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Parenti: Free-Market Medicine—A Personal Account
Jan 28, 2012
The U.S. medical system costs many times more than what is spent in socialized systems, but it delivers much less in the way of quality care and cure
Pilger: The World War on Democracy
Jan 19, 2012
Obama’s most “historic” achievement is to bring the war on democracy home to America
Pilger: The First Signs of an Indian Spring
Dec 29, 2011
A peaceful resistance as inspiring as Tahrir Square has arisen in the most militarised region on earth
Pilger: Once Again, War is Prime Time
Dec 01, 2011
Our increasingly militarised society is reflected in much of our media culture
What is it about Mexico that is a universal political dream?
Piven: The War Against the Poor
Nov 07, 2011
The movement’s moral call is reminiscent of earlier historical moments when popular uprisings invoked ideas of a “moral economy”
Pilger: A Continent’s Crown Jewels
Oct 20, 2011
Like all America’s subsequent invasions, a trail of blood from Latin America to Afghanistan and Iraq, the rationale was usually “self defence” or “humanitarian”
Pilger: The Smearing of a Revolution
Oct 07, 2011
Assange’s crime has been to threaten those who fix the “parameters” of news and political ideas
Pilger: Hail to the True Victors
Sep 09, 2011
Nato attacked Libya to counter and manipulate a general Arab uprising that took the rulers of the world by surprise
Pilger: In Cuba, the Revolution Continues
Aug 04, 2011
It is the idea of Cuba having slipped the leash that still threatens the United States’ time-warped sense of its own power
Pilger: The Invasion of Australia
Jul 02, 2011
The City of Sydney has voted to replace the words “European arrival” in the official record with “invasion”
Pilger: Brainwashing the Corporate Way
Jun 24, 2011
The great Arab uprising cannot be easily managed, or appropriated
Pilger: World of Hopey Changey
May 27, 2011
For the record, on a scorecard of imposed misery, Obama is as bad as George W. Bush
Palast: Strauss-Kahn Screws Africa
May 25, 2011
The truth is, the grandee of the IMF has molested Africans for years
Pilger: Marching for Anzac
Apr 22, 2011
The street where I grew up in Sydney was a war street. There were long silences, then the smashing of glass and screams. Pete and I played Aussies-and-Japs.
Podur: Fukushima & Low-Probability
Mar 30, 2011
A friend from the movement asked me my thoughts on George Monbiot's article in the UK Guardian about how Fukushima actually converted him to nuclear power...
Pilger: Silencing The Messenger
Mar 10, 2011
Reality is no longer what the powerful say it is...
Parenti: Profit Pathology
Feb 27, 2011
The free marketeers have a deep all-abiding faith in laissez-faire for it is a faith that serves them well.
Pilger: Behind The Arab Revolt
Feb 26, 2011
Shortly after the invasion of Iraq in 2003, I interviewed Ray McGovern, one of an elite group of CIA officers who prepared the President’s daily intelligence brief.
Pilger: Egypt's Revolt
Feb 10, 2011
The uprising in Egypt is our theatre of the possible.