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
1
How can Democrats win back rural America? (with...
30 min
2
The sounds of the new administration
12 min
3
The economic challenges Biden faces (with Idree...
28 min
4
The case for a True New Deal (with Bharat Ramam...
35 min
5
How banking deregulation makes you unsafe (with...
38 min
6
Tax me more, I’m rich (with Abigail Disney and ...
55 min
7
Why should we cancel student debt? (with Fenaba...
35 min
8
Why conventional wisdom is finally pushing for ...
39 min
9
Author Interview: Competition is Killing Us (wi...
29 min
10
Restoring conservative economics (with Oren Cass)
44 min
11
What would you do if you were benevolent dictator?
24 min
12
Why do you do this work?
36 min
13
What happens when unemployment benefits run out...
32 min
14
Who is Ron Klain?
38 min
15
The case for a millionaires tax (with Governor ...
28 min
16
Election Day AMA Special (with Cristina Uribe)
38 min
17
BONUS: The Haunting of Buchanan Manor
12 min
18
The real looting in America (with Robert Reich)
31 min
19
The pro-business case for reimagining capitalis...
30 min
20
Author Interview: How to rebuild the middle cla...
23 min
21
Ask Nick Anything
35 min
22
The future of health care (with Abdul El-Sayed)
30 min
23
The powerlessness of forced labor (with Suresh ...
30 min
24
Inequality is costing workers $50 trillion (wit...
35 min
25
Redefining rural America (with Olugbenga Ajilore)
37 min
26
Coercion in the workplace (with Elizabeth Ander...
40 min
27
Winning on growth (with Michael Linden)
24 min
28
Author Interview: Money, Democracy, and the Lif...
38 min
29
A long walk off a short economic cliff (with Tr...
29 min
30
You can’t starve your way out of a recession (w...
27 min
31
Care work is more valuable than ever (with Kate...
31 min
32
It’s time to stop relying on crisis legislation...
33 min
33
2020 Election AMA (with Cristina Uribe)
34 min
34
BONUS: Nancy MacLean - Unedited Conversation
37 min
35
How the radical right weaponized ideology (with...
38 min
36
How Econ 101 upholds racist systems (with Joell...
32 min
37
There’s no herd immunity to greed (with Thomas ...
31 min
38
Debunking deficit myths (with Stephanie Kelton)
42 min
39
People are basically good (with Rutger Bregman)
34 min
40
Vaccine development needs new incentives (with ...
26 min
41
Re-imagining public safety (with King County Co...
30 min
42
Podcast Blackout
9 min
43
Why Wall Street gets a bailout and you don’t (w...
32 min
44
Why the market fails in a crisis (with Joseph S...
41 min
45
Author Interview: Inside the Secret War on Voti...
22 min
46
Inequality and coronavirus (with Heather Boushe...
44 min
47
Austerity will make this recession worse (with ...
38 min
48
Labor regulations in the gaming industry (with ...
26 min
49
Leadership failure made the U.S. pandemic worse...
37 min
50
What’s happening in professional sports right n...
35 min
51
What’s changed since the 1918 pandemic? (A hist...
20 min
52
Understanding the CARES Act (with Heidi Shierholz)
39 min
53
AMA: COVID-19 and the Economy
27 min
54
Killing zombie ideas (with Paul Krugman)
43 min
55
Disaster Economics
32 min
56
The federal budget is a theory of growth (with ...
32 min
57
Welcome to the golden age of white collar crime...
34 min
58
The emerging economic problems of the next deca...
36 min
59
From generosity to justice (with Darren Walker)
36 min
60
Paul’s Book Review: Democracy in Chains
5 min
61
Debunking economics (with Steve Keen)
36 min
62
BONUS: Class warfare in Finland (a history less...
21 min
63
Re-imagining capitalism (with Anu Partanen and ...
46 min
64
Voicemails with Goldy
13 min
65
The hidden costs of banking while poor (with Me...
57 min
66
How neoliberalism captured Democrats (with Jame...
47 min
67
Paul’s Book Review: Neighborhood Defenders
4 min
68
Corporate parasites: how taxpayers subsidize pr...
57 min
69
Ask Nick Anything (Part 2)
25 min
70
Naomi Klein - Unedited Interview
35 min
71
How big pharma keeps drug prices high (with Pri...
51 min
72
Ask Nick Anything (Part 1)
28 min
73
Paul’s Book Review: Weapons of Math Destruction
3 min
74
What’s the trick in trickle-down? (with Yuval N...
47 min
75
The pitchforks are here (with Cesar Hidalgo)
32 min
76
Does media have an economics problem? (with Cha...
35 min
77
Does economics have a media problem? (with Matt...
36 min
78
How monopolies feed plutocracy (with Matt Stoller)
31 min
79
BONUS: George Monbiot - Unedited Conversation
49 min
80
How to make the rich pay their taxes (with Gabr...
44 min
81
Economic woman (with Katrine Marçal, Lisa D. Co...
53 min
82
Listener voicemails! (with Nick and Goldy)
14 min
83
Is economic orthodoxy evolving? (with Luigi Zin...
57 min
84
Can we hold big corporations to higher standard...
48 min
85
HALLOWEEN SPECIAL: Trickle-Down or Treat
15 min
86
Tax me more, I’m rich (with Abigail Disney and ...
54 min
87
Will bad economics kill the Green New Deal? (wi...
59 min
88
Paul’s Book Review: Kochland
4 min
89
The trade-offs of global trade (with Dean Baker...
41 min
90
How neoliberalism happened (with George Monbiot...
59 min
91
BONUS: Rewriting the rules for an inclusive eco...
15 min
92
Why philanthropy can’t undo this mess (with Ana...
54 min
93
BONUS: Saru Jayaraman - Unedited Conversation
28 min
94
Author Interview: Chris Arnade
31 min
95
Paul’s Book Review #2: Janesville, An American ...
4 min
96
Behind the scenes of Nick’s new TED Talk: The d...
33 min
97
Does the market really pay you what you’re wort...
50 min
98
BONUS: Voicemails with Nick and Goldy
12 min
99
How to spot a bogus minimum wage study (with Be...
46 min
100
Does the future of work include a Federal Jobs ...
46 min