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