I was thrilled to read the recent article by Nick Hanauer in The Atlantic, where he publicly announced his defection from the blame-public-Schools-first club. He realized that schools alone can’t “fix” poverty and that the biggest problem in our society is income inequality and wage stagnation.

I know of Nick Hanauer as someone who has given millions of dollars to promote charter schools, and now he said he had changed his mind. I know what it’s like to stun your friends and enemies alike by admitting error.

I messaged him on Twitter, and he responded by inviting me to chat on his podcast called “Pitchfork  Economics.” Here is the result.