Pitchfork Economics with Nick Hanauer

Any society that allows itself to become radically unequal eventually collapses into an uprising or a police state—or both. Join venture capitalist Nick Hanauer and some of the world’s leading economic and political thinkers in an exploration of who gets what and why. Turns out, everything you learned about economics is wrong. And if we don’t do something about rising inequality, the pitchforks are coming.

Government
Politics
Business
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Atlas Hugged (with David Sloan Wilson)
36 min
102
Can’t stop, won't stop, GameStop (with Congress...
33 min
103
No, the relief bill won’t cause inflation (with...
47 min
104
The idea for a National Investment Authority, e...
34 min
105
The velocity of money (with Ann Pettifor)
41 min
106
Re-post: Does the market pay you what you’re wo...
50 min
107
What’s the deal with the CBO report?
29 min
108
Ask Nick Anything
38 min
109
Repost: How to spot a bogus minimum wage study ...
46 min
110
Do wealthy Americans have too much power? (with...
39 min
111
Repost: Why raising the minimum wage doesn’t ra...
50 min
112
How can Democrats win back rural America? (with...
30 min
113
The sounds of the new administration
12 min
114
The economic challenges Biden faces (with Idree...
28 min
115
The case for a True New Deal (with Bharat Ramam...
35 min
116
How banking deregulation makes you unsafe (with...
38 min
117
Tax me more, I’m rich (with Abigail Disney and ...
55 min
118
Why should we cancel student debt? (with Fenaba...
35 min
119
Why conventional wisdom is finally pushing for ...
39 min
120
Author Interview: Competition is Killing Us (wi...
29 min
121
Restoring conservative economics (with Oren Cass)
44 min
122
What would you do if you were benevolent dictator?
24 min
123
Why do you do this work?
36 min
124
What happens when unemployment benefits run out...
32 min
125
Who is Ron Klain?
38 min
126
The case for a millionaires tax (with Governor ...
28 min
127
Election Day AMA Special (with Cristina Uribe)
38 min
128
BONUS: The Haunting of Buchanan Manor
12 min
129
The real looting in America (with Robert Reich)
31 min
130
The pro-business case for reimagining capitalis...
30 min
131
Author Interview: How to rebuild the middle cla...
23 min
132
Ask Nick Anything
35 min
133
The future of health care (with Abdul El-Sayed)
30 min
134
The powerlessness of forced labor (with Suresh ...
30 min
135
Inequality is costing workers $50 trillion (wit...
35 min
136
Redefining rural America (with Olugbenga Ajilore)
37 min
137
Coercion in the workplace (with Elizabeth Ander...
40 min
138
Winning on growth (with Michael Linden)
24 min
139
Author Interview: Money, Democracy, and the Lif...
38 min
140
A long walk off a short economic cliff (with Tr...
29 min
141
You can’t starve your way out of a recession (w...
27 min
142
Care work is more valuable than ever (with Kate...
31 min
143
It’s time to stop relying on crisis legislation...
33 min
144
2020 Election AMA (with Cristina Uribe)
34 min
145
BONUS: Nancy MacLean - Unedited Conversation
37 min
146
How the radical right weaponized ideology (with...
38 min
147
How Econ 101 upholds racist systems (with Joell...
32 min
148
There’s no herd immunity to greed (with Thomas ...
31 min
149
Debunking deficit myths (with Stephanie Kelton)
42 min
150
People are basically good (with Rutger Bregman)
34 min
151
Vaccine development needs new incentives (with ...
26 min
152
Re-imagining public safety (with King County Co...
30 min
153
Podcast Blackout
9 min
154
Why Wall Street gets a bailout and you don’t (w...
32 min
155
Why the market fails in a crisis (with Joseph S...
41 min
156
Author Interview: Inside the Secret War on Voti...
22 min
157
Inequality and coronavirus (with Heather Boushe...
44 min
158
Austerity will make this recession worse (with ...
38 min
159
Labor regulations in the gaming industry (with ...
26 min
160
Leadership failure made the U.S. pandemic worse...
37 min
161
What’s happening in professional sports right n...
35 min
162
What’s changed since the 1918 pandemic? (A hist...
20 min
163
Understanding the CARES Act (with Heidi Shierholz)
39 min
164
AMA: COVID-19 and the Economy
27 min
165
Killing zombie ideas (with Paul Krugman)
43 min
166
Disaster Economics
32 min
167
The federal budget is a theory of growth (with ...
32 min
168
Welcome to the golden age of white collar crime...
34 min
169
The emerging economic problems of the next deca...
36 min
170
From generosity to justice (with Darren Walker)
36 min
171
Paul’s Book Review: Democracy in Chains
5 min
172
Debunking economics (with Steve Keen)
36 min
173
BONUS: Class warfare in Finland (a history less...
21 min
174
Re-imagining capitalism (with Anu Partanen and ...
46 min
175
Voicemails with Goldy
13 min
176
The hidden costs of banking while poor (with Me...
57 min
177
How neoliberalism captured Democrats (with Jame...
47 min
178
Paul’s Book Review: Neighborhood Defenders
4 min
179
Corporate parasites: how taxpayers subsidize pr...
57 min
180
Ask Nick Anything (Part 2)
25 min
181
Naomi Klein - Unedited Interview
35 min
182
How big pharma keeps drug prices high (with Pri...
51 min
183
Ask Nick Anything (Part 1)
28 min
184
Paul’s Book Review: Weapons of Math Destruction
3 min
185
What’s the trick in trickle-down? (with Yuval N...
47 min
186
The pitchforks are here (with Cesar Hidalgo)
32 min
187
Does media have an economics problem? (with Cha...
35 min
188
Does economics have a media problem? (with Matt...
36 min
189
How monopolies feed plutocracy (with Matt Stoller)
31 min
190
BONUS: George Monbiot - Unedited Conversation
49 min
191
How to make the rich pay their taxes (with Gabr...
44 min
192
Economic woman (with Katrine Marçal, Lisa D. Co...
53 min
193
Listener voicemails! (with Nick and Goldy)
14 min
194
Is economic orthodoxy evolving? (with Luigi Zin...
57 min
195
Can we hold big corporations to higher standard...
48 min
196
HALLOWEEN SPECIAL: Trickle-Down or Treat
15 min
197
Tax me more, I’m rich (with Abigail Disney and ...
54 min
198
Will bad economics kill the Green New Deal? (wi...
59 min
199
Paul’s Book Review: Kochland
4 min
200
The trade-offs of global trade (with Dean Baker...
41 min