John Pilger
Western democracies have mutated into propagandists for war and conflict

It is more than a century since Edward Bernays, the father of spin, invented “public relations” as a cover for war propaganda. What is new is the elimination of dissent in the mainstream.

The judicial kidnapping of Julian Assange

What was truly shocking in Friday’s British court verdict, writes John Pilger, was that the judges showed no hesitation in sending Julian Assange to his death, living or otherwise. They offered no mitigation, no suggestion that they had agonized over legalities or even basic morality

Why Julian Assange’s inhumane prosecution imperils justice for us all

John Pilger writes about how Julian Assange is a truth-teller who has committed no crime but revealed government crimes and lies on a vast scale and so performed one of the great public services of our time

Catastrophe in Afghanistan: US wrecks another country thinking it’s playing the ‘Great Game’

Renowned journalist John Pilger chronicles the trail of destruction left by the United States and its allies in Afghanistan over the decades, and skewers the hypocrisy of the pious tears being shed in the west today

A day in the death of British justice

Journalist John Pilger examines the latest arguments presented by the US in its bid to extradite Julian Assange, and the continuing persecution of the whistleblower and his partner Stella Moris

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