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