Follow the money: How the world really works
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.
Thatcher’s Museum – Are We Living In It?
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.
What’s the real plan with Iran?
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?
Labouring Under Antisemitism
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.
Venezuela – The Anatomy Of A Coup
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 – An Idea Swallowing The World
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?
Financial Capitalism: The Endgame
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.
PFI – A Fraud on the People
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.