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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Ending the tipped minimum wage (with Saru Jayar...
30 min
2
Did the Federal Reserve’s policies make inequal...
40 min
3
How the radical right weaponized ideology (with...
38 min
4
How opportunity zones create windfalls for the ...
34 min
5
Are you in the 9.9 percent? (with Matthew Stewart)
37 min
6
Moving beyond racial liberalism (with Kyle Stri...
28 min
7
The hidden costs of banking while poor (with Me...
57 min
8
Make the clean stuff cheap (with Eric Beinhocke...
36 min
9
Why can’t we talk about homelessness? (with Jos...
33 min
10
How taxpayers subsidize corporate profits (with...
56 min
11
How the tax system impoverishes Black Americans...
29 min
12
The free market economics of synthetic opioids ...
39 min
13
How to stand up for voting rights (with Andrea ...
35 min
14
Thanks to unemployment insurance, poverty decli...
32 min
15
How corporate concentration hurts the economy (...
32 min
16
Why philanthropy isn’t the answer (with Anand G...
49 min
17
Redefining skill (with Nichola Lowe)
33 min
18
Capitalism is working better in Finland (with A...
46 min
19
Right-to-work is bad for workers (with Shane La...
28 min
20
How neoliberalism captured Democrats (with Jame...
45 min
21
Why restaurants can’t find workers (with restau...
30 min
22
What convinces people to act in the interest of...
44 min
23
How Covid shook the world’s economy (with Adam ...
50 min
24
Why is getting out of poverty so hard? (with Fe...
40 min
25
Why is the child tax credit good economic polic...
45 min
26
How the credit market drives up housing prices ...
33 min
27
Ask Nick Anything, continued!
31 min
28
Everything you need to know about the Frito-Lay...
22 min
29
Ask Nick Anything
28 min
30
Fiscal policy can help save the environment (wi...
41 min
31
Why billionaires are paying no taxes (LIVE from...
22 min
32
We all do better when we all do better (with JP...
31 min
33
Summer Reading List!
28 min
34
Post-pandemic booms (with Callum Williams)
38 min
35
Chipotle CEO Brian Niccol is a trickle-down clown
33 min
36
Inequality is bad for everyone (with Djaffar Sh...
38 min
37
How U.S. policy was designed to suppress wages ...
38 min
38
It’s not a labor shortage, it’s a wage shortage...
30 min
39
Your non-compete clause is probably illegal (wi...
43 min
40
Why we need a mission-driven economy (with Mari...
39 min
41
Is the economy at a turning point? (with Anusar...
37 min
42
Can businesses help repair society? (with Ben &...
37 min
43
There’s no such thing as a race-neutral policy ...
23 min
44
Diving into March’s giant jobs report (with Aus...
23 min
45
Winning back our freedom from the market (with ...
40 min
46
Andrew Yang interviews Nick!
42 min
47
Atlas Hugged (with David Sloan Wilson)
36 min
48
Can’t stop, won't stop, GameStop (with Congress...
33 min
49
No, the relief bill won’t cause inflation (with...
47 min
50
The idea for a National Investment Authority, e...
34 min
51
The velocity of money (with Ann Pettifor)
41 min
52
Re-post: Does the market pay you what you’re wo...
50 min
53
What’s the deal with the CBO report?
29 min
54
Ask Nick Anything
38 min
55
Repost: How to spot a bogus minimum wage study ...
46 min
56
Do wealthy Americans have too much power? (with...
39 min
57
Repost: Why raising the minimum wage doesn’t ra...
50 min
58
How can Democrats win back rural America? (with...
30 min
59
The sounds of the new administration
12 min
60
The economic challenges Biden faces (with Idree...
28 min
61
The case for a True New Deal (with Bharat Ramam...
35 min
62
How banking deregulation makes you unsafe (with...
38 min
63
Tax me more, I’m rich (with Abigail Disney and ...
55 min
64
Why should we cancel student debt? (with Fenaba...
35 min
65
Why conventional wisdom is finally pushing for ...
39 min
66
Author Interview: Competition is Killing Us (wi...
29 min
67
Restoring conservative economics (with Oren Cass)
44 min
68
What would you do if you were benevolent dictator?
24 min
69
Why do you do this work?
36 min
70
What happens when unemployment benefits run out...
32 min
71
Who is Ron Klain?
38 min
72
The case for a millionaires tax (with Governor ...
28 min
73
Election Day AMA Special (with Cristina Uribe)
38 min
74
BONUS: The Haunting of Buchanan Manor
12 min
75
The real looting in America (with Robert Reich)
31 min
76
The pro-business case for reimagining capitalis...
30 min
77
Author Interview: How to rebuild the middle cla...
23 min
78
Ask Nick Anything
35 min
79
The future of health care (with Abdul El-Sayed)
30 min
80
The powerlessness of forced labor (with Suresh ...
30 min
81
Inequality is costing workers $50 trillion (wit...
35 min
82
Redefining rural America (with Olugbenga Ajilore)
37 min
83
Coercion in the workplace (with Elizabeth Ander...
40 min
84
Winning on growth (with Michael Linden)
24 min
85
Author Interview: Money, Democracy, and the Lif...
38 min
86
A long walk off a short economic cliff (with Tr...
29 min
87
You can’t starve your way out of a recession (w...
27 min
88
Care work is more valuable than ever (with Kate...
31 min
89
It’s time to stop relying on crisis legislation...
33 min
90
2020 Election AMA (with Cristina Uribe)
34 min
91
BONUS: Nancy MacLean - Unedited Conversation
37 min
92
How the radical right weaponized ideology (with...
38 min
93
How Econ 101 upholds racist systems (with Joell...
32 min
94
There’s no herd immunity to greed (with Thomas ...
31 min
95
Debunking deficit myths (with Stephanie Kelton)
42 min
96
People are basically good (with Rutger Bregman)
34 min
97
Vaccine development needs new incentives (with ...
26 min
98
Re-imagining public safety (with King County Co...
30 min
99
Podcast Blackout
9 min
100
Why Wall Street gets a bailout and you don’t (w...
32 min