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Vox's The Weeds

By Vox

Rank #66 in News & Politics category

News & Politics
Society & Culture
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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 and Friday, Matthew Yglesias is joined by Ezra Klein, Sarah Kliff, Dara Lind, Jane Coaston and other Vox voices to dig into the weeds on important national issues, including healthcare, immigration, housing, and everything else that matters. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

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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 and Friday, Matthew Yglesias is joined by Ezra Klein, Sarah Kliff, Dara Lind, Jane Coaston and other Vox voices to dig into the weeds on important national issues, including healthcare, immigration, housing, and everything else that matters. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

iTunes Ratings

4822 Ratings
Average Ratings
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My favorite podcast

By gbjj____ - Dec 06 2018
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Really enjoy getting the “new episode available” notification every week

Matty Ice!

By EJ Harrison - Dec 04 2018
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Love the show! Love the content AND love Matt’s vocal stylings! Keep up the awesome work.

iTunes Ratings

4822 Ratings
Average Ratings
3881
394
207
127
213

My favorite podcast

By gbjj____ - Dec 06 2018
Read more

Really enjoy getting the “new episode available” notification every week

Matty Ice!

By EJ Harrison - Dec 04 2018
Read more

Love the show! Love the content AND love Matt’s vocal stylings! Keep up the awesome work.

Top 10 Episode of Vox's The Weeds

Rank #1: Trump Cabinet, Obamacare Update, and Heroin

Jan 10 2017
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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. 

Rank #2: Ask Weeds Anything!

Dec 22 2017
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Matt, Ezra, and Sarah answer your questions.

Rank #3: Assessing the Trump Cabinet — and Exploring How Recessions Affect Health

Nov 30 2016
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Sarah and Matt take a deep dive into what Trump's cabinet picks say about how he will govern, with a particular focus on HHS Secretary-designate Tom Price. Also: an exciting white paper on recessions and health outcomes!

Rank #4: Conflicts of Interest, Trump and the Media, and Rethinking Teen Pregnancy

Nov 23 2016
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Sarah, Ezra, and Matt consider the extraordinary possibility of corruption during the Trump administration, the president-elect's unusual relationship with the media, and a new study debunking the old study about 16 and Pregnant. 

Rank #5: The most undercovered policy stories of 2017

Dec 29 2017
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Sarah returns from New Zealand in time to reflect with Matt on the year in policy. White paper: Uniform Pricing in US Retail Chains

Rank #6: Republicans have big dreams and big problems on tax reform

Oct 06 2017
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Dylan Matthews and Andrew Prokop join Matt to talk about Republicans hopes, dreams, and nightmares on tax reform.

Rank #7: Kentucky, the Rust Belt, and the Big Picture on Trade

Dec 21 2016
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Sarah, Ezra, and Matt talk about what Obamacare-using Trump voters are hoping for, which regions really need help, and a massive overview of the evidence on globalization and inequality.

Rank #8: Inauguration Special

Jan 21 2017
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Shortly after the inauguration ceremonies ended, Ezra, Matt, and Sarah gathered to analyze what it all means in the first Trump-era Weeds episode. 

Rank #9: CB-uh oh!

Mar 15 2017
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Sarah, Ezra, and Matt talk about Donald Trump's taxes, the disastrous CBO score of the GOP health care bill, and a study on how Chinese imports reduce Americans' marriage rates. 

Rank #10: S******e special

Jan 12 2018
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The mask slipped with Trump's "s******e" comments, and Matt and Dara take a hard look at what lies beneath it. Content warning: explicit policy discussions.