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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 and Friday, Dylan Matthews, Jerusalem Demsas, German Lopez, Dara Lind, and other voices dig into the weeds on important national issues, including healthcare immigration, and housing. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.4 stars from 8,159 ratings
Needs Challenge?
i mentioned a lack of energy in a previous review; “the PDF sensation that’s gripping the nation” is a lot closer to what i was hoping for. still wish there was a little more of intellectual pushback (not a fight, but at least a steel-manning of the opposition, or someone actually believing it’s...Read full review »
brett.anton.34 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/20/21
A sad Decline
Not a particular insightful conversation that digs deep and reflects on politics like it used to be. Now the definition of “the weeds” is some slightly lower than mainstream political topic discussed at surface level by agreeing commentators.
jcklnz11 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/16/21
Subpar since Matt left
The show just now feels like big standard Vox fair since Matthew Yglesias left. It’s not nearly as intellectually challenging nor is it really “in the weeds.” There’s not much about the show anymore that’s worth listening to because it’s not in any way differentiated from the content you get from...Read full review »
Chewey_Delt via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/14/21
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