On the cusp of the next economic crisis, some people are waking up to the reality of how the world really works. In fact, daily, more and more people have stopped drinking the Kool-Aid and have started joining the dots. Their mission is simple: to understand how far the tentacles of the vested interests really reach to maintain the status quo.
Margaret Thatcher is undoubtedly one of the most divisive people in British political history. But whatever you think of her she’s a woman whose economic policies still reverberate today. She’ll always be known as someone who loved the tenuous idea of linking property ownership to democracy, who valued the economy over society and thought that a big bang liberation of the City of London would deliver untold riches for everyone.
The Middle East has always been seen as a vast sandpit for military powers to fight their proxy wars. The latest country to be threatened to have Western democracy visited upon it is Iran. Will the presence of other actors in the region now change the balance of international power?
Renowned U.S political scientist, academic, activist and author, professor Norman Finkelstein, met up with Renegade Inc. to discuss discuss anti-Semitism and the fundamental right to free speech.
When bosses of house building companies receive hundred million pound bonuses to perform a basic commercial role you know something has gone badly wrong with our economics and also with our governance. When they can’t provide quality products or decent customer service you also realize that something has gone badly wrong with their business model. […]
For millennia we’ve been told that Jesus Christ died for our sins. But what if as a social reformer Jesus was killed because he was talking about reforming the economics of his day?
No wonder extinction rebellion is in overdrive. Despite publicly backing the 2015 Paris deal to limit global temperature rises, one billion dollars has been spent on PR or lobbying by Exxon Mobil, Shell, Chevron, Total and BP. Their aim is to operate and expand fossil fuel operations. But what if these archaic players are fighting […]
When people stop buying the propaganda, the mainstream media turn up the volume. Locked into ideological narratives on most issues, corporate journalists preferred option is to support government policy and double down on their lies. Nowhere has this been more apparent than in the so-called Russiagate saga in the United States. One of the journalists […]
Time is money has become the mantra in the West. This mentality means that “busy” is now a modern badge of honour, a social currency that’s competitively traded amongst peers, friends and colleagues. But if hectic is the new metric, is all this running around chasing cash and servicing debt actually getting us closer to […]
After a catalogue of military catastrophes and a wider public understanding of the well-worn neocon narrative, could Venezuela be the stumbling block that holds an overstretched American war machine? The latest episode of Renegade Inc. discusses.
Neoliberalism is sold to the public as a simple package that’s easy to understand, in the capable hands of professional politicians and economists. But what lies beneath this pernicious economic idea that is responsible for almost all the chaos we see around the world?
In British corridors of power the legacy of empire still lingers. The UK is no longer the global player it pretends to be, but nor is it introspective enough to truly look after its own citizens. On this show we talk to Professor Danny Dorling, author of more than a dozen books on issues related to social inequalities in Britain and several hundred journal papers.
On this week’s show we meet Marc Friederich and Matthias Weik – two economists who didn’t succumb to groupthink after the 2008 crash and now see financial capitalism’s end game.
Successive British governments have used the Private Finance Initiative since the early 90’s to fund infrastructure and public spending – but the scheme has always been controversial.
This is the story of a cop who didn’t feel he was getting justice, so in his capacity as someone who could uphold the law, made an arrest he maintains was lawful and paid the price for his actions.
For our survival it’s vital that we all treat land, nature and the environment as the source of all our wealth – not a disposable asset of globalisation.
How do we break a vicious cycle that allows the media to facilitate the wanton acts of the military industrial complex?
What effect on society do screenwriters have if their work is being influenced by institutions that push a government narrative?
We have managed to locate the rarest of things, namely a banker that actually went to prison for financial malpractice.
Why is the British state continuing to privatize the NHS despite overwhelming evidence that the outcome will be deadly?