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The Weeds
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... more

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Biden’s $3.40 a gallon problem

Dylan, Jerusalem, and Dara talk about the specific kind of inflation that’s roiling American politics: the heightened price of gas.... more

24 Nov 2021 · 51 minutes
Taxing Back Better

Dylan talks to Chye-Ching Huang, the executive director of the Tax Law Center at NYU Law, about the many, many,... more

19 Nov 2021 · 49 minutes
How does the pandemic end?

Now that nearly 60 percent of the US population is fully vaccinated, Dylan, German, and Jerusalem discuss potential exit strategies... more

16 Nov 2021 · 59 minutes
Reshaping America’s cities

Vox policy reporter Jerusalem Demsas talks with the Atlantic’s Derek Thompson (@DKThomp) about how the future of remote work could... more

12 Nov 2021 · 58 minutes
Pass the SALT?

Dylan, Jerusalem, and Dara discuss congressional Democrats’ efforts to uncap the state and local tax (SALT) deduction, and how the... more

10 Nov 2021 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
The Most Dangerous Branch: Covid-19 v. The Constitution

Vox senior correspondent Ian Millhiser talks to law professor Nicholas Bagley about the pandemic — and how the courts are... more

05 Nov 2021 · 56 minutes
Is Facebook really that bad?

Dylan, German, and Dara talk about Facebook and the controversy surrounding it in recent weeks. They cover just how much... more

02 Nov 2021 · 53 minutes
Housing policy, but make it British

America’s housing market is failing to meet the needs of most Americans. Rents have skyrocketed, homeownership is slipping out of... more

29 Oct 2021 · 43 minutes
The case for and against open borders

Dylan, German, and Jerusalem get together to discuss one of the world’s least likely but most interesting utopian ideas: open... more

26 Oct 2021 · 59 minutes
The Most Dangerous Branch: A well-regulated militia

Vox senior correspondent Ian Millhiser talks with law professor Joseph Blocher and historian Carol Anderson about the Second Amendment, the... more

22 Oct 2021 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
The Weeds
Biden’s $3.40 a gallon problem
The Weeds