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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There’s no such thing as a race-neutral policy ...
23 min
2
Diving into March’s giant jobs report (with Aus...
23 min
3
Winning back our freedom from the market (with ...
40 min
4
Andrew Yang interviews Nick!
42 min
5
Atlas Hugged (with David Sloan Wilson)
36 min
6
Can’t stop, won't stop, GameStop (with Congress...
33 min
7
No, the relief bill won’t cause inflation (with...
47 min
8
The idea for a National Investment Authority, e...
34 min
9
The velocity of money (with Ann Pettifor)
41 min
10
Re-post: Does the market pay you what you’re wo...
50 min
11
What’s the deal with the CBO report?
29 min
12
Ask Nick Anything
38 min
13
Repost: How to spot a bogus minimum wage study ...
46 min
14
Do wealthy Americans have too much power? (with...
39 min
15
Repost: Why raising the minimum wage doesn’t ra...
50 min
16
How can Democrats win back rural America? (with...
30 min
17
The sounds of the new administration
12 min
18
The economic challenges Biden faces (with Idree...
28 min
19
The case for a True New Deal (with Bharat Ramam...
35 min
20
How banking deregulation makes you unsafe (with...
38 min
21
Tax me more, I’m rich (with Abigail Disney and ...
55 min
22
Why should we cancel student debt? (with Fenaba...
35 min
23
Why conventional wisdom is finally pushing for ...
39 min
24
Author Interview: Competition is Killing Us (wi...
29 min
25
Restoring conservative economics (with Oren Cass)
44 min
26
What would you do if you were benevolent dictator?
24 min
27
Why do you do this work?
36 min
28
What happens when unemployment benefits run out...
32 min
29
Who is Ron Klain?
38 min
30
The case for a millionaires tax (with Governor ...
28 min
31
Election Day AMA Special (with Cristina Uribe)
38 min
32
BONUS: The Haunting of Buchanan Manor
12 min
33
The real looting in America (with Robert Reich)
31 min
34
The pro-business case for reimagining capitalis...
30 min
35
Author Interview: How to rebuild the middle cla...
23 min
36
Ask Nick Anything
35 min
37
The future of health care (with Abdul El-Sayed)
30 min
38
The powerlessness of forced labor (with Suresh ...
30 min
39
Inequality is costing workers $50 trillion (wit...
35 min
40
Redefining rural America (with Olugbenga Ajilore)
37 min
41
Coercion in the workplace (with Elizabeth Ander...
40 min
42
Winning on growth (with Michael Linden)
24 min
43
Author Interview: Money, Democracy, and the Lif...
38 min
44
A long walk off a short economic cliff (with Tr...
29 min
45
You can’t starve your way out of a recession (w...
27 min
46
Care work is more valuable than ever (with Kate...
31 min
47
It’s time to stop relying on crisis legislation...
33 min
48
2020 Election AMA (with Cristina Uribe)
34 min
49
BONUS: Nancy MacLean - Unedited Conversation
37 min
50
How the radical right weaponized ideology (with...
38 min
51
How Econ 101 upholds racist systems (with Joell...
32 min
52
There’s no herd immunity to greed (with Thomas ...
31 min
53
Debunking deficit myths (with Stephanie Kelton)
42 min
54
People are basically good (with Rutger Bregman)
34 min
55
Vaccine development needs new incentives (with ...
26 min
56
Re-imagining public safety (with King County Co...
30 min
57
Podcast Blackout
9 min
58
Why Wall Street gets a bailout and you don’t (w...
32 min
59
Why the market fails in a crisis (with Joseph S...
41 min
60
Author Interview: Inside the Secret War on Voti...
22 min
61
Inequality and coronavirus (with Heather Boushe...
44 min
62
Austerity will make this recession worse (with ...
38 min
63
Labor regulations in the gaming industry (with ...
26 min
64
Leadership failure made the U.S. pandemic worse...
37 min
65
What’s happening in professional sports right n...
35 min
66
What’s changed since the 1918 pandemic? (A hist...
20 min
67
Understanding the CARES Act (with Heidi Shierholz)
39 min
68
AMA: COVID-19 and the Economy
27 min
69
Killing zombie ideas (with Paul Krugman)
43 min
70
Disaster Economics
32 min
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The federal budget is a theory of growth (with ...
32 min
72
Welcome to the golden age of white collar crime...
34 min
73
The emerging economic problems of the next deca...
36 min
74
From generosity to justice (with Darren Walker)
36 min
75
Paul’s Book Review: Democracy in Chains
5 min
76
Debunking economics (with Steve Keen)
36 min
77
BONUS: Class warfare in Finland (a history less...
21 min
78
Re-imagining capitalism (with Anu Partanen and ...
46 min
79
Voicemails with Goldy
13 min
80
The hidden costs of banking while poor (with Me...
57 min
81
How neoliberalism captured Democrats (with Jame...
47 min
82
Paul’s Book Review: Neighborhood Defenders
4 min
83
Corporate parasites: how taxpayers subsidize pr...
57 min
84
Ask Nick Anything (Part 2)
25 min
85
Naomi Klein - Unedited Interview
35 min
86
How big pharma keeps drug prices high (with Pri...
51 min
87
Ask Nick Anything (Part 1)
28 min
88
Paul’s Book Review: Weapons of Math Destruction
3 min
89
What’s the trick in trickle-down? (with Yuval N...
47 min
90
The pitchforks are here (with Cesar Hidalgo)
32 min
91
Does media have an economics problem? (with Cha...
35 min
92
Does economics have a media problem? (with Matt...
36 min
93
How monopolies feed plutocracy (with Matt Stoller)
31 min
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BONUS: George Monbiot - Unedited Conversation
49 min
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How to make the rich pay their taxes (with Gabr...
44 min
96
Economic woman (with Katrine Marçal, Lisa D. Co...
53 min
97
Listener voicemails! (with Nick and Goldy)
14 min
98
Is economic orthodoxy evolving? (with Luigi Zin...
57 min
99
Can we hold big corporations to higher standard...
48 min
100
HALLOWEEN SPECIAL: Trickle-Down or Treat
15 min