When the press attacks – the Times’ & BBC’s war on truth
It speaks volumes about the limitations of our democracy that a small group of academics and journalists are being attacked by the BBC and Times, simply for doing their job. Do their respective smear campaigns show us the limits of what we are now allowed to question?
Volatility in the Age of Quantitative Tightening
We are witnessing the largest real-time, Pavlovian experiment in global capital markets that’s ever been conducted. The conditioning of the last 10 years in the asset management business has rewarded more and more passive strategies, with fewer and fewer people tasked with understanding the big picture. So what happens now in a new era of quantitative tightening?
Making your own way in the gig economy
It’s very easy to feel disenchanted by the new gig economy. However, anthropologist Ilana Gershon tells Renegade Inc. there are important ways workers can exploit the new economy for their own benefit.
The ‘liberal’ media bringing us WW3
People do not have much of an appetite for more war, and yet this is not reflected in the pages of the elite corporate media, TV or radio debates and discussions. Daniel Margrain takes a look at the news propaganda around Syria and why it does not stand up to a moments scrutiny.
We cannot fight the NRA through a fog of doubt
The students of Stoneman Douglas High School and their allies cannot take on the NRA with passion alone. If gun control has any chance of succeeding, advocates will need time to understand exactly how their opponents operate.
Tick-Tock: Washington’s coming war on Iran
Trump’s latest appointment to National Security Advisor is the uber war hawk John Bolton. Don’t be fooled – we are being taken to a war in Iran by sociopaths, and the mainstream media are their collaborators.
What the left can learn from Mont Pèlerin
One of the greatest tricks neoliberalism played is convincing the world it doesn’t exist. Economic historian, Dr Philip Mirowski says if we are to have any chance of defeating it, the left has to put its big boy pants on and get organised. “Neoliberalism doesn’t exist” is a common refrain from critics who like to […]
A Renegade Inc. guide to Facebook privacy
In light of the recent Cambridge Analytica revelations, we thought it important to show Facebook users how to reclaim some of their internet privacy.