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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The powerlessness of forced labor (with Suresh ...
30 min
2
Inequality is costing workers $50 trillion (wit...
35 min
3
Redefining rural America (with Olugbenga Ajilore)
37 min
4
Coercion in the workplace (with Elizabeth Ander...
40 min
5
Winning on growth (with Michael Linden)
24 min
6
Author Interview: Money, Democracy, and the Lif...
38 min
7
A long walk off a short economic cliff (with Tr...
29 min
8
You can’t starve your way out of a recession (w...
27 min
9
Care work is more valuable than ever (with Kate...
31 min
10
It’s time to stop relying on crisis legislation...
33 min
11
2020 Election AMA (with Cristina Uribe)
34 min
12
BONUS: Nancy MacLean - Unedited Conversation
37 min
13
How the radical right weaponized ideology (with...
38 min
14
How Econ 101 upholds racist systems (with Joell...
32 min
15
There’s no herd immunity to greed (with Thomas ...
31 min
16
Debunking deficit myths (with Stephanie Kelton)
42 min
17
People are basically good (with Rutger Bregman)
34 min
18
Vaccine development needs new incentives (with ...
26 min
19
Re-imagining public safety (with King County Co...
30 min
20
Podcast Blackout
9 min
21
Why Wall Street gets a bailout and you don’t (w...
32 min
22
Why the market fails in a crisis (with Joseph S...
41 min
23
Author Interview: Inside the Secret War on Voti...
22 min
24
Inequality and coronavirus (with Heather Boushe...
44 min
25
Austerity will make this recession worse (with ...
38 min
26
Labor regulations in the gaming industry (with ...
26 min
27
Leadership failure made the U.S. pandemic worse...
37 min
28
What’s happening in professional sports right n...
35 min
29
What’s changed since the 1918 pandemic? (A hist...
20 min
30
Understanding the CARES Act (with Heidi Shierholz)
39 min
31
AMA: COVID-19 and the Economy
27 min
32
Killing zombie ideas (with Paul Krugman)
43 min
33
Disaster Economics
32 min
34
The federal budget is a theory of growth (with ...
32 min
35
Welcome to the golden age of white collar crime...
34 min
36
The emerging economic problems of the next deca...
36 min
37
From generosity to justice (with Darren Walker)
36 min
38
Paul’s Book Review: Democracy in Chains
5 min
39
Debunking economics (with Steve Keen)
36 min
40
BONUS: Class warfare in Finland (a history less...
21 min
41
Re-imagining capitalism (with Anu Partanen and ...
46 min
42
Voicemails with Goldy
13 min
43
The hidden costs of banking while poor (with Me...
57 min
44
How neoliberalism captured Democrats (with Jame...
47 min
45
Paul’s Book Review: Neighborhood Defenders
4 min
46
Corporate parasites: how taxpayers subsidize pr...
57 min
47
Ask Nick Anything (Part 2)
25 min
48
Naomi Klein - Unedited Interview
35 min
49
How big pharma keeps drug prices high (with Pri...
51 min
50
Ask Nick Anything (Part 1)
28 min
51
Paul’s Book Review: Weapons of Math Destruction
3 min
52
What’s the trick in trickle-down? (with Yuval N...
47 min
53
The pitchforks are here (with Cesar Hidalgo)
32 min
54
Does media have an economics problem? (with Cha...
35 min
55
Does economics have a media problem? (with Matt...
36 min
56
How monopolies feed plutocracy (with Matt Stoller)
31 min
57
BONUS: George Monbiot - Unedited Conversation
49 min
58
How to make the rich pay their taxes (with Gabr...
44 min
59
Economic woman (with Katrine Marçal, Lisa D. Co...
53 min
60
Listener voicemails! (with Nick and Goldy)
14 min
61
Is economic orthodoxy evolving? (with Luigi Zin...
57 min
62
Can we hold big corporations to higher standard...
48 min
63
HALLOWEEN SPECIAL: Trickle-Down or Treat
15 min
64
Tax me more, I’m rich (with Abigail Disney and ...
54 min
65
Will bad economics kill the Green New Deal? (wi...
59 min
66
Paul’s Book Review: Kochland
4 min
67
The trade-offs of global trade (with Dean Baker...
41 min
68
How neoliberalism happened (with George Monbiot...
59 min
69
BONUS: Rewriting the rules for an inclusive eco...
15 min
70
Why philanthropy can’t undo this mess (with Ana...
54 min
71
BONUS: Saru Jayaraman - Unedited Conversation
28 min
72
Author Interview: Chris Arnade
31 min
73
Paul’s Book Review #2: Janesville, An American ...
4 min
74
Behind the scenes of Nick’s new TED Talk: The d...
33 min
75
Does the market really pay you what you’re wort...
50 min
76
BONUS: Voicemails with Nick and Goldy
12 min
77
How to spot a bogus minimum wage study (with Be...
46 min
78
Does the future of work include a Federal Jobs ...
46 min
79
Paul’s Book Review: Listen, Liberal
4 min
80
A skeptic's guide to Universal Basic Income (wi...
49 min
81
Shared security, shared growth: a social contra...
49 min
82
Educationism (with Diane Ravitch)
46 min
83
The robots are coming… what now? (with Heidi Sh...
62 min
84
BONUS: What to listen for in the second round o...
8 min
85
Health Care Part 2: One nation, with liberty an...
35 min
86
BONUS: Don't Pass Go—without learning more abou...
21 min
87
Health Care Part 1: Everyone does it better tha...
45 min
88
The decline of worker power (with David Rolf an...
55 min
89
Our full conversation with Governor Jay Inslee
33 min
90
A roadmap to utopia (with Rutger Bregman)
48 min
91
Picking up where Darwin left off (LIVE with Dav...
41 min
92
Update: Whatever happened to overtime? (with Sh...
46 min
93
BONUS: Strategies for building a robust and equ...
22 min
94
Ask Nick Anything - Part 2 (with Trae Crowder)
33 min
95
BONUS: Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal - Unedited...
26 min
96
Ask Nick Anything - Part 1 (with Trae Crowder)
40 min
97
BONUS: Why do we fight fires like it’s still 19...
21 min
98
Can rural America be saved?
55 min
99
Homo economicus must die (with Samuel Bowles)
31 min
100
BONUS: Tax the Rich! (with Tax March Executive ...
19 min