Renegade Inc.

  • Neoliberalism: An idea swallowing the world
    In the aftermath of Davos, we've learnt that that gathering is a busted flush... Not least, because billionaires don’t ever bite the hand that feeds them. This hand is an economic ideology called ‘neoliberalism’ - and it has...
    Feb 11, 2019 09:45
  • 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.
  • Neoliberalism: An idea swallowing the world
    Neoliberalism: An idea swallowing the world
    In the aftermath of Davos, we've learnt that that gathering is a busted flush... Not least, because billionaires don’t ever bite the hand that feeds them. This hand is an economic ideology called ‘neoliberalism’ - and it has...
    Feb 11, 2019 09:45
  • There’s nothing new about ‘fake news’
    There’s nothing new about ‘fake news’
    Dismissing something as ‘fake news’ has become a universal way to shut down conversation that doesn’t fit a world view or political agenda. This method has become so prevalent that the words ‘fake news’ were recently...
    Feb 4, 2019 10:13
  • Imperialism: The hangover
    Imperialism: The hangover
    In the British corridors of power, the legacy of empire still lingers. The UK is no longer the global player it pretends to be, but nor is the country introspective enough to truly look after its own citizens. This means that the disparity between...
    Jan 28, 2019 09:25
  • Financial capitalism: The endgame
    Financial capitalism: The endgame
    Surely the biggest human failure is not learning from failure… In 2008, collectively, we had the opportunity to reboot a broken financial system so that it became fit for purpose. But instead of reconfiguring it to serve the real economy,...
    Jan 21, 2019 09:17
  • A world of bulls*** jobs
    A world of bulls*** jobs
    Globally, something has gone badly wrong with our jobs. Less than 15% of people feel happy and engaged at work, while 23% of people are actively disengaged, and they’re twice as likely to suffer from stress and anger related incidents. This...
    Jan 14, 2019 09:37
  • 2019 – A Renegade View
    2019 – A Renegade View
    As we look forward – with some trepidation – to how events will unfold in 2019, we have invited some friends of the show into the studio to discuss what shocked them in 2018 and what they see playing out this year. Host Ross Ashcroft is...
    Jan 7, 2019 09:54
  • Renegade rewind 2018
    Renegade rewind 2018
    2018 didn’t fail to deliver… in fact during the year even the most committed newshounds were begging for some respite from the tsunami of political and economic events. It was the Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson who remarked...
    Dec 31, 2018 09:43
  • 2019: The year of reckoning
    2019: The year of reckoning
    A week before the 1929 crash, economists such as Irvine Fischer were commenting that the stock market was at a permanently high plateau and only heading higher. When the dust settled, an economic theory called ‘debt deflation’ was...
    Dec 24, 2018 10:50
  • Resilient cities
    Resilient cities
    As more and more people migrate into cities around the world they are demanding more of their urban spaces. No longer are city dwellers happy with the anti-human concrete jungles. They want sustainable, liveable, environmentally-aware cities that...
    Dec 17, 2018 11:45
  • Why you can’t afford a home
    Why you can’t afford a home
    The average Briton is only ever about two sentences away from discussing house prices. Why? Because the British land market is utterly dysfunctional. When Thatcher resuscitated the idea of a ‘property owning democracy’, not even she...
    Dec 10, 2018 09:40