Vox's The Weeds

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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 Cliff, Dara Lind, Ja...Show More


1:04:33 | Mar 12th, 2019

Dara, Jane, and Matt sit down with the South Bend, Indiana, mayor and presidential candidate, live from South by Southwest.We are conducting an audience survey to better serve you. It takes no more th...Show More
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Mayor Pete is definitely establishing himself as the wonk candidate in 2020. And I kind of love that. 🤓

59:50 | Aug 27th, 2019

Ezra, Jane, and Matt talk about Trump's approach to China and what his critics get right and wrong.Links to resources discussed: “Making China Great Again” by Evan Osnos, The New Yorker“The past 3 wil...Show More
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Good discussion about what needs to be taken seriously about Trump and what doesn't need to be taken seriously.

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1:03:33 | Aug 9th, 2019

Julian Brave NoiseCat of Data for Progress joins Matt to discuss the vision of the Green New Deal, the need to link it to social justice, and whether or not it’s politically viable.Recommended reading...Show More

1:00:56 | Feb 22nd, 2019

Sarah, Dara, and Matt discuss Elizabeth Warren's universal child care plan — and the other options on the table.Relevant articles:Alvin Chang wealth tax explainerJonathan Cohn day care storyQuebec day...Show More

1:00:09 | Jan 29th, 2019

Sarah, Ezra, and Matt analyze the presidential candidate’s first popular book and review new evidence on the dangers of opioid marketing.Ezra's ArticleMatt's ArticleWhite Paper
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Interesting look back at Elizabeth Warren’s life before politics and how some of her financial policy ideas might have come too soon.

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