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
EpiPen Prices, the Clinton Foundation, and Lead...
55 min
602
Obamacare Update and Aging America
56 min
603
Think Tanks, Transition, and What Drives Trumpkins
66 min
604
Trump's tax plan, democratic legitimacy, and th...
61 min
605
Interview with Atul Gawande
95 min
606
DNC-Palooza
58 min
607
Republican Convention Special
54 min
608
Basic Income and Police Shootings
58 min
609
Hillary Clinton. Yes, that Hillary Clinton.
43 min
610
Free College, Email Extravaganza, and the China...
60 min
611
Brexit 2, SCOTUS on abortion, and the missing m...
63 min
612
Welfare reform, SCOTUS deadlock, and health car...
65 min
613
Guns, Brexit, and Free Condoms
57 min
614
5uper Tue5day
55 min
615
Accountable Care Organizations, more Swedish ad...
57 min
616
Health care innovation, did Dems rig the primar...
68 min
617
90s nostalgia, Obamacare lawsuits, and the trut...
55 min
618
Competition in Obamacare marketplaces and how l...
49 min
619
Trump is the Republican nominee. What happens n...
60 min
620
Interview with Secretary of Defense Ash Carter
47 min
621
Land value taxes, soda taxes, and carbon taxes ...
69 min
622
Our undemocratic primaries, Obama's new fiducia...
64 min
623
Interview with Jason Furman
30 min
624
Why inequality matters, Trump's delegate proble...
72 min
625
What the hell is going on with tax havens, expl...
59 min
626
A medical struggle to digitize, a tax calculato...
78 min
627
Replacing No Child Left Behind, wonky March Mad...
65 min
628
Super(b) Tuesday special
51 min
629
The productivity slowdown, TrumpCare, and bette...
84 min
630
Super Tuesday/Exhausted Wednesday special!
83 min
631
TPP, the Nevada Caucus, and the Great Texas Abo...
69 min
632
The Supreme Court vacancy and the possible coll...
66 min
633
Could more corruption fix American politics?
72 min
634
The Iowa Caucuses
73 min
635
Will taxing the rich hurt growth – and will thi...
84 min
636
Ross Douthat on campus conservatism, being than...
73 min
637
Campaign finance and global inequality — with l...
72 min
638
Obama's Legacy, debating single payer, and Obam...
79 min
639
Immigration and the minimum wage — with an arme...
77 min
640
Teen births are plummeting — and economists are...
63 min
641
Gentrification, a budget deal, and the decline ...
76 min
642
Ezra interviews Ben Bernanke
40 min
643
Why health premiums rise, and how partisans dis...
76 min
644
Dietary fat and climate change
57 min
645
Childbirth, retirement, and terror in between
74 min
646
We know how to eliminate poverty. So why don't we?
66 min
647
How politics is making us stupid
68 min
648
Are we counting poverty all wrong?
73 min
649
Want to fix inequality by taxing the rich? Good...
51 min
650
The Weeds: Can the government trick you into di...
81 min
651
Arthur Brooks on think tanks, happiness, and ma...
54 min
652
Would single payer health care work in America?
63 min
653
Ezra, Matt and Sarah Try to Podcast
55 min