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.

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Why privatizing public goods is bad for democra...
36 min
2
Ending the tipped minimum wage (with Saru Jayar...
30 min
3
Did the Federal Reserve’s policies make inequal...
40 min
4
How the radical right weaponized ideology (with...
38 min
5
How opportunity zones create windfalls for the ...
34 min
6
Are you in the 9.9 percent? (with Matthew Stewart)
37 min
7
Moving beyond racial liberalism (with Kyle Stri...
28 min
8
The hidden costs of banking while poor (with Me...
57 min
9
Make the clean stuff cheap (with Eric Beinhocke...
36 min
10
Why can’t we talk about homelessness? (with Jos...
33 min
11
How taxpayers subsidize corporate profits (with...
56 min
12
How the tax system impoverishes Black Americans...
29 min
13
The free market economics of synthetic opioids ...
39 min
14
How to stand up for voting rights (with Andrea ...
35 min
15
Thanks to unemployment insurance, poverty decli...
32 min
16
How corporate concentration hurts the economy (...
32 min
17
Why philanthropy isn’t the answer (with Anand G...
49 min
18
Redefining skill (with Nichola Lowe)
33 min
19
Capitalism is working better in Finland (with A...
46 min
20
Right-to-work is bad for workers (with Shane La...
28 min
21
How neoliberalism captured Democrats (with Jame...
45 min
22
Why restaurants can’t find workers (with restau...
30 min
23
What convinces people to act in the interest of...
44 min
24
How Covid shook the world’s economy (with Adam ...
50 min
25
Why is getting out of poverty so hard? (with Fe...
40 min
26
Why is the child tax credit good economic polic...
45 min
27
How the credit market drives up housing prices ...
33 min
28
Ask Nick Anything, continued!
31 min
29
Everything you need to know about the Frito-Lay...
22 min
30
Ask Nick Anything
28 min
31
Fiscal policy can help save the environment (wi...
41 min
32
Why billionaires are paying no taxes (LIVE from...
22 min
33
We all do better when we all do better (with JP...
31 min
34
Summer Reading List!
28 min
35
Post-pandemic booms (with Callum Williams)
38 min
36
Chipotle CEO Brian Niccol is a trickle-down clown
33 min
37
Inequality is bad for everyone (with Djaffar Sh...
38 min
38
How U.S. policy was designed to suppress wages ...
38 min
39
It’s not a labor shortage, it’s a wage shortage...
30 min
40
Your non-compete clause is probably illegal (wi...
43 min
41
Why we need a mission-driven economy (with Mari...
39 min
42
Is the economy at a turning point? (with Anusar...
37 min
43
Can businesses help repair society? (with Ben &...
37 min
44
There’s no such thing as a race-neutral policy ...
23 min
45
Diving into March’s giant jobs report (with Aus...
23 min
46
Winning back our freedom from the market (with ...
40 min
47
Andrew Yang interviews Nick!
42 min
48
Atlas Hugged (with David Sloan Wilson)
36 min
49
Can’t stop, won't stop, GameStop (with Congress...
33 min
50
No, the relief bill won’t cause inflation (with...
47 min
51
The idea for a National Investment Authority, e...
34 min
52
The velocity of money (with Ann Pettifor)
41 min
53
Re-post: Does the market pay you what you’re wo...
50 min
54
What’s the deal with the CBO report?
29 min
55
Ask Nick Anything
38 min
56
Repost: How to spot a bogus minimum wage study ...
46 min
57
Do wealthy Americans have too much power? (with...
39 min
58
Repost: Why raising the minimum wage doesn’t ra...
50 min
59
How can Democrats win back rural America? (with...
30 min
60
The sounds of the new administration
12 min
61
The economic challenges Biden faces (with Idree...
28 min
62
The case for a True New Deal (with Bharat Ramam...
35 min
63
How banking deregulation makes you unsafe (with...
38 min
64
Tax me more, I’m rich (with Abigail Disney and ...
55 min
65
Why should we cancel student debt? (with Fenaba...
35 min
66
Why conventional wisdom is finally pushing for ...
39 min
67
Author Interview: Competition is Killing Us (wi...
29 min
68
Restoring conservative economics (with Oren Cass)
44 min
69
What would you do if you were benevolent dictator?
24 min
70
Why do you do this work?
36 min
71
What happens when unemployment benefits run out...
32 min
72
Who is Ron Klain?
38 min
73
The case for a millionaires tax (with Governor ...
28 min
74
Election Day AMA Special (with Cristina Uribe)
38 min
75
BONUS: The Haunting of Buchanan Manor
12 min
76
The real looting in America (with Robert Reich)
31 min
77
The pro-business case for reimagining capitalis...
30 min
78
Author Interview: How to rebuild the middle cla...
23 min
79
Ask Nick Anything
35 min
80
The future of health care (with Abdul El-Sayed)
30 min
81
The powerlessness of forced labor (with Suresh ...
30 min
82
Inequality is costing workers $50 trillion (wit...
35 min
83
Redefining rural America (with Olugbenga Ajilore)
37 min
84
Coercion in the workplace (with Elizabeth Ander...
40 min
85
Winning on growth (with Michael Linden)
24 min
86
Author Interview: Money, Democracy, and the Lif...
38 min
87
A long walk off a short economic cliff (with Tr...
29 min
88
You can’t starve your way out of a recession (w...
27 min
89
Care work is more valuable than ever (with Kate...
31 min
90
It’s time to stop relying on crisis legislation...
33 min
91
2020 Election AMA (with Cristina Uribe)
34 min
92
BONUS: Nancy MacLean - Unedited Conversation
37 min
93
How the radical right weaponized ideology (with...
38 min
94
How Econ 101 upholds racist systems (with Joell...
32 min
95
There’s no herd immunity to greed (with Thomas ...
31 min
96
Debunking deficit myths (with Stephanie Kelton)
42 min
97
People are basically good (with Rutger Bregman)
34 min
98
Vaccine development needs new incentives (with ...
26 min
99
Re-imagining public safety (with King County Co...
30 min
100
Podcast Blackout
9 min