updated Fri. November 18, 2022
April 8, 2018
Recent reports that the Ecuadoran government has blocked internet / phone access and disallowed visitors to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange – who has been holed up in the Ecuadoran Embassy in London for five and a half years - point to the latest in a series of moves apparently generated by USÃâÃÂ ...
February 20, 2018
“Since 1945, by deed and by example,” the great Australian author, commentator and filmmaker John Pilger wrote nearly nine years ago: “The U.S. ..... of his inauguration, Obama's rapidly accumulating record of atrocities in the Muslim world would include the bombing of the Afghan village of Bola Boluk.
December 6, 2017
John Pilger Q&A: 'US missiles are pointed at China'. The rise of China is viewed in Washington as a threat to American dominance. To counter this, President Barack Obama announced a "pivot to Asia", meaning that almost two-thirds of all US naval forces would be transferred to Asia and the Pacific, theirÃâÃÂ ...
October 9, 2017
He supported Bill Clinton's and Tony Blair's illegal assault on Yugoslavia in 1998 and the invasions of Afghanistan, Syria and Libya, as well as Barack Obama's campaign of terrorism by drone. He backs the provocation of Russia and agrees that the whistleblower Edward Snowden should stand trial.
Center for Research on Globalization
October 7, 2017
An Australian by nationality, John Pilger has been a working journalist for more than half a century. He has covered numerous wars, including Vietnam, Cambodia, Egypt, India, Bangladesh, Biafra and the Middle East . He marched alongside America's poor following the assasination of Dr. Martin LutherÃâÃÂ ...
Mintpress News (blog)
October 4, 2017
The invader is pitied and purged of guilt while 'searching for some meaning in this terrible tragedy'.” What is your initial response to the framework of the film? John Pilger: That quote, “searching for some meaning in this terrible tragedy,” is from Lynn Novick, who is Ken Burns' collaborator on this series onÃâÃÂ ...
October 3, 2017
This glossing over of U.S. neocolonialism and its deadly consequences angered John Pilger, who cut his journalistic teeth covering the Vietnam War for a ... John Pilger: That quote, “searching for some meaning in this terrible tragedy,” is from Lynn Novick, who is Ken Burns' collaborator on this series on theÃâÃÂ ...
September 21, 2017
The winners get to write history, they say. And yet America – which has started and lost many wars – is still talking and spinning its way to a deafening silence. John Pilger explains. One of the most hyped “events” of American television, The Vietnam War, has started on the PBS network. The directors areÃâÃÂ ...
Center for Research on Globalization
September 14, 2017
On Tuesday, investigative journalist and documentary filmmaker John Pilger spoke with RT America's Natasha Sweatte about the seemingly ... Or the same thing would have happened, something similar would have happened to North Korea as happened to Libya and Iraq and Syria and Afghanistan.
September 12, 2017
Or the same thing would have happened, something similar would have happened to North Korea as happened to Libya and Iraq and Syria and Afghanistan. RT: Will China help enforce the UN sanctions, and do you think the country feels alarmed over the recent actions coming out of Pyongyang? JP: NoÃâÃÂ ...
August 4, 2017
Republicans and Democrats – along with a complicit mainstream media – are plunging ahead toward war with Russia, a mad groupthink that could end life on the planet, observes John Pilger. By John Pilger. The U.S. submarine captain says, “We've all got to die one day, some sooner and some later.
Green Left Weekly
July 26, 2017
They are the product of the invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq, and the destruction of modern Libya. And yet, the longest occupation and resistance in modern times is not recognised. When the United Nations suddenly stirs and defines Israel as an apartheid state, as it did this year, there is outrage — notÃâÃÂ ...
July 10, 2017
Almost six decades on, there's an enduring silence by those in the halls of power – and in the media – on Palestine, writes John Pilger. .... the beneficiaries, the so-called rebels, are dominated by jihadist fanatics, the product of the invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq and the destruction of modern Libya.
June 2, 2017
The forced removal of Daud enjoyed popular support in Afghanistan's urban centers, with John Pilger reminding us of how the Wall Street Journal reported at the time that "150,000 persons marched to honor the new flag," while the Washington Post reported that "Afghan loyalty to the new government canÃâÃÂ ...
December 29, 2009
In two speeches at the close of the decade, the Nobel Peace Prize-winner affirmed that peace was no longer peace, but rather a permanent war that "extends well beyond Afghanistan and Pakistan" to "disorderly regions, failed states, diffuse enemies". He called this "global security" and invited our gratitudeÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
There's only one way to vote against the wars and war provocations the United States is conducting around the world, in the local primary on March 20: vote for Democrat David Gill, the only candidate in the election who calls for an end to US war-making. Gill is running for the Democratic party's nominationÃâÃÂ ...