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.

Business
Politics
Government
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Care work is more valuable than ever (with Kate...
31 min
2
It’s time to stop relying on crisis legislation...
33 min
3
2020 Election AMA (with Cristina Uribe)
34 min
4
BONUS: Nancy MacLean - Unedited Conversation
37 min
5
How the radical right weaponized ideology (with...
38 min
6
How Econ 101 upholds racist systems (with Joell...
32 min
7
There’s no herd immunity to greed (with Thomas ...
31 min
8
Debunking deficit myths (with Stephanie Kelton)
42 min
9
People are basically good (with Rutger Bregman)
34 min
10
Vaccine development needs new incentives (with ...
26 min
11
Re-imagining public safety (with King County Co...
30 min
12
Podcast Blackout
9 min
13
Why Wall Street gets a bailout and you don’t (w...
32 min
14
Why the market fails in a crisis (with Joseph S...
41 min
15
Author Interview: Inside the Secret War on Voti...
22 min
16
Inequality and coronavirus (with Heather Boushe...
44 min
17
Austerity will make this recession worse (with ...
38 min
18
Labor regulations in the gaming industry (with ...
26 min
19
Leadership failure made the U.S. pandemic worse...
37 min
20
What’s happening in professional sports right n...
35 min
21
What’s changed since the 1918 pandemic? (A hist...
20 min
22
Understanding the CARES Act (with Heidi Shierholz)
39 min
23
AMA: COVID-19 and the Economy
27 min
24
Killing zombie ideas (with Paul Krugman)
43 min
25
Disaster Economics
32 min
26
The federal budget is a theory of growth (with ...
32 min
27
Welcome to the golden age of white collar crime...
34 min
28
The emerging economic problems of the next deca...
36 min
29
From generosity to justice (with Darren Walker)
36 min
30
Paul’s Book Review: Democracy in Chains
5 min
31
Debunking economics (with Steve Keen)
36 min
32
BONUS: Class warfare in Finland (a history less...
21 min
33
Re-imagining capitalism (with Anu Partanen and ...
46 min
34
Voicemails with Goldy
13 min
35
The hidden costs of banking while poor (with Me...
57 min
36
How neoliberalism captured Democrats (with Jame...
47 min
37
Paul’s Book Review: Neighborhood Defenders
4 min
38
Corporate parasites: how taxpayers subsidize pr...
57 min
39
Ask Nick Anything (Part 2)
25 min
40
Naomi Klein - Unedited Interview
35 min
41
How big pharma keeps drug prices high (with Pri...
51 min
42
Ask Nick Anything (Part 1)
28 min
43
Paul’s Book Review: Weapons of Math Destruction
3 min
44
What’s the trick in trickle-down? (with Yuval N...
47 min
45
The pitchforks are here (with Cesar Hidalgo)
32 min
46
Does media have an economics problem? (with Cha...
35 min
47
Does economics have a media problem? (with Matt...
36 min
48
How monopolies feed plutocracy (with Matt Stoller)
31 min
49
BONUS: George Monbiot - Unedited Conversation
49 min
50
How to make the rich pay their taxes (with Gabr...
44 min
51
Economic woman (with Katrine Marçal, Lisa D. Co...
53 min
52
Listener voicemails! (with Nick and Goldy)
14 min
53
Is economic orthodoxy evolving? (with Luigi Zin...
57 min
54
Can we hold big corporations to higher standard...
48 min
55
HALLOWEEN SPECIAL: Trickle-Down or Treat
15 min
56
Tax me more, I’m rich (with Abigail Disney and ...
54 min
57
Will bad economics kill the Green New Deal? (wi...
59 min
58
Paul’s Book Review: Kochland
4 min
59
The trade-offs of global trade (with Dean Baker...
41 min
60
How neoliberalism happened (with George Monbiot...
59 min
61
BONUS: Rewriting the rules for an inclusive eco...
15 min
62
Why philanthropy can’t undo this mess (with Ana...
54 min
63
BONUS: Saru Jayaraman - Unedited Conversation
28 min
64
Author Interview: Chris Arnade
31 min
65
Paul’s Book Review #2: Janesville, An American ...
4 min
66
Behind the scenes of Nick’s new TED Talk: The d...
33 min
67
Does the market really pay you what you’re wort...
50 min
68
BONUS: Voicemails with Nick and Goldy
12 min
69
How to spot a bogus minimum wage study (with Be...
46 min
70
Does the future of work include a Federal Jobs ...
46 min
71
Paul’s Book Review: Listen, Liberal
4 min
72
A skeptic's guide to Universal Basic Income (wi...
49 min
73
Shared security, shared growth: a social contra...
49 min
74
Educationism (with Diane Ravitch)
46 min
75
The robots are coming… what now? (with Heidi Sh...
62 min
76
BONUS: What to listen for in the second round o...
8 min
77
Health Care Part 2: One nation, with liberty an...
35 min
78
BONUS: Don't Pass Go—without learning more abou...
21 min
79
Health Care Part 1: Everyone does it better tha...
45 min
80
The decline of worker power (with David Rolf an...
55 min
81
Our full conversation with Governor Jay Inslee
33 min
82
A roadmap to utopia (with Rutger Bregman)
48 min
83
Picking up where Darwin left off (LIVE with Dav...
41 min
84
Update: Whatever happened to overtime? (with Sh...
46 min
85
BONUS: Strategies for building a robust and equ...
22 min
86
Ask Nick Anything - Part 2 (with Trae Crowder)
33 min
87
BONUS: Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal - Unedited...
26 min
88
Ask Nick Anything - Part 1 (with Trae Crowder)
40 min
89
BONUS: Why do we fight fires like it’s still 19...
21 min
90
Can rural America be saved?
55 min
91
Homo economicus must die (with Samuel Bowles)
31 min
92
BONUS: Tax the Rich! (with Tax March Executive ...
19 min
93
What are the economics of climate change? (with...
48 min
94
What is Modern Monetary Theory? (with Stephanie...
45 min
95
Should Democrats appeal to the center by moving...
33 min
96
BONUS: Senator Cory Booker - Unedited Conversation
37 min
97
Why does the U.S. hate families? (with Anne-Mar...
54 min
98
Is economics moral? (with Heather McGhee)
35 min
99
BONUS: Why the Green New Deal is good economics
10 min
100
What's preventing pay equity? (with Julie Nelso...
51 min