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Civic Ventures
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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Ratings & Reviews
4.7 stars from 936 ratings
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I often recommend this podcast because it takes a common sense approach to economics and highlights how corporations have systematically rigged our economy to benefit the few at the expense of many. It is a stinging indictment of the failed trickle down economics model as well as the...Read full review »
saints2d2 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/01/20
Evictions and Foreclosures
I just listened to the conversation with Christina Uribe. Here’s a chilling thought. If UI “bonus” if $600 a week ends, how many people will be thrust into homelessness? And without an address, how can they vote? Is this a yet more diabolical strategy of the GOP?
TN Mormor via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/30/20
MMT Garbage
I enjoyed and respected this podcast until they promoted the farce of mmt. Disappointing.
Gggarden via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/30/20
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