“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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Tne are no discussion topics on this book yet. Basically they are the World Bank, and the International Monetary Fund, two bodies which are the agents of the richest countries on earth, especially America. Mar 21, Kyle Worlitz rated it it was amazing. They rake the muck on which the power and wealth of states and corporations are founded, and the stench is awesome. The documentary crew posed as fashion tne to gain access and secretly filmed in one factory, and also conducted dozens of interviews with workers in these factories.
Apr 24, Si rated it it was amazing. Opprobrium from on high is their badge of honour. Barrett Dylan Brown, Phd rated it it was ok Recommends it for: In short-term capital was suddenly pulled out of Asia, collapsing the miracle economy overnight.
But the only explanation for mentioning that the repetitions occurred at a conference organised by Rupert Woorld is the hope of spreading guilt by association.
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It will vividly tell you how hundreds of thousands have died in Indonesia through explicit support from Western powers hte to make profit, how the indigenous of Australia have been maligned, abused and disenfranchised for decades and many more incendiary themes. D rated it liked it. Is American foreign policy dominated by the idea of military supremacy? Picked mostly for rulesr title, this book is simply too sad and horrific in it’s truth to be very enjoyable.
John Pilger 54 mins Awards: Death of a Nation: Very well researched and backed up by documentation it shows how political figures blatently use the ignorance of populaces to get away with EvIL. In order to keep up debt-repayments the government, as recommended by wor,d IMF. A critical documentary about the war on terror since But it is a habit which diminishes Pilger’s claim to sainthood. Never before has the human race enjoyed such enormous capacity to create wealth and reduce poverty, but never before has inequality been so great.
Globalisation: The New Rulers of the World – report by John Pilger
Finally, he looks behind the picture-postcard image of his homeland, Australia, to illuminate an enduring legacy of imperialism: Barry Coats — World Development Movement 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. John Pilger is without doubt, one of the most insightful journalists of our time.
When asked why there was such a silence over the atrocities of Suharto, he simply said the World Bank got it wrong, and they will get it wrong in the future too. And making this world disease center of the universe.
Suharto removed from power the founder of modern Indonesia, Sukarno — a nationalist who believed in economic independence for the country. Sacrificing the comfort of complacency will always be tough, but to keep mum is just not a sustainable policy we can adopt. Then they came for me—and there was no one left to speak for me. 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.
I never really know about it before I read Pilger’s. The documentary makes the following claims, all of which are worth investigating to see if they are still true today…. I enjoy reading investigative journalistic readings, particularly this one.
This regime change was one of the bloodiest mass murders in post WW2 history, with more than a million people estimated to have died in the process.
Initially set up to help rebuild European economies after WW2, they later they began offering loans to poor countries, but only if they privatised their economies and allowed western companies free access to their raw materials and markets. Sep 25, Mubeen Irfan rated it really liked it.
Monday 31 December This is the second time I picked up something from John Pilger and have not been disappointed either time. The fake wars and sanctions by UN or US are killing people all over the world.
Something that very few journalists even know what means any more. Worthwhile though if you’re a Pilger fan. My own copy, unfortunately, has not been returned.