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
America isn’t lost, it’s Adrift (with Scott Gal...
44 min
2
Fair Social Contracts (with Eric Beinhocker)
39 min
3
Charting a new path forward (LIVE from EconCon ...
49 min
4
Why we can't let Kroger buy Albertsons (with St...
42 min
5
The reality of voter suppression in America (wi...
35 min
6
Chokepoint Capitalism (with Cory Doctorow and R...
51 min
7
Middle-Out Messaging for the Midterms (with Mel...
45 min
8
A brief history of Middle-Out Economics (with M...
45 min
9
Why won't trickle-down die? (with Mark Blyth)
38 min
10
How to repair the housing crisis (with Jenny Sc...
34 min
11
How student loan forgiveness rebuilds the econo...
54 min
12
Measuring long Covid's impact on the labor mark...
29 min
13
We need to fix overtime pay in America (with Ma...
40 min
14
How the Inflation Reduction Act benefits the mi...
34 min
15
The limits of the market (with Joseph Stiglitz)
41 min
16
Why essential work is essentially forced labor ...
30 min
17
How inequality cost workers $50 trillion (with ...
36 min
18
Reclaiming conservative economics (with Oren Cass)
44 min
19
Mission Economy (with Mariana Mazzucato)
39 min
20
How American tax policy fosters racial inequali...
29 min
21
We can redefine worker power (with Elizabeth An...
41 min
22
Can corporations help repair society? (with Ben...
37 min
23
Ask Nick Anything
47 min
24
Has Chile defeated neoliberalism? (with Marcelo...
29 min
25
Marshall Plan for Moms (with Reshma Saujani)
42 min
26
The inequality of progress (with Oded Galor)
35 min
27
How thinking like economists holds us back (wit...
33 min
28
Exploring global solutions to inequality (with ...
31 min
29
Inclusion is an economic necessity (with john a...
46 min
30
Consumers deserve an inflation rebate (with Con...
36 min
31
How Biden’s budget proposal takes on corporate ...
35 min
32
Pirate equity (with Jim Baker)
37 min
33
Companies can't self-regulate their way to incl...
38 min
34
Why your non-compete clause is probably illegal...
44 min
35
How neoliberalism happened (with George Monbiot...
59 min
36
The economics of mass incarceration (with Robyn...
33 min
37
Why a $15 minimum wage is no longer enough (wit...
31 min
38
Did corporate greed break the supply chain? (wi...
36 min
39
Free lunch thinking (with Tom Bergin)
44 min
40
Congress looks to the CBO for economic expertis...
38 min
41
How Davos Man devours the world (with Peter Goo...
40 min
42
The economics of abortion (with Caitlin Myers)
37 min
43
Ask Nick Anything
54 min
44
Debunking deficit myths (with Stephanie Kelton)
42 min
45
The economic case for universal health care (wi...
34 min
46
Why privatizing public goods is bad for democra...
36 min
47
Ending the tipped minimum wage (with Saru Jayar...
30 min
48
Did the Federal Reserve’s policies make inequal...
40 min
49
How the radical right weaponized ideology (with...
38 min
50
How opportunity zones create windfalls for the ...
34 min
51
Are you in the 9.9 percent? (with Matthew Stewart)
37 min
52
Moving beyond racial liberalism (with Kyle Stri...
28 min
53
The hidden costs of banking while poor (with Me...
57 min
54
Make the clean stuff cheap (with Eric Beinhocke...
36 min
55
Why can’t we talk about homelessness? (with Jos...
33 min
56
How taxpayers subsidize corporate profits (with...
56 min
57
How the tax system impoverishes Black Americans...
29 min
58
The free market economics of synthetic opioids ...
39 min
59
How to stand up for voting rights (with Andrea ...
35 min
60
Thanks to unemployment insurance, poverty decli...
32 min
61
How corporate concentration hurts the economy (...
32 min
62
Why philanthropy isn’t the answer (with Anand G...
49 min
63
Redefining skill (with Nichola Lowe)
33 min
64
Capitalism is working better in Finland (with A...
46 min
65
Right-to-work is bad for workers (with Shane La...
28 min
66
How neoliberalism captured Democrats (with Jame...
45 min
67
Why restaurants can’t find workers (with restau...
30 min
68
What convinces people to act in the interest of...
44 min
69
How Covid shook the world’s economy (with Adam ...
50 min
70
Why is getting out of poverty so hard? (with Fe...
40 min
71
Why is the child tax credit good economic polic...
45 min
72
How the credit market drives up housing prices ...
33 min
73
Ask Nick Anything, continued!
31 min
74
Everything you need to know about the Frito-Lay...
22 min
75
Ask Nick Anything
28 min
76
Fiscal policy can help save the environment (wi...
41 min
77
Why billionaires are paying no taxes (LIVE from...
22 min
78
We all do better when we all do better (with JP...
31 min
79
Summer Reading List!
28 min
80
Post-pandemic booms (with Callum Williams)
38 min
81
Chipotle CEO Brian Niccol is a trickle-down clown
33 min
82
Inequality is bad for everyone (with Djaffar Sh...
38 min
83
How U.S. policy was designed to suppress wages ...
38 min
84
It’s not a labor shortage, it’s a wage shortage...
30 min
85
Your non-compete clause is probably illegal (wi...
43 min
86
Why we need a mission-driven economy (with Mari...
39 min
87
Is the economy at a turning point? (with Anusar...
37 min
88
Can businesses help repair society? (with Ben &...
37 min
89
There’s no such thing as a race-neutral policy ...
23 min
90
Diving into March’s giant jobs report (with Aus...
23 min
91
Winning back our freedom from the market (with ...
40 min
92
Andrew Yang interviews Nick!
42 min
93
Atlas Hugged (with David Sloan Wilson)
36 min
94
Can’t stop, won't stop, GameStop (with Congress...
33 min
95
No, the relief bill won’t cause inflation (with...
47 min
96
The idea for a National Investment Authority, e...
34 min
97
The velocity of money (with Ann Pettifor)
41 min
98
Re-post: Does the market pay you what you’re wo...
50 min
99
What’s the deal with the CBO report?
29 min
100
Ask Nick Anything
38 min