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.
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
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
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