Archive for the ‘john pilger’ Category

SILENCING AMERICA AS IT PREPARES FOR WAR

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

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THE RAPE OF EAST TIMOR: ‘SOUNDS LIKE FUN’

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

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CELEBRATING REAL HEROES LIKE THE ONE WE’VE JUST LOST

Sunday, May 17th, 2015

While the world mourns the death of blues musician BB King, the passing of Kwementyaye Randall on May 13, 2015 (he was 89) was practically overlooked. By John Pilger. If you want to meet the best Australians, meet Indigenous men and women who understand this extraordinary country and have fought for ...

FROM POL POT TO ISIS: ‘ANYTHING THAT FLIES ON EVERYTHING THAT MOVES’

Saturday, October 11th, 2014

That hollowed-out pumpkin sitting in the pumpkin patch sure looks like the head some poor soul lost. In the field of opportunity, evil men are again planting seeds for yet another murderous war in the Middle East. John Pilger traces the horrors from Pol Pot to the Islamic State. In transmitting ...

THE RETURN OF GEORGE ORWELL

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

It is the responsibility of every citizen to be informed and active about the business of their government. But when activists find themselves sued to bankruptcy, fear rules, the citizens are silenced and 'Big Brother' wins. By John Pilger. The other night, I saw George Orwells's '1984' performed on the London ...

‘GOOD’ AND ‘BAD’ WAR - AND THE STRUGGLE OF MEMORY AGAINST FORGETTING

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

The regime that Washington created in the South, the “good” Korea, was set up and run largely by those who had collaborated with Japan and America. By John Pilger. Fifty years ago, EP Thompson's The Making Of The English Working Class rescued the study of history from the powerful. Kings and ...

THE CHINA FIXATION

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

China warning. The Masters Of The Universe are lining up their allies against the oldest empire in history. By John Pilger. Countries are "pieces on a chessboard upon which is being played out a great game for the domination of the world," wrote Lord Curzon, Viceroy of India, in 1898. Nothing ...

MANDELA’S TARNISHED LEGACY

Sunday, July 14th, 2013

As Nelson Mandela begs to leave the land of the living, his dirty linen should be aired. Let's start with John Pilger's essay on Mandela's many compromises to the corporations. When I reported from South Africa in the 1960s, the Nazi admirer Johannes Vorster occupied the prime minister's residence in Cape ...

HISTORY IS BURIED WITH THE DEAD AND DEFORMED OF VIETNAM AND BHOPAL

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

By John Pilger Arriving in a village in southern Vietnam, I caught sight of two children who bore witness to the longest war of the 20th century. Their terrible deformities were familiar. All along the Mekong river, where the forests were petrified and silent, small human mutations lived as best they ...

AN INSURRECTION IN BRITAIN

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

The elites are weighing in to tell you the riots in Great Britain are not an insurrection of a 'sick society'. Tony Blair has just added his two cents. Do you still believe in Tony (Weapons of Mass Destruction) Blair? Tonys are ALL phonys. John Pilger reports. On a warm spring ...