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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1
How corporate concentration hurts the economy (...
32 min
2
Why philanthropy isn’t the answer (with Anand G...
49 min
3
Redefining skill (with Nichola Lowe)
33 min
4
Capitalism is working better in Finland (with A...
46 min
5
Right-to-work is bad for workers (with Shane La...
28 min
6
How neoliberalism captured Democrats (with Jame...
45 min
7
Why restaurants can’t find workers (with restau...
30 min
8
What convinces people to act in the interest of...
44 min
9
How Covid shook the world’s economy (with Adam ...
50 min
10
Why is getting out of poverty so hard? (with Fe...
40 min
11
Why is the child tax credit good economic polic...
45 min
12
How the credit market drives up housing prices ...
33 min
13
Ask Nick Anything, continued!
31 min
14
Everything you need to know about the Frito-Lay...
22 min
15
Ask Nick Anything
28 min
16
Fiscal policy can help save the environment (wi...
41 min
17
Why billionaires are paying no taxes (LIVE from...
22 min
18
We all do better when we all do better (with JP...
31 min
19
Summer Reading List!
28 min
20
Post-pandemic booms (with Callum Williams)
38 min
21
Chipotle CEO Brian Niccol is a trickle-down clown
33 min
22
Inequality is bad for everyone (with Djaffar Sh...
38 min
23
How U.S. policy was designed to suppress wages ...
38 min
24
It’s not a labor shortage, it’s a wage shortage...
30 min
25
Your non-compete clause is probably illegal (wi...
43 min
26
Why we need a mission-driven economy (with Mari...
39 min
27
Is the economy at a turning point? (with Anusar...
37 min
28
Can businesses help repair society? (with Ben &...
37 min
29
There’s no such thing as a race-neutral policy ...
23 min
30
Diving into March’s giant jobs report (with Aus...
23 min
31
Winning back our freedom from the market (with ...
40 min
32
Andrew Yang interviews Nick!
42 min
33
Atlas Hugged (with David Sloan Wilson)
36 min
34
Can’t stop, won't stop, GameStop (with Congress...
33 min
35
No, the relief bill won’t cause inflation (with...
47 min
36
The idea for a National Investment Authority, e...
34 min
37
The velocity of money (with Ann Pettifor)
41 min
38
Re-post: Does the market pay you what you’re wo...
50 min
39
What’s the deal with the CBO report?
29 min
40
Ask Nick Anything
38 min
41
Repost: How to spot a bogus minimum wage study ...
46 min
42
Do wealthy Americans have too much power? (with...
39 min
43
Repost: Why raising the minimum wage doesn’t ra...
50 min
44
How can Democrats win back rural America? (with...
30 min
45
The sounds of the new administration
12 min
46
The economic challenges Biden faces (with Idree...
28 min
47
The case for a True New Deal (with Bharat Ramam...
35 min
48
How banking deregulation makes you unsafe (with...
38 min
49
Tax me more, I’m rich (with Abigail Disney and ...
55 min
50
Why should we cancel student debt? (with Fenaba...
35 min
51
Why conventional wisdom is finally pushing for ...
39 min
52
Author Interview: Competition is Killing Us (wi...
29 min
53
Restoring conservative economics (with Oren Cass)
44 min
54
What would you do if you were benevolent dictator?
24 min
55
Why do you do this work?
36 min
56
What happens when unemployment benefits run out...
32 min
57
Who is Ron Klain?
38 min
58
The case for a millionaires tax (with Governor ...
28 min
59
Election Day AMA Special (with Cristina Uribe)
38 min
60
BONUS: The Haunting of Buchanan Manor
12 min
61
The real looting in America (with Robert Reich)
31 min
62
The pro-business case for reimagining capitalis...
30 min
63
Author Interview: How to rebuild the middle cla...
23 min
64
Ask Nick Anything
35 min
65
The future of health care (with Abdul El-Sayed)
30 min
66
The powerlessness of forced labor (with Suresh ...
30 min
67
Inequality is costing workers $50 trillion (wit...
35 min
68
Redefining rural America (with Olugbenga Ajilore)
37 min
69
Coercion in the workplace (with Elizabeth Ander...
40 min
70
Winning on growth (with Michael Linden)
24 min
71
Author Interview: Money, Democracy, and the Lif...
38 min
72
A long walk off a short economic cliff (with Tr...
29 min
73
You can’t starve your way out of a recession (w...
27 min
74
Care work is more valuable than ever (with Kate...
31 min
75
It’s time to stop relying on crisis legislation...
33 min
76
2020 Election AMA (with Cristina Uribe)
34 min
77
BONUS: Nancy MacLean - Unedited Conversation
37 min
78
How the radical right weaponized ideology (with...
38 min
79
How Econ 101 upholds racist systems (with Joell...
32 min
80
There’s no herd immunity to greed (with Thomas ...
31 min
81
Debunking deficit myths (with Stephanie Kelton)
42 min
82
People are basically good (with Rutger Bregman)
34 min
83
Vaccine development needs new incentives (with ...
26 min
84
Re-imagining public safety (with King County Co...
30 min
85
Podcast Blackout
9 min
86
Why Wall Street gets a bailout and you don’t (w...
32 min
87
Why the market fails in a crisis (with Joseph S...
41 min
88
Author Interview: Inside the Secret War on Voti...
22 min
89
Inequality and coronavirus (with Heather Boushe...
44 min
90
Austerity will make this recession worse (with ...
38 min
91
Labor regulations in the gaming industry (with ...
26 min
92
Leadership failure made the U.S. pandemic worse...
37 min
93
What’s happening in professional sports right n...
35 min
94
What’s changed since the 1918 pandemic? (A hist...
20 min
95
Understanding the CARES Act (with Heidi Shierholz)
39 min
96
AMA: COVID-19 and the Economy
27 min
97
Killing zombie ideas (with Paul Krugman)
43 min
98
Disaster Economics
32 min
99
The federal budget is a theory of growth (with ...
32 min
100
Welcome to the golden age of white collar crime...
34 min