In his latest book, ‘Creating Freedom,’ Raoul Martinez poses a fundamental question: ‘How can we be free if we can’t control the forces that shape us?’ Ross Ashcroft is joined by Martinez to answer this very question, how he sees society today and how we can start putting people and planet before profit and power.
Jeremy Corbyn can win leadership contests, seats from the Tories, and British hearts and minds with barely any MSM help. The 2017 snap general election was clear – the British electorate trusts Jeremy Corbyn and no longer wants Blairite politicians who change their ‘principles’ to what they think the public want to hear. Where to […]
With house prices dropping, anemic growth and terrible productivity figures, it seems that developed economies are heading toward another financial fallout – having not yet paid for the last one. On this show from Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, we ask whether we are heading towards another crisis, and if so, what can be done about it? […]
Whilst politicians globally extol Danish democratic virtues, very few of them talk about the pernicious effects financialization has had on the country. The Danish economy is carrying huge levels of private debt which, unless managed, could undermine their much-vaunted democracy. Is trouble looming in the democratic utopia, and how do a new crop of politicians stop the […]
The term ‘conspiracy theory’ is one of the most divisive terms in the English language, used to shut-down dissent and inquiries into official narratives. US Professor Mark Crispin Miller was labelled a conspiracy theorist for claiming the right stole the 2004 Bush election. Today, the author of Loser Take All and Fooled Again says the term ‘fake news’ is being used as a US propaganda exercise to expedite war with Russia.
The horror, confusion, vulnerability, and understandable rage people feel when there is another terrorist attack on their streets never diminishes. These acts aren’t just anti-human, they’re also diametrically opposed to Islamic principles. So where does this strain of terrorism come from?
For far too long, the electorate has been spoken down to. The message was simple: politics is way too important to be put into the hands of the people. But the center ground and media monopoly wasn’t ever going to hold. There are many people of all generations who feel they have been marginalized by […]
If you think the War on Terror is an expensive exercise, everything about it pales into insignificance when we talk about the bigger war on our doorstep – the War on Drugs. More than a century of conflict, confiscation, court cases and incarceration later… and still there’s no end in sight. Isn’t it now time […]
The 2003 invasion of Iraq is an unresolved issue in the hearts and minds of the British people. A vocal critic of the Iraq war, foreign office diplomat Carne Ross directly contradicted the official line that there was ‘no alternative to war’.
The NHS founding principle was simple: comprehensive, universal healthcare free at the point of delivery. Now it’s a political football shaped by the governing parties’ economic beliefs – but is there something else at play behind party politics.
The establishment and the media have started using ‘fake news’ as a catch-all phrase about stories which don’t fit their agenda. In terms of trust, the mainstream media today is at an all-time low. Apparently, truth is now subjective.
A Master of Business Administration degree, or MBA, is often called a Golden Passport to a corporate career. But what does the learning provide, and are MBA graduates really the best people to lead these organisations
The production of money is ultimately the struggle for control over resources, wealth, people and our environment. But there is a surprising level of ignorance around how banks create money out of thin air and the benefits which flow from it.
In this Renegade Short, Professor Steve Keen explains why the government isn’t supposed to balance it’s accounts like a household.
Many people are feeling that they have to work harder and longer just to stand still. We ask journalist and author Rana Foroohar who are the Makers and who are the Takers.
Today there’s a little talked about counter-culture that’s revolutionising business. So, whilst smart women leave companies and achieve success on their own terms, on this show we ask why boards continue to double-glaze the glass ceiling?
Is the media portrayal today of immigrants, migrants, and refugees painting a distorted picture to suit its own agenda?
Land is a necessity for human existence and remains the original source of all wealth. Yet bankers, economists, and politicians have simplistically lumped land and capital together, so apparently, now they mean the same thing.
Beyond the generalisations of who has had it tougher, today’s economic benefits don’t seem to be as abundant. Everyone is being caught in the squeeze from pensions to housing, education and job security. So should we defuse or detonate the demographic time bomb?
Naila Kabeer is not your average economist. She speaks directly about the human condition, performs fieldwork and complies her own statistics. In this episode of Meet the Renegades, we speak to Naila about global access to labour markets, the strain living in an economy puts on the ability to act in solidarity.