The Weeds

In politics, you’re often told not to get lost in the weeds. But we love the weeds! That’s where politics becomes policy – the stuff that shapes our lives. Every Tuesday, Dylan Matthews, Dara Lind, and other voices dig into the weeds on important national issues, including healthcare immigration, and housing.

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Politics
News Commentary
Social Sciences
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I am the Resistance inside The Weeds podcast
73 min
402
Colin Kaepernick, the most important election i...
46 min
403
What’s at stake in the midterms
51 min
404
America picked a lousy time to turn its back on...
47 min
405
John McCain vs. the idea of John McCain
60 min
406
The art of the squeal
53 min
407
Elizabeth Warren’s plan to save/destroy capitalism
64 min
408
We’re not gonna pay rent
52 min
409
Lordy, Omarosa has tapes
56 min
410
#FakeScience
43 min
411
The Great Twitter Wars of 2018
68 min
412
Paul Manafort, alleged ostrich-collar criminal
59 min
413
The great white panic
The racial panic tearing America apart and also salt
70 min
414
“Mission Accomplished,” trade war edition
47 min
415
What Republicans can do on Trump and Russia
61 min
416
It’s surprisingly easy to get away with murder ...
49 min
417
There’s collusion, and then there’s collusion
59 min
418
Republicans' plan for health care: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
48 min
419
Brett Kavanaugh and the future of the Supreme C...
56 min
420
1,2,3,4 Trump declares a trade war
49 min
421
Family detention is the new family separation
59 min
422
America’s Next Top Supreme Court Justice
48 min
423
With borders wide open
46 min
424
The messy drama queens of the Supreme Court
55 min
425
Which children matter?
48 min
426
Ask Weeds Anything...Again!
82 min
427
Why 12-step programs work — and family separati...
52 min
428
Can we get tough on rapists without being “toug...
42 min
429
Cake Wars, Supreme Court edition
43 min
430
Trump isn’t losing immigrant kids, but he is ta...
52 min
431
The debate over “no excuses” charter schools, e...
57 min
432
Nobody has babies anymore (except Sarah)
51 min
433
Caught in the Intellectual Dark Web
61 min
434
Drugs! (But not the fun kind)
60 min
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The many scandals of Michael Cohen
79 min
436
Did you read the memo about the TPS reports?
58 min
437
Should psychiatrists diagnose Trump? Should jou...
50 min
438
What if the government guaranteed everyone a job?
54 min
439
Ambien for all, Ronny Jackson and the VA, expla...
51 min
440
Speaker Ryan had a farm bill (E-I-E-I-O)
59 min
441
Boiling the frogs of war
55 min
442
Honor cults in the FBI and Norwegian military
64 min
443
All 👏 payer 👏 rate 👏 setting 👏
53 min
444
The imprudent Scott Pruitt
53 min
445
Sinclair’s alarming takeover of local TV news
48 min
446
Is Donald Trump ruining the Census?
53 min
447
The optimistic take is things have always been ...
61 min
448
Is Facebook bad?
66 min
449
Cambridge Analytica: Scandal, hype, or both?
61 min
450
The opioid debate: could reversing overdoses wo...
45 min
451
Abolish ICE
64 min
452
Trigger warning: Discussion of White House chao...
68 min
453
Nickname fights and wildcat strikes
54 min
454
Relief at last for America’s long-suffering banks
67 min
455
Guns, Weeds, and Steel
51 min
456
Medicare for Many More
52 min
457
The stupidest fucking idea I’ve ever heard
55 min
458
It's finally infrastructure week
63 min
459
DACApocalypse in the Senate
68 min
460
The gender pay gap is mostly about children
69 min
461
The six-hour shutdown, explained
54 min
462
What's up with Amazon's health venture — and th...
65 min
463
MS-13, explained
56 min
464
The state of our podcast is strong
50 min
465
The white genocide episode you’ve been waiting for
61 min
466
Shutdown deal special
47 min
467
The Shutdown Special
55 min
468
No one wants to take responsibility for sick ki...
58 min
469
Shithole special
58 min
470
Lie back, light up, and enjoy some executive time
43 min
471
Winter, explained
50 min
472
Why is US life expectancy falling?
51 min
473
The most undercovered policy stories of 2017
59 min
474
Ask Weeds Anything!
54 min
475
Tax reforms and garbage factories
56 min
476
The Great Awokening comes to Congress
57 min
477
Alabama senate special
54 min
478
Is the FBI good now?
56 min
479
Net neutrality, explained (Also! Why CVS is buy...
66 min
480
How the GOP is weaponizing the tax code
58 min
481
Five big problems with the GOP tax plan
50 min
482
A very Weeds Thanksgiving
49 min
483
Tax reform special
61 min
484
Republicans’ Roy Moore problem
60 min
485
Virginia is for Democrats
72 min
486
The vaunted, versatile VAT
60 min
487
The tax bill's winners and many, many losers
57 min
488
Indictment special! Plus: is Paul Ryan cowardly...
61 min
489
Purge 3: The Bannoning
46 min
490
Republicans: "Math" means you have to cut taxes...
59 min
491
How immigration took over Virginia’s governor race
71 min
492
The Impact: The curious case of the $629 Band Aid
8 min
493
How do you solve a problem like Harvey Weinstein?
61 min
494
Trump couldn't repeal Obamacare, so he's making...
67 min
495
CHIPping away at gerrymandering
65 min
496
Republicans have big dreams and big problems on...
62 min
497
Australia solved its gun problem. Could America?
73 min
498
The Puerto Rico disaster and Trump's inadequate...
54 min
499
What's budget reconciliation, and how did it ea...
68 min
500
Weeds Live: Canadian immigration and a health i...
82 min