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.

Government
Politics
Business
101
Who is Ron Klain?
38 min
102
The case for a millionaires tax (with Governor ...
28 min
103
Election Day AMA Special (with Cristina Uribe)
38 min
104
BONUS: The Haunting of Buchanan Manor
12 min
105
The real looting in America (with Robert Reich)
31 min
106
The pro-business case for reimagining capitalis...
30 min
107
Author Interview: How to rebuild the middle cla...
23 min
108
Ask Nick Anything
35 min
109
The future of health care (with Abdul El-Sayed)
30 min
110
The powerlessness of forced labor (with Suresh ...
30 min
111
Inequality is costing workers $50 trillion (wit...
35 min
112
Redefining rural America (with Olugbenga Ajilore)
37 min
113
Coercion in the workplace (with Elizabeth Ander...
40 min
114
Winning on growth (with Michael Linden)
24 min
115
Author Interview: Money, Democracy, and the Lif...
38 min
116
A long walk off a short economic cliff (with Tr...
29 min
117
You can’t starve your way out of a recession (w...
27 min
118
Care work is more valuable than ever (with Kate...
31 min
119
It’s time to stop relying on crisis legislation...
33 min
120
2020 Election AMA (with Cristina Uribe)
34 min
121
BONUS: Nancy MacLean - Unedited Conversation
37 min
122
How the radical right weaponized ideology (with...
38 min
123
How Econ 101 upholds racist systems (with Joell...
32 min
124
There’s no herd immunity to greed (with Thomas ...
31 min
125
Debunking deficit myths (with Stephanie Kelton)
42 min
126
People are basically good (with Rutger Bregman)
34 min
127
Vaccine development needs new incentives (with ...
26 min
128
Re-imagining public safety (with King County Co...
30 min
129
Podcast Blackout
9 min
130
Why Wall Street gets a bailout and you don’t (w...
32 min
131
Why the market fails in a crisis (with Joseph S...
41 min
132
Author Interview: Inside the Secret War on Voti...
22 min
133
Inequality and coronavirus (with Heather Boushe...
44 min
134
Austerity will make this recession worse (with ...
38 min
135
Labor regulations in the gaming industry (with ...
26 min
136
Leadership failure made the U.S. pandemic worse...
37 min
137
What’s happening in professional sports right n...
35 min
138
What’s changed since the 1918 pandemic? (A hist...
20 min
139
Understanding the CARES Act (with Heidi Shierholz)
39 min
140
AMA: COVID-19 and the Economy
27 min
141
Killing zombie ideas (with Paul Krugman)
43 min
142
Disaster Economics
32 min
143
The federal budget is a theory of growth (with ...
32 min
144
Welcome to the golden age of white collar crime...
34 min
145
The emerging economic problems of the next deca...
36 min
146
From generosity to justice (with Darren Walker)
36 min
147
Paul’s Book Review: Democracy in Chains
5 min
148
Debunking economics (with Steve Keen)
36 min
149
BONUS: Class warfare in Finland (a history less...
21 min
150
Re-imagining capitalism (with Anu Partanen and ...
46 min
151
Voicemails with Goldy
13 min
152
The hidden costs of banking while poor (with Me...
57 min
153
How neoliberalism captured Democrats (with Jame...
47 min
154
Paul’s Book Review: Neighborhood Defenders
4 min
155
Corporate parasites: how taxpayers subsidize pr...
57 min
156
Ask Nick Anything (Part 2)
25 min
157
Naomi Klein - Unedited Interview
35 min
158
How big pharma keeps drug prices high (with Pri...
51 min
159
Ask Nick Anything (Part 1)
28 min
160
Paul’s Book Review: Weapons of Math Destruction
3 min
161
What’s the trick in trickle-down? (with Yuval N...
47 min
162
The pitchforks are here (with Cesar Hidalgo)
32 min
163
Does media have an economics problem? (with Cha...
35 min
164
Does economics have a media problem? (with Matt...
36 min
165
How monopolies feed plutocracy (with Matt Stoller)
31 min
166
BONUS: George Monbiot - Unedited Conversation
49 min
167
How to make the rich pay their taxes (with Gabr...
44 min
168
Economic woman (with Katrine Marçal, Lisa D. Co...
53 min
169
Listener voicemails! (with Nick and Goldy)
14 min
170
Is economic orthodoxy evolving? (with Luigi Zin...
57 min
171
Can we hold big corporations to higher standard...
48 min
172
HALLOWEEN SPECIAL: Trickle-Down or Treat
15 min
173
Tax me more, I’m rich (with Abigail Disney and ...
54 min
174
Will bad economics kill the Green New Deal? (wi...
59 min
175
Paul’s Book Review: Kochland
4 min
176
The trade-offs of global trade (with Dean Baker...
41 min
177
How neoliberalism happened (with George Monbiot...
59 min
178
BONUS: Rewriting the rules for an inclusive eco...
15 min
179
Why philanthropy can’t undo this mess (with Ana...
54 min
180
BONUS: Saru Jayaraman - Unedited Conversation
28 min
181
Author Interview: Chris Arnade
31 min
182
Paul’s Book Review #2: Janesville, An American ...
4 min
183
Behind the scenes of Nick’s new TED Talk: The d...
33 min
184
Does the market really pay you what you’re wort...
50 min
185
BONUS: Voicemails with Nick and Goldy
12 min
186
How to spot a bogus minimum wage study (with Be...
46 min
187
Does the future of work include a Federal Jobs ...
46 min
188
Paul’s Book Review: Listen, Liberal
4 min
189
A skeptic's guide to Universal Basic Income (wi...
49 min
190
Shared security, shared growth: a social contra...
49 min
191
Educationism (with Diane Ravitch)
46 min
192
The robots are coming… what now? (with Heidi Sh...
62 min
193
BONUS: What to listen for in the second round o...
8 min
194
Health Care Part 2: One nation, with liberty an...
35 min
195
BONUS: Don't Pass Go—without learning more abou...
21 min
196
Health Care Part 1: Everyone does it better tha...
45 min
197
The decline of worker power (with David Rolf an...
55 min
198
Our full conversation with Governor Jay Inslee
33 min
199
A roadmap to utopia (with Rutger Bregman)
48 min
200
Picking up where Darwin left off (LIVE with Dav...
41 min