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
601
Why inequality matters, Trump's delegate proble...
72 min
602
What the hell is going on with tax havens, expl...
59 min
603
A medical struggle to digitize, a tax calculato...
78 min
604
Replacing No Child Left Behind, wonky March Mad...
65 min
605
Super(b) Tuesday special
51 min
606
The productivity slowdown, TrumpCare, and bette...
84 min
607
Super Tuesday/Exhausted Wednesday special!
83 min
608
TPP, the Nevada Caucus, and the Great Texas Abo...
69 min
609
The Supreme Court vacancy and the possible coll...
66 min
610
Could more corruption fix American politics?
72 min
611
The Iowa Caucuses
73 min
612
Will taxing the rich hurt growth – and will thi...
84 min
613
Ross Douthat on campus conservatism, being than...
73 min
614
Campaign finance and global inequality — with l...
72 min
615
Obama's Legacy, debating single payer, and Obam...
79 min
616
Immigration and the minimum wage — with an arme...
77 min
617
Teen births are plummeting — and economists are...
63 min
618
Gentrification, a budget deal, and the decline ...
76 min
619
Ezra interviews Ben Bernanke
40 min
620
Why health premiums rise, and how partisans dis...
76 min
621
Dietary fat and climate change
57 min
622
Childbirth, retirement, and terror in between
74 min
623
We know how to eliminate poverty. So why don't we?
66 min
624
How politics is making us stupid
68 min
625
Are we counting poverty all wrong?
73 min
626
Want to fix inequality by taxing the rich? Good...
51 min
627
The Weeds: Can the government trick you into di...
81 min
628
Arthur Brooks on think tanks, happiness, and ma...
54 min
629
Would single payer health care work in America?
63 min
630
Ezra, Matt and Sarah Try to Podcast
55 min