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
Competition in Obamacare marketplaces and how l...
49 min
602
Trump is the Republican nominee. What happens n...
60 min
603
Interview with Secretary of Defense Ash Carter
47 min
604
Land value taxes, soda taxes, and carbon taxes ...
69 min
605
Our undemocratic primaries, Obama's new fiducia...
64 min
606
Interview with Jason Furman
30 min
607
Why inequality matters, Trump's delegate proble...
72 min
608
What the hell is going on with tax havens, expl...
59 min
609
A medical struggle to digitize, a tax calculato...
78 min
610
Replacing No Child Left Behind, wonky March Mad...
65 min
611
Super(b) Tuesday special
51 min
612
The productivity slowdown, TrumpCare, and bette...
84 min
613
Super Tuesday/Exhausted Wednesday special!
83 min
614
TPP, the Nevada Caucus, and the Great Texas Abo...
69 min
615
The Supreme Court vacancy and the possible coll...
66 min
616
Could more corruption fix American politics?
72 min
617
The Iowa Caucuses
73 min
618
Will taxing the rich hurt growth – and will thi...
84 min
619
Ross Douthat on campus conservatism, being than...
73 min
620
Campaign finance and global inequality — with l...
72 min
621
Obama's Legacy, debating single payer, and Obam...
79 min
622
Immigration and the minimum wage — with an arme...
77 min
623
Teen births are plummeting — and economists are...
63 min
624
Gentrification, a budget deal, and the decline ...
76 min
625
Ezra interviews Ben Bernanke
40 min
626
Why health premiums rise, and how partisans dis...
76 min
627
Dietary fat and climate change
57 min
628
Childbirth, retirement, and terror in between
74 min
629
We know how to eliminate poverty. So why don't we?
66 min
630
How politics is making us stupid
68 min
631
Are we counting poverty all wrong?
73 min
632
Want to fix inequality by taxing the rich? Good...
51 min
633
The Weeds: Can the government trick you into di...
81 min
634
Arthur Brooks on think tanks, happiness, and ma...
54 min
635
Would single payer health care work in America?
63 min
636
Ezra, Matt and Sarah Try to Podcast
55 min