"People are angry. And they have a right to be angry. Because they've been taken advantage of for 40 years. Now, what we do with that anger, how we express it, what change we enact to remedy it: that's the question. Because if you don't get economics right, the pitchforks will come out."

The tenets of trickle-down economics—tax cuts for the rich, deregulation for the powerful, and wage suppression for you—have turned economic inequality into the defining issue of our time.

Pitchfork Economics with Nick Hanauer is a podcast about who gets what and why in the American economy. Everything you learned in Econ 101 is wrong. Listen here to find out how the economy really works.

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