Vox's The Weeds

Everyone is always warning you not to get lost in the weeds. But not Vox's Ezra Klein, Sarah Kliff, and Matthew Yglesias. They love the weeds. That's where all the policy is. This is the podcast for people who follow politics because they love thinking about health care, economics, and zoning. It is not a podcast for people who like hearing talk about gaffes.

http://voxtheweeds.slate.libsynpro.com/podcast

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    Death Panel If You Do, Death Panel If You Don't


    Sarah, Ezra, and Matt talk fake news, town hall protests, and research on why your cell phone bill is so high. 


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    1h13m
    yesterday

    Weeds in the Wild: Sarah Goes to Kentucky


    In another episode of their new podcast, Sarah and Vox's Liz Scheltens explore why Obamacare enrollees in Kentucky voted for Trump. 


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    14m
    Friday

    Privet, Amerika!


    Sarah, Ezra, and Matt talk about the latest Russia-related scandal engulfing the Trump administration, the White House's lack of progress on policy, and new research on how Medicaid expansion reduced the divorce rate. 


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    1h5m
    last week

    The Time Traveling Emanuel Brothers


    Sarah, Ezra, and Matt talk about anti-Trump protests, cabinet confirmations, and health insurance age rating (exciting!) 


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    1h20m
    this month

    SCOTUS, DBCFT, and Hitler's Highways


    Sarah, Ezra, and Matt talk about Neil Gorsuch, a controversial tax reform idea, and Nazi infrastructure building.


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    1h11m
    this month

    The Don't-Call-It-A-Muslim-Ban


    Dara Lind joins Ezra and Matt to discuss Donald Trump's latest crackdown on immigrants and refugees.


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    41m
    this month

    Gag Order and Infrastructure


    Sarah, Ezra, and Matt talk about widely-misunderstood Trump administration efforts to shut up career civil servants, talk about infrastructure, and ask journalism's most pressing question: What's up with eggs?


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    58m
    this month

    Inauguration Special


    Shortly after the inauguration ceremonies ended, Ezra, Matt, and Sarah gathered to analyze what it all means in the first Trump-era Weeds episode. 


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    43m
    last month

    DeVos, Rigged Polls, and Quitting Bureaucrats


    Sarah, Ezra, and Matt are joined by Libby Nelson to discuss Trump's not-so-great hires, not-so-great polls, and new research into how career staff act during presidential transitions.


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    1h2m
    last month

    Trump Cabinet, Obamacare Update, and Heroin


    Sarah, Ezra, and Matt talk about the rush to hold hearings on Trump's cabinet appointees, the sudden emergence of trouble in repeal paradise, and an effort to cut down on pill abuse that backfired massively. 


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    58m
    last month