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