John Pilger

  • TIn his book Propaganda, published in 1928, Edward Bernays wrote: “The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organised habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society.“Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible ...

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  • TThe dust in Iraq rolls down the long roads that are the desert’s fingers. It gets in your eyes and nose and throat; it swirls in markets and school playgrounds, consuming children kicking a ball; and it carries, according to Dr Jawad Al-Ali, “the seeds of our death”. An ...

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  • TAs the United States and Britain look for an excuse to invade another oil-rich Arab country, the hypocrisy is familiar. Colonel Gaddafi is delusional and blood-drenched while the authors of an invasion that killed a million Iraqis, who have kidnapped and tortured in our name, are entirely sane, ...

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  • TShortly after the invasion of Iraq in 2003, I interviewed Ray McGovern, one of an elite group of CIA officers who prepared the Presidents daily intelligence brief. McGovern was at the apex of the national security monolith that is American power and had retired with presidential plaudits. On the ...

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