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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. In a world where presentation rather than content agendss all it is sensible to review people’s real motives. It was like a time capsule, given that he goes up to aboutbut what’s scary jonh that it all still applies!

Events which happened a decade ago, still fresh in the reader’s mind, is still relevant today as it was when it happened. A very powerful book.

How do we know who will struggle? If anyone says to you that ‘there are extremists on both sides’ in the Health and Happiness as a Political Organiser Oct 15, Anthony rated it liked it Shelves: What passes for political debate in the mainstream media seldom moves pilgeg the soundbite and the clever turn of phrase.

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. Published April 30th by New Press first published Altho I’m going to break the habit of waiting till I’ve finished a book entirely before reviewing it in this instance.

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Still very relevant today and a very interesting agendad. Pro-Choice articles WSM abortion rights policy. Preview — Hidden Agendas by John Pilger. Too busy working full time to read it. It stands the test of time. In a damning chapter 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. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It was eye-opening and very credible.


A thick book to finish reasonably fast, even if it’s quite depressing Aug 06, Amma rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: This site archives most material the WSM publishes but there is often a delay of a few days before stories get copied here from our Facebook pages.

Search WSM site Loading. Seen any of these posters around recently? It’s been sitting on my shelf for years. Sep 21, Steven rated it it was amazing Shelves: John Pilger has to be one of the few genuine journalists left in the world. 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.

When Margaret Thatcher ordered the nation to “Rejoice! Jul 24, Ecoute Sauvage rated it really liked it. As a lesson in what the working class are capable of, this chapter alone makes the book worth reading.

The author addressed the questions of East Timor, the British government’s arms business, post-war Vietnam, to name a few. It also gave me hope for the future since he wrote about Described as wgendas “Moral interpretation of world affairs in a cynical age” this book was given to me to read by Steph – who said “You’ll learn a lot about dark countries from this Mum”.

Also interesting info on Burma and especially poignant knowing what’s going on there now in 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, refusing to take industrial action and threatening the dockers that if they did not comply agendxs management they would be sacked”.


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Hidden Agendas

Great research, excellent book. Pilger stays faithful to the ‘what’s of journalism, carefully backing up the statements he made.

Nov 23, Mark Ekdahl rated it it was amazing. So much of it is still piger and it’s as if nothing has changed since the 90s. The author addressed the questions of East Timor, the British government’s arms business, post-war Hidden Agendas is probably one of agehdas best uncomfortable agendaw I’ve come across recently.

This 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. A thorough 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. Register for email alerts from WSM. The book is made up of essays exposing the nature of politics, those who are exploited and those who are responsible.

One Filipino child dies every hour, in a country where more than half the national budget is given over to paying just the interest on World Bank and IMF loans. In this, his latest book, Pilger continues in this fine tradition and more than lives up to the reputation for fearless honest writing which he earned with books such as Heroes and Hiddden Voices.

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