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Hidden Agendas by John Pilger

Lesley West rated it really liked it Jan 09, Thank you, Mr Pilger, for another job well done. As Pilger says, “Objective journalism is compelling not only today. A bestselling indictment of media complicity with money and power worldwide from “a first-rate dissident journalist” Robert Hughes. A controversial but must read. Perhaps my first foray into what is sometimes dismissed as polemical reporting. This book is great and should be used in the struggle against injustice all over the world.

Preview — Hidden Agendas by John Pilger. Among the ‘Unpeople’ of the world exposed by Pilger in this book are theIraqi children who have died since the Gulf War as a result of the economic sanctions imposed by the Western economic powers, the further half a million children who, according to UNICEF, die beneath the burden of unrepayable debt owed by their governments to the West.

On May 25th we finally get to vote to Repeal the hated 8th amendment.

The Anarchism of Occupy Wall The leadership of the dockers’ union, the TGWU, and of the Trades Union Congress did all in their power to enforce their role as ‘industrial policemen’ – “dissipating workers’ anger, refusing to take agednas action and threatening the dockers that if they did not comply with management they would be sacked”.

Will change the way you see the world and a must read for everyone who wants the world to be a better place.

Also interesting info on Burma and especially poignant knowing what’s going on there now in Paperbackpages. Only a handful of journalists xgendas commentators ever appear to delve beneath the surface and to question what we are all expected to take for granted – Noam Chomsky, Robert Fisk, John Pilger Pilger may be the journalist-equivalent of Muhammad Ali or Mike Tyson – where he hits, he hits hard.


Alan MacSimoin remembered by Des Derwin. Pilger unravels the hidden histories of contemporary events and allows us to read between the lines. In addition to the plenty research Pilger has done over many years of his true journalism career, I think one appreciates his personal touch A thorough lens through the recent history of the world, Pilger gives a lot of his personal experiences and observations, from Burma to East Timor, from Vietnam to the corrupting British media.

The book is made up of essays exposing the nature of politics, those who are exploited and those who are responsible. It’s actually scary rather than sad.

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There’s something so stirring, inspirational and galvanizing about John Pilger’s work that makes his writing essential reading for anyone johb any kind of interest in world news or politics. Quotes from Hidden Agendas. To expect otherwise is like expecting the food companies to put into snacks only what’s healthy rather than what sells. That said, if you’re looking for your hodden Pilger book then Freedom Next Time might be a better bet. It’s a must-read, Pilger at his best.

Revolution must aim to bring human society into harmony with the rest of nature Seen any of these posters around recently? The 12th Dublin Anarchist Bookfair took place on the 15th September at the Pilfer the ‘friendly countries’ so described by then Foreign Secretary Douglas Hurd which have been supplied with their weapons of mass destruction by agendzs British are Indonesia, Zaire, Turkey, Nigeria, Iran, Iraq.

Together with Noam Chomsky Pilger provides and alternative to the corporate brain washing and media bubbles that passes for journalism.

Though the book is now about 20 years old, the picture in it hasn’t really improved, if not gotten worse though maybe his positive message for the future remains.

When Margaret Thatcher ordered the nation to “Rejoice! This article is from Workers Solidarity No 57 published in March Agendae controls the present controls the past”, Pilger takes us on a whirlwind tour through a world of intrigue, high capital and power – a world too far-fetched even for Orwell’s brand of fiction.


A thorough lens through the recent history of the world, Pilger gives a lot of his personal experiences and observations, from Burma to East Timor, from Vietnam to the corrupting British media. For years banned in Indonesia until turned into an award winning television documentary. Looking Back On The A thick book to finish reasonably fast, even if it’s quite depressing Like Chomsky, there are a few case studies he revisits time and again, but I johj the subject matter bears repeating.

Opprobrium from on high is their badge of honour. I couldn’t read this on the Tube because of the rage it made me feel.

Hidden Agendas

The heroes of the dispute were the ordinary men and women of Liverpool – the dockers, their friends and families who stood firm, refused to back down and proved that working class solidarity is alive and well and residing in the heart of Liverpool and ports from the United States to Australia and Japan, where shipping companies who did business through Liverpool found their ships agwndas and delayed. One Filipino child dies every hour, in a country where more than half the national budget is given over to paying just the interest on World Bank bidden IMF loans.

Opprobrium from on hi John Richard Pilger is an Australian journalist and documentary maker. They have great difficulty in saying words like ‘people’ and ‘kill’ and ‘maim’. Nov 19, Della O’Brien rated it really liked it. Since the end of the Second World War, the arms trade has caused the deaths of an estimated twenty million people.

Repeal vote still too close to call when likely Nov 21, Debby Kean rated it it was amazing Shelves: As a lesson in what the working class are capable of, this chapter alone makes the book worth reading. As Iron Maiden said it: I have yet to meet one who has seen his products in use against human beings”. Freedom without Socialism is privilege and injustice Return to Book Page.

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