“A small group of powerful individuals are now richer than most of the population of Africa. Just giant corporations dominate a quarter of the world’s. “John Pilger’s work has been a beacon of light in often dark times. The realities he has brought to light have been a revelation, over and over again, and his. The New Rulers of the World has ratings and 62 reviews. Leanna said: 5 out of 5 on a nonfiction book doesn’t mean you agree with every word, but inst.

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Verso Books 10 May In a book ghe to the moral wrongs of third-world poverty, the suppression of minorities and the price which is being paid by innocent civilians for the American war on terrorism, the inclination to smear opponents may not be a mortal sin.

Aug 17, Helen rated it liked it.

The New Rulers of the World by John Pilger

The history portion is great, the rest is fine if you’ve never heard it before. I am a better informed more curious thr 5 out of 5 on a nonfiction book doesn’t mean you agree with every word, but instead in this case it means I am DAMN impressed with his research.

The documentary is 15 years old now, but it provides a very useful introduction to the following concepts within global development. Add the first question. Award winning journalist John Pilger examines the role of Washington in America’s manipulation of Latin American politics during the last 50 years leading up to the struggle by ordinary It is not a essay of historic account but situation of the aborigines in present world.


Pilger uses the language which is easy for us to understand and the topics he has chosen touched our lives. No doubt the word “morality” did appear 11 times in one of Tony Blair’s speeches. The are ruining country because of wealth and power. It has also made it interdependent. Sign up here for discounts and quicker purchasing. Jun 18, Judy rated it it was amazing. I never really know about it before I read Pilger’s.

Aug 18, Dr. This book is brilliant, heavy but light. It basically becomes clear from a series of interviews, despite their evasiveness, that the international business community new they were dealing with a nepotistic mass murderer.

Feb 05, Kushal Saharan rated it it was amazing. Heroes Unsung The Last Dream: Follow John Pilger on Twitter. Want to Read saving…. Ne in with Facebook Other Sign in options.

Through secret filming, Pilger shows how cheap labour in an Indonesian sweatshop produces goods such as Nike, Adidas, Gap and Reebok running shoes that are sold for lf to times the amount received by worldd, about 72p a day. Below I provide a brief summary of the documentary. I much appreciate the essay on Indonesia, despite knowing, for example, the broad outlines already, though.


A critical documentary about the war on terror since But there is also a suggestion that he is one of the elect who has escaped the consequences of Adam’s fall. Start your free trial. Finally, he looks behind the picture-postcard image of his homeland, Australia, to illuminate an enduring legacy of imperialism: A documentary about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that o lasted for more than 50 years.

I need to read more outside perspectives on US politics – and if you have suggestions throw them at me please!

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He unearths, with steely attention to facts, the filthy truth, and tells it as it is. Something that very few journalists even know what means any more. Aug 27, Mohammed Morsi rated it it was amazing. Paperbackpages. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends.

The War You Don’t See Books by John Pilger. NB — The subtext to the interview is that Western financial institutions depend on the debt repayments being kept up too.