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 of far more people than just Brett Kavanaugh.

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Member of Parliament and the Democratic Alliance’s Head of Policy, Gwen Ngwenya is this week’s guest. Gwen discusses the DA’s approach to expropriation without compensation, who actually constitutes the so-called base, and what it means to be liberal in a South African context. Jonathan pushes back against what he perceives as mixed messaging from the official opposition, and Roman explores the leadership situation in the party.

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Why is Afrikaans still compulsory in 2018? What motivates and determines the choice of a First Additional Language? Sonia unpacks this highly charged, emotional decision.

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Mark Mdluli flies solo with the idea of Free Love. Can we love anybody and everybody? And as always, #TheWorstGuysCypher.

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Afriforum Deputy CEO and civil rights activist Ernst Roets returns to the Renegade Report to discuss his recent presentation to Parliament. Roman explores some of the details around Afriforum’s advocacy against the expropriation of land without compensation, while Jonathan delves into the varied and interesting reactions from political parties and media personalities alike. Ernst discusses the ANC’s ‘National Democratic Revolution’, if Afriforum is becoming a political party, and what’s next in the fight against EWC.

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Timothy Maurice explores the neuroscience of diversity and inclusion.

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Huge show this week. First up is Mark Bland and Gary Weed discussing their life and a question that Gary brings to the table regarding his Facebook and how no one can have an opinion anymore without being mercilessly attacked. Mark answers the question and even puts a timeline on how it went down in history.

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Columnist and political analyst, Gareth van Onselen is this week’s podcast guest. Gareth gives his take on the ANC’s lose lose position with EWC, the DA’s rudderless approach to 2019, and the EFF’s ability to drive the country’s political agenda. Roman discusses the likely outcomes and consequences of the national elections, and Jonathan expresses cynicism of certain current and potential future coalitions.

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Timothy Maurice shares 5 lessons he’s learned as an American living in South Africa.

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To be President of the USA, it requires a certain amount of decorum. That decorum includes how you handle yourself in the eyes of others and the world. Donald Trump fails at this daily, and it took an ugly turn this past week when he decided to threaten to investigate and attack Google... GOOGLE... because it returned less than favourable reviews of him in its search.

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