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
Why Wall Street gets a bailout and you don’t (w...
32 min
2
Why the market fails in a crisis (with Joseph S...
41 min
3
Author Interview: Inside the Secret War on Voti...
22 min
4
Inequality and coronavirus (with Heather Boushe...
44 min
5
Austerity will make this recession worse (with ...
38 min
6
Labor regulations in the gaming industry (with ...
26 min
7
Leadership failure made the U.S. pandemic worse...
37 min
8
What’s happening in professional sports right n...
35 min
9
What’s changed since the 1918 pandemic? (A hist...
20 min
10
Understanding the CARES Act (with Heidi Shierholz)
39 min
11
AMA: COVID-19 and the Economy
27 min
12
Killing zombie ideas (with Paul Krugman)
43 min
13
Disaster Economics
32 min
14
The federal budget is a theory of growth (with ...
32 min
15
Welcome to the golden age of white collar crime...
34 min
16
The emerging economic problems of the next deca...
36 min
17
From generosity to justice (with Darren Walker)
36 min
18
Paul’s Book Review: Democracy in Chains
5 min
19
Debunking economics (with Steve Keen)
36 min
20
BONUS: Class warfare in Finland (a history less...
21 min
21
Re-imagining capitalism (with Anu Partanen and ...
46 min
22
Voicemails with Goldy
13 min
23
The hidden costs of banking while poor (with Me...
57 min
24
How neoliberalism captured Democrats (with Jame...
47 min
25
Paul’s Book Review: Neighborhood Defenders
4 min
26
Corporate parasites: how taxpayers subsidize pr...
57 min
27
Ask Nick Anything (Part 2)
25 min
28
Naomi Klein - Unedited Interview
35 min
29
How big pharma keeps drug prices high (with Pri...
51 min
30
Ask Nick Anything (Part 1)
28 min
31
Paul’s Book Review: Weapons of Math Destruction
3 min
32
What’s the trick in trickle-down? (with Yuval N...
47 min
33
The pitchforks are here (with Cesar Hidalgo)
32 min
34
Does media have an economics problem? (with Cha...
35 min
35
Does economics have a media problem? (with Matt...
36 min
36
How monopolies feed plutocracy (with Matt Stoller)
31 min
37
BONUS: George Monbiot - Unedited Conversation
49 min
38
How to make the rich pay their taxes (with Gabr...
44 min
39
Economic woman (with Katrine Marçal, Lisa D. Co...
53 min
40
Listener voicemails! (with Nick and Goldy)
14 min
41
Is economic orthodoxy evolving? (with Luigi Zin...
57 min
42
Can we hold big corporations to higher standard...
48 min
43
HALLOWEEN SPECIAL: Trickle-Down or Treat
15 min
44
Tax me more, I’m rich (with Abigail Disney and ...
54 min
45
Will bad economics kill the Green New Deal? (wi...
59 min
46
Paul’s Book Review: Kochland
4 min
47
The trade-offs of global trade (with Dean Baker...
41 min
48
How neoliberalism happened (with George Monbiot...
59 min
49
BONUS: Rewriting the rules for an inclusive eco...
15 min
50
Why philanthropy can’t undo this mess (with Ana...
54 min
51
BONUS: Saru Jayaraman - Unedited Conversation
28 min
52
Author Interview: Chris Arnade
31 min
53
Paul’s Book Review #2: Janesville, An American ...
4 min
54
Behind the scenes of Nick’s new TED Talk: The d...
33 min
55
Does the market really pay you what you’re wort...
50 min
56
BONUS: Voicemails with Nick and Goldy
12 min
57
How to spot a bogus minimum wage study (with Be...
46 min
58
Does the future of work include a Federal Jobs ...
46 min
59
Paul’s Book Review: Listen, Liberal
4 min
60
A skeptic's guide to Universal Basic Income (wi...
49 min
61
Shared security, shared growth: a social contra...
49 min
62
Educationism (with Diane Ravitch)
46 min
63
The robots are coming… what now? (with Heidi Sh...
62 min
64
BONUS: What to listen for in the second round o...
8 min
65
Health Care Part 2: One nation, with liberty an...
35 min
66
BONUS: Don't Pass Go—without learning more abou...
21 min
67
Health Care Part 1: Everyone does it better tha...
45 min
68
The decline of worker power (with David Rolf an...
55 min
69
Our full conversation with Governor Jay Inslee
33 min
70
A roadmap to utopia (with Rutger Bregman)
48 min
71
Picking up where Darwin left off (LIVE with Dav...
41 min
72
Update: Whatever happened to overtime? (with Sh...
46 min
73
BONUS: Strategies for building a robust and equ...
22 min
74
Ask Nick Anything - Part 2 (with Trae Crowder)
33 min
75
BONUS: Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal - Unedited...
26 min
76
Ask Nick Anything - Part 1 (with Trae Crowder)
40 min
77
BONUS: Why do we fight fires like it’s still 19...
21 min
78
Can rural America be saved?
55 min
79
Homo economicus must die (with Samuel Bowles)
31 min
80
BONUS: Tax the Rich! (with Tax March Executive ...
19 min
81
What are the economics of climate change? (with...
48 min
82
What is Modern Monetary Theory? (with Stephanie...
45 min
83
Should Democrats appeal to the center by moving...
33 min
84
BONUS: Senator Cory Booker - Unedited Conversation
37 min
85
Why does the U.S. hate families? (with Anne-Mar...
54 min
86
Is economics moral? (with Heather McGhee)
35 min
87
BONUS: Why the Green New Deal is good economics
10 min
88
What's preventing pay equity? (with Julie Nelso...
51 min
89
BONUS: Alan Krueger - Unedited Conversation
20 min
90
Why is getting out of poverty so hard? (with Fe...
40 min
91
Whatever happened to overtime? (with Sharon Blo...
46 min
92
BONUS: Econ terms and definitions explained by ...
14 min
93
What can a board game teach us about capitalism...
45 min
94
Senator Cory Booker explains: what the hell is ...
32 min
95
What is the purpose of a corporation? (with Wil...
46 min
96
BONUS: Yuval Harari - Unedited Conversation
40 min
97
Do higher wages kill jobs? (with Mayor Eric Gar...
49 min
98
Do regulations kill growth? (with Robert Reich)
39 min
99
BONUS: Why Howard Schultz would make a terrible...
5 min
100
Do tax cuts for rich people create growth? (wit...
36 min