Buy Hidden Agendas by John Pilger (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. HIDDEN AGENDAS JOHN PILGER ‘A moral interpretation of world affairs in a cynical age’ Independent n his powerful new book, journalist and film maker John . John Pilger on his own book: Hidden Agendas sets out to explain the nature of a rapacious power that never speaks its true name – that.
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It also gave me hope for the future since he wrote about those who resist oppression from the “Big Powers”. Over 30 years of anarchist writing from Ireland listed under hundreds of topics.
It was like a time capsule, given that he goes up to aboutbut what’s scary is that it all still applies! This site archives most material the WSM publishes but there is often a delay of a few days before stories get copied here from our Facebook pages. This book is great and should be used in the struggle against injustice all over the world.
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Too busy working full time to read it. Well worth a read, a series of essays on how the western media manipulate the news. For years banned in Indonesia until turned into an award winning television documentary. Pilger unravels the hidden histories of contemporary events and allows us to read between the lines.
Review: Hidden Agendas by John Pilger – The news that isn’t on TV | Workers Solidarity Movement
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 blacked and delayed. This is such a transparently HONEST book that I personally am surprised John Pilger is still out and about and has not met with some unfortunate accident in a distant land.
How do we know who will struggle?
When Margaret Thatcher ordered the nation to “Rejoice! Opprobrium from on high is their badge of honour. Freedom without Socialism is privilege and injustice A thick book to finish reasonably fast, even if it’s quite depressing The sole flaw with this book.
Gary rated it it was amazing Oct 23, Return to Book Page. Extremists on ‘both sides’? That said, if you’re looking for your first Pilger book then Freedom Next Time might be a better bet.
Daniel rated it really liked it Jan 25, Since I have read may more such books Apr 25, Anna rated it it was amazing. Events which happened a decade ago, still fresh in the reader’s mind, piler still relevant today as it was when it happened.
In addition to jon plenty research Pilger has done over many years of his true journalism career, I think one appreciates his personal touch, and in particular his principled tough stance. Nov 24, Jim rated it really liked it.
It was eye-opening and very credible. Today Britain and the United States between them hidedn more than half of all the weapons sold in the world; almost half of British research and development funds are allocated to defence and much of the sordid trade is tied up in an ingenious scam known as the Aid for Trade Provisions which accounts for more than half of all British ‘aid’ to the developing world.
Oct 29, Velvetink marked it as to-read Shelves: Perhaps my first foray into what is sometimes dismissed as polemical reporting. At times almost reads like a conspiracy theorist, while at others agendaas top quality investigative journalism. Also interesting info on Burma and especially poignant knowing what’s going on there now in Alan MacSimoin remembered by Des Derwin.
After the anti-capitalist blocs – fighting their Want to Read saving…. As Iron Maiden said it: Quotes from Hidden Agendas.
A chapter is devoted to the Liverpool dockers and their titanic struggle in defence of their jobs, the tremendous international solidarity which was shown for their cause, the almost total media blackout of this “important and dramatic story” – “less the dispute Britain pliger than one that Parliament and the media simply did not want people to hear about”.
Aug 11, Beryl rated it it was amazing.
Lesley West rated it really liked it Jan 09, The referendum to remove the clause in the constitution that limits what medical care,