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
How Econ 101 upholds racist systems (with Joell...
32 min
2
There’s no herd immunity to greed (with Thomas ...
31 min
3
Debunking deficit myths (with Stephanie Kelton)
42 min
4
People are basically good (with Rutger Bregman)
34 min
5
Vaccine development needs new incentives (with ...
26 min
6
Re-imagining public safety (with King County Co...
30 min
7
Podcast Blackout
9 min
8
Why Wall Street gets a bailout and you don’t (w...
32 min
9
Why the market fails in a crisis (with Joseph S...
41 min
10
Author Interview: Inside the Secret War on Voti...
22 min
11
Inequality and coronavirus (with Heather Boushe...
44 min
12
Austerity will make this recession worse (with ...
38 min
13
Labor regulations in the gaming industry (with ...
26 min
14
Leadership failure made the U.S. pandemic worse...
37 min
15
What’s happening in professional sports right n...
35 min
16
What’s changed since the 1918 pandemic? (A hist...
20 min
17
Understanding the CARES Act (with Heidi Shierholz)
39 min
18
AMA: COVID-19 and the Economy
27 min
19
Killing zombie ideas (with Paul Krugman)
43 min
20
Disaster Economics
32 min
21
The federal budget is a theory of growth (with ...
32 min
22
Welcome to the golden age of white collar crime...
34 min
23
The emerging economic problems of the next deca...
36 min
24
From generosity to justice (with Darren Walker)
36 min
25
Paul’s Book Review: Democracy in Chains
5 min
26
Debunking economics (with Steve Keen)
36 min
27
BONUS: Class warfare in Finland (a history less...
21 min
28
Re-imagining capitalism (with Anu Partanen and ...
46 min
29
Voicemails with Goldy
13 min
30
The hidden costs of banking while poor (with Me...
57 min
31
How neoliberalism captured Democrats (with Jame...
47 min
32
Paul’s Book Review: Neighborhood Defenders
4 min
33
Corporate parasites: how taxpayers subsidize pr...
57 min
34
Ask Nick Anything (Part 2)
25 min
35
Naomi Klein - Unedited Interview
35 min
36
How big pharma keeps drug prices high (with Pri...
51 min
37
Ask Nick Anything (Part 1)
28 min
38
Paul’s Book Review: Weapons of Math Destruction
3 min
39
What’s the trick in trickle-down? (with Yuval N...
47 min
40
The pitchforks are here (with Cesar Hidalgo)
32 min
41
Does media have an economics problem? (with Cha...
35 min
42
Does economics have a media problem? (with Matt...
36 min
43
How monopolies feed plutocracy (with Matt Stoller)
31 min
44
BONUS: George Monbiot - Unedited Conversation
49 min
45
How to make the rich pay their taxes (with Gabr...
44 min
46
Economic woman (with Katrine Marçal, Lisa D. Co...
53 min
47
Listener voicemails! (with Nick and Goldy)
14 min
48
Is economic orthodoxy evolving? (with Luigi Zin...
57 min
49
Can we hold big corporations to higher standard...
48 min
50
HALLOWEEN SPECIAL: Trickle-Down or Treat
15 min
51
Tax me more, I’m rich (with Abigail Disney and ...
54 min
52
Will bad economics kill the Green New Deal? (wi...
59 min
53
Paul’s Book Review: Kochland
4 min
54
The trade-offs of global trade (with Dean Baker...
41 min
55
How neoliberalism happened (with George Monbiot...
59 min
56
BONUS: Rewriting the rules for an inclusive eco...
15 min
57
Why philanthropy can’t undo this mess (with Ana...
54 min
58
BONUS: Saru Jayaraman - Unedited Conversation
28 min
59
Author Interview: Chris Arnade
31 min
60
Paul’s Book Review #2: Janesville, An American ...
4 min
61
Behind the scenes of Nick’s new TED Talk: The d...
33 min
62
Does the market really pay you what you’re wort...
50 min
63
BONUS: Voicemails with Nick and Goldy
12 min
64
How to spot a bogus minimum wage study (with Be...
46 min
65
Does the future of work include a Federal Jobs ...
46 min
66
Paul’s Book Review: Listen, Liberal
4 min
67
A skeptic's guide to Universal Basic Income (wi...
49 min
68
Shared security, shared growth: a social contra...
49 min
69
Educationism (with Diane Ravitch)
46 min
70
The robots are coming… what now? (with Heidi Sh...
62 min
71
BONUS: What to listen for in the second round o...
8 min
72
Health Care Part 2: One nation, with liberty an...
35 min
73
BONUS: Don't Pass Go—without learning more abou...
21 min
74
Health Care Part 1: Everyone does it better tha...
45 min
75
The decline of worker power (with David Rolf an...
55 min
76
Our full conversation with Governor Jay Inslee
33 min
77
A roadmap to utopia (with Rutger Bregman)
48 min
78
Picking up where Darwin left off (LIVE with Dav...
41 min
79
Update: Whatever happened to overtime? (with Sh...
46 min
80
BONUS: Strategies for building a robust and equ...
22 min
81
Ask Nick Anything - Part 2 (with Trae Crowder)
33 min
82
BONUS: Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal - Unedited...
26 min
83
Ask Nick Anything - Part 1 (with Trae Crowder)
40 min
84
BONUS: Why do we fight fires like it’s still 19...
21 min
85
Can rural America be saved?
55 min
86
Homo economicus must die (with Samuel Bowles)
31 min
87
BONUS: Tax the Rich! (with Tax March Executive ...
19 min
88
What are the economics of climate change? (with...
48 min
89
What is Modern Monetary Theory? (with Stephanie...
45 min
90
Should Democrats appeal to the center by moving...
33 min
91
BONUS: Senator Cory Booker - Unedited Conversation
37 min
92
Why does the U.S. hate families? (with Anne-Mar...
54 min
93
Is economics moral? (with Heather McGhee)
35 min
94
BONUS: Why the Green New Deal is good economics
10 min
95
What's preventing pay equity? (with Julie Nelso...
51 min
96
BONUS: Alan Krueger - Unedited Conversation
20 min
97
Why is getting out of poverty so hard? (with Fe...
40 min
98
Whatever happened to overtime? (with Sharon Blo...
46 min
99
BONUS: Econ terms and definitions explained by ...
14 min
100
What can a board game teach us about capitalism...
45 min