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