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