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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1
The many benefits of a guaranteed job program (...
38 min
2
The legacy of the Fight for $15 (with NELP)
48 min
3
Sci-Fi Economics (with Kim Stanley Robinson)
52 min
4
The real reasons why inflation soared last year...
38 min
5
New Year, New AMA
42 min
6
Revisiting the economics of abortion (with Cait...
38 min
7
Revisiting corporate greed’s effect on the supp...
37 min
8
CEO Pay is out of control (with Mark Kreidler)
43 min
9
America isn’t lost, it’s Adrift (with Scott Gal...
44 min
10
Fair Social Contracts (with Eric Beinhocker)
39 min
11
Charting a new path forward (LIVE from EconCon ...
49 min
12
Why we can't let Kroger buy Albertsons (with St...
42 min
13
The reality of voter suppression in America (wi...
35 min
14
Chokepoint Capitalism (with Cory Doctorow and R...
51 min
15
Middle-Out Messaging for the Midterms (with Mel...
45 min
16
A brief history of Middle-Out Economics (with M...
45 min
17
Why won't trickle-down die? (with Mark Blyth)
38 min
18
How to repair the housing crisis (with Jenny Sc...
34 min
19
How student loan forgiveness rebuilds the econo...
54 min
20
Measuring long Covid's impact on the labor mark...
29 min
21
We need to fix overtime pay in America (with Ma...
40 min
22
How the Inflation Reduction Act benefits the mi...
34 min
23
The limits of the market (with Joseph Stiglitz)
41 min
24
Why essential work is essentially forced labor ...
30 min
25
How inequality cost workers $50 trillion (with ...
36 min
26
Reclaiming conservative economics (with Oren Cass)
44 min
27
Mission Economy (with Mariana Mazzucato)
39 min
28
How American tax policy fosters racial inequali...
29 min
29
We can redefine worker power (with Elizabeth An...
41 min
30
Can corporations help repair society? (with Ben...
37 min
31
Ask Nick Anything
47 min
32
Has Chile defeated neoliberalism? (with Marcelo...
29 min
33
Marshall Plan for Moms (with Reshma Saujani)
42 min
34
The inequality of progress (with Oded Galor)
35 min
35
How thinking like economists holds us back (wit...
33 min
36
Exploring global solutions to inequality (with ...
31 min
37
Inclusion is an economic necessity (with john a...
46 min
38
Consumers deserve an inflation rebate (with Con...
36 min
39
How Biden’s budget proposal takes on corporate ...
35 min
40
Pirate equity (with Jim Baker)
37 min
41
Companies can't self-regulate their way to incl...
38 min
42
Why your non-compete clause is probably illegal...
44 min
43
How neoliberalism happened (with George Monbiot...
59 min
44
The economics of mass incarceration (with Robyn...
33 min
45
Why a $15 minimum wage is no longer enough (wit...
31 min
46
Did corporate greed break the supply chain? (wi...
36 min
47
Free lunch thinking (with Tom Bergin)
44 min
48
Congress looks to the CBO for economic expertis...
38 min
49
How Davos Man devours the world (with Peter Goo...
40 min
50
The economics of abortion (with Caitlin Myers)
37 min
51
Ask Nick Anything
54 min
52
Debunking deficit myths (with Stephanie Kelton)
42 min
53
The economic case for universal health care (wi...
34 min
54
Why privatizing public goods is bad for democra...
36 min
55
Ending the tipped minimum wage (with Saru Jayar...
30 min
56
Did the Federal Reserve’s policies make inequal...
40 min
57
How the radical right weaponized ideology (with...
38 min
58
How opportunity zones create windfalls for the ...
34 min
59
Are you in the 9.9 percent? (with Matthew Stewart)
37 min
60
Moving beyond racial liberalism (with Kyle Stri...
28 min
61
The hidden costs of banking while poor (with Me...
57 min
62
Make the clean stuff cheap (with Eric Beinhocke...
36 min
63
Why can’t we talk about homelessness? (with Jos...
33 min
64
How taxpayers subsidize corporate profits (with...
56 min
65
How the tax system impoverishes Black Americans...
29 min
66
The free market economics of synthetic opioids ...
39 min
67
How to stand up for voting rights (with Andrea ...
35 min
68
Thanks to unemployment insurance, poverty decli...
32 min
69
How corporate concentration hurts the economy (...
32 min
70
Why philanthropy isn’t the answer (with Anand G...
49 min
71
Redefining skill (with Nichola Lowe)
33 min
72
Capitalism is working better in Finland (with A...
46 min
73
Right-to-work is bad for workers (with Shane La...
28 min
74
How neoliberalism captured Democrats (with Jame...
45 min
75
Why restaurants can’t find workers (with restau...
30 min
76
What convinces people to act in the interest of...
44 min
77
How Covid shook the world’s economy (with Adam ...
50 min
78
Why is getting out of poverty so hard? (with Fe...
40 min
79
Why is the child tax credit good economic polic...
45 min
80
How the credit market drives up housing prices ...
33 min
81
Ask Nick Anything, continued!
31 min
82
Everything you need to know about the Frito-Lay...
22 min
83
Ask Nick Anything
28 min
84
Fiscal policy can help save the environment (wi...
41 min
85
Why billionaires are paying no taxes (LIVE from...
22 min
86
We all do better when we all do better (with JP...
31 min
87
Summer Reading List!
28 min
88
Post-pandemic booms (with Callum Williams)
38 min
89
Chipotle CEO Brian Niccol is a trickle-down clown
33 min
90
Inequality is bad for everyone (with Djaffar Sh...
38 min
91
How U.S. policy was designed to suppress wages ...
38 min
92
It’s not a labor shortage, it’s a wage shortage...
30 min
93
Your non-compete clause is probably illegal (wi...
43 min
94
Why we need a mission-driven economy (with Mari...
39 min
95
Is the economy at a turning point? (with Anusar...
37 min
96
Can businesses help repair society? (with Ben &...
37 min
97
There’s no such thing as a race-neutral policy ...
23 min
98
Diving into March’s giant jobs report (with Aus...
23 min
99
Winning back our freedom from the market (with ...
40 min
100
Andrew Yang interviews Nick!
42 min