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
Ask Nick Anything
28 min
2
Fiscal policy can help save the environment (wi...
41 min
3
Why billionaires are paying no taxes (LIVE from...
22 min
4
We all do better when we all do better (with JP...
31 min
5
Summer Reading List!
28 min
6
Post-pandemic booms (with Callum Williams)
38 min
7
Chipotle CEO Brian Niccol is a trickle-down clown
33 min
8
Inequality is bad for everyone (with Djaffar Sh...
38 min
9
How U.S. policy was designed to suppress wages ...
38 min
10
It’s not a labor shortage, it’s a wage shortage...
30 min
11
Your non-compete clause is probably illegal (wi...
43 min
12
Why we need a mission-driven economy (with Mari...
39 min
13
Is the economy at a turning point? (with Anusar...
37 min
14
Can businesses help repair society? (with Ben &...
37 min
15
There’s no such thing as a race-neutral policy ...
23 min
16
Diving into March’s giant jobs report (with Aus...
23 min
17
Winning back our freedom from the market (with ...
40 min
18
Andrew Yang interviews Nick!
42 min
19
Atlas Hugged (with David Sloan Wilson)
36 min
20
Can’t stop, won't stop, GameStop (with Congress...
33 min
21
No, the relief bill won’t cause inflation (with...
47 min
22
The idea for a National Investment Authority, e...
34 min
23
The velocity of money (with Ann Pettifor)
41 min
24
Re-post: Does the market pay you what you’re wo...
50 min
25
What’s the deal with the CBO report?
29 min
26
Ask Nick Anything
38 min
27
Repost: How to spot a bogus minimum wage study ...
46 min
28
Do wealthy Americans have too much power? (with...
39 min
29
Repost: Why raising the minimum wage doesn’t ra...
50 min
30
How can Democrats win back rural America? (with...
30 min
31
The sounds of the new administration
12 min
32
The economic challenges Biden faces (with Idree...
28 min
33
The case for a True New Deal (with Bharat Ramam...
35 min
34
How banking deregulation makes you unsafe (with...
38 min
35
Tax me more, I’m rich (with Abigail Disney and ...
55 min
36
Why should we cancel student debt? (with Fenaba...
35 min
37
Why conventional wisdom is finally pushing for ...
39 min
38
Author Interview: Competition is Killing Us (wi...
29 min
39
Restoring conservative economics (with Oren Cass)
44 min
40
What would you do if you were benevolent dictator?
24 min
41
Why do you do this work?
36 min
42
What happens when unemployment benefits run out...
32 min
43
Who is Ron Klain?
38 min
44
The case for a millionaires tax (with Governor ...
28 min
45
Election Day AMA Special (with Cristina Uribe)
38 min
46
BONUS: The Haunting of Buchanan Manor
12 min
47
The real looting in America (with Robert Reich)
31 min
48
The pro-business case for reimagining capitalis...
30 min
49
Author Interview: How to rebuild the middle cla...
23 min
50
Ask Nick Anything
35 min
51
The future of health care (with Abdul El-Sayed)
30 min
52
The powerlessness of forced labor (with Suresh ...
30 min
53
Inequality is costing workers $50 trillion (wit...
35 min
54
Redefining rural America (with Olugbenga Ajilore)
37 min
55
Coercion in the workplace (with Elizabeth Ander...
40 min
56
Winning on growth (with Michael Linden)
24 min
57
Author Interview: Money, Democracy, and the Lif...
38 min
58
A long walk off a short economic cliff (with Tr...
29 min
59
You can’t starve your way out of a recession (w...
27 min
60
Care work is more valuable than ever (with Kate...
31 min
61
It’s time to stop relying on crisis legislation...
33 min
62
2020 Election AMA (with Cristina Uribe)
34 min
63
BONUS: Nancy MacLean - Unedited Conversation
37 min
64
How the radical right weaponized ideology (with...
38 min
65
How Econ 101 upholds racist systems (with Joell...
32 min
66
There’s no herd immunity to greed (with Thomas ...
31 min
67
Debunking deficit myths (with Stephanie Kelton)
42 min
68
People are basically good (with Rutger Bregman)
34 min
69
Vaccine development needs new incentives (with ...
26 min
70
Re-imagining public safety (with King County Co...
30 min
71
Podcast Blackout
9 min
72
Why Wall Street gets a bailout and you don’t (w...
32 min
73
Why the market fails in a crisis (with Joseph S...
41 min
74
Author Interview: Inside the Secret War on Voti...
22 min
75
Inequality and coronavirus (with Heather Boushe...
44 min
76
Austerity will make this recession worse (with ...
38 min
77
Labor regulations in the gaming industry (with ...
26 min
78
Leadership failure made the U.S. pandemic worse...
37 min
79
What’s happening in professional sports right n...
35 min
80
What’s changed since the 1918 pandemic? (A hist...
20 min
81
Understanding the CARES Act (with Heidi Shierholz)
39 min
82
AMA: COVID-19 and the Economy
27 min
83
Killing zombie ideas (with Paul Krugman)
43 min
84
Disaster Economics
32 min
85
The federal budget is a theory of growth (with ...
32 min
86
Welcome to the golden age of white collar crime...
34 min
87
The emerging economic problems of the next deca...
36 min
88
From generosity to justice (with Darren Walker)
36 min
89
Paul’s Book Review: Democracy in Chains
5 min
90
Debunking economics (with Steve Keen)
36 min
91
BONUS: Class warfare in Finland (a history less...
21 min
92
Re-imagining capitalism (with Anu Partanen and ...
46 min
93
Voicemails with Goldy
13 min
94
The hidden costs of banking while poor (with Me...
57 min
95
How neoliberalism captured Democrats (with Jame...
47 min
96
Paul’s Book Review: Neighborhood Defenders
4 min
97
Corporate parasites: how taxpayers subsidize pr...
57 min
98
Ask Nick Anything (Part 2)
25 min
99
Naomi Klein - Unedited Interview
35 min
100
How big pharma keeps drug prices high (with Pri...
51 min