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
Government
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The pro-business case for reimagining capitalis...
30 min
2
Author Interview: How to rebuild the middle cla...
23 min
3
Ask Nick Anything
35 min
4
The future of health care (with Abdul El-Sayed)
30 min
5
The powerlessness of forced labor (with Suresh ...
30 min
6
Inequality is costing workers $50 trillion (wit...
35 min
7
Redefining rural America (with Olugbenga Ajilore)
37 min
8
Coercion in the workplace (with Elizabeth Ander...
40 min
9
Winning on growth (with Michael Linden)
24 min
10
Author Interview: Money, Democracy, and the Lif...
38 min
11
A long walk off a short economic cliff (with Tr...
29 min
12
You can’t starve your way out of a recession (w...
27 min
13
Care work is more valuable than ever (with Kate...
31 min
14
It’s time to stop relying on crisis legislation...
33 min
15
2020 Election AMA (with Cristina Uribe)
34 min
16
BONUS: Nancy MacLean - Unedited Conversation
37 min
17
How the radical right weaponized ideology (with...
38 min
18
How Econ 101 upholds racist systems (with Joell...
32 min
19
There’s no herd immunity to greed (with Thomas ...
31 min
20
Debunking deficit myths (with Stephanie Kelton)
42 min
21
People are basically good (with Rutger Bregman)
34 min
22
Vaccine development needs new incentives (with ...
26 min
23
Re-imagining public safety (with King County Co...
30 min
24
Podcast Blackout
9 min
25
Why Wall Street gets a bailout and you don’t (w...
32 min
26
Why the market fails in a crisis (with Joseph S...
41 min
27
Author Interview: Inside the Secret War on Voti...
22 min
28
Inequality and coronavirus (with Heather Boushe...
44 min
29
Austerity will make this recession worse (with ...
38 min
30
Labor regulations in the gaming industry (with ...
26 min
31
Leadership failure made the U.S. pandemic worse...
37 min
32
What’s happening in professional sports right n...
35 min
33
What’s changed since the 1918 pandemic? (A hist...
20 min
34
Understanding the CARES Act (with Heidi Shierholz)
39 min
35
AMA: COVID-19 and the Economy
27 min
36
Killing zombie ideas (with Paul Krugman)
43 min
37
Disaster Economics
32 min
38
The federal budget is a theory of growth (with ...
32 min
39
Welcome to the golden age of white collar crime...
34 min
40
The emerging economic problems of the next deca...
36 min
41
From generosity to justice (with Darren Walker)
36 min
42
Paul’s Book Review: Democracy in Chains
5 min
43
Debunking economics (with Steve Keen)
36 min
44
BONUS: Class warfare in Finland (a history less...
21 min
45
Re-imagining capitalism (with Anu Partanen and ...
46 min
46
Voicemails with Goldy
13 min
47
The hidden costs of banking while poor (with Me...
57 min
48
How neoliberalism captured Democrats (with Jame...
47 min
49
Paul’s Book Review: Neighborhood Defenders
4 min
50
Corporate parasites: how taxpayers subsidize pr...
57 min
51
Ask Nick Anything (Part 2)
25 min
52
Naomi Klein - Unedited Interview
35 min
53
How big pharma keeps drug prices high (with Pri...
51 min
54
Ask Nick Anything (Part 1)
28 min
55
Paul’s Book Review: Weapons of Math Destruction
3 min
56
What’s the trick in trickle-down? (with Yuval N...
47 min
57
The pitchforks are here (with Cesar Hidalgo)
32 min
58
Does media have an economics problem? (with Cha...
35 min
59
Does economics have a media problem? (with Matt...
36 min
60
How monopolies feed plutocracy (with Matt Stoller)
31 min
61
BONUS: George Monbiot - Unedited Conversation
49 min
62
How to make the rich pay their taxes (with Gabr...
44 min
63
Economic woman (with Katrine Marçal, Lisa D. Co...
53 min
64
Listener voicemails! (with Nick and Goldy)
14 min
65
Is economic orthodoxy evolving? (with Luigi Zin...
57 min
66
Can we hold big corporations to higher standard...
48 min
67
HALLOWEEN SPECIAL: Trickle-Down or Treat
15 min
68
Tax me more, I’m rich (with Abigail Disney and ...
54 min
69
Will bad economics kill the Green New Deal? (wi...
59 min
70
Paul’s Book Review: Kochland
4 min
71
The trade-offs of global trade (with Dean Baker...
41 min
72
How neoliberalism happened (with George Monbiot...
59 min
73
BONUS: Rewriting the rules for an inclusive eco...
15 min
74
Why philanthropy can’t undo this mess (with Ana...
54 min
75
BONUS: Saru Jayaraman - Unedited Conversation
28 min
76
Author Interview: Chris Arnade
31 min
77
Paul’s Book Review #2: Janesville, An American ...
4 min
78
Behind the scenes of Nick’s new TED Talk: The d...
33 min
79
Does the market really pay you what you’re wort...
50 min
80
BONUS: Voicemails with Nick and Goldy
12 min
81
How to spot a bogus minimum wage study (with Be...
46 min
82
Does the future of work include a Federal Jobs ...
46 min
83
Paul’s Book Review: Listen, Liberal
4 min
84
A skeptic's guide to Universal Basic Income (wi...
49 min
85
Shared security, shared growth: a social contra...
49 min
86
Educationism (with Diane Ravitch)
46 min
87
The robots are coming… what now? (with Heidi Sh...
62 min
88
BONUS: What to listen for in the second round o...
8 min
89
Health Care Part 2: One nation, with liberty an...
35 min
90
BONUS: Don't Pass Go—without learning more abou...
21 min
91
Health Care Part 1: Everyone does it better tha...
45 min
92
The decline of worker power (with David Rolf an...
55 min
93
Our full conversation with Governor Jay Inslee
33 min
94
A roadmap to utopia (with Rutger Bregman)
48 min
95
Picking up where Darwin left off (LIVE with Dav...
41 min
96
Update: Whatever happened to overtime? (with Sh...
46 min
97
BONUS: Strategies for building a robust and equ...
22 min
98
Ask Nick Anything - Part 2 (with Trae Crowder)
33 min
99
BONUS: Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal - Unedited...
26 min
100
Ask Nick Anything - Part 1 (with Trae Crowder)
40 min