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The Weeds

A News and Politics podcast featuring Sarah Kliff, Matthew Yglesias and Dara Lind
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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, 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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5 big ideas to use tax credits to fight poverty
Meg Wiehe from the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy explains the leading progressive tax plans in Congress and how they differ from Trump’s tax cuts.Related reading:Understanding Five Major Federal Tax Credit ProposalsAmerican Family ActWo…
Into the weeds with Elizabeth Warren
The Massachusetts senator joins Ezra Klein to explain her plans, and her plan to make the plans happen.
A user's guide to  antitrust
Matt sits down with Public Knowledge policy counsel Charlotte Slaiman to explain how US antitrust enforcement works and how it might better wrestle with Big Tech.


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Sarah Breau reviewed this podcast on Mar 13th, 2019
"This podcast focused on political ideas, as opposed to partisan politics. If you're more interested in public policy than the horse race, this might be a good fit for you. It has inspired some good conversations for me. I would recommend this one."

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Sep 22nd, 2015
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May 31st, 2019
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