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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Why can’t we talk about homelessness? (with Jos...
33 min
2
How taxpayers subsidize corporate profits (with...
56 min
3
How the tax system impoverishes Black Americans...
29 min
4
The free market economics of synthetic opioids ...
39 min
5
How to stand up for voting rights (with Andrea ...
35 min
6
Thanks to unemployment insurance, poverty decli...
32 min
7
How corporate concentration hurts the economy (...
32 min
8
Why philanthropy isn’t the answer (with Anand G...
49 min
9
Redefining skill (with Nichola Lowe)
33 min
10
Capitalism is working better in Finland (with A...
46 min
11
Right-to-work is bad for workers (with Shane La...
28 min
12
How neoliberalism captured Democrats (with Jame...
45 min
13
Why restaurants can’t find workers (with restau...
30 min
14
What convinces people to act in the interest of...
44 min
15
How Covid shook the world’s economy (with Adam ...
50 min
16
Why is getting out of poverty so hard? (with Fe...
40 min
17
Why is the child tax credit good economic polic...
45 min
18
How the credit market drives up housing prices ...
33 min
19
Ask Nick Anything, continued!
31 min
20
Everything you need to know about the Frito-Lay...
22 min
21
Ask Nick Anything
28 min
22
Fiscal policy can help save the environment (wi...
41 min
23
Why billionaires are paying no taxes (LIVE from...
22 min
24
We all do better when we all do better (with JP...
31 min
25
Summer Reading List!
28 min
26
Post-pandemic booms (with Callum Williams)
38 min
27
Chipotle CEO Brian Niccol is a trickle-down clown
33 min
28
Inequality is bad for everyone (with Djaffar Sh...
38 min
29
How U.S. policy was designed to suppress wages ...
38 min
30
It’s not a labor shortage, it’s a wage shortage...
30 min
31
Your non-compete clause is probably illegal (wi...
43 min
32
Why we need a mission-driven economy (with Mari...
39 min
33
Is the economy at a turning point? (with Anusar...
37 min
34
Can businesses help repair society? (with Ben &...
37 min
35
There’s no such thing as a race-neutral policy ...
23 min
36
Diving into March’s giant jobs report (with Aus...
23 min
37
Winning back our freedom from the market (with ...
40 min
38
Andrew Yang interviews Nick!
42 min
39
Atlas Hugged (with David Sloan Wilson)
36 min
40
Can’t stop, won't stop, GameStop (with Congress...
33 min
41
No, the relief bill won’t cause inflation (with...
47 min
42
The idea for a National Investment Authority, e...
34 min
43
The velocity of money (with Ann Pettifor)
41 min
44
Re-post: Does the market pay you what you’re wo...
50 min
45
What’s the deal with the CBO report?
29 min
46
Ask Nick Anything
38 min
47
Repost: How to spot a bogus minimum wage study ...
46 min
48
Do wealthy Americans have too much power? (with...
39 min
49
Repost: Why raising the minimum wage doesn’t ra...
50 min
50
How can Democrats win back rural America? (with...
30 min
51
The sounds of the new administration
12 min
52
The economic challenges Biden faces (with Idree...
28 min
53
The case for a True New Deal (with Bharat Ramam...
35 min
54
How banking deregulation makes you unsafe (with...
38 min
55
Tax me more, I’m rich (with Abigail Disney and ...
55 min
56
Why should we cancel student debt? (with Fenaba...
35 min
57
Why conventional wisdom is finally pushing for ...
39 min
58
Author Interview: Competition is Killing Us (wi...
29 min
59
Restoring conservative economics (with Oren Cass)
44 min
60
What would you do if you were benevolent dictator?
24 min
61
Why do you do this work?
36 min
62
What happens when unemployment benefits run out...
32 min
63
Who is Ron Klain?
38 min
64
The case for a millionaires tax (with Governor ...
28 min
65
Election Day AMA Special (with Cristina Uribe)
38 min
66
BONUS: The Haunting of Buchanan Manor
12 min
67
The real looting in America (with Robert Reich)
31 min
68
The pro-business case for reimagining capitalis...
30 min
69
Author Interview: How to rebuild the middle cla...
23 min
70
Ask Nick Anything
35 min
71
The future of health care (with Abdul El-Sayed)
30 min
72
The powerlessness of forced labor (with Suresh ...
30 min
73
Inequality is costing workers $50 trillion (wit...
35 min
74
Redefining rural America (with Olugbenga Ajilore)
37 min
75
Coercion in the workplace (with Elizabeth Ander...
40 min
76
Winning on growth (with Michael Linden)
24 min
77
Author Interview: Money, Democracy, and the Lif...
38 min
78
A long walk off a short economic cliff (with Tr...
29 min
79
You can’t starve your way out of a recession (w...
27 min
80
Care work is more valuable than ever (with Kate...
31 min
81
It’s time to stop relying on crisis legislation...
33 min
82
2020 Election AMA (with Cristina Uribe)
34 min
83
BONUS: Nancy MacLean - Unedited Conversation
37 min
84
How the radical right weaponized ideology (with...
38 min
85
How Econ 101 upholds racist systems (with Joell...
32 min
86
There’s no herd immunity to greed (with Thomas ...
31 min
87
Debunking deficit myths (with Stephanie Kelton)
42 min
88
People are basically good (with Rutger Bregman)
34 min
89
Vaccine development needs new incentives (with ...
26 min
90
Re-imagining public safety (with King County Co...
30 min
91
Podcast Blackout
9 min
92
Why Wall Street gets a bailout and you don’t (w...
32 min
93
Why the market fails in a crisis (with Joseph S...
41 min
94
Author Interview: Inside the Secret War on Voti...
22 min
95
Inequality and coronavirus (with Heather Boushe...
44 min
96
Austerity will make this recession worse (with ...
38 min
97
Labor regulations in the gaming industry (with ...
26 min
98
Leadership failure made the U.S. pandemic worse...
37 min
99
What’s happening in professional sports right n...
35 min
100
What’s changed since the 1918 pandemic? (A hist...
20 min