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The Weeds
The Weeds

Politics is how people achieve power. Policy is what they do with it. Every week on The Weeds, host Jonquilyn Hill and guests... more

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What’s up, doc(ket)?

Summer is over, school is back, and the Supreme Court is getting ready for a new term. The term starts... more

20 Sep 2023 · 43 minutes
Who protects workers from extreme heat?

No matter where you live in the US, this summer was hot. Extremely hot. Temperatures soared all over the country,... more

13 Sep 2023 · 46 minutes
Why isn’t school lunch free?

The problem of school lunch debt is not a new one. But during the early days of the Covid-19 public... more

30 Aug 2023 · 38 minutes
Trump’s RICO problem

In case you missed it, Donald Trump was indicted once again, this time for his attempts to overturn the results... more

23 Aug 2023 · 47 minutes
Biden messed with Texas

In early July, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott installed a chain of buoys and barbed wire in the Rio Grande as... more

16 Aug 2023 · 43 minutes
Biden wants YOU (to go to therapy)

Finding a therapist can be exhausting. Between connecting with a clinician you like and locating someone who takes your insurance,... more

09 Aug 2023 · 40 minutes
A new era for birth control

For the first time ever in America, a birth control pill will be available over the counter. In July 2023,... more

02 Aug 2023 · 51 minutes
Who broke student loans?

Last month, the Supreme Court struck down President Biden’s student loan forgiveness program. Student loan debt these days weighs in... more

26 Jul 2023 · 52 minutes
Expecting: Weed and Pregnancy

Many states have extremely punitive policies around cannabis and pregnancy. But researchers don't actually have great data on cannabis's harms. This... more

19 Jul 2023 · 42 minutes
It's an HOA world; you're just living in it

If you’re buying a new home, there’s a good chance it’s part of a homeowners association. HOAs are a form... more

12 Jul 2023 · 51 minutes
The Weeds
What’s up, doc(ket)?
The Weeds