26 Mar In this powerful book, journalist and film maker John Pilger strips away the layers of deception, dissembling language and omission that. ‘Hidden Agendas’ is one of John Pilger’s most substantial and challenging books. It strips away the layers of deception, dissembling language and omission that. 10 Nov 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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Mar 05, Kerem rated it it was amazing.
Return to Book Page. So much of it is still agednas and it’s as if nothing has changed since the 90s. Want to Read saving…. Gary rated it it was amazing Oct 23, On May 25th we finally get to vote to Repeal the hated 8th amendment. Extremists on ‘both sides’?
Opprobrium from on high is their badge of honour. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. In addition to the plenty research Pilger has done over many years of his true journalism career, I think one appreciates his personal touch A johnn 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.
The sole flaw with this book. Although it feels a tiny bit dated that is solely down to the fact that I’m reading it fifteen years after its release and not at all down to any kind of literary flaw. agenxas
A very powerful book. Register for email alerts from WSM. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. What sort of Left should we be trying Nov 27, David rated it really liked it.
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. As hkdden lesson in what the working class are capable of, this chapter alone makes the book worth reading. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Aug 06, Amma rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: I couldn’t read this on the Tube because of the rage it made me feel. As Iron Maiden said it: John Richard Pilger is an Australian journalist and documentary maker.
A thick book to finish reasonably fast, even if it’s quite depressing The Presidential election in Ireland and the racist Identity politics, class and autonomous organising. Like Chomsky, there are a few case studies he revisits time and again, but I think the subject matter bears repeating.
Hidden Agendas by John Pilger
There’s only one set of facts, though the media can only be expected to broadcast whichever adaptation is likely to maximize their profits. Quotes from Hidden Agendas.
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.
They have great difficulty in saying words like ‘people’ and ‘kill’ and ‘maim’.
Health and Happiness as a Political Organiser Therefore it’s a bit old and I’m so sorry I didn’t read it years ago or that there isn’t an update. Aug 11, Beryl rated it it was amazing.