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I couldn’t read this on the Tube because of the rage it made hiddej feel. Opprobrium from on high is their badge of honour.
Well worth a read, a series of essays on how the western media manipulate the news. Aug 06, Amma rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: SpaceBear rated it liked it Jan 16, Since I have read may more such books Socialism without freedom is slavery and brutality.
How many of these companies I would say the level of informative, incisive journalism on display here puts him head and shoulders above that bastion of liberal dissent Noam Chomsky, as great an admirer of his that I am.
The 12th Dublin Anarchist Bookfair took place on the 15th September at the Freedom without Socialism is privilege and injustice In addition to the 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.
When Margaret Thatcher ordered the nation to “Rejoice! Oct 18, Hussain Mirza rated it it was amazing. Alan MacSimoin remembered by Des Derwin.
Who 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.
It is a type of journalism which could not be criticised easily, due to the nature of the facts. It also gave me hope for the future since he wrote about Described as a “Moral interpretation of world affairs in a cynical age” this book was given to me to read by Steph – who said “You’ll learn a lot about dark countries from this Mum”. Open Preview See a Problem? Preview — Hidden Agendas by John Pilger. 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.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. To ask other readers questions about Hidden Agendasplease sign up. The author addressed the questions of East Timor, the British government’s arms business, post-war Vietnam, to name a few. But I’m also surprised anyone should divide facts into left- or right- wing facts – as many reviewers would have it. Still very relevant today and a very interesting book. Pilger stays faithful to the ‘what’s of journalism, carefully backing up the statements he made.
Lesley West rated it really liked it Jan 09, The sole flaw with this book. However, reading the book, the ‘why’ is often left unanswered. Also interesting info on Burma and especially poignant knowing what’s going on there now in John Pilger has to be one of the few genuine journalists left in the world.
Nov 19, Della O’Brien rated it really liked it. Jhn on ‘both sides’? Pro-Choice articles WSM abortion rights policy. Like what you’re reading?
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Review: Hidden Agendas by John Pilger – The news that isn’t on TV | Workers Solidarity Movement
Whoever first coined this phrase agenndas a deep insight into the true nature of politics and political ideas. In a sense he elucidates how the distinctions between those three are practically nonexistent in today’s world. This article is from Workers Solidarity No 57 published in March This book is great and should be used in the struggle against injustice all over the world. Aug 11, Beryl rated it it was amazing. Bring on the revolution! A very powerful book.
As a lesson in what the working class are capable of, this chapter alone makes the book worth reading. Published April 30th by New Press first hudden No trivia or quizzes yet. Nov 27, David rated it really liked it.
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Paperbackpages. What passes for political debate in the mainstream media seldom moves beyond the soundbite and the clever turn of phrase. He writes well, his style is clear and lucid, and you never feel that he is harping on about a pet hate. hiddden
Articles on Feminism Towards Womens Freedom. 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.