Articles by: John Pilger

Author Biography:

John Pilger, journalist, author and film director, has won many distinctions for his work, including Britain’s highest award for journalism twice, an American ‘Emmy’ and a British Academy Award. His complete archive is held at the British Library. He lives in London and Sydney.

War in Europe and the rise of raw propaganda

demonstrated its bloody aggression in Yugoslavia, Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya and broken solemn promises to pull back.  Having dragged European "allies" into American wars that do not concern them, the great unspoken is that NATO itself is the real threat to European security.

The Judicial Kidnapping of Julian Assange

What was truly shocking last Friday was that the High Court  judges ... who read out their words – showed no hesitation in sending Julian to his death, living or otherwise. They offered no mitigation, no suggestion that they had agonised over legalities or even basic morality.

The Great Game of smashing countries

As a tsunami of crocodile tears engulfs Western politicians, history is suppressed. More than a generation ago, Afghanistan won its freedom, which the United States, Britain and their "allies" destroyed.

A day in the death of British justice

In the upper reaches of the masonry that is the British judiciary there are, I understand, still those who believe in real law and real justice from which the term "British justice" takes its sanctified reputation in the land of the Magna Carta. It now rests on their ermined shoulders whether that history lives on or dies.

The Most Lethal Virus is Not COVID. It is War.

Covid has provided cover for this pandemic of propaganda. In July, Morrison took his cue from Trump and announced that Australia, which has no enemies, would spend $270 billion on provoking one, including missiles that could reach China.

Eyewitness to the Agony of Julian Assange

I have sat in many courts and seldom known such a perversion of due process. This is due revenge.

Informit: The power of disobedience

Informit: Truth in war and peace