Upstream:Ep 8.2 Worker Cooperatives 
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Upstream  Ep 8.2 Worker Cooperatives  Islands within a Sea of Capitalism 
Producer: Program type: Broadcast Restrictions:
Upstream Productions  Documentaries  For non-profit use only. 
Summary: Featured speakers/guests:
This is the second in a 2-part series exploring worker cooperatives. This episode takes a deep dive into the Mondragon Corporation in the Basque Country of northern Spain as they've struggled to stay afloat within a sea of global capitalism. The episode explores Mondragon, and the cooperative movement in general, from a Marxist perspective, before traveling to Jackson, MS, to explore a new organization that is working to build cooperatives as forms of social transformation.   Kali Akuno, Sam Gindin, Gorka Espiau, Ander Exteberria 
Notes: Credits:
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Host and co-producer: Della Z Duncan
Creative director and co-producer: Robert Ramin Raymond


Kali Akuno " Co-founder and co-director of Cooperation Jackson
Gorka Espiau "Senior Fellow at the Agirre Lehendakaria Center at the University of the Basque Country
Sam Gindin " Writer, director of research at the Canadian Auto Workers (retired) Professor of Political Science at York University (retired)
Ander Exteberria " Cooperative dissemination at Mondragon Corporation
Izaksun Ezpeleta " Worker/member at Fagor Electronics
Andoni " Worker/member at Fagor Ederland.

Music by:

Chris Zabriskie
Will Stratton
Mississippi Sheiks

Many thanks to Phil Wrigglesworth for the cover art, as well as to Ellie Llewelyn, Kenneth Rosales, and Neda Raymond for assistance with translation and voice over. 
Globalization | Labor | Political / Economic "-isms" | Capitalism | Neoliberalism | Socialism | Spain | United States | Consumerism | Spanish-Speaking  
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Transcript, Announcer Script Location Recorded Release Date Language
View Script  Produced in San Francisco and recorded internationally.  06-12-2018  English 
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upstream  320Kbps mp3 (132.62MB) Stereo 


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