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.

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