this week’s chatter:

John: The Premonition: A Pandemic Story, by Michael Lewis; Gertrude Stein on punctuation from Lectures in America.

Emily:  Rosanna Xia for the Los Angeles Times: “DDT Waste Barrels off L.A. Coast Shock California Scientists

David: Steven Johnson for the New York Times Magazine: “How Humanity Gave Itself an Extra Life

Listener chatter from David Friedlander-Holm: Cara Giaimo for The New York Times: “One of the World’s Oldest Science Experiments Comes Up From the Dirt

For this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment, Emily, John, and David take questions from the live audience.

Tweet us your questions and chatters @SlateGabfest or email us at gabfest@slate.com. (Messages may be quoted by name unless the writer stipulates otherwise.)

Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank.

Research and show notes by Bridgette Dunlap.


About the Show

Voted “Favorite Political Podcast” by Apple Podcasts listeners. Stephen Colbert says, “Everybody should listen to the Slate Political Gabfest.” The Gabfest is hosted by Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz. Listen for the debates, stay for the cocktail chatter.

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