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