pod.link copied!
The Weeds
The Weeds

The Weeds is Vox's podcast for politics and policy discussions. Every Tuesday, Jonquilyn Hill and guests take a deep dive into the... more

Listen now on

Apple Podcasts
Google Podcasts
Podcast Addict
Pocket Casts
Player FM
Podcast Republic


Medicaid’s “Great Unwinding”

On April 1, 2023, a Covid-era Medicaid policy called continuous enrollment will end. The policy allowed recipients to retain their... more

28 Mar 2023 · 48 minutes
Why Illinois wants to end cash bail

This month, the Illinois Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case examining the Safe-T Act. The legislation would bring... more

21 Mar 2023 · 54 minutes
The debt ceiling drama

You’ve probably heard by now that President Joe Biden released his 2024 budget proposal. You’ve also probably heard that it... more

14 Mar 2023 · 44 minutes
What East Palestine can tell us about the rail industry

On the evening of February 3, 2023, a Norfolk Southern train carrying toxic chemicals derailed outside of East Palestine, Ohio.... more

07 Mar 2023 · 46 minutes
The most consequential immigration policy you’ve probably never heard of.

Almost 30 years ago, President Bill Clinton signed the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act into law. This policy... more

28 Feb 2023 · 52 minutes
Will the Supreme Court ruin the internet?

On Tuesday, February 21, the Supreme Court will hear two cases that could dramatically change the way we use the... more

21 Feb 2023 · 49 minutes
The Ukraine war: past, present, and future

It’s been almost one year since Russia invaded Ukraine. Since the invasion, thousands have died, millions have been displaced, and... more

14 Feb 2023 · 55 minutes
$14 trillion and no mules

Paying the price. One of the typical questions asked during conversations about reparations is how to pay for them. Fabiola... more

07 Feb 2023 · 56 minutes
The Biden policy that could change your neighborhood

One of the most important pieces of civil rights legislation in American history is the Fair Housing Act of 1968.... more

31 Jan 2023 · 52 minutes
Insulin is for the world

When insulin was discovered in 1923, the scientists sold the patent for only a dollar, hoping to make it accessible... more

24 Jan 2023 · 47 minutes
The Weeds
Medicaid’s “Great Unwinding”
The Weeds