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
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The case for a millionaires tax (with Governor ...
28 min
102
Election Day AMA Special (with Cristina Uribe)
38 min
103
BONUS: The Haunting of Buchanan Manor
12 min
104
The real looting in America (with Robert Reich)
31 min
105
The pro-business case for reimagining capitalis...
30 min
106
Author Interview: How to rebuild the middle cla...
23 min
107
Ask Nick Anything
35 min
108
The future of health care (with Abdul El-Sayed)
30 min
109
The powerlessness of forced labor (with Suresh ...
30 min
110
Inequality is costing workers $50 trillion (wit...
35 min
111
Redefining rural America (with Olugbenga Ajilore)
37 min
112
Coercion in the workplace (with Elizabeth Ander...
40 min
113
Winning on growth (with Michael Linden)
24 min
114
Author Interview: Money, Democracy, and the Lif...
38 min
115
A long walk off a short economic cliff (with Tr...
29 min
116
You can’t starve your way out of a recession (w...
27 min
117
Care work is more valuable than ever (with Kate...
31 min
118
It’s time to stop relying on crisis legislation...
33 min
119
2020 Election AMA (with Cristina Uribe)
34 min
120
BONUS: Nancy MacLean - Unedited Conversation
37 min
121
How the radical right weaponized ideology (with...
38 min
122
How Econ 101 upholds racist systems (with Joell...
32 min
123
There’s no herd immunity to greed (with Thomas ...
31 min
124
Debunking deficit myths (with Stephanie Kelton)
42 min
125
People are basically good (with Rutger Bregman)
34 min
126
Vaccine development needs new incentives (with ...
26 min
127
Re-imagining public safety (with King County Co...
30 min
128
Podcast Blackout
9 min
129
Why Wall Street gets a bailout and you don’t (w...
32 min
130
Why the market fails in a crisis (with Joseph S...
41 min
131
Author Interview: Inside the Secret War on Voti...
22 min
132
Inequality and coronavirus (with Heather Boushe...
44 min
133
Austerity will make this recession worse (with ...
38 min
134
Labor regulations in the gaming industry (with ...
26 min
135
Leadership failure made the U.S. pandemic worse...
37 min
136
What’s happening in professional sports right n...
35 min
137
What’s changed since the 1918 pandemic? (A hist...
20 min
138
Understanding the CARES Act (with Heidi Shierholz)
39 min
139
AMA: COVID-19 and the Economy
27 min
140
Killing zombie ideas (with Paul Krugman)
43 min
141
Disaster Economics
32 min
142
The federal budget is a theory of growth (with ...
32 min
143
Welcome to the golden age of white collar crime...
34 min
144
The emerging economic problems of the next deca...
36 min
145
From generosity to justice (with Darren Walker)
36 min
146
Paul’s Book Review: Democracy in Chains
5 min
147
Debunking economics (with Steve Keen)
36 min
148
BONUS: Class warfare in Finland (a history less...
21 min
149
Re-imagining capitalism (with Anu Partanen and ...
46 min
150
Voicemails with Goldy
13 min
151
The hidden costs of banking while poor (with Me...
57 min
152
How neoliberalism captured Democrats (with Jame...
47 min
153
Paul’s Book Review: Neighborhood Defenders
4 min
154
Corporate parasites: how taxpayers subsidize pr...
57 min
155
Ask Nick Anything (Part 2)
25 min
156
Naomi Klein - Unedited Interview
35 min
157
How big pharma keeps drug prices high (with Pri...
51 min
158
Ask Nick Anything (Part 1)
28 min
159
Paul’s Book Review: Weapons of Math Destruction
3 min
160
What’s the trick in trickle-down? (with Yuval N...
47 min
161
The pitchforks are here (with Cesar Hidalgo)
32 min
162
Does media have an economics problem? (with Cha...
35 min
163
Does economics have a media problem? (with Matt...
36 min
164
How monopolies feed plutocracy (with Matt Stoller)
31 min
165
BONUS: George Monbiot - Unedited Conversation
49 min
166
How to make the rich pay their taxes (with Gabr...
44 min
167
Economic woman (with Katrine Marçal, Lisa D. Co...
53 min
168
Listener voicemails! (with Nick and Goldy)
14 min
169
Is economic orthodoxy evolving? (with Luigi Zin...
57 min
170
Can we hold big corporations to higher standard...
48 min
171
HALLOWEEN SPECIAL: Trickle-Down or Treat
15 min
172
Tax me more, I’m rich (with Abigail Disney and ...
54 min
173
Will bad economics kill the Green New Deal? (wi...
59 min
174
Paul’s Book Review: Kochland
4 min
175
The trade-offs of global trade (with Dean Baker...
41 min
176
How neoliberalism happened (with George Monbiot...
59 min
177
BONUS: Rewriting the rules for an inclusive eco...
15 min
178
Why philanthropy can’t undo this mess (with Ana...
54 min
179
BONUS: Saru Jayaraman - Unedited Conversation
28 min
180
Author Interview: Chris Arnade
31 min
181
Paul’s Book Review #2: Janesville, An American ...
4 min
182
Behind the scenes of Nick’s new TED Talk: The d...
33 min
183
Does the market really pay you what you’re wort...
50 min
184
BONUS: Voicemails with Nick and Goldy
12 min
185
How to spot a bogus minimum wage study (with Be...
46 min
186
Does the future of work include a Federal Jobs ...
46 min
187
Paul’s Book Review: Listen, Liberal
4 min
188
A skeptic's guide to Universal Basic Income (wi...
49 min
189
Shared security, shared growth: a social contra...
49 min
190
Educationism (with Diane Ravitch)
46 min
191
The robots are coming… what now? (with Heidi Sh...
62 min
192
BONUS: What to listen for in the second round o...
8 min
193
Health Care Part 2: One nation, with liberty an...
35 min
194
BONUS: Don't Pass Go—without learning more abou...
21 min
195
Health Care Part 1: Everyone does it better tha...
45 min
196
The decline of worker power (with David Rolf an...
55 min
197
Our full conversation with Governor Jay Inslee
33 min
198
A roadmap to utopia (with Rutger Bregman)
48 min
199
Picking up where Darwin left off (LIVE with Dav...
41 min
200
Update: Whatever happened to overtime? (with Sh...
46 min