Upstream

By Upstream

Upstream is a radio documentary series that invites you to unlearn everything you thought you knew about economics. Blurring the line between economic analysis and storytelling, we look beyond the numbers to explore a wide variety of themes pertaining to our tumultuous 21st century economy.

  1. 1.
    Ron Purser on McMindfulness (In Conversation)
    58:00
  2. 2.
    Ep 9: Debunking the Myth of Homo Economicus
    56:39
  3. 3.
    A New Year with Manda Scott and Nathalie Nahai (In Conversation)
    1:05:15
  4. 4.
    Richard Wolff on how The Sickness is the System (In Conversation)
    48:00
  5. 5.
    Wendy Liu on Abolishing Silicon Valley (In Conversation)
    59:29
  6. 6.
    Mark Lakeman on Grassroots Urban Placemaking (In Conversation)
    58:00
  7. 7.
    Nafeez Ahmed on a Systems Perspective on our Current Crisis (In Conversation)
    39:23
  8. 8.
    Jason Hickel on International Development and Post-capitalism (In Conversation)
    56:51
  1. 9.
    Doug Henwood on the coronavirus and the rot of the American ruling class (In Conversation)
    40:00
  2. 10.
    Julia Salazar on the coronavirus, feminist economics, and democratic socialism (In Conversation)
    57:58
  3. 11.
    An Epidemic of Insecurity: Dr. Abdul El-Sayed (In Conversation)
    20:11
  4. 12.
    Extinction Rebellion's Gail Bradbrook (In Conversation)
    41:54
  5. 13.
    Robin McKenna - Gift Economies (In Conversation)
    41:12
  6. 14.
    Helena Norberg-Hodge — Is Localization a Solution to the Crisis of Capitalism? (In Conversation)
    52:59
  7. 15.
    Keith A. Spencer - A People's History of Silicon Valley (In Conversation)
    58:00
  8. 16.
    Ep 8.2: Worker Cooperatives — Islands within a Sea of Capitalism
    57:59
  9. 17.
    Ep 8.1: Worker Cooperatives — Widening Spheres of Democracy
    58:00
  10. 18.
    Lisi Krall - How Agriculture Turned Humanity into a Superorganism (In Conversation)
    57:45
  11. 19.
    Alex Vitale - The End of Policing (In Conversation)
    57:59
  12. 20.
    Ep 7.2: Universal Basic Income - A Bridge Towards Post-Capitalism?
    58:00
  13. 21.
    Ep 7.1: Universal Basic Income - An Idea Whose Time Has Come?
    58:00
  14. 22.
    Jason Hickel: The Divide (In Conversation)
    29:51
  15. 23.
    Ep 6: Beer - Crafting a Better Economy
    58:00
  16. 24.
    Kate Raworth: Doughnut Economics (In Conversation)
    51:59
  17. 25.
    Ep 5: The Call For A New Economy
    55:59
  18. 26.
    Jessica Gordon Nembhard: African American Co-ops (In Conversation)
    59:49
  19. 27.
    Trebor Scholz: Platform Cooperativism (In Conversation)
    53:32
  20. 28.
    Cheyenna Weber: The Solidarity Economy (In Conversation)
    39:47
  21. 29.
    Ep 4: The Solidarity Economy
    59:59
  22. 30.
    Sneak Peak: Racism & capitalism (Jessica Gordon Nembhard)
    3:46
  23. 31.
    Doug Henwood: Election 2016 Aftermath (In Conversation)
    24:33
  24. 32.
    Richard Wolff: The Recession isn't Over, but is Capitalism? (In Conversation)
    20:40
  25. 33.
    Ep 3: Betrayal & Solidarity In Greece
    59:59
  26. 34.
    Maria Scordialos: Art of Hosting (In Conversation)
    58:20
  27. 35.
    James Galbraith (In Conversation)
    37:05
  28. 36.
    Jesse McDougall: Regenerative Agriculture at Studio Hill Farm (Conversation)
    56:59
  29. 37.
    Liz Ziedler: Happy City Bristol (In Conversation)
    56:07
  30. 38.
    Peter Macfadyen: Flatpack Democracy (In Conversation)
    57:42
  31. 39.
    Richard Wilkinson & Kate Pickett: The Spirit Level (In Conversation)
    59:39
  32. 40.
    Ep 2c: Welcome to Frome - A new cultural vision
    59:05
  33. 41.
    Ep 2b: Welcome to Frome - A town divided
    58:50
  34. 42.
    Ep 2a: Welcome to Frome - This is what the New Economy looks like
    57:07
  35. 43.
    David Cribb: Crisis Theory - A Marxist Video Game(In Conversation)
    24:20
  36. 44.
    Sneak Peak: Seeing Wetiko (Martin Kirk)
    7:42
  37. 45.
    Sanders, Clinton, Corbyn...What Now?
    5:58
  38. 46.
    Sneak Peak: Why we need a 21st Century Labor Movement (Wilkinson & Pickett)
    5:13
  39. 47.
    Joseph Choonara: Socialist Worker's Party (In Conversation)
    32:14
  40. 48.
    Sneak Peak: Why the Radical Left Voted to Leave Europe (Joseph Choonara)
    3:30
  41. 49.
    Richard Seymour (In Conversation)
    42:02
  42. 50.
    Sneak Peak: What's Really Going on Behind Brexit? (Richard Seymour)
    6:50

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