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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Politics
Business
1
Has Chile defeated neoliberalism? (with Marcelo...
29 min
2
Marshall Plan for Moms (with Reshma Saujani)
42 min
3
The inequality of progress (with Oded Galor)
35 min
4
How thinking like economists holds us back (wit...
33 min
5
Exploring global solutions to inequality (with ...
31 min
6
Inclusion is an economic necessity (with john a...
46 min
7
Consumers deserve an inflation rebate (with Con...
36 min
8
How Biden’s budget proposal takes on corporate ...
35 min
9
Pirate equity (with Jim Baker)
37 min
10
Companies can't self-regulate their way to incl...
38 min
11
Why your non-compete clause is probably illegal...
44 min
12
How neoliberalism happened (with George Monbiot...
59 min
13
The economics of mass incarceration (with Robyn...
33 min
14
Why a $15 minimum wage is no longer enough (wit...
31 min
15
Did corporate greed break the supply chain? (wi...
36 min
16
Free lunch thinking (with Tom Bergin)
44 min
17
Congress looks to the CBO for economic expertis...
38 min
18
How Davos Man devours the world (with Peter Goo...
40 min
19
The economics of abortion (with Caitlin Myers)
37 min
20
Ask Nick Anything
54 min
21
Debunking deficit myths (with Stephanie Kelton)
42 min
22
The economic case for universal health care (wi...
34 min
23
Why privatizing public goods is bad for democra...
36 min
24
Ending the tipped minimum wage (with Saru Jayar...
30 min
25
Did the Federal Reserve’s policies make inequal...
40 min
26
How the radical right weaponized ideology (with...
38 min
27
How opportunity zones create windfalls for the ...
34 min
28
Are you in the 9.9 percent? (with Matthew Stewart)
37 min
29
Moving beyond racial liberalism (with Kyle Stri...
28 min
30
The hidden costs of banking while poor (with Me...
57 min
31
Make the clean stuff cheap (with Eric Beinhocke...
36 min
32
Why can’t we talk about homelessness? (with Jos...
33 min
33
How taxpayers subsidize corporate profits (with...
56 min
34
How the tax system impoverishes Black Americans...
29 min
35
The free market economics of synthetic opioids ...
39 min
36
How to stand up for voting rights (with Andrea ...
35 min
37
Thanks to unemployment insurance, poverty decli...
32 min
38
How corporate concentration hurts the economy (...
32 min
39
Why philanthropy isn’t the answer (with Anand G...
49 min
40
Redefining skill (with Nichola Lowe)
33 min
41
Capitalism is working better in Finland (with A...
46 min
42
Right-to-work is bad for workers (with Shane La...
28 min
43
How neoliberalism captured Democrats (with Jame...
45 min
44
Why restaurants can’t find workers (with restau...
30 min
45
What convinces people to act in the interest of...
44 min
46
How Covid shook the world’s economy (with Adam ...
50 min
47
Why is getting out of poverty so hard? (with Fe...
40 min
48
Why is the child tax credit good economic polic...
45 min
49
How the credit market drives up housing prices ...
33 min
50
Ask Nick Anything, continued!
31 min
51
Everything you need to know about the Frito-Lay...
22 min
52
Ask Nick Anything
28 min
53
Fiscal policy can help save the environment (wi...
41 min
54
Why billionaires are paying no taxes (LIVE from...
22 min
55
We all do better when we all do better (with JP...
31 min
56
Summer Reading List!
28 min
57
Post-pandemic booms (with Callum Williams)
38 min
58
Chipotle CEO Brian Niccol is a trickle-down clown
33 min
59
Inequality is bad for everyone (with Djaffar Sh...
38 min
60
How U.S. policy was designed to suppress wages ...
38 min
61
It’s not a labor shortage, it’s a wage shortage...
30 min
62
Your non-compete clause is probably illegal (wi...
43 min
63
Why we need a mission-driven economy (with Mari...
39 min
64
Is the economy at a turning point? (with Anusar...
37 min
65
Can businesses help repair society? (with Ben &...
37 min
66
There’s no such thing as a race-neutral policy ...
23 min
67
Diving into March’s giant jobs report (with Aus...
23 min
68
Winning back our freedom from the market (with ...
40 min
69
Andrew Yang interviews Nick!
42 min
70
Atlas Hugged (with David Sloan Wilson)
36 min
71
Can’t stop, won't stop, GameStop (with Congress...
33 min
72
No, the relief bill won’t cause inflation (with...
47 min
73
The idea for a National Investment Authority, e...
34 min
74
The velocity of money (with Ann Pettifor)
41 min
75
Re-post: Does the market pay you what you’re wo...
50 min
76
What’s the deal with the CBO report?
29 min
77
Ask Nick Anything
38 min
78
Repost: How to spot a bogus minimum wage study ...
46 min
79
Do wealthy Americans have too much power? (with...
39 min
80
Repost: Why raising the minimum wage doesn’t ra...
50 min
81
How can Democrats win back rural America? (with...
30 min
82
The sounds of the new administration
12 min
83
The economic challenges Biden faces (with Idree...
28 min
84
The case for a True New Deal (with Bharat Ramam...
35 min
85
How banking deregulation makes you unsafe (with...
38 min
86
Tax me more, I’m rich (with Abigail Disney and ...
55 min
87
Why should we cancel student debt? (with Fenaba...
35 min
88
Why conventional wisdom is finally pushing for ...
39 min
89
Author Interview: Competition is Killing Us (wi...
29 min
90
Restoring conservative economics (with Oren Cass)
44 min
91
What would you do if you were benevolent dictator?
24 min
92
Why do you do this work?
36 min
93
What happens when unemployment benefits run out...
32 min
94
Who is Ron Klain?
38 min
95
The case for a millionaires tax (with Governor ...
28 min
96
Election Day AMA Special (with Cristina Uribe)
38 min
97
BONUS: The Haunting of Buchanan Manor
12 min
98
The real looting in America (with Robert Reich)
31 min
99
The pro-business case for reimagining capitalis...
30 min
100
Author Interview: How to rebuild the middle cla...
23 min