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.

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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 matters so much. Jonathan explores how these studies pervert the trusted academic process, and Roman posits this field as a new nidus of prejudice.

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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 of the other projects with which OUTA is engaged.

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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 Roman discusses the ways in which citizens have been denied access to the economy through illiberal and tribal doctrines still being perpetuated.

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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 successes.

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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.

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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 hot topic of farm murders and the statistics which do and don’t support the beliefs around this.

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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.

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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 without compensation, and Jonathan queries the party’s prospects in the 2019 election.

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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 farm attacks. Jonathan explores the role of the media in Afriforum’s rise to prominence, and Roman ponders whether self-sustained community policing is actually the way of the future.

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