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