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 we need a mission-driven economy (with Mari...
39 min
2
Is the economy at a turning point? (with Anusar...
37 min
3
Can businesses help repair society? (with Ben &...
37 min
4
There’s no such thing as a race-neutral policy ...
23 min
5
Diving into March’s giant jobs report (with Aus...
23 min
6
Winning back our freedom from the market (with ...
40 min
7
Andrew Yang interviews Nick!
42 min
8
Atlas Hugged (with David Sloan Wilson)
36 min
9
Can’t stop, won't stop, GameStop (with Congress...
33 min
10
No, the relief bill won’t cause inflation (with...
47 min
11
The idea for a National Investment Authority, e...
34 min
12
The velocity of money (with Ann Pettifor)
41 min
13
Re-post: Does the market pay you what you’re wo...
50 min
14
What’s the deal with the CBO report?
29 min
15
Ask Nick Anything
38 min
16
Repost: How to spot a bogus minimum wage study ...
46 min
17
Do wealthy Americans have too much power? (with...
39 min
18
Repost: Why raising the minimum wage doesn’t ra...
50 min
19
How can Democrats win back rural America? (with...
30 min
20
The sounds of the new administration
12 min
21
The economic challenges Biden faces (with Idree...
28 min
22
The case for a True New Deal (with Bharat Ramam...
35 min
23
How banking deregulation makes you unsafe (with...
38 min
24
Tax me more, I’m rich (with Abigail Disney and ...
55 min
25
Why should we cancel student debt? (with Fenaba...
35 min
26
Why conventional wisdom is finally pushing for ...
39 min
27
Author Interview: Competition is Killing Us (wi...
29 min
28
Restoring conservative economics (with Oren Cass)
44 min
29
What would you do if you were benevolent dictator?
24 min
30
Why do you do this work?
36 min
31
What happens when unemployment benefits run out...
32 min
32
Who is Ron Klain?
38 min
33
The case for a millionaires tax (with Governor ...
28 min
34
Election Day AMA Special (with Cristina Uribe)
38 min
35
BONUS: The Haunting of Buchanan Manor
12 min
36
The real looting in America (with Robert Reich)
31 min
37
The pro-business case for reimagining capitalis...
30 min
38
Author Interview: How to rebuild the middle cla...
23 min
39
Ask Nick Anything
35 min
40
The future of health care (with Abdul El-Sayed)
30 min
41
The powerlessness of forced labor (with Suresh ...
30 min
42
Inequality is costing workers $50 trillion (wit...
35 min
43
Redefining rural America (with Olugbenga Ajilore)
37 min
44
Coercion in the workplace (with Elizabeth Ander...
40 min
45
Winning on growth (with Michael Linden)
24 min
46
Author Interview: Money, Democracy, and the Lif...
38 min
47
A long walk off a short economic cliff (with Tr...
29 min
48
You can’t starve your way out of a recession (w...
27 min
49
Care work is more valuable than ever (with Kate...
31 min
50
It’s time to stop relying on crisis legislation...
33 min
51
2020 Election AMA (with Cristina Uribe)
34 min
52
BONUS: Nancy MacLean - Unedited Conversation
37 min
53
How the radical right weaponized ideology (with...
38 min
54
How Econ 101 upholds racist systems (with Joell...
32 min
55
There’s no herd immunity to greed (with Thomas ...
31 min
56
Debunking deficit myths (with Stephanie Kelton)
42 min
57
People are basically good (with Rutger Bregman)
34 min
58
Vaccine development needs new incentives (with ...
26 min
59
Re-imagining public safety (with King County Co...
30 min
60
Podcast Blackout
9 min
61
Why Wall Street gets a bailout and you don’t (w...
32 min
62
Why the market fails in a crisis (with Joseph S...
41 min
63
Author Interview: Inside the Secret War on Voti...
22 min
64
Inequality and coronavirus (with Heather Boushe...
44 min
65
Austerity will make this recession worse (with ...
38 min
66
Labor regulations in the gaming industry (with ...
26 min
67
Leadership failure made the U.S. pandemic worse...
37 min
68
What’s happening in professional sports right n...
35 min
69
What’s changed since the 1918 pandemic? (A hist...
20 min
70
Understanding the CARES Act (with Heidi Shierholz)
39 min
71
AMA: COVID-19 and the Economy
27 min
72
Killing zombie ideas (with Paul Krugman)
43 min
73
Disaster Economics
32 min
74
The federal budget is a theory of growth (with ...
32 min
75
Welcome to the golden age of white collar crime...
34 min
76
The emerging economic problems of the next deca...
36 min
77
From generosity to justice (with Darren Walker)
36 min
78
Paul’s Book Review: Democracy in Chains
5 min
79
Debunking economics (with Steve Keen)
36 min
80
BONUS: Class warfare in Finland (a history less...
21 min
81
Re-imagining capitalism (with Anu Partanen and ...
46 min
82
Voicemails with Goldy
13 min
83
The hidden costs of banking while poor (with Me...
57 min
84
How neoliberalism captured Democrats (with Jame...
47 min
85
Paul’s Book Review: Neighborhood Defenders
4 min
86
Corporate parasites: how taxpayers subsidize pr...
57 min
87
Ask Nick Anything (Part 2)
25 min
88
Naomi Klein - Unedited Interview
35 min
89
How big pharma keeps drug prices high (with Pri...
51 min
90
Ask Nick Anything (Part 1)
28 min
91
Paul’s Book Review: Weapons of Math Destruction
3 min
92
What’s the trick in trickle-down? (with Yuval N...
47 min
93
The pitchforks are here (with Cesar Hidalgo)
32 min
94
Does media have an economics problem? (with Cha...
35 min
95
Does economics have a media problem? (with Matt...
36 min
96
How monopolies feed plutocracy (with Matt Stoller)
31 min
97
BONUS: George Monbiot - Unedited Conversation
49 min
98
How to make the rich pay their taxes (with Gabr...
44 min
99
Economic woman (with Katrine Marçal, Lisa D. Co...
53 min
100
Listener voicemails! (with Nick and Goldy)
14 min