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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Politics
Business
1
Reclaiming conservative economics (with Oren Cass)
44 min
2
Mission Economy (with Mariana Mazzucato)
39 min
3
How American tax policy fosters racial inequali...
29 min
4
We can redefine worker power (with Elizabeth An...
41 min
5
Can corporations help repair society? (with Ben...
37 min
6
Ask Nick Anything
47 min
7
Has Chile defeated neoliberalism? (with Marcelo...
29 min
8
Marshall Plan for Moms (with Reshma Saujani)
42 min
9
The inequality of progress (with Oded Galor)
35 min
10
How thinking like economists holds us back (wit...
33 min
11
Exploring global solutions to inequality (with ...
31 min
12
Inclusion is an economic necessity (with john a...
46 min
13
Consumers deserve an inflation rebate (with Con...
36 min
14
How Biden’s budget proposal takes on corporate ...
35 min
15
Pirate equity (with Jim Baker)
37 min
16
Companies can't self-regulate their way to incl...
38 min
17
Why your non-compete clause is probably illegal...
44 min
18
How neoliberalism happened (with George Monbiot...
59 min
19
The economics of mass incarceration (with Robyn...
33 min
20
Why a $15 minimum wage is no longer enough (wit...
31 min
21
Did corporate greed break the supply chain? (wi...
36 min
22
Free lunch thinking (with Tom Bergin)
44 min
23
Congress looks to the CBO for economic expertis...
38 min
24
How Davos Man devours the world (with Peter Goo...
40 min
25
The economics of abortion (with Caitlin Myers)
37 min
26
Ask Nick Anything
54 min
27
Debunking deficit myths (with Stephanie Kelton)
42 min
28
The economic case for universal health care (wi...
34 min
29
Why privatizing public goods is bad for democra...
36 min
30
Ending the tipped minimum wage (with Saru Jayar...
30 min
31
Did the Federal Reserve’s policies make inequal...
40 min
32
How the radical right weaponized ideology (with...
38 min
33
How opportunity zones create windfalls for the ...
34 min
34
Are you in the 9.9 percent? (with Matthew Stewart)
37 min
35
Moving beyond racial liberalism (with Kyle Stri...
28 min
36
The hidden costs of banking while poor (with Me...
57 min
37
Make the clean stuff cheap (with Eric Beinhocke...
36 min
38
Why can’t we talk about homelessness? (with Jos...
33 min
39
How taxpayers subsidize corporate profits (with...
56 min
40
How the tax system impoverishes Black Americans...
29 min
41
The free market economics of synthetic opioids ...
39 min
42
How to stand up for voting rights (with Andrea ...
35 min
43
Thanks to unemployment insurance, poverty decli...
32 min
44
How corporate concentration hurts the economy (...
32 min
45
Why philanthropy isn’t the answer (with Anand G...
49 min
46
Redefining skill (with Nichola Lowe)
33 min
47
Capitalism is working better in Finland (with A...
46 min
48
Right-to-work is bad for workers (with Shane La...
28 min
49
How neoliberalism captured Democrats (with Jame...
45 min
50
Why restaurants can’t find workers (with restau...
30 min
51
What convinces people to act in the interest of...
44 min
52
How Covid shook the world’s economy (with Adam ...
50 min
53
Why is getting out of poverty so hard? (with Fe...
40 min
54
Why is the child tax credit good economic polic...
45 min
55
How the credit market drives up housing prices ...
33 min
56
Ask Nick Anything, continued!
31 min
57
Everything you need to know about the Frito-Lay...
22 min
58
Ask Nick Anything
28 min
59
Fiscal policy can help save the environment (wi...
41 min
60
Why billionaires are paying no taxes (LIVE from...
22 min
61
We all do better when we all do better (with JP...
31 min
62
Summer Reading List!
28 min
63
Post-pandemic booms (with Callum Williams)
38 min
64
Chipotle CEO Brian Niccol is a trickle-down clown
33 min
65
Inequality is bad for everyone (with Djaffar Sh...
38 min
66
How U.S. policy was designed to suppress wages ...
38 min
67
It’s not a labor shortage, it’s a wage shortage...
30 min
68
Your non-compete clause is probably illegal (wi...
43 min
69
Why we need a mission-driven economy (with Mari...
39 min
70
Is the economy at a turning point? (with Anusar...
37 min
71
Can businesses help repair society? (with Ben &...
37 min
72
There’s no such thing as a race-neutral policy ...
23 min
73
Diving into March’s giant jobs report (with Aus...
23 min
74
Winning back our freedom from the market (with ...
40 min
75
Andrew Yang interviews Nick!
42 min
76
Atlas Hugged (with David Sloan Wilson)
36 min
77
Can’t stop, won't stop, GameStop (with Congress...
33 min
78
No, the relief bill won’t cause inflation (with...
47 min
79
The idea for a National Investment Authority, e...
34 min
80
The velocity of money (with Ann Pettifor)
41 min
81
Re-post: Does the market pay you what you’re wo...
50 min
82
What’s the deal with the CBO report?
29 min
83
Ask Nick Anything
38 min
84
Repost: How to spot a bogus minimum wage study ...
46 min
85
Do wealthy Americans have too much power? (with...
39 min
86
Repost: Why raising the minimum wage doesn’t ra...
50 min
87
How can Democrats win back rural America? (with...
30 min
88
The sounds of the new administration
12 min
89
The economic challenges Biden faces (with Idree...
28 min
90
The case for a True New Deal (with Bharat Ramam...
35 min
91
How banking deregulation makes you unsafe (with...
38 min
92
Tax me more, I’m rich (with Abigail Disney and ...
55 min
93
Why should we cancel student debt? (with Fenaba...
35 min
94
Why conventional wisdom is finally pushing for ...
39 min
95
Author Interview: Competition is Killing Us (wi...
29 min
96
Restoring conservative economics (with Oren Cass)
44 min
97
What would you do if you were benevolent dictator?
24 min
98
Why do you do this work?
36 min
99
What happens when unemployment benefits run out...
32 min
100
Who is Ron Klain?
38 min