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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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Government
1
Paul’s Book Review: Neighborhood Defenders
4 min
2
Corporate parasites: how taxpayers subsidize pr...
57 min
3
Ask Nick Anything (Part 2)
25 min
4
Naomi Klein - Unedited Interview
35 min
5
How big pharma keeps drug prices high (with Pri...
51 min
6
Ask Nick Anything (Part 1)
28 min
7
Paul’s Book Review: Weapons of Math Destruction
3 min
8
What’s the trick in trickle-down? (with Yuval N...
47 min
9
The pitchforks are here (with Cesar Hidalgo)
32 min
10
Does media have an economics problem? (with Cha...
35 min
11
Does economics have a media problem? (with Matt...
36 min
12
How monopolies feed plutocracy (with Matt Stoller)
31 min
13
BONUS: George Monbiot - Unedited Conversation
49 min
14
How to make the rich pay their taxes (with Gabr...
44 min
15
Economic woman (with Katrine Marçal, Lisa D. Co...
53 min
16
Listener voicemails! (with Nick and Goldy)
14 min
17
Is economic orthodoxy evolving? (with Luigi Zin...
57 min
18
Can we hold big corporations to higher standard...
48 min
19
HALLOWEEN SPECIAL: Trickle-Down or Treat
15 min
20
Tax me more, I’m rich (with Abigail Disney and ...
54 min
21
Will bad economics kill the Green New Deal? (wi...
59 min
22
Paul’s Book Review: Kochland
4 min
23
The trade-offs of global trade (with Dean Baker...
41 min
24
How neoliberalism happened (with George Monbiot...
59 min
25
BONUS: Rewriting the rules for an inclusive eco...
15 min
26
Why philanthropy can’t undo this mess (with Ana...
54 min
27
BONUS: Saru Jayaraman - Unedited Conversation
28 min
28
Author Interview: Chris Arnade
31 min
29
Paul’s Book Review #2: Janesville, An American ...
4 min
30
Behind the scenes of Nick’s new TED Talk: The d...
33 min
31
Does the market really pay you what you’re wort...
50 min
32
BONUS: Voicemails with Nick and Goldy
12 min
33
How to spot a bogus minimum wage study (with Be...
46 min
34
Does the future of work include a Federal Jobs ...
46 min
35
Paul’s Book Review: Listen, Liberal
4 min
36
A skeptic's guide to Universal Basic Income (wi...
49 min
37
Shared security, shared growth: a social contra...
49 min
38
Educationism (with Diane Ravitch)
46 min
39
The robots are coming… what now? (with Heidi Sh...
62 min
40
BONUS: What to listen for in the second round o...
8 min
41
Health Care Part 2: One nation, with liberty an...
35 min
42
BONUS: Don't Pass Go—without learning more abou...
21 min
43
Health Care Part 1: Everyone does it better tha...
45 min
44
The decline of worker power (with David Rolf an...
55 min
45
Our full conversation with Governor Jay Inslee
33 min
46
A roadmap to utopia (with Rutger Bregman)
48 min
47
Picking up where Darwin left off (LIVE with Dav...
41 min
48
Update: Whatever happened to overtime? (with Sh...
46 min
49
BONUS: Strategies for building a robust and equ...
22 min
50
Ask Nick Anything - Part 2 (with Trae Crowder)
33 min
51
BONUS: Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal - Unedited...
26 min
52
Ask Nick Anything - Part 1 (with Trae Crowder)
40 min
53
BONUS: Why do we fight fires like it’s still 19...
21 min
54
Can rural America be saved?
55 min
55
Homo economicus must die (with Samuel Bowles)
31 min
56
BONUS: Tax the Rich! (with Tax March Executive ...
19 min
57
What are the economics of climate change? (with...
48 min
58
What is Modern Monetary Theory? (with Stephanie...
45 min
59
Should Democrats appeal to the center by moving...
33 min
60
BONUS: Senator Cory Booker - Unedited Conversation
37 min
61
Why does the U.S. hate families? (with Anne-Mar...
54 min
62
Is economics moral? (with Heather McGhee)
35 min
63
BONUS: Why the Green New Deal is good economics
10 min
64
What's preventing pay equity? (with Julie Nelso...
51 min
65
BONUS: Alan Krueger - Unedited Conversation
20 min
66
Why is getting out of poverty so hard? (with Fe...
40 min
67
Whatever happened to overtime? (with Sharon Blo...
46 min
68
BONUS: Econ terms and definitions explained by ...
14 min
69
What can a board game teach us about capitalism...
45 min
70
Senator Cory Booker explains: what the hell is ...
32 min
71
What is the purpose of a corporation? (with Wil...
46 min
72
BONUS: Yuval Harari - Unedited Conversation
40 min
73
Do higher wages kill jobs? (with Mayor Eric Gar...
49 min
74
Do regulations kill growth? (with Robert Reich)
39 min
75
BONUS: Why Howard Schultz would make a terrible...
5 min
76
Do tax cuts for rich people create growth? (wit...
36 min
77
Is the American Dream a lie? (with Christian Co...
42 min
78
BONUS: Marching orders for new legislators
14 min
79
Where does economic growth really come from? (w...
46 min
80
How should we measure the economy? (with Diane ...
35 min
81
Whatever happened to the middle class? (with He...
41 min
82
BONUS: Where's your $4,000 raise?
14 min
83
What is the trick in trickle down? (with Yuval ...
46 min
84
Is Econ 101 a lie? (with Eric Beinhocker and Ja...
39 min
85
Why do we call it pitchfork economics? (with Ga...
32 min
86
Pitchfork Economics Teaser
2 min