You only have to experience the futility of a climate breakdown debate to understand how disconnected human beings have become from nature. When it comes to the natural world our human superiority complex prevents us really connecting with the very thing that sustains us. Like the Amazon, the irony burns. So we need a rethink.
What’s So Great About “Free Trade”?
Those leading the anti-EU, pro-Brexit charge want Britain to sign “free trade” deals with the US and growing economies. What they don’t tell you is that the very EU policies they claim to oppose are cut-and-paste into “free trade” deals outside the EU. Tim Coles explains that “free trade”, EU or non-EU, is bad for working people: and we have NAFTA as a historical model to prove it.
Sunset On The West?
The rise of China and other emerging economies isn’t a new phenomenon. So the tectonic plates of trade shift and global economic power twists and turns. Dr. Lee Jones and Mitch Feierstein met up with Renegade Inc. to consider what the transition from a unipolar western hegemony to an interconnected multipolar world really looks like.
Renegade Inc. caught up with the comedian Shane Mauss to find out what he thinks about the shift towards a new era of psychedelic-assisted therapy and if a change in attitude towards psychedelics can begin to address the escalating mental health issues of our increasingly neurotic world.
Extreme Cities & Economics of Apartheid
Many of us make the assumption that cities are a safe haven or a controlled environment able to negate the effects of man-made climate change. But what if this assumption is counter-intuitive and actually it’s the city dwellers who are most vulnerable? We speak with author Ashley Dawson about the two huge global tides.
The Real Art of Entrepreneurship
The Riversimple mission is straightforward, to turn sustainability from a bottom line cost into a source of competitive advantage so we can all begin to eliminate the environmental impact of our personal transport. Renegade Inc. caught up with Hugo Spowers and Adam Lusby to talk cars, entrepreneurship and building the companies of the future.
The Commodification of Everything
e anti-capitalist slogans, ‘The World Is Not A Commodity’ and ‘Our World Is Not For Sale’, are tremendously powerful statements about how capitalism insidiously tries to turn human beings into passive consumers for its products. But where does the real power lie? Daniel Margrain explains.
A Leaderless Revolution
After much exploration, one of the things that has truly inspired Bruce Parry is the idea of egalitarian living. He doesn’t want to turn back the clock but he does want us to rethink our leadership structures and muster the courage to look within so we’re able to fundamentally change the modern, western narrative.