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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1
How student loan forgiveness rebuilds the econo...
54 min
2
Measuring long Covid's impact on the labor mark...
29 min
3
We need to fix overtime pay in America (with Ma...
40 min
4
How the Inflation Reduction Act benefits the mi...
34 min
5
The limits of the market (with Joseph Stiglitz)
41 min
6
Why essential work is essentially forced labor ...
30 min
7
How inequality cost workers $50 trillion (with ...
36 min
8
Reclaiming conservative economics (with Oren Cass)
44 min
9
Mission Economy (with Mariana Mazzucato)
39 min
10
How American tax policy fosters racial inequali...
29 min
11
We can redefine worker power (with Elizabeth An...
41 min
12
Can corporations help repair society? (with Ben...
37 min
13
Ask Nick Anything
47 min
14
Has Chile defeated neoliberalism? (with Marcelo...
29 min
15
Marshall Plan for Moms (with Reshma Saujani)
42 min
16
The inequality of progress (with Oded Galor)
35 min
17
How thinking like economists holds us back (wit...
33 min
18
Exploring global solutions to inequality (with ...
31 min
19
Inclusion is an economic necessity (with john a...
46 min
20
Consumers deserve an inflation rebate (with Con...
36 min
21
How Biden’s budget proposal takes on corporate ...
35 min
22
Pirate equity (with Jim Baker)
37 min
23
Companies can't self-regulate their way to incl...
38 min
24
Why your non-compete clause is probably illegal...
44 min
25
How neoliberalism happened (with George Monbiot...
59 min
26
The economics of mass incarceration (with Robyn...
33 min
27
Why a $15 minimum wage is no longer enough (wit...
31 min
28
Did corporate greed break the supply chain? (wi...
36 min
29
Free lunch thinking (with Tom Bergin)
44 min
30
Congress looks to the CBO for economic expertis...
38 min
31
How Davos Man devours the world (with Peter Goo...
40 min
32
The economics of abortion (with Caitlin Myers)
37 min
33
Ask Nick Anything
54 min
34
Debunking deficit myths (with Stephanie Kelton)
42 min
35
The economic case for universal health care (wi...
34 min
36
Why privatizing public goods is bad for democra...
36 min
37
Ending the tipped minimum wage (with Saru Jayar...
30 min
38
Did the Federal Reserve’s policies make inequal...
40 min
39
How the radical right weaponized ideology (with...
38 min
40
How opportunity zones create windfalls for the ...
34 min
41
Are you in the 9.9 percent? (with Matthew Stewart)
37 min
42
Moving beyond racial liberalism (with Kyle Stri...
28 min
43
The hidden costs of banking while poor (with Me...
57 min
44
Make the clean stuff cheap (with Eric Beinhocke...
36 min
45
Why can’t we talk about homelessness? (with Jos...
33 min
46
How taxpayers subsidize corporate profits (with...
56 min
47
How the tax system impoverishes Black Americans...
29 min
48
The free market economics of synthetic opioids ...
39 min
49
How to stand up for voting rights (with Andrea ...
35 min
50
Thanks to unemployment insurance, poverty decli...
32 min
51
How corporate concentration hurts the economy (...
32 min
52
Why philanthropy isn’t the answer (with Anand G...
49 min
53
Redefining skill (with Nichola Lowe)
33 min
54
Capitalism is working better in Finland (with A...
46 min
55
Right-to-work is bad for workers (with Shane La...
28 min
56
How neoliberalism captured Democrats (with Jame...
45 min
57
Why restaurants can’t find workers (with restau...
30 min
58
What convinces people to act in the interest of...
44 min
59
How Covid shook the world’s economy (with Adam ...
50 min
60
Why is getting out of poverty so hard? (with Fe...
40 min
61
Why is the child tax credit good economic polic...
45 min
62
How the credit market drives up housing prices ...
33 min
63
Ask Nick Anything, continued!
31 min
64
Everything you need to know about the Frito-Lay...
22 min
65
Ask Nick Anything
28 min
66
Fiscal policy can help save the environment (wi...
41 min
67
Why billionaires are paying no taxes (LIVE from...
22 min
68
We all do better when we all do better (with JP...
31 min
69
Summer Reading List!
28 min
70
Post-pandemic booms (with Callum Williams)
38 min
71
Chipotle CEO Brian Niccol is a trickle-down clown
33 min
72
Inequality is bad for everyone (with Djaffar Sh...
38 min
73
How U.S. policy was designed to suppress wages ...
38 min
74
It’s not a labor shortage, it’s a wage shortage...
30 min
75
Your non-compete clause is probably illegal (wi...
43 min
76
Why we need a mission-driven economy (with Mari...
39 min
77
Is the economy at a turning point? (with Anusar...
37 min
78
Can businesses help repair society? (with Ben &...
37 min
79
There’s no such thing as a race-neutral policy ...
23 min
80
Diving into March’s giant jobs report (with Aus...
23 min
81
Winning back our freedom from the market (with ...
40 min
82
Andrew Yang interviews Nick!
42 min
83
Atlas Hugged (with David Sloan Wilson)
36 min
84
Can’t stop, won't stop, GameStop (with Congress...
33 min
85
No, the relief bill won’t cause inflation (with...
47 min
86
The idea for a National Investment Authority, e...
34 min
87
The velocity of money (with Ann Pettifor)
41 min
88
Re-post: Does the market pay you what you’re wo...
50 min
89
What’s the deal with the CBO report?
29 min
90
Ask Nick Anything
38 min
91
Repost: How to spot a bogus minimum wage study ...
46 min
92
Do wealthy Americans have too much power? (with...
39 min
93
Repost: Why raising the minimum wage doesn’t ra...
50 min
94
How can Democrats win back rural America? (with...
30 min
95
The sounds of the new administration
12 min
96
The economic challenges Biden faces (with Idree...
28 min
97
The case for a True New Deal (with Bharat Ramam...
35 min
98
How banking deregulation makes you unsafe (with...
38 min
99
Tax me more, I’m rich (with Abigail Disney and ...
55 min
100
Why should we cancel student debt? (with Fenaba...
35 min