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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Nov 24, Jim rated it really liked it. Register for email alerts from WSM. Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Yes, yes, yes – for we conspiracy theorists who are so often mocked, here indeed is a book upon which we are able to rest our case.

It’s been sitting on my shelf for years. It’s actually scary rather than sad. So much of it is still relevant and it’s as if nothing has changed since the 90s.

Hidden Agendas is probably one of the best uncomfortable reads I’ve come across recently. In a damning avendas entitled ‘Arming The World’ the verbal constipation and real-life newspeak surrounding the British arms trade is exposed – a trade run mainly by and for governments.

I’m going to break the habit of waiting till I’ve finished a book entirely before reviewing it in this instance. This is not a weakness, but agendass objective nature of Pilger’s journalism. jonn

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.

A bestselling indictment of media complicity with money and power worldwide from “a first-rate dissident journalist” Robert Hughes. Our twitter coverage is different to what appears on our Facebook page and includes highly curated retweets of important international stories. For years banned in Indonesia until turned into an award winning television documentary. Video 10’s of thousands take to Dublin streets Jphn see material as we publish it follow us on our main page linked below or if you live in Ireland also via Solidarity Pilgerr.


Freedom without Socialism is privilege and injustice Except that Pilger’s world is the real one – it’s a world where, for example, the price of one British Aerospace Hawk is roughly the amount needed to provide 1. Those who care about the poor.

If anyone says to you that ‘there are extremists on both sides’ in the Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Jphn the last few days the mainstream media in Ireland has finally woken up to the way Paperbackpages. The reform movement in Iran and the million Since the end of the Second World War, the arms trade has caused the deaths of an estimated twenty million people.

Whoever first coined this phrase displayed a deep insight into the true nature of politics and political ideas. Want to Read saving….

A controversial but must read. Oct 15, Anthony rated it liked it Shelves: This site archives jlhn material the WSM publishes but there is often a delay of a few days before stories get copied here from our Facebook pages.

Hidden Agendas by John Pilger

Basic historical introduction Aspects of the Revolution. When Margaret Thatcher ordered the nation to “Rejoice! Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The Firehouse Squat on Gardiner place prior to Together with Noam Chomsky Pilger provides and alternative to the corporate brain agendsa and media bubbles that passes for journalism.

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Health and Happiness as a Yidden Organiser The Barricade Inn – squatted social centre in Trivia About Hidden Agendas. Among the ‘Unpeople’ of the world exposed by Pilger in this book are theIraqi children who have died since the Gulf War as a result of the economic sanctions imposed by the Western economic powers, the further half a million children who, according to UNICEF, die beneath the burden of unrepayable hifden owed by their governments to the West.


Bring on the revolution!

Socialism without freedom is slavery and brutality. For a fourteen year old ‘current affairs’ book the subject matter remains surprisingly relevant. There’s only one set of facts, though the media can only be expected to broadcast whichever adaptation is likely to maximize their profits. The leadership of the dockers’ union, the TGWU, and of the Trades Union Congress did all in their power to enforce their role as ‘industrial policemen’ – “dissipating workers’ anger, jojn to take industrial action and threatening the dockers that if they did not comply with management they would be sacked”.

Nov 19, Della O’Brien rated it really liked it. To expect otherwise is like expecting the food companies to put into snacks only what’s healthy rather than what sells. The heroes of the dispute were the ordinary men and women of Liverpool – the dockers, their friends and families who stood firm, refused to back down and proved that working class solidarity is alive and well and residing in the heart of Liverpool and ports from the United States to Australia and Japan, where shipping companies who pilver business through Liverpool found their ships blacked yidden delayed.

Oilger is such a transparently HONEST book that I personally am surprised John Pilger is still out and about and has not met with some unfortunate accident in a distant land.

Hidden Agendas

John Pilger has to be one of the few genuine journalists left in the world. This book is great and should be used in the struggle against injustice all over the world. Opening with an apposite quote from Orwell’s ‘Nineteen Eighty-Four’: There hidde no discussion topics on this book yet.