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The Renegade Report

A hard-hitting, factual podcast that seeks to undermine modern narratives with the use of evidence, facts and statistics.
Weekly English South Africa News · Society & Culture
150 Episodes
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New Feed, Who Dis?

After three excellent years with CliffCentral, the Renegade Report has gone independent. The podcast has a new RSS feed which means a different channel on your podcast app. Search for us by typing in Renegade Report and then selecting the Renegade Media link, or alternatively click any of the links…
21 May 2019 2 min

Rob Hutchinson

Rob Hutchinson is the co-founder of OUTA, Dear South Africa, and is currently the Deputy General Secretary of COPE. Rob joins us to discuss the role civil activism plays in South Africa, how political parties tried to shut him down, and how the NDR is used to infiltrate and destroy…
5 Mar 2019 1 hr 20 min

Progress SA

Tami Jackson and Scott Roberts, two of the individuals behind Progress SA, are the guests on this week’s show. They explain the environment at UCT which led to their establishment, why their free speech campaign has ruffled so many feathers, and how they plan to tackle the issues of creeping…
26 Feb 2019 1 hr 03 min

Kristian Nietmetz

Senior Fellow at the Institute of Economic Affairs, Kristian Nietmetz joins the Renegades this week. Kristian explains how totalitarianism is an inevitable feature of socialism and gives a lengthy explanation as to the collapse of Venezuela. Roman wonders why socialism is still defended by rich westerners, and Jonathan explores the…
19 Feb 2019 1 hr 09 min

The Nation is in a Terrible State

This week on the podcast the Renegades discuss why they weren’t bothered to watch #SONA2019 and were proven right. Roman explains how the massive oil discovery off the coast of the Western Cape may spell the end of democracy in SA, and Jonathan wanders into American politics - including Trump’s…
12 Feb 2019 54 min

Jack Miller

The President of the Cape Party, Jack Miller, is this week’s guest. Jack explains what his party stands for, why they believe secession is an answer for the Western Cape, and how they would govern if they came to power. Jonathan questions the notion of secession from a philosophical, geographical…
5 Feb 2019 1 hour

Magnus Heystek

Magnus Heystek is the well-known former journalist and business editor, author, and prominent investment commentator who features on the podcast this week. Magnus gives a no-nonsense rundown of just how much economic trouble South Africa is in, the policies and decisions which have led to this situation, and some of…
29 Jan 2019 1 hr 17 min

John Steenhuisen

Democratic Alliance Chief Whip and MP, John Steenhuisen, is in the hot seat this week. John explains his view of where South Africa will end up should the ANC remain in charge, why the EFF cannot be trusted, and how the DA hopes to make inroads at the next election…
22 Jan 2019 1 hr 52 min

Eyes Wide Shut

On this final episode for 2018, the Renegades reflect on a year of podcast success and political turmoil. Roman explains why the silencing of certain voices is concurrent with the plans of the NDR, and Jonathan discusses how to take the broadest view possible of current affairs. In addition the…
11 Dec 2018 1 hr 10 min

Michael Appel

eNCA investigative journalist Michael Appel is the guest on this episode. Michael describes his work travels to South America and how many of these countries share political similarities with South Africa. Roman explores the danger of journalists becoming celebrities, and Jonathan discusses the issue of news as an agenda-driven narrative.
4 Dec 2018 1 hr 14 min

James Lindsay

Mathematician and co-author of the ‘Grievance Studies Project’, James Lindsay is this week’s esteemed guest. James discusses how himself, Helen Pluckrose, and Peter Boghossian went about designing their project to test the credibility of the social sciences, what some of the both hilarious and disturbing results were, and why it…
27 Nov 2018 1 hr 26 min

Wayne Duvenage

The Renegades host OUTA CEO Wayne Duvenage this week. Wayne discusses the evolution of OUTA from an opposition to road tolling, to the organisation it is today - tackling government corruption and failures. Roman questions the role of big business in standing up to State abuse, and Jonathan explores some…
20 Nov 2018 1 hr 08 min

Sihle Ngobese

Sihle Ngobese, aka Big Daddy Liberty, is the guest on this week’s instalment. Sihle discusses his strong liberal roots, his time spent within the DA, and his upcoming plans to bring liberal ideas to more South Africans. Jonathan queries whether any classically liberal political representation remains in the country, and…
13 Nov 2018 1 hr 14 min

Ben Karpinski

Sometimes cynical and always honest broadcaster, vlogger and sports fanatic Ben Karpinski is this week’s guest. Ben puts forward the idea of sport as an integral part of society. Roman doesn’t buy the theory and questions the notion of unity, while Jonathan ponders the dangers of hingeing hopes on sporting…
6 Nov 2018 1 hr 05 min

Facts, Feelings & Context

The Renegades chat climate change and why capitalism holds the answers. Roman is still giving Jonathan grief over the Africa Check podcast, and the hosts answer questions from listeners.
30 Oct 2018 1 hr 08 min

Kate Wilkinson

Senior researcher and head of media at Africa Check, Kate Wilkinson, is this episode’s guest. Kate lays out the work that Africa Check does, and the methodology which they follow. Jonathan probes the ideological bias suggested by funding sources and certain voices within the organisation, while Roman delves into the…
23 Oct 2018 1 hr 27 min

Bonus Content: Ernst Roets

This bonus content includes Ernst Roets responding to questions from Renegade Report patrons. Become a patron today on Patreon and you will get access to a host of additional content as well as special access to our in studio guests.
19 Oct 2018 36 min

Mosiuoa Lekota

Struggle hero, former cabinet minister, and current President of COPE, Mosiuoa Lekota joins the hosts this week. Lekota argues for non-racialism by highlighting his personal history and engagement with the ideas of Black Consciousness, as well as CODESA, which led to his position. Roman teases out COPE’s position on expropriation…
16 Oct 2018 1 hr 42 min

Ian Cameron

Afriforum’s Head of Community Safety, Ian Cameron, joins the hosts to discuss the farm murder epidemic in South Africa. Ian explains the community safety networks he’s helped to build, how unlikely alliances have improved the lives of small town residents, and what his views are of the various documentaries highlighting…
9 Oct 2018 1 hr 53 min

Hanlon’s Axe

This week on the Renegade Report Jonathan and Roman debate whether the mainstream media is willingly malevolent or just blindly incompetent, why it is that Cyril Ramaphosa gets the benefit of context whilst others don’t, and how partisan politics in the age of #MeToo threaten the job prospects and lives…
2 Oct 2018 1 hr 07 min
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