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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Debunking deficit myths (with Stephanie Kelton)
42 min
2
People are basically good (with Rutger Bregman)
34 min
3
Vaccine development needs new incentives (with ...
26 min
4
Re-imagining public safety (with King County Co...
30 min
5
Podcast Blackout
9 min
6
Why Wall Street gets a bailout and you don’t (w...
32 min
7
Why the market fails in a crisis (with Joseph S...
41 min
8
Author Interview: Inside the Secret War on Voti...
22 min
9
Inequality and coronavirus (with Heather Boushe...
44 min
10
Austerity will make this recession worse (with ...
38 min
11
Labor regulations in the gaming industry (with ...
26 min
12
Leadership failure made the U.S. pandemic worse...
37 min
13
What’s happening in professional sports right n...
35 min
14
What’s changed since the 1918 pandemic? (A hist...
20 min
15
Understanding the CARES Act (with Heidi Shierholz)
39 min
16
AMA: COVID-19 and the Economy
27 min
17
Killing zombie ideas (with Paul Krugman)
43 min
18
Disaster Economics
32 min
19
The federal budget is a theory of growth (with ...
32 min
20
Welcome to the golden age of white collar crime...
34 min
21
The emerging economic problems of the next deca...
36 min
22
From generosity to justice (with Darren Walker)
36 min
23
Paul’s Book Review: Democracy in Chains
5 min
24
Debunking economics (with Steve Keen)
36 min
25
BONUS: Class warfare in Finland (a history less...
21 min
26
Re-imagining capitalism (with Anu Partanen and ...
46 min
27
Voicemails with Goldy
13 min
28
The hidden costs of banking while poor (with Me...
57 min
29
How neoliberalism captured Democrats (with Jame...
47 min
30
Paul’s Book Review: Neighborhood Defenders
4 min
31
Corporate parasites: how taxpayers subsidize pr...
57 min
32
Ask Nick Anything (Part 2)
25 min
33
Naomi Klein - Unedited Interview
35 min
34
How big pharma keeps drug prices high (with Pri...
51 min
35
Ask Nick Anything (Part 1)
28 min
36
Paul’s Book Review: Weapons of Math Destruction
3 min
37
What’s the trick in trickle-down? (with Yuval N...
47 min
38
The pitchforks are here (with Cesar Hidalgo)
32 min
39
Does media have an economics problem? (with Cha...
35 min
40
Does economics have a media problem? (with Matt...
36 min
41
How monopolies feed plutocracy (with Matt Stoller)
31 min
42
BONUS: George Monbiot - Unedited Conversation
49 min
43
How to make the rich pay their taxes (with Gabr...
44 min
44
Economic woman (with Katrine Marçal, Lisa D. Co...
53 min
45
Listener voicemails! (with Nick and Goldy)
14 min
46
Is economic orthodoxy evolving? (with Luigi Zin...
57 min
47
Can we hold big corporations to higher standard...
48 min
48
HALLOWEEN SPECIAL: Trickle-Down or Treat
15 min
49
Tax me more, I’m rich (with Abigail Disney and ...
54 min
50
Will bad economics kill the Green New Deal? (wi...
59 min
51
Paul’s Book Review: Kochland
4 min
52
The trade-offs of global trade (with Dean Baker...
41 min
53
How neoliberalism happened (with George Monbiot...
59 min
54
BONUS: Rewriting the rules for an inclusive eco...
15 min
55
Why philanthropy can’t undo this mess (with Ana...
54 min
56
BONUS: Saru Jayaraman - Unedited Conversation
28 min
57
Author Interview: Chris Arnade
31 min
58
Paul’s Book Review #2: Janesville, An American ...
4 min
59
Behind the scenes of Nick’s new TED Talk: The d...
33 min
60
Does the market really pay you what you’re wort...
50 min
61
BONUS: Voicemails with Nick and Goldy
12 min
62
How to spot a bogus minimum wage study (with Be...
46 min
63
Does the future of work include a Federal Jobs ...
46 min
64
Paul’s Book Review: Listen, Liberal
4 min
65
A skeptic's guide to Universal Basic Income (wi...
49 min
66
Shared security, shared growth: a social contra...
49 min
67
Educationism (with Diane Ravitch)
46 min
68
The robots are coming… what now? (with Heidi Sh...
62 min
69
BONUS: What to listen for in the second round o...
8 min
70
Health Care Part 2: One nation, with liberty an...
35 min
71
BONUS: Don't Pass Go—without learning more abou...
21 min
72
Health Care Part 1: Everyone does it better tha...
45 min
73
The decline of worker power (with David Rolf an...
55 min
74
Our full conversation with Governor Jay Inslee
33 min
75
A roadmap to utopia (with Rutger Bregman)
48 min
76
Picking up where Darwin left off (LIVE with Dav...
41 min
77
Update: Whatever happened to overtime? (with Sh...
46 min
78
BONUS: Strategies for building a robust and equ...
22 min
79
Ask Nick Anything - Part 2 (with Trae Crowder)
33 min
80
BONUS: Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal - Unedited...
26 min
81
Ask Nick Anything - Part 1 (with Trae Crowder)
40 min
82
BONUS: Why do we fight fires like it’s still 19...
21 min
83
Can rural America be saved?
55 min
84
Homo economicus must die (with Samuel Bowles)
31 min
85
BONUS: Tax the Rich! (with Tax March Executive ...
19 min
86
What are the economics of climate change? (with...
48 min
87
What is Modern Monetary Theory? (with Stephanie...
45 min
88
Should Democrats appeal to the center by moving...
33 min
89
BONUS: Senator Cory Booker - Unedited Conversation
37 min
90
Why does the U.S. hate families? (with Anne-Mar...
54 min
91
Is economics moral? (with Heather McGhee)
35 min
92
BONUS: Why the Green New Deal is good economics
10 min
93
What's preventing pay equity? (with Julie Nelso...
51 min
94
BONUS: Alan Krueger - Unedited Conversation
20 min
95
Why is getting out of poverty so hard? (with Fe...
40 min
96
Whatever happened to overtime? (with Sharon Blo...
46 min
97
BONUS: Econ terms and definitions explained by ...
14 min
98
What can a board game teach us about capitalism...
45 min
99
Senator Cory Booker explains: what the hell is ...
32 min
100
What is the purpose of a corporation? (with Wil...
46 min