‘Bacha Bazi’: Abuse of Afghanistan’s dancing boys persists despite ban


In Afghanistan, boys as young as nine are forced to dress up as women and dance for older men, only to be raped after their performance. The practice continues despite being prohibited in February, with families powerless against those ‘pimping’ their children. Journalist Eden Gillespie investigates.

How Hollywood promotes war on behalf of the Pentagon, CIA and NSA


Newly obtained military documents reveal some of your favourite film franchises from James Bond to Transformers to Charlie Wilsons War to Meet the Parents were sponsored by US intelligence agencies.

The left would rather be right than constructive


The Left has become so preoccupied with fighting online battles, it is losing the real world war. Comedian Jazz Twemlow examines his complicated relationship with progressive politics.

Trump & the tide that carries us away


Veteran ABC journalist and Meanjin editor, Jonathan Green explores how to maintain your sanity in an age of fear, loathing and Donald Trump.

What’s Killing Creativity?


Our latest episode of Renegade Inc. host Ross Ashcroft is joined by the author and renowned advertising man Dave Trott and asks what’s killing creativity?

Thinking Differently with Marin Alsop


We meet with Marin Alsop, Principal Conductor of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra.

Talkshow: Daan Roosegaarde


We meet up with Daan Roosegaarde, Dutch artist and innovator. He is a creative thinker and maker of social designs, working with his team of designers and engineers towards a better future.

The Making of Four Horsemen


The story behind the documentary.