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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Thanks to unemployment insurance, poverty decli...
32 min
2
How corporate concentration hurts the economy (...
32 min
3
Why philanthropy isn’t the answer (with Anand G...
49 min
4
Redefining skill (with Nichola Lowe)
33 min
5
Capitalism is working better in Finland (with A...
46 min
6
Right-to-work is bad for workers (with Shane La...
28 min
7
How neoliberalism captured Democrats (with Jame...
45 min
8
Why restaurants can’t find workers (with restau...
30 min
9
What convinces people to act in the interest of...
44 min
10
How Covid shook the world’s economy (with Adam ...
50 min
11
Why is getting out of poverty so hard? (with Fe...
40 min
12
Why is the child tax credit good economic polic...
45 min
13
How the credit market drives up housing prices ...
33 min
14
Ask Nick Anything, continued!
31 min
15
Everything you need to know about the Frito-Lay...
22 min
16
Ask Nick Anything
28 min
17
Fiscal policy can help save the environment (wi...
41 min
18
Why billionaires are paying no taxes (LIVE from...
22 min
19
We all do better when we all do better (with JP...
31 min
20
Summer Reading List!
28 min
21
Post-pandemic booms (with Callum Williams)
38 min
22
Chipotle CEO Brian Niccol is a trickle-down clown
33 min
23
Inequality is bad for everyone (with Djaffar Sh...
38 min
24
How U.S. policy was designed to suppress wages ...
38 min
25
It’s not a labor shortage, it’s a wage shortage...
30 min
26
Your non-compete clause is probably illegal (wi...
43 min
27
Why we need a mission-driven economy (with Mari...
39 min
28
Is the economy at a turning point? (with Anusar...
37 min
29
Can businesses help repair society? (with Ben &...
37 min
30
There’s no such thing as a race-neutral policy ...
23 min
31
Diving into March’s giant jobs report (with Aus...
23 min
32
Winning back our freedom from the market (with ...
40 min
33
Andrew Yang interviews Nick!
42 min
34
Atlas Hugged (with David Sloan Wilson)
36 min
35
Can’t stop, won't stop, GameStop (with Congress...
33 min
36
No, the relief bill won’t cause inflation (with...
47 min
37
The idea for a National Investment Authority, e...
34 min
38
The velocity of money (with Ann Pettifor)
41 min
39
Re-post: Does the market pay you what you’re wo...
50 min
40
What’s the deal with the CBO report?
29 min
41
Ask Nick Anything
38 min
42
Repost: How to spot a bogus minimum wage study ...
46 min
43
Do wealthy Americans have too much power? (with...
39 min
44
Repost: Why raising the minimum wage doesn’t ra...
50 min
45
How can Democrats win back rural America? (with...
30 min
46
The sounds of the new administration
12 min
47
The economic challenges Biden faces (with Idree...
28 min
48
The case for a True New Deal (with Bharat Ramam...
35 min
49
How banking deregulation makes you unsafe (with...
38 min
50
Tax me more, I’m rich (with Abigail Disney and ...
55 min
51
Why should we cancel student debt? (with Fenaba...
35 min
52
Why conventional wisdom is finally pushing for ...
39 min
53
Author Interview: Competition is Killing Us (wi...
29 min
54
Restoring conservative economics (with Oren Cass)
44 min
55
What would you do if you were benevolent dictator?
24 min
56
Why do you do this work?
36 min
57
What happens when unemployment benefits run out...
32 min
58
Who is Ron Klain?
38 min
59
The case for a millionaires tax (with Governor ...
28 min
60
Election Day AMA Special (with Cristina Uribe)
38 min
61
BONUS: The Haunting of Buchanan Manor
12 min
62
The real looting in America (with Robert Reich)
31 min
63
The pro-business case for reimagining capitalis...
30 min
64
Author Interview: How to rebuild the middle cla...
23 min
65
Ask Nick Anything
35 min
66
The future of health care (with Abdul El-Sayed)
30 min
67
The powerlessness of forced labor (with Suresh ...
30 min
68
Inequality is costing workers $50 trillion (wit...
35 min
69
Redefining rural America (with Olugbenga Ajilore)
37 min
70
Coercion in the workplace (with Elizabeth Ander...
40 min
71
Winning on growth (with Michael Linden)
24 min
72
Author Interview: Money, Democracy, and the Lif...
38 min
73
A long walk off a short economic cliff (with Tr...
29 min
74
You can’t starve your way out of a recession (w...
27 min
75
Care work is more valuable than ever (with Kate...
31 min
76
It’s time to stop relying on crisis legislation...
33 min
77
2020 Election AMA (with Cristina Uribe)
34 min
78
BONUS: Nancy MacLean - Unedited Conversation
37 min
79
How the radical right weaponized ideology (with...
38 min
80
How Econ 101 upholds racist systems (with Joell...
32 min
81
There’s no herd immunity to greed (with Thomas ...
31 min
82
Debunking deficit myths (with Stephanie Kelton)
42 min
83
People are basically good (with Rutger Bregman)
34 min
84
Vaccine development needs new incentives (with ...
26 min
85
Re-imagining public safety (with King County Co...
30 min
86
Podcast Blackout
9 min
87
Why Wall Street gets a bailout and you don’t (w...
32 min
88
Why the market fails in a crisis (with Joseph S...
41 min
89
Author Interview: Inside the Secret War on Voti...
22 min
90
Inequality and coronavirus (with Heather Boushe...
44 min
91
Austerity will make this recession worse (with ...
38 min
92
Labor regulations in the gaming industry (with ...
26 min
93
Leadership failure made the U.S. pandemic worse...
37 min
94
What’s happening in professional sports right n...
35 min
95
What’s changed since the 1918 pandemic? (A hist...
20 min
96
Understanding the CARES Act (with Heidi Shierholz)
39 min
97
AMA: COVID-19 and the Economy
27 min
98
Killing zombie ideas (with Paul Krugman)
43 min
99
Disaster Economics
32 min
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The federal budget is a theory of growth (with ...
32 min