Pitchfork Economics with Nick Hanauer

By Civic Ventures

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.

  1. 1.
    Everything you need to know about the Frito-Lay Strike (with KS Rep Jason Probst)
    22:17
  2. 2.
    Ask Nick Anything
    28:17
  3. 3.
    Fiscal policy can help save the environment (with Sarah Bloom Raskin)
    41:17
  4. 4.
    Why billionaires are paying no taxes (LIVE from CAP)
    22:35
  5. 5.
    We all do better when we all do better (with JP Julien)
    31:52
  6. 6.
    Summer Reading List!
    28:09
  7. 7.
    Post-pandemic booms (with Callum Williams)
    38:18
  8. 8.
    Chipotle CEO Brian Niccol is a trickle-down clown
    33:23
  1. 9.
    Inequality is bad for everyone (with Djaffar Shalchi)
    38:20
  2. 10.
    How U.S. policy was designed to suppress wages (with Larry Mishel and Josh Bivens)
    38:00
  3. 11.
    It’s not a labor shortage, it’s a wage shortage (with Heidi Shierholz)
    30:42
  4. 12.
    Your non-compete clause is probably illegal (with WA Attorney General Bob Ferguson)
    43:00
  5. 13.
    Why we need a mission-driven economy (with Mariana Mazzucato)
    39:12
  6. 14.
    Is the economy at a turning point? (with Anusar Farooqui)
    37:41
  7. 15.
    Can businesses help repair society? (with Ben & Jerry)
    37:03
  8. 16.
    There’s no such thing as a race-neutral policy (with Valerie Wilson)
    23:59
  9. 17.
    Diving into March’s giant jobs report (with Austan Goolsbee)
    23:51
  10. 18.
    Winning back our freedom from the market (with Mike Konczal)
    40:08
  11. 19.
    Andrew Yang interviews Nick!
    42:44
  12. 20.
    Atlas Hugged (with David Sloan Wilson)
    36:23
  13. 21.
    Can’t stop, won't stop, GameStop (with Congressman Ro Khanna)
    33:29
  14. 22.
    No, the relief bill won’t cause inflation (with Austan Goolsbee)
    47:43
  15. 23.
    The idea for a National Investment Authority, explained (with Saule Omarova)
    34:40
  16. 24.
    The velocity of money (with Ann Pettifor)
    41:56
  17. 25.
    Re-post: Does the market pay you what you’re worth? (with Marshall Steinbaum and Saru Jayaraman)
    50:34
  18. 26.
    What’s the deal with the CBO report?
    29:43
  19. 27.
    Ask Nick Anything
    38:29
  20. 28.
    Repost: How to spot a bogus minimum wage study (with Ben Zipperer)
    46:12
  21. 29.
    Do wealthy Americans have too much power? (with Thom Hartmann)
    39:08
  22. 30.
    Repost: Why raising the minimum wage doesn’t raise unemployment (with Mayor Eric Garcetti and Alan Krueger)
    50:26
  23. 31.
    How can Democrats win back rural America? (with Bill Hogseth)
    30:24
  24. 32.
    The sounds of the new administration
    12:23
  25. 33.
    The economic challenges Biden faces (with Idrees Kahloon)
    28:16
  26. 34.
    The case for a True New Deal (with Bharat Ramamurti)
    35:39
  27. 35.
    How banking deregulation makes you unsafe (with Anat Admati)
    38:56
  28. 36.
    Tax me more, I’m rich (with Abigail Disney and Chye-Ching Huang)
    55:24
  29. 37.
    Why should we cancel student debt? (with Fenaba Addo)
    35:31
  30. 38.
    Why conventional wisdom is finally pushing for higher wages (with Binyamin Appelbaum)
    39:01
  31. 39.
    Author Interview: Competition is Killing Us (with Michelle Meagher)
    29:28
  32. 40.
    Restoring conservative economics (with Oren Cass)
    44:34
  33. 41.
    What would you do if you were benevolent dictator?
    24:32
  34. 42.
    Why do you do this work?
    36:54
  35. 43.
    What happens when unemployment benefits run out? (with Ioana Marinescu)
    32:44
  36. 44.
    Who is Ron Klain?
    38:27
  37. 45.
    The case for a millionaires tax (with Governor Phil Murphy)
    28:15
  38. 46.
    Election Day AMA Special (with Cristina Uribe)
    38:18
  39. 47.
    BONUS: The Haunting of Buchanan Manor
    12:45
  40. 48.
    The real looting in America (with Robert Reich)
    31:41
  41. 49.
    The pro-business case for reimagining capitalism (with Rebecca Henderson)
    30:45
  42. 50.
    Author Interview: How to rebuild the middle class (with Jim Tankersley)
    23:44

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