The Waves

What The F*** Do We Do Now?

Abortion rights have fallen. Let’s all scream together.


Episode Notes

On this emergency episode of The Waves, Slate senior producer Cheyna Roth and Slate senior staff writer Christina Cauterucci respond to the decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade and get real about how they’re handling this devastating blow.

Read Christina’s piece on medication abortions here. Find all of Slate’s coverage of Roe v. Wade here, and a guide to basic questions about what happens next here.


Cheyna: Getting your kid the COVID vaccine, and JellyCat stuffed animals.

Christina: Fire Island on Hulu.

Podcast production by Cheyna Roth with editorial oversight by Shannon Palus and Alicia Montgomery.

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Each week a pair of writers and guests talk through one news story we can’t stop thinking about, and unpack what gender has to do with it.

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