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