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

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 than five minutes, and it really helps out the show....Show More

59:50 | Aug 27th

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 wild days in Trump’s trade war with China, explained”...Show More
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1:03:33 | Aug 9th

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:“No, climate action can’t be separated from socia...Show More

1:00:56 | Feb 22nd

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 care studyWarren's child care planThe Family Fun ...Show More

1:00:09 | Jan 29th

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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