Robert Raymond

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  • Username: Upstream
  • Executive Producer, Audio Engineer, Designer
  • Role: Producer/Reporter: Independent

Recent Pieces from Robert Raymond

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Episode 2: How Puerto Ricans are restoring power to the people through Mutual Aid (29:00)
From: Tom Llewellyn

After Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico in 2017, a group of activists formed a community kitchen to help feed those in need. That community kitchen has now grown into an ...
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Episode 1: A Radical Approach to Disaster Relief (29:00)
From: Tom Llewellyn

In the first episode of The Response, we ask the question: how do communities come together in the aftermath of disasters—often in the face of inadequate official ...
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Ep 8.2 Worker Cooperatives - Islands within a Sea of Capitalism (57:59)
From: Robert Raymond

The second episode in this 2-part series on Worker Cooperatives takes a deep into the Mondragon Cooperatives—the largest network of worker cooperatives in the world. The ...
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Ep 8.1 Worker Cooperatives - Widening Spheres of Democracy (58:00)
From: Robert Raymond

The latest episode of the Upstream podcast takes a deep dive into the worker cooperatives movement: a broad selection of organizations, activists, and ...
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The End of Policing, Alex Vitale (29:00)
From: Making Contact

Alex Vitale’s The End of Policing is a critical examination on the history of the police, and the police’s evolution as a tool for social control that exacerbates race and ...
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EP 7.2 — Universal Basic Income: A Bridge Towards Post-capitalism? (58:00)
From: Robert Raymond

In part 2 of our 2-part series on UBI, we explore how a progressive Universal Basic Income policy might help us move away from our current capitalist system, towards ...
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EP 7.1 — Universal Basic Income: An Idea Whose Time Has Come? (58:00)
From: Robert Raymond

In part 1 of our 2-part series on UBI, we explore this highly contentious topic, speaking with scholars, activists, journalists, and folks on the street to get a better idea ...
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EP 5 — The Call for a New Economy (56:00)
From: Robert Raymond

In this episode, we explore a number of different institutions, organizations, and individuals who are breaking ground in working towards building a better economy. ...
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EP 6 — Beer: Crafting a Better Economy (58:01)
From: Robert Raymond

How is the new economy embodied in a pint of beer? This is the question that guides us in our Craft Beer episode. From ancient times to the modern day craft beer explosion, ...
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EP 4 — The Solidarity Economy (59:59)
From: Robert Raymond

A documentary that explores a phenomenon known as the Solidarity Economy, including voices from all over the world involved in different movements and organizations that are ...