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John Pilger

John Pilger

John Pilger was born and educated in Sydney, Australia. He has been a war correspondent, film-maker and playwright. Based in London, he has written from many countries and has twice won British journalism's highest award, that of "Journalist of the Year," for his work in Vietnam and Cambodia.

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Selling ‘Regime Change’ Wars to the Masses

Propaganda is now such a pervasive part of Western governance that any foreign leader who resists the prevailing power structure can be turned into a demon and made a target of a “regime change” war

John Pilger ·




The Truth about the Criminal Bloodbath in Iraq Can't Be 'Countered' Indefinitely

The media cover-up has been a weapon in the crimes of western states since the first world war. But a reckoning is coming for those paid to keep the record straight

John Pilger ·


More Than Jihadism or Iran, China's Role in Africa is Obama's Obsession

Where America brings drones, the Chinese build roads. Al-Shabaab and co march in lockstep with this new imperialism

John Pilger ·


The Silent Military Coup That Took Over Washington

This time it's Syria, last time it was Iraq. Obama chose to accept the entire Pentagon of the Bush era: its wars and war crimes

John Pilger ·


Forcing Down Evo Morales's Plane was an Act of Air Piracy

Denying the Bolivian president air space was a metaphor for the gangsterism that now rules the world

John Pilger ·


We've Moved on from the Iraq War – But Iraqis Don't Have that Choice

Like characters from The Great Gatsby, Britain and the US have arrogantly turned their backs and left a country in ruins

John Pilger ·

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