“Thinking globally” and “the global economy” are part of a jargon that assumes we are all part In , John Pilger made ‘The New Rulers of the World’, a film. “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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Jan 10, Eric added it. Pilger is a monolith of truth, and has been a becon of hope amongst the propagated lies put out by state machinery.

John Pilger is without doubt, one of the most insightful journalists of our time. The Power of Nightmares: John Pilger is a fantastic journalist, but this book is a collection of essays so it’s not a relaxing easy read.

It took Indonesia as the prime example, a country that the World Bank described as a ‘model pupil’ until its ‘globalised’ economy collapsed in However, reading this does not has to make us pessimistic on how less we can really do to change – the vital thing we know we have control of is ourselves. The conference lasted for three days — and the companies present hammered out policies which would be acceptable to them on a sector by sector basis.

Yet there is also those who understand that his dedication to expose the reality of the stories he covers, is in fact a love affair with justice. An epic film in its production, scope and revelations, UTOPIA reveals that apartheid is deep within Australia’s past nww present and that Aboriginal people are still living in abject There is nothing ned to be said about this book than that it is full of details and truth and Nrw Pilger is without doubt, one of the most insightful journalists of our time.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. NB this documentary is now over 15 years old, so you might like to think about the extent to which it still applies to Indonesia 15 years on, and the extent to which you can generalise this analysis to other countries today.

Open Preview See a Problem? He is a photographer using words instead of a camera. In order to keep up debt-repayments the government, as recommended by the IMF. Apr 19, Nurshafira Noh rated it it was amazing Shelves: The mentioning of the bombing of Al-Shifa in Sudan for instance, and the ramifications of that – were in and of themselves important pieces of information, let alone all the outlining of Iraq, Afghanistan, Indonesia, and Australia.

Why We Fight The brilliance of John Pilger’s reporting is, or ought to be, beyond dispute. Refresh and try again. They are killing there own people for the protection of there businesses.

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The New Rulers of the World — the book! His revelation rulsrs the costs the Indonesians pay for the IMF “bail-out loan” – illustrated by the suffering of sweatshop workers who supply the fashion stores of London’s Oxford Street – is brilliant. We should aim to be better informed as consumers — when we buy something, we need to ask the company where it was produced and to give assurances that the workers are treated fairly.

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GAP has codes of conduct which are supposed to apply to working conditions globally, and GAP representatives do visit the factories, but the workers interviewed say they are warned by management to not tell them about forced overtime. So by this way John Pilger actually far better than a year of newspaper reports on world politics. Sign up here for discounts and quicker purchasing. It is a pillger must-read because it shows exactly what the title says.


In effect the money word by the Suharto regime is being paid back by the people who never benefited from that money. This might seem a very natural development if you live in a country like Britain, with its long international history as a I enjoy reading investigative journalistic readings, particularly this one.

When Pilger adds that Mark Laity – whose reports from Kosovo he deplores – happened to be appointed special assistant to the Nato secretary general, he hopes to insinuate the idea that the BBC correspondent neq, at best, prejudiced in favour of the military intervention.

Use the HTML below. This is the second time I picked up something from John Pilger and have not been disappointed either time.

The New Rulers of the World by John Pilger

The famous brands of almost everything from running shoes to baby clothes are now made in very poor countries with cheap labour, at times bordering on a form of slave labour. Add the first jjohn.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Trivia About The New Rulers of Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options. The British played equal role in all this genocidal activities. But I should not be surprised. He takes an outside look at what each of their administrations did and says, ‘not so thd no matter which side you are on’ and that is refreshing after years of listening to tons of ‘intellectuals’ fully supporting either the Dems or Reps according to what view they think the parties have and not questioning what their representatives are actually doing.