Renegade Inc.

  • 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...
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • Digital is killing democracy
    Digital is killing democracy
    A big assumption we make when talking about the Internet and social media is that it is a power for good and enhances democracy. But what if social media actually narrows the debate and closes down free speech? After a string of recent global...
  • Policing or profits?
    Policing or profits?
    As home secretary, Theresa May brutally cut more than a fifth of all funding to police forces. The unofficial dictate was that the police should do more with less. Was this a political move that would begin privatizing Britain's police force? We...
  • Neoliberalism: The force isn’t with you
    Neoliberalism: The force isn’t with you
    Life is dog eat dog. Business is dog eat dog. Society is dog eat dog. And of course the workplace… dog eat dog. But here is a question: when was the last time you saw a dog eating a dog? Is it natural for humans to act this way, or has...
  • Universal Basic Income - utopian or real?
    Universal Basic Income - utopian or real?
    Universal Basic Income is one of those ideas that catches the imagination of the public, academics, policy wonks, economists, entrepreneurs and even some governments. But the debate has divided opinion into two opposing camps: those who think that...
  • What to expect in 2018
    What to expect in 2018
    As it’s the beginning of the year, we invited some friends of the show into the studio to discuss the mega trends that will affect the world over the next 12 months. To find out what will be hot and what will flop in 2018, host Ross Ashcroft...
  • Things we didn’t know we didn’t know
    Things we didn’t know we didn’t know
    A cursory glance around the world makes it clear that the lunatics are now running the asylum. In a bid to maintain our collective sanity it’s important that we re-connect with the thinkers, writers, doers and renegade types who have helped us...
  • What you won’t hear in the Queen’s speech
    What you won’t hear in the Queen’s speech
    As a busy year draws to a close we want to look back at those people who have inspired and enlightened us in 2017. If positive social and political change worked top-down we wouldn’t have to make this programme, but sadly it doesn’t. At...
  • The road from Damascus
    The road from Damascus
    When talking about refugees, the central thrust of right-wing media is that migrants are leaving their countries to seek economic advantage elsewhere. These simplistic headlines play hard into reinforcing far-right or xenophobic tendencies. It...