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
501
Can John Kelly fix the Trump administration? Ca...
65 min
502
Is Google in an "ideological echo chamber"?
78 min
503
The bacon fat theory of school segregation, and...
54 min
504
ACA repeal is finally dead (maybe)
50 min
505
Skinny repeal and Trump's management by tweet
61 min
506
A deep dive on basic income
55 min
507
At last, a Weeds about weed (also Obamacare)
64 min
508
McConnellCare II: Cruz Control
53 min
509
Minimum wage research showdown (also Russia)
64 min
510
Understanding the opioid epidemic
47 min
511
Trumpism and travel bans
60 min
512
Meanwhile, House Republicans are trying to writ...
45 min
513
CB--Oh no this health care bill is terrible too
69 min
514
Senate Republicans' health care idea: Make the ...
63 min
515
Georgia (and Obamacare repeal) on our minds
66 min
516
Trump’s “buck stops somewhere else” foreign policy
51 min
517
Legends of the secret health care bill
64 min
518
Infrastructure week (jk it's about Comey)
52 min
519
Meet Sprinklecare
67 min
520
Jared Kushner: International man of mystery
59 min
521
A platinum get out of jail free card
57 min
522
Weeds in the Wild: Tennessee's Healthcare Bald ...
19 min
523
CB--Oh, this bill stinks
53 min
524
Trump's budget has landed, and it's terrible
64 min
525
All the Trump scandal drama you've been craving
48 min
526
Trump chaos, UBI, and the fracking baby boom
76 min
527
Weeds in the Wild: Free Money... For Everyone!
15 min
528
The wall in our hearts
63 min
529
AHCApocalypse III
58 min
530
High-Risk Podcasting
59 min
531
AHCApocalypse II
59 min
532
French elections, national service, and Queens ...
68 min
533
Weeds Live!
90 min
534
Weeds in the Wild: Meet Joan, the Robotic Pelvis
23 min
535
The World's Worst Club
55 min
536
Nuclear Winter
57 min
537
A cheery discussion of global warming, Obamacar...
72 min
538
Weeds in the Wild: Postville
27 min
539
Mad Dogs and Obamacare Repealers
80 min
540
CB-uh oh!
70 min
541
AHCApalooza
69 min
542
Don't Call It a State of the Union
64 min
543
Death Panel If You Do, Death Panel If You Don't
75 min
544
Weeds in the Wild: Sarah Goes to Kentucky
14 min
545
Privet, Amerika!
67 min
546
The Time Traveling Emanuel Brothers
81 min
547
SCOTUS, DBCFT, and Hitler's Highways
72 min
548
The Don't-Call-It-A-Muslim-Ban
41 min
549
Gag Order and Infrastructure
60 min
550
Inauguration Special
43 min
551
DeVos, Rigged Polls, and Quitting Bureaucrats
63 min
552
Trump Cabinet, Obamacare Update, and Heroin
59 min
553
Sarah and Ezra Interview Obama About Obamacare
73 min
554
Happy New Year
50 min
555
Year-End Spectacular
62 min
556
Kentucky, the Rust Belt, and the Big Picture on...
52 min
557
Russia and the American Dream
57 min
558
Trump's Surprisingly Ambitious Education Agenda
76 min
559
Assessing the Trump Cabinet — and Exploring How...
54 min
560
Conflicts of Interest, Trump and the Media, and...
70 min
561
Sneak peak: a new Vox podcast, about how policy...
22 min
562
The Trump Agenda
55 min
563
Trumpocalypse Now
53 min
564
The Massive Policy Stakes of 2016
50 min
565
Is Obamacare Failing?
64 min
566
Final Debate Special
55 min
567
Second Presidential Debate Special
61 min
568
Veep Debate and Cranky Judges
52 min
569
The First Debate and Pet Health Care
66 min
570
An Interview with Health and Human Services Sec...
45 min
571
Best Census Ever, the Trump Foundation, and Cla...
69 min
572
Gender Wage Gap and the Mystery of State Legisl...
54 min
573
EpiPen Prices, the Clinton Foundation, and Lead...
55 min
574
Obamacare Update and Aging America
56 min
575
Think Tanks, Transition, and What Drives Trumpkins
66 min
576
Trump's tax plan, democratic legitimacy, and th...
61 min
577
Interview with Atul Gawande
95 min
578
DNC-Palooza
58 min
579
Republican Convention Special
54 min
580
Basic Income and Police Shootings
58 min
581
Hillary Clinton. Yes, that Hillary Clinton.
43 min
582
Free College, Email Extravaganza, and the China...
60 min
583
Brexit 2, SCOTUS on abortion, and the missing m...
63 min
584
Welfare reform, SCOTUS deadlock, and health car...
65 min
585
Guns, Brexit, and Free Condoms
57 min
586
5uper Tue5day
55 min
587
Accountable Care Organizations, more Swedish ad...
57 min
588
Health care innovation, did Dems rig the primar...
68 min
589
90s nostalgia, Obamacare lawsuits, and the trut...
55 min
590
Competition in Obamacare marketplaces and how l...
49 min
591
Trump is the Republican nominee. What happens n...
60 min
592
Interview with Secretary of Defense Ash Carter
47 min
593
Land value taxes, soda taxes, and carbon taxes ...
69 min
594
Our undemocratic primaries, Obama's new fiducia...
64 min
595
Interview with Jason Furman
30 min
596
Why inequality matters, Trump's delegate proble...
72 min
597
What the hell is going on with tax havens, expl...
59 min
598
A medical struggle to digitize, a tax calculato...
78 min
599
Replacing No Child Left Behind, wonky March Mad...
65 min
600
Super(b) Tuesday special
51 min