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
401
Our elections are being hacked
45 min
402
What's next for House Democrats?
44 min
403
Cory Booker’s plan to close the racial wealth gap
50 min
404
Trump versus the Caravan
56 min
405
Republicans run everything, and they’re mad as ...
42 min
406
America’s moral failure on climate
55 min
407
I’mma let you finish
57 min
408
As tough as Texas
37 min
409
The craziest Obamacare lawsuit yet
60 min
410
Alexa, raise the minimum wage
50 min
411
When women run
40 min
412
Death to NAFTA! Long live USMCA!
52 min
413
Do Republicans even care if Kavanaugh is guilty?
46 min
414
What Sarah learned on parental leave
53 min
415
What could stop the next Botham Jean?
53 min
416
#MeToo goes to the Supreme Court
65 min
417
Can Elon Musk save Tesla from himself?
49 min
418
I am the Resistance inside The Weeds podcast
73 min
419
Colin Kaepernick, the most important election i...
46 min
420
What’s at stake in the midterms
51 min
421
America picked a lousy time to turn its back on...
47 min
422
John McCain vs. the idea of John McCain
60 min
423
The art of the squeal
53 min
424
Elizabeth Warren’s plan to save/destroy capitalism
64 min
425
We’re not gonna pay rent
52 min
426
Lordy, Omarosa has tapes
56 min
427
#FakeScience
43 min
428
The Great Twitter Wars of 2018
68 min
429
Paul Manafort, alleged ostrich-collar criminal
59 min
430
The great white panic
The racial panic tearing America apart and also salt
70 min
431
“Mission Accomplished,” trade war edition
47 min
432
What Republicans can do on Trump and Russia
61 min
433
It’s surprisingly easy to get away with murder ...
49 min
434
There’s collusion, and then there’s collusion
59 min
435
Republicans' plan for health care: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
48 min
436
Brett Kavanaugh and the future of the Supreme C...
56 min
437
1,2,3,4 Trump declares a trade war
49 min
438
Family detention is the new family separation
59 min
439
America’s Next Top Supreme Court Justice
48 min
440
With borders wide open
46 min
441
The messy drama queens of the Supreme Court
55 min
442
Which children matter?
48 min
443
Ask Weeds Anything...Again!
82 min
444
Why 12-step programs work — and family separati...
52 min
445
Can we get tough on rapists without being “toug...
42 min
446
Cake Wars, Supreme Court edition
43 min
447
Trump isn’t losing immigrant kids, but he is ta...
52 min
448
The debate over “no excuses” charter schools, e...
57 min
449
Nobody has babies anymore (except Sarah)
51 min
450
Caught in the Intellectual Dark Web
61 min
451
Drugs! (But not the fun kind)
60 min
452
The many scandals of Michael Cohen
79 min
453
Did you read the memo about the TPS reports?
58 min
454
Should psychiatrists diagnose Trump? Should jou...
50 min
455
What if the government guaranteed everyone a job?
54 min
456
Ambien for all, Ronny Jackson and the VA, expla...
51 min
457
Speaker Ryan had a farm bill (E-I-E-I-O)
59 min
458
Boiling the frogs of war
55 min
459
Honor cults in the FBI and Norwegian military
64 min
460
All 👏 payer 👏 rate 👏 setting 👏
53 min
461
The imprudent Scott Pruitt
53 min
462
Sinclair’s alarming takeover of local TV news
48 min
463
Is Donald Trump ruining the Census?
53 min
464
The optimistic take is things have always been ...
61 min
465
Is Facebook bad?
66 min
466
Cambridge Analytica: Scandal, hype, or both?
61 min
467
The opioid debate: could reversing overdoses wo...
45 min
468
Abolish ICE
64 min
469
Trigger warning: Discussion of White House chao...
68 min
470
Nickname fights and wildcat strikes
54 min
471
Relief at last for America’s long-suffering banks
67 min
472
Guns, Weeds, and Steel
51 min
473
Medicare for Many More
52 min
474
The stupidest fucking idea I’ve ever heard
55 min
475
It's finally infrastructure week
63 min
476
DACApocalypse in the Senate
68 min
477
The gender pay gap is mostly about children
69 min
478
The six-hour shutdown, explained
54 min
479
What's up with Amazon's health venture — and th...
65 min
480
MS-13, explained
56 min
481
The state of our podcast is strong
50 min
482
The white genocide episode you’ve been waiting for
61 min
483
Shutdown deal special
47 min
484
The Shutdown Special
55 min
485
No one wants to take responsibility for sick ki...
58 min
486
Shithole special
58 min
487
Lie back, light up, and enjoy some executive time
43 min
488
Winter, explained
50 min
489
Why is US life expectancy falling?
51 min
490
The most undercovered policy stories of 2017
59 min
491
Ask Weeds Anything!
54 min
492
Tax reforms and garbage factories
56 min
493
The Great Awokening comes to Congress
57 min
494
Alabama senate special
54 min
495
Is the FBI good now?
56 min
496
Net neutrality, explained (Also! Why CVS is buy...
66 min
497
How the GOP is weaponizing the tax code
58 min
498
Five big problems with the GOP tax plan
50 min
499
A very Weeds Thanksgiving
49 min
500
Tax reform special
61 min