The CombOver

by Maurice Macartney

A podcast from The Combination NI. Combining the red, the green and the rainbow; on the lookout for democracy, equality, sustainability. @combination_NI 

Podcast episodes

  • Season 2

  • S02 E02 - The New Economy in NI, Part 2: New Narratives

    S02 E02 - The New Economy in NI, Part 2: New Narratives

    The 'Alternative Economists', Mary McManus, Tiziana O'Hara, Bridget Meehan and Lee Robb return for part 2 of the New Economy NI series, to address the need for new narratives around the economy - and community - as well as some of...

    29:00
  • S02 E01 - Building the New Economy in Northern Ireland

    S02 E01 - Building the New Economy in Northern Ireland

    The old dominant extractive, neoliberal political economic model has crashed; grassroots economic democracy must be at the heart of the new; and a major transition in that direction may just be under way - including here in Northe...

    36:59
  • Season 1

  • S01 E09 - Cooperatives in Northern Ireland

    S01 E09 - Cooperatives in Northern Ireland

    To mark Cooperatives Fortnight (22 June - 5 July) Maurice talks to Tiziana O'Hara of Cooperative Alternatives and Ellie Perrin, who is writing a PhD thesis on this episode's topic: the cooperative movement in Northern Ireland.Visi...

    36:37
  • S01 E08 - Compassion unconfined: a restorative approach to climate justice

    S01 E08 - Compassion unconfined: a restorative approach to climate justice

    In episode 8 Maurice talks to Tanya Jones (https://www.greenlassie.com/) about her research on the concept of restorative justice, how that approach relates to the issue of climate injustice, and how the present crisis – the episo...

    32:00
  • S01 E07 - The Crank and the Commonwealth

    S01 E07 - The Crank and the Commonwealth

    A special edition of the CombOver for May Day 2020, in which Maurice looks at the mechanisms driving up inequality and calls for us to combine to turn the gearing of the 'crank economy' from the vertical to the horizontal - to bui...

    28:11