John Pilger

John Pilger is one of the world's most renowned investigative journalists and documentary film-makers. , who began his career in 1958 in his homeland, Australia, before moving to London in the 1960s. He regards eye-witness as the essence of good journalism. He has been a foreign correspondent and a front-line war reporter, beginning with the Vietnam war in 1967. He is an impassioned critic of foreign military and economic adventures by Western governments. His other books include Freedom Next Time, Heroes, Distant Voices and Hidden Agendas.

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John Pilger, The New Rulers of the World. Verso 2002.


Fascism has been in borderland western Ukraine for a long time', Radio Sputnik, March 2015

Why the rise of fascism is again the issue,, 26 February 2015

Venezuela's coup plot must be condemned internationally by John Pilger, Tariq Ali and others, Letters, The Guardian, 18 February 2015

Support Venezuela by John Pilger and Michael Albert, ZNet, 16 February 2015

John Pilger Interview: White Australians Would Like Aboriginal People to Disappear by Mark Karlin, Truthout, 18 January 2015

'Real Possibility of Nuclear War' - Ukraine Crisis Could Start World War 3, Information Clearing House, 22 December 2014 (video)

John Pilger gives his views on CIA torture report, RT, 10 December 2014

Logan Symposium, YouTube, 5 December 2014

War by media and the triumph of propaganda,, 5 December 2014

Real Media: John Pilger on the ABC of Media Power, Real Fare, 26 November 2014

The siege of Julian Assange is a farce - a special investigation,, 16 November 2014

The forgotten coup - how America and Britain crushed the government of their 'ally', Australia,, 23 October 2014

From Pol pot to ISIS: “Anything that flies on everything that moves”, ZNet, 8 October 2014

What the US Did to Cambodia was an Epic Crime by Daniel Pye and John Pilger, CounterPunch, 2 October 2014

Sheffield Doc/Fest 2014: John Pilger Masterclass, YouTube, 1 October 2014

Tony Abbott in Arnhem Land: a display of farce and cynicism, The Guardian, 19 September 2014

Gaza and the Threat of World War, CounterPunch, 12 September 2014

Going Underground: John Pilger talks Gaza, Ukraine & Western media bias, RT, 2 August 2014

Chomsky, Pilger and Loach call on BBC to reflect reality of Gaza's occupation, Palestine Solidarity Campign, 14 July 2014

The return of George Orwell and Big Brother's war on Palestine, Ukraine and the truth,, 11 July 2014

Living Black, YouTube, 20 May 2014

In Ukraine, the US is dragging us towards war with Russia, The Guardian, 13 May 2014

The Strangelove Effect, ZCommentaries, 18 April 2014

Another stolen generation: how Australia still wrecks Aboriginal families, The Guardian, 21 March 2014

The Forgotten Coup, ZNet, 16 March 2014

Hostility to John Pilger's film a denial of nation's brutal past by Adam Goodes, The Sidney Morning Herald, 3 March 2014

Violent protest will not help Venezuela, Letter, The Guardian, 23 February 2014

‘Good' And ‘Bad' War, ZNet, 13 February 2014

The truth about the criminal bloodbath in Iraq can't be 'countered' indefinitely, The Guardian, 7 February 2014

It's the other Oscars - and yet again the winner slips away by John Pilger,, 29 January 2014

John Pilger: Utopia is one of the most urgent films I have made by Oliver Laughland, The Guardian, 8 January 2014

India has become a dystopia of extremes. But resistance is rising, The Guardian, 3 January 2014

Is media just another word for control?, 2 January 2014

Pilger: 'We have been misled', BBC/Radio 4/Today, 2 January 2014

Mandela is Gone, but Apartheid is Alive and Well in Australia, Information Clearing House, 18 December 2013

The prison that is Bangladesh, The Guardian, 15 December 2013

On The Stream: World-renowned filmmaker and war correspondent John Pilger, YouTube, 2 December 2013 (video)

Discovering The Power Of People's History – And Why It Is Feared Today, ZCommentaries, 28 November 2013

John Pilger's video message about Utopia,, 18 November 2013

Utopia – review by Frank Kermode, The Observer, 17 November 2013

In the lucky country of Australia apartheid is alive and kicking by John Pilger, The Guardian, 5 November 2013

One Of The Truest Journalists Is A Cartoonist Armed With A Penguin, ZNet, 31 October 2013

Why Bad Movies Keep Coming Out And What To Do About It, ZNet, 17 October 2013

More than jihadism or Iran, China's role in Africa is Obama's obsession, The Guardian, 9 October 2013

The Party Game is Over. Stand and Fight, ZNet, 5 October 2013

Q and A: The Modern Day Heroes of Investigative Journalism by John Pilger and Frank Barat, Al Jazeera, 22 September 2013

In an Age of ‘Realists' and Vigilantes, there is Cause for Optimism, ZCommentaries, 19 September 2013

Exclusive interview with John Pilger by Frank Barat, Conversations pour la Palestine, 16 September 2013 (audio)

The silent military coup that took over Washington, The Guardian, 10 September 2013

The courage of Bradley Manning will inspire others to seize their moment of truth,, 8 August 2013

Australia's 'stop the boats' policy is cynical and lawless, The Guardian, 29 July 2013

How we are impoverished, gentrified and silenced - and what to do about it,, 25 July 2013

Mandela's Greatness May Be Assured -- But Not His Legacy, ZNet, 11 July 2013

Forcing down Evo Morales's plane was an act of air piracy, The Guardian, 4 July 2013

Understanding the Latest Leaks Is Understanding the Rise of a New Fascism,, 20 June 2013

There is a war on ordinary people and feminists are needed at the front,, 6 June 2013

We've moved on from the Iraq war – but Iraqis don't have that choice, The Guardian, 26 May 2013

Hold The Front Page! We Need Free Media, Not An Order Of Mates,, 9 May 2013

Australia's boom is anything but for its Aboriginal people, The Guardian, 28 April 2013

You are all suspects now. What are you going to do about it?, 26 April 2013

Dance on Thatcher's grave, but remember there has been a coup in Britain,, 25 April 2013

The New Propaganda Is Liberal -- The New Slavery Is Digital,, 14 March 2013

The View From The Ground John Pilger interviewed by Michael Albert, Mostly Water, 16 February 2013

WikiLeaks is a rare truth-teller. Smearing Julian Assange is shameful, New Statesman, 14 February 2013

The Real Invasion Of Africa Is Not News, And A Licence To Lie Is Hollywood's Gift, ZNet, 30 January 2013

Welcome To The Shammies, The Media Awards That Recognize Truly Unsung Talent,, 17 January 2013