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Everyone is always warning you not to get lost in the weeds. But not Vox's Ezra Klein, Sarah Kliff, and Matthew Yglesias. They love the weeds. That's where all the policy is. This is the podcast for people who follow politics because they love thinking about health care, economics, and zoning. It is not podcast for people who like hearing talk about gaffes.

Everyone is always warning you not to get lost in the weeds. But not Vox's Ezra Klein, Sarah Kliff, and Matthew Yglesias. They love the weeds. That's where all the policy is. This is the podcast for people who follow politics because they love thinking about health care, economics, and zoning. It is not podcast for people who like hearing talk about gaffes.
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Everyone is always warning you not to get lost in the weeds. But not Vox's Ezra Klein, Sarah Kliff, and Matthew Yglesias. They love the weeds. That's where all the policy is. This is the podcast for people who follow politics because they love thinking about health care, economics, and zoning. It is not podcast for people who like hearing talk about gaffes.

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Episodes

How immigration took over Virginia’s governor race

10/20/2017
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Dara Lind and Andrew Prokop join Matt to talk about the surprisingly interesting governor’s election in Virginia.

Duration: 01:11:43


The Impact: The curious case of the $629 Band Aid

10/18/2017
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Introducing The Impact, a new show from Vox hosted by Sarah Kliff. The Impact explores how policy affects real lives. This season, we’re focusing on healthcare, and the first episode tackles with one of thorniest questions in the American healthcare system: prices. Subscribe to The Impact wherever you get your podcasts.

Duration: 00:08:31


How do you solve a problem like Harvey Weinstein?

10/17/2017
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Sarah, Ezra, and Matt dig into the Harvey Weinstein story, talk a bit about tax reform, and cover new research on Medicaid expansion and savings. White paper: Medicaid and Household Savings Behavior: New Evidence from Tax Refunds

Duration: 01:01:32


Trump couldn't repeal Obamacare, so he's making it worse

10/13/2017
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Dylan Scott joins Sarah and Matt to dive into the newest forms of Obamacare sabotage, and to talk about heroin.

Duration: 01:07:08


CHIPping away at gerrymandering

10/10/2017
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Sarah, Ezra, and Matt talk about CHIP reauthorization, the Supreme Court's big gerrymandering case, and a seminal Richard Thaler paper (Mental Accounting and Consumer Choice).

Duration: 01:05:22


Republicans have big dreams and big problems on tax reform

10/6/2017
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Dylan Matthews and Andrew Prokop join Matt to talk about Republicans hopes, dreams, and nightmares on tax reform.

Duration: 01:02:57


Australia solved its gun problem. Could America?

10/3/2017
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Sarah, Ezra, and Matt talk about gun control in the wake of Las Vegas, the GOP tax reform blueprint, and job-sharing in Germany. White paper: The Employment and Output Effects of Short-Time Work in Germany Referenced articles: What Do We Know About the Association Between Firearm Legislation and Firearm-Related Injuries? A Dynamic Analysis of Permanent Extension of the President’s Tax Relief After a year of work, Republicans have decided nothing on corporate tax reform (Matt's piece)

Duration: 01:13:23


The Puerto Rico disaster and Trump's inadequate response

9/29/2017
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Eliza Barclay and Alexia Fernández Campbell join Matt to talk about Hurricane Maria and its aftermath.

Duration: 00:54:32


What's budget reconciliation, and how did it eat the Senate?

9/26/2017
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Sarah, Ezra, and Matt delve into Senate procedure arcana, break down the latest GOP repeal bill, and talk about a surprisingly easy way to reduce theft. White paper: SNAP Benefits and Crime: Evidence from Changing Disbursement Schedules

Duration: 01:08:09


Weeds Live: Canadian immigration and a health insurance experiment

9/22/2017
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Dara Lind joins Matt and Sarah at the Now Hear This Festival to discuss the Canadian immigration system, and the audience chooses a white paper (https://www.rand.org/pubs/research_briefs/RB9174.html) for them to talk about.

Duration: 01:22:38


The worst GOP healthcare bill yet

9/20/2017
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Ezra and Sarah parse through Graham-Cassidy, the latest Republican repeal bill. White paper: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3025749

Duration: 01:03:54


White House Chinese food summit leads to congressional chaos

9/15/2017
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Congressional reporters Jeff Stein and Tara Golshan join Matt to talk about congressional Democrats' hopes and Republicans' fears.

Duration: 00:52:55


BernieCare and Hillary's abandoned UBI

9/13/2017
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Sarah, Ezra, and Matt discuss Bernie Sanders' Medicare for All bill and Hillary Clinton's musings on creating a national version of the Alaska Permanent Fund.

Duration: 01:15:25


Weeds Live: Atul Gawande on opioids, end of life care, and rock and roll

9/8/2017
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Atul Gawande is a surgeon and the author of Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End. Sarah interviewed him live, asking about the opioid epidemic, his work with end of life patients, and his terrible college rock band.

Duration: 01:07:50


Trump's art of the sabotage

9/6/2017
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Sarah and Matt discuss DACA, ACA implementation, and some game-changing new research on the real history of all-payer rate setting. White paper: Uncompensated care and the collapse of hospital payment regulation: An illustration of the Tinbergen Rule by Jeffrey Clemens and Benedic Ippolito Paper on Maryland and hospital rate setting: Tracking the demise of state hospital rate setting by John McDonough

Duration: 01:04:56


Deferred action podcasting

9/1/2017
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Dara Lind joins Matt to talk about the past, present, and future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

Duration: 01:14:42


The policy origins of America's most expensive natural disaster

8/30/2017
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Sarah and Matt talk about the policy errors behind Hurricane Harvey's devastation, the single-payer wonk gap, and new research on kindergarten red shirting. White paper: School Starting Age and Cognitive Development

Duration: 01:08:27


Donald Trump vs the congressional GOP

8/25/2017
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Tara Golshan and Andrew Prokop join Matt to talk about the bad blood between Trump and Mitch McConnell. Links! Andrew's interview with Dave Hopkins Now Hear This registration (Promo code Weeds) Weeds Facebook group

Duration: 00:50:16


How the rich ate all the growth

8/23/2017
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Ezra and Matt discuss two big papers that help explain America's economic malaise: Income and Wealth Inequality: Evidence and Policy Implications The Rise of Market Power and the Macroeconomic Implications

Duration: 00:49:06


Statue limitations

8/18/2017
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Libby Nelson and German Lopez join Matt to discuss the politics and history of Confederate monuments.

Duration: 00:56:34

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