Renegade Inc.

  • 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...
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • Security services cinema – lights, camera, redaction
    Security services cinema – lights, camera, redaction
    It was the screenwriter Blake Snyder who said that screenplays are the Swiss clocks of emotion. But what effect on society do screenwriters have if their work is being influenced by institutions that push a government narrative? Could that Swiss...
  • Empire state of mind
    Empire state of mind
    There is no doubt that Britain is in the middle of an identity crisis. From a long history of colonialism and empire building, the default British political leadership today still favors military adventurism over introspection and acceptance. So, is...
  • Gangland Britain
    Gangland Britain
    The prevalence of gang culture and knife crime across the UK is an undeniable issue. But when have you heard the perspective of those who really understand the landscape, and work with those who are really affected by it? We ask what are the real...
  • Death by a thousand cuts
    Death by a thousand cuts
    For years corporate interests have had their eye on one of Britain’s biggest assets namely the National Health Service. Working quietly with unprincipled politicians they – and the corporate media – claim the NHS can only survive...
  • The war for your mind
    The war for your mind
    The propaganda battle for our hearts and minds has become increasingly sophisticated. Nowhere has this been demonstrated more clearly than over the war in Syria. Media that support regime change have peddled falsehoods as facts which have bounced...
  • Rogue trader! Rogue nation?
    Rogue trader! Rogue nation?
    We have managed to locate the rarest of things – a banker that actually went to prison for financial malpractice. But what should be a story of crime, punishment and justice, has another chapter with a potentially political subplot. Having...
  • Britain’s Casino Councils: Conflicts of interest at the heart of local government
    Britain’s Casino Councils: Conflicts of interest at the heart of local government
    It’s no secret that councils and local authorities are pushed to the brink. But what if it’s not just the austerity drive that has compromised our councils? Predatory finance deals and dubious middle men have locked local councils into...
  • Never book a judge by his cover
    Never book a judge by his cover
    It’s the pub joke that starts with, “Have you heard the gag about the police officer who arrested the judge?” only there is no punchline - it’s not a joke, because it actually happened. This is the story of a cop who...
  • No man’s land
    No man’s land
    Why should you never trust an economist who has clean shoes? Well, the likelihood is that these academic number crunchers view the world solely from behind their desks. They never get out to see the real economy, instead they view it as they think...