Renegade Inc.

  • Looting Libya
    One of the biggest Western foreign policy adventures in recent years is underreported in the media. The so-called ‘intervention’ in Libya has created a failed state that is riven with extremists all vying for power. The war was sold as...
  • 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.
  • Looting Libya
    Looting Libya
    One of the biggest Western foreign policy adventures in recent years is underreported in the media. The so-called ‘intervention’ in Libya has created a failed state that is riven with extremists all vying for power. The war was sold as...
  • The global economy – what lies beneath?
    The global economy – what lies beneath?
    Stock markets are near all-time highs, bankers are taking big bonuses once again, and America is shaping up for the mother of all global trade wars… What could possibly go wrong? Is the global economy back to ‘business as usual’...
  • Modern day propaganda
    Modern day propaganda
    Many people have become increasingly skeptical of half-truths in the mainstream media that help to promote foreign policy objectives abroad. When alternative narratives are brought to our attention, the only option for the establishment is to play...
  • Resilience: Building students to think for themselves
    Resilience: Building students to think for themselves
    The Singaporean education system is vaunted as a leading light internationally. They reliably produce students with good discipline, a ferocious work ethic, and good grades. But what if glorification of the academic individual only goes so far...
  • Globalization 2.0: The rise of the East
    Globalization 2.0: The rise of the East
    The West has dominated globalization to date, but that balance of power is shifting, and it's happening much faster than Western leaders are willing to accept. So, we take a closer look at the unstoppable rise of the East, the problem with...
  • How university economic theories are failing us all
    How university economic theories are failing us all
    The economist John Maynard Keynes said “When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do, sir?” But many students continue to be deceived by their professors who, even after the great financial crisis, refuse to change their mind...
  • Syria: Neoliberalism vs sovereignty
    Syria: Neoliberalism vs sovereignty
    The more we hear about Syria, the less we understand. The mixed messages from the media only seem to add more confusion. After getting hoodwinked into wars in the Middle East before, the British people are naturally skeptical. Beyond the headlines,...
  • Our prisons’ dilemma
    Our prisons’ dilemma
    As reoffending rates are so incredibly high in the UK, there is surely something terribly wrong with prison rehabilitation. Without proper rehabilitation, this vicious cycle – that we all pay for – continues. This poses a fundamental...
  • Does anyone interesting live in London anymore?
    Does anyone interesting live in London anymore?
    Samuel Johnson once said, “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.” But when Dr. Johnson said it in the late 1700s, real estate wasn’t exorbitantly priced and financialization hadn’t gripped the capital. Today,...
  • 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...