Stay Free with Russell Brand

Stay Free with Russell Brand

Russell goes under the skin of guests from the world of academia, popular culture and the arts, to help us to understand and see the ulterior truth behind our constructed reality. And have a laugh!


March 31, 2023 52 min

Russell chats to Calley Means, a Coca-cola whistleblower and activist, who exposes corruption in Big Food & Big Pharma. Calley takes us into the inner workings of the food and pharmaceutical industries to uncover the corruption that often goes unnoticed, from the new obesity drug Ozempic, to the use of fear to weaponise the industry. Calley also shares his solutions to help our health and wellbeing.

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Russell chats to independent journalist and friend of the show, Matt Taibbi about his revelations working on the Twitter files, being labelled a "so-called" journalist and a "Republican" by congress, and his insight into the future of where censorship is going. 

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Russell chats to Chris Best, the CEO & co-founder of Substack about defending independent journalists and protecting free speech. The platform is home to independent journalists, such as Matt Taibbi, Seymour Hersh and Bari Weiss, who've revealed information about the Twitter files and the Nord Stream pipeline. Stay until the end to hear Russell's special ode to Chris!

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March 28, 2023 44 min

Russell chats to the "rock star" of the anti-GMO movement, eco-activist and Vandana Shiva about the Dutch farmer's uprising in the Netherlands and the current state of the global food and agricultural industries.

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Russell chats to Krystal Ball (that's her real name!) from Breaking Points about Neoliberalism, zombie ideology, the protests in France and power shifts in politics.

Krystal is a political commentator, the co-host of ‘Breaking Points’ with Sagaar Enjeti and author of 'The Populists’s Guide to 2020: A New Right and New Left Are Rising’ - 


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March 24, 2023 67 min

Russell chats to Graham Hancock, presenter of the hit Netflix series, ‘Ancient Apocalypse’, in front of a live audience at Stay Free HQ. Together they talk about censorship & the propaganda war, new emerging archeological finds in the Amazon, the amazement of Atlantis and a Q&A.

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Russell chats to Dave Smith, an anti-war advocate, comedian and host of the Libertarian Podcast: ‘Part Of The Problem about the 20th anniversary of the Iraq war, the on-going war in Ukraine, Julian Assange and the motivating factors behind war.

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Russell chats to Dr Rhonda Patrick, a biomedical scientist and host of the FoundMyFitness podcast, about the benefits of saunas, hot baths and exercise to deal with depression. They also chat about the benefits of lactic acid on the brain and why vitamin D helps against aging. Before that, Russell chats to Stella Assange, a lawyer and the wife of Julian Assange, about the Wikileaks exhibition in London from March 24th to April 8th.


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Russell chats to Glenn Greenwald, the Pulitzer prize-winning journalist & host of 'System Update' on Rumble about the lack of trust in mainstream media, the preservation of free speech, trust and the ability of self-critique.

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March 17, 2023 58 min

Russell chats to philosopher, political activist and outspoken voice of the left, Dr Cornel West about how you find hope when the mainstream media feeds you fear, why neoliberalism is dying and they talk about spirituality.

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Russell’s joined by two guests for this episode with economist and inequality activist, Gary Stevenson sharing his thoughts on the Government’s handling of the Silicon Valley Bank collapse and the transfer of wealth during the pandemic. Plus, James O'Keefe tells us about how he executed the Pfizer sting that went viral, life after Project Veritas and he gives us a rendition of Oklahoma!


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Russell chats to Ryan Grim reporter for the Intercept, writer of Bad News on Substack and host of Counter Points. They discuss the collapse of the Silicon Valley Bank, the big tech economy and whether this is similar to the financial crash of 2008 all over again.  

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Russell chats to Dr Jay Bhattacharya, a professor at Stanford School of Medicine, to talk about the revelations surrounding Matt Hancock (the UK Health Minister during the pandemic) and Fauci’s current response on the Wuhan lab leak theory.  

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Russell chats to investigative journalist, film-maker and host of the Weaponized podcast, Jeremy Corbell about the latest UFO sightings, spy balloon shoot downs and the deep state.

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Russell chats to Pulitzer prize-winning journalist, Chris Hedges. Chris spent nearly two decades as a correspondent reporting from more than 50 countries. He spent 15 years at the New York Times, before teaching in the New Jersey prison system. He's also had an entire series of work wiped from YouTube for his association with Russia Today.

In this conversation Russell and Chris talk about the reasons behind why we always seem to be...

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February 23, 2023 45 min

Russell chats to Darren Allen, the author of ’33 Myths of The System’ about anarchism, how the pandemic led to manipulation of people and ways to disrupt the systems within media and tech.

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Russell chats to Julia Rock from The Lever about the latest revelations around the Ohio train wreck, exposing the lobbying between rail companies and government. Plus, Dan Cohen, correspondent from Redacted News and Uncaptured, tells Russell all about Dr Peter Hotez who is being touted as the new Fauci!


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February 21, 2023 37 min

Russell is joined for a second time by Dave DeCamp, a news editor at to discuss the Rage Against The War Machine rally, the war between Russia and Ukraine, and the US Involvement.


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February 17, 2023 59 min

Russell chats to journalist and host of the Timcast IRL podcast, Tim Pool about the future of the media, political narratives and destabilisation. Plus, Ye's walk out, why localism is the way forward and the deal between Steven Crowder and the Daily Wire.

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February 17, 2023 31 min

Russell chats to Stacy Malkan about corruption in our food systems, the power of big agriculture, big food, pesticides and Bill Gates’ food agenda. Stacy is Co-Founder and Editor of the non-profit investigative research group U.S. Right To Know ( who have published a new report entitled "Merchants of Poison”.


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