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Susan Matthews

News Director, Slate & Host of Slow Burn: Roe v Wade

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Susan Matthews is Slate’s news director and the host of the upcoming seventh season of Slow Burn. Before joining Slate, she launched and edited Audubon.org. A graduate of Dartmouth College and NYU’s Science, Health, and Environmental Reporting Program, she lives in Brooklyn.

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Social Justice

Post-Roe America: Live Slate.com "Amicus" Podcast Recording

Crosscut Festival 2022
Wed May 4, 2022 | 3:00pm

In a recent leak of an upcoming Supreme Court ruling, the justices appear poised to overturn Roe v. Wade, siding with the anti-abortion movement. We'll turn to some of the most informed and respected voices on the law and the courts to talk about what a post-Roe America will look like and what it portends about a court willing to take on the most divisive issue in generations. WATCH NOW

Featuring: Dahlia Lithwick, Susan Matthews, Melissa Murray, Jessica Bruder

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