Renegade Inc.

  • Weapons of mass distraction
    With the very real prospect or war hanging over the world, the media has a special role to play in getting to the truth. A properly functioning free press is there to speak that truth and be the backbone of a strong democracy. But what happens when...
  • Renegade Inc.
    Renegade Inc. is a new kind of talk show for people who think differently. We interview thinkers, writers, leaders and creators in search of new ideas. No soundbites. No shouting. No hype. Just great guests and entertaining conversation for people who want to question the conventional wisdom of modern life. Renegade Inc is hosted by award winning independent filmmaker and broadcaster Ross Ashcroft. It’s the show for the renegade spirit in everyone.
  • Weapons of mass distraction
    Weapons of mass distraction
    With the very real prospect or war hanging over the world, the media has a special role to play in getting to the truth. A properly functioning free press is there to speak that truth and be the backbone of a strong democracy. But what happens when...
  • HSCB – A rebel bank with a cause
    HSCB – A rebel bank with a cause
    Our banking and monetary systems are deliberately obscure but people today, through necessity, are increasingly interested in asking fundamental questions about the nature of money and debt creation. Hillary Powell and Dan Edelstyn are the artist...
  • The Hillsborough of British business
    The Hillsborough of British business
    At its peak, it was deemed an economic miracle, making billions in profit – but today the Royal Bank of Scotland is costing the British taxpayer millions of pounds every year.So, what went so spectacularly wrong with the former regional bank...
  • Who are the real Olympic winners?
    Who are the real Olympic winners?
    When political failure bites, a distraction is needed to avert attention. The Olympian opportunist Boris Johnson knows all about this. Whilst he was mayor, the London Olympics was sold to the British people on the idea of urban renewal but the...
  • The business of common sense
    The business of common sense
    A cursory glance at the business world globally and you can tell all is not well. Systems are broken, bureaucracy is running riot, management regularly does more harm than good despite the constant chat about ‘culture.’ As the business...
  • Question everything
    Question everything
    Is the unexamined life really not worth living? In a sensationalist world that operates at breakneck speed, rarely do we stop to think critically about why we do what we do. Ross Ashcroft meets Stien Jensen, a Danish philosopher who lives in the...
  • If it’s not working… redesign it
    If it’s not working… redesign it
    Albert Einstein said that logic will get you from A to B, but imagination will take you everywhere. At a time when the planet faces it biggest environmental challenge and humans struggle to redefine work, there has never been a better time to...
  • The Great British train robbery
    The Great British train robbery
    Privatizing British railways was meant to bring innovation, efficiency, competition, and lower fares. But the reality has been very different. Even devout neoliberal Margaret Thatcher claimed that privatizing the British rail system was “a...
  • Poverty Porn: Divide Fool and Rule
    Poverty Porn: Divide Fool and Rule
    Malcolm X famously stated that “If you're not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.”But as our relationship with the press changes is this...
  • UK children's services: Time for an upgrade…
    UK children's services: Time for an upgrade…
    Every child deserves to grow up free from harm and in a stable and nurturing home environment. But austerity, rising poverty and reductions in services for vulnerable children means more youngsters are having their needs met only when their families...