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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Paul Manafort, alleged ostrich-collar criminal
59 min
402
The great white panic
The racial panic tearing America apart and also salt
70 min
403
“Mission Accomplished,” trade war edition
47 min
404
What Republicans can do on Trump and Russia
61 min
405
It’s surprisingly easy to get away with murder ...
49 min
406
There’s collusion, and then there’s collusion
59 min
407
Republicans' plan for health care: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
48 min
408
Brett Kavanaugh and the future of the Supreme C...
56 min
409
1,2,3,4 Trump declares a trade war
49 min
410
Family detention is the new family separation
59 min
411
America’s Next Top Supreme Court Justice
48 min
412
With borders wide open
46 min
413
The messy drama queens of the Supreme Court
55 min
414
Which children matter?
48 min
415
Ask Weeds Anything...Again!
82 min
416
Why 12-step programs work — and family separati...
52 min
417
Can we get tough on rapists without being “toug...
42 min
418
Cake Wars, Supreme Court edition
43 min
419
Trump isn’t losing immigrant kids, but he is ta...
52 min
420
The debate over “no excuses” charter schools, e...
57 min
421
Nobody has babies anymore (except Sarah)
51 min
422
Caught in the Intellectual Dark Web
61 min
423
Drugs! (But not the fun kind)
60 min
424
The many scandals of Michael Cohen
79 min
425
Did you read the memo about the TPS reports?
58 min
426
Should psychiatrists diagnose Trump? Should jou...
50 min
427
What if the government guaranteed everyone a job?
54 min
428
Ambien for all, Ronny Jackson and the VA, expla...
51 min
429
Speaker Ryan had a farm bill (E-I-E-I-O)
59 min
430
Boiling the frogs of war
55 min
431
Honor cults in the FBI and Norwegian military
64 min
432
All 👏 payer 👏 rate 👏 setting 👏
53 min
433
The imprudent Scott Pruitt
53 min
434
Sinclair’s alarming takeover of local TV news
48 min
435
Is Donald Trump ruining the Census?
53 min
436
The optimistic take is things have always been ...
61 min
437
Is Facebook bad?
66 min
438
Cambridge Analytica: Scandal, hype, or both?
61 min
439
The opioid debate: could reversing overdoses wo...
45 min
440
Abolish ICE
64 min
441
Trigger warning: Discussion of White House chao...
68 min
442
Nickname fights and wildcat strikes
54 min
443
Relief at last for America’s long-suffering banks
67 min
444
Guns, Weeds, and Steel
51 min
445
Medicare for Many More
52 min
446
The stupidest fucking idea I’ve ever heard
55 min
447
It's finally infrastructure week
63 min
448
DACApocalypse in the Senate
68 min
449
The gender pay gap is mostly about children
69 min
450
The six-hour shutdown, explained
54 min
451
What's up with Amazon's health venture — and th...
65 min
452
MS-13, explained
56 min
453
The state of our podcast is strong
50 min
454
The white genocide episode you’ve been waiting for
61 min
455
Shutdown deal special
47 min
456
The Shutdown Special
55 min
457
No one wants to take responsibility for sick ki...
58 min
458
Shithole special
58 min
459
Lie back, light up, and enjoy some executive time
43 min
460
Winter, explained
50 min
461
Why is US life expectancy falling?
51 min
462
The most undercovered policy stories of 2017
59 min
463
Ask Weeds Anything!
54 min
464
Tax reforms and garbage factories
56 min
465
The Great Awokening comes to Congress
57 min
466
Alabama senate special
54 min
467
Is the FBI good now?
56 min
468
Net neutrality, explained (Also! Why CVS is buy...
66 min
469
How the GOP is weaponizing the tax code
58 min
470
Five big problems with the GOP tax plan
50 min
471
A very Weeds Thanksgiving
49 min
472
Tax reform special
61 min
473
Republicans’ Roy Moore problem
60 min
474
Virginia is for Democrats
72 min
475
The vaunted, versatile VAT
60 min
476
The tax bill's winners and many, many losers
57 min
477
Indictment special! Plus: is Paul Ryan cowardly...
61 min
478
Purge 3: The Bannoning
46 min
479
Republicans: "Math" means you have to cut taxes...
59 min
480
How immigration took over Virginia’s governor race
71 min
481
The Impact: The curious case of the $629 Band Aid
8 min
482
How do you solve a problem like Harvey Weinstein?
61 min
483
Trump couldn't repeal Obamacare, so he's making...
67 min
484
CHIPping away at gerrymandering
65 min
485
Republicans have big dreams and big problems on...
62 min
486
Australia solved its gun problem. Could America?
73 min
487
The Puerto Rico disaster and Trump's inadequate...
54 min
488
What's budget reconciliation, and how did it ea...
68 min
489
Weeds Live: Canadian immigration and a health i...
82 min
490
The worst GOP healthcare bill yet
63 min
491
White House Chinese food summit leads to congre...
52 min
492
BernieCare and Hillary's abandoned UBI
75 min
493
Weeds Live: Atul Gawande on opioids, end of lif...
67 min
494
Trump's art of the sabotage
64 min
495
Deferred action podcasting
74 min
496
The policy origins of America's most expensive ...
68 min
497
Donald Trump vs the congressional GOP
50 min
498
How the rich ate all the growth
49 min
499
Statue limitations
56 min
500
A very meritorious podcast
65 min