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John Pilger

John Pilger

    Hollywood's new censors
    Hollywood's new censors
    Film critics rarely question the corporate control exhibited in movies such as Munich, which endorse Israeli policy
    Apartheid's legacy
    Apartheid's legacy
    The South Africa few tourists see is the Northern Cape. It is the equivalent of Chernobyl. Scattered across a windswept landscape are dumps of...
    Obama -- we should dry our eyes quickly
    Obama -- we should dry our eyes quickly
    My first visit to Texas was in 1968, on the fifth anniversary of the assassination of president John Kennedy in Dallas. I drove south, following...
    The art of lying
    The art of lying
    In 1992 Mark Higson, the British foreign office official responsible for Iraq, appeared before an inquiry into the scandal of British arms sold...
    The downfall of Mbeki: The hidden truth
    The downfall of Mbeki: The hidden truth
    The political rupture in South Africa is being presented in the outside world as the personal tragedy and humiliation of one man, Thabo Mbeki. It...
    E-squire? Magazine woos readers with electronic ink
    E-squire? Magazine woos readers with electronic ink
    United States magazine Esquire has sought to brush aside the gloom pervading the print industry by unveiling a genuine first: a cover...
    The real nuclear threat
    The real nuclear threat
    Forty-three years ago last week, the great reporter, Wilfred Burchett, wrote his scoop of the century. "I write this as a warning to the world,"...
    The way Britain wages war
    The way Britain wages war
    Four photographs recently published in Britain together break a silence. The first is of a former Gurkha soldier Tul Bahadur, aged 87. He sits in a...
    The silent war on Africa
    The silent war on Africa
    "Zimbabwe shows Africa is still in the despots' grip", said the headline in the London Observer over an article by Keith Richburg.
    Barack Obama's truth and lies
    Barack Obama's truth and lies
    Had he not been assassinated 40 years ago this week, Robert Kennedy would have been elected president of the United States. I travelled with...
    Australia's secret, dirty empire
    Australia's secret, dirty empire
    When the outside world thinks about Australia, it generally turns to venerable clichés of innocence -- cricket, leaping marsupials, endless...