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
Elizabeth Warren’s plan to save/destroy capitalism
64 min
402
We’re not gonna pay rent
52 min
403
Lordy, Omarosa has tapes
56 min
404
#FakeScience
43 min
405
The Great Twitter Wars of 2018
68 min
406
Paul Manafort, alleged ostrich-collar criminal
59 min
407
The great white panic
The racial panic tearing America apart and also salt
70 min
408
“Mission Accomplished,” trade war edition
47 min
409
What Republicans can do on Trump and Russia
61 min
410
It’s surprisingly easy to get away with murder ...
49 min
411
There’s collusion, and then there’s collusion
59 min
412
Republicans' plan for health care: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
48 min
413
Brett Kavanaugh and the future of the Supreme C...
56 min
414
1,2,3,4 Trump declares a trade war
49 min
415
Family detention is the new family separation
59 min
416
America’s Next Top Supreme Court Justice
48 min
417
With borders wide open
46 min
418
The messy drama queens of the Supreme Court
55 min
419
Which children matter?
48 min
420
Ask Weeds Anything...Again!
82 min
421
Why 12-step programs work — and family separati...
52 min
422
Can we get tough on rapists without being “toug...
42 min
423
Cake Wars, Supreme Court edition
43 min
424
Trump isn’t losing immigrant kids, but he is ta...
52 min
425
The debate over “no excuses” charter schools, e...
57 min
426
Nobody has babies anymore (except Sarah)
51 min
427
Caught in the Intellectual Dark Web
61 min
428
Drugs! (But not the fun kind)
60 min
429
The many scandals of Michael Cohen
79 min
430
Did you read the memo about the TPS reports?
58 min
431
Should psychiatrists diagnose Trump? Should jou...
50 min
432
What if the government guaranteed everyone a job?
54 min
433
Ambien for all, Ronny Jackson and the VA, expla...
51 min
434
Speaker Ryan had a farm bill (E-I-E-I-O)
59 min
435
Boiling the frogs of war
55 min
436
Honor cults in the FBI and Norwegian military
64 min
437
All 👏 payer 👏 rate 👏 setting 👏
53 min
438
The imprudent Scott Pruitt
53 min
439
Sinclair’s alarming takeover of local TV news
48 min
440
Is Donald Trump ruining the Census?
53 min
441
The optimistic take is things have always been ...
61 min
442
Is Facebook bad?
66 min
443
Cambridge Analytica: Scandal, hype, or both?
61 min
444
The opioid debate: could reversing overdoses wo...
45 min
445
Abolish ICE
64 min
446
Trigger warning: Discussion of White House chao...
68 min
447
Nickname fights and wildcat strikes
54 min
448
Relief at last for America’s long-suffering banks
67 min
449
Guns, Weeds, and Steel
51 min
450
Medicare for Many More
52 min
451
The stupidest fucking idea I’ve ever heard
55 min
452
It's finally infrastructure week
63 min
453
DACApocalypse in the Senate
68 min
454
The gender pay gap is mostly about children
69 min
455
The six-hour shutdown, explained
54 min
456
What's up with Amazon's health venture — and th...
65 min
457
MS-13, explained
56 min
458
The state of our podcast is strong
50 min
459
The white genocide episode you’ve been waiting for
61 min
460
Shutdown deal special
47 min
461
The Shutdown Special
55 min
462
No one wants to take responsibility for sick ki...
58 min
463
Shithole special
58 min
464
Lie back, light up, and enjoy some executive time
43 min
465
Winter, explained
50 min
466
Why is US life expectancy falling?
51 min
467
The most undercovered policy stories of 2017
59 min
468
Ask Weeds Anything!
54 min
469
Tax reforms and garbage factories
56 min
470
The Great Awokening comes to Congress
57 min
471
Alabama senate special
54 min
472
Is the FBI good now?
56 min
473
Net neutrality, explained (Also! Why CVS is buy...
66 min
474
How the GOP is weaponizing the tax code
58 min
475
Five big problems with the GOP tax plan
50 min
476
A very Weeds Thanksgiving
49 min
477
Tax reform special
61 min
478
Republicans’ Roy Moore problem
60 min
479
Virginia is for Democrats
72 min
480
The vaunted, versatile VAT
60 min
481
The tax bill's winners and many, many losers
57 min
482
Indictment special! Plus: is Paul Ryan cowardly...
61 min
483
Purge 3: The Bannoning
46 min
484
Republicans: "Math" means you have to cut taxes...
59 min
485
How immigration took over Virginia’s governor race
71 min
486
The Impact: The curious case of the $629 Band Aid
8 min
487
How do you solve a problem like Harvey Weinstein?
61 min
488
Trump couldn't repeal Obamacare, so he's making...
67 min
489
CHIPping away at gerrymandering
65 min
490
Republicans have big dreams and big problems on...
62 min
491
Australia solved its gun problem. Could America?
73 min
492
The Puerto Rico disaster and Trump's inadequate...
54 min
493
What's budget reconciliation, and how did it ea...
68 min
494
Weeds Live: Canadian immigration and a health i...
82 min
495
The worst GOP healthcare bill yet
63 min
496
White House Chinese food summit leads to congre...
52 min
497
BernieCare and Hillary's abandoned UBI
75 min
498
Weeds Live: Atul Gawande on opioids, end of lif...
67 min
499
Trump's art of the sabotage
64 min
500
Deferred action podcasting
74 min