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.

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How neoliberalism happened (with George Monbiot...
59 min
77
The economics of mass incarceration (with Robyn...
33 min
78
Why a $15 minimum wage is no longer enough (wit...
31 min
79
Did corporate greed break the supply chain? (wi...
36 min
80
Free lunch thinking (with Tom Bergin)
44 min
81
Congress looks to the CBO for economic expertis...
38 min
82
How Davos Man devours the world (with Peter Goo...
40 min
83
The economics of abortion (with Caitlin Myers)
37 min
84
Ask Nick Anything
54 min
85
Debunking deficit myths (with Stephanie Kelton)
42 min
86
The economic case for universal health care (wi...
34 min
87
Why privatizing public goods is bad for democra...
36 min
88
Ending the tipped minimum wage (with Saru Jayar...
30 min
89
Did the Federal Reserve’s policies make inequal...
40 min
90
How the radical right weaponized ideology (with...
38 min
91
How opportunity zones create windfalls for the ...
34 min
92
Are you in the 9.9 percent? (with Matthew Stewart)
37 min
93
Moving beyond racial liberalism (with Kyle Stri...
28 min
94
The hidden costs of banking while poor (with Me...
57 min
95
Make the clean stuff cheap (with Eric Beinhocke...
36 min
96
Why can’t we talk about homelessness? (with Jos...
33 min
97
How taxpayers subsidize corporate profits (with...
56 min
98
How the tax system impoverishes Black Americans...
29 min
99
The free market economics of synthetic opioids ...
39 min
100
How to stand up for voting rights (with Andrea ...
35 min