Nick Hanauer

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Nick Hanauer is a Seattle-based entrepreneur, venture capitalist, philanthropist and author.

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Economy Jun 01

Is trickle-down economics science or scam?

In this column, venture capitalist Nick Hanauer critizes the theory that a higher minimum wage will cause increased unemployment. Going further, he suggests that economic theories in general are not science, but merely social and moral constructs.

Nation Dec 01

This is why the middle class can’t get ahead

Billionaire venture capitalist Nick Hanauer explains why today's middle class is feeling stuck, how that hurts the whole economy and what President Obama can do about it -- with a stroke of his executive pen.

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