“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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The New Rulers of the World

The fake wars and sanctions by UN or US are killing people all over the world. Sep 25, Mubeen Irfan rated it really liked it. In the s and 70s, British governments, conspiring with American officials, tricked into leaving, then expelled the entire population But it is a habit which diminishes Pilger’s claim to sainthood. No doubt the word “morality” did appear 11 times in one of Tony Blair’s speeches. GAP has codes of conduct which are supposed to apply to working conditions globally, and GAP representatives pi,ger visit the factories, but the workers interviewed say they are warned by management to not tell them about forced overtime.

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The bank presents itself as an economic development agency, focusing on poverty reduction, but in fact, the bank operated during the entire cold war as an institution which distributed money to mainly authoritarian regimes in the nw world that supported the West in the Cold War.

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Based in London, he is known for his polemical campaigning style: War is business for them now. Like John Pilger on Facebook. Be the first to ask a question about The New Rulers of the World. His tireless pursuit of urlers for those without voices is simply heroic.

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Meanwhle, Barry Coates, of the World Development Movement, suggests that consumers should put pressure on retailers and manufacturers to provide information on the source of products and give assurances about the conditions under which they are produced.

Why they are ruining country by country.

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. Globalisation has not only made the world smaller. Jan 10, Eric added it. They basically designed the legal infrastructure for investment in the country. It is also interesting to embark to understand more about capitalism and ;ilger money illusion, perhaps.

Oil and Gas are the most important thing america want from other world other than strategic o all over the world. The workers are typically young women and one worker rulrs on camera saying that she once worked a 24 hour shift with no breaks. Thanks for telling us about the problem. All that being said, Pilger – at least in The New Rulers of the World, a series of essays inspired by his own television films – is generally on the side of the angels.


For the sake of the documentary, they had to keep the factories anonymous, because jlhn workers would have Victimisation from contractors and violence from anti-unionists.

To do so, we have to dispense with all sentimentality. He unearths, with steely attention to facts, the filthy truth, and tells it as it is. If, like me, you’re new Pilger, I would start watching the decades worth of documentaries he has put out wordl all on YouTubeespecially The Coming War on Chinarulrrs was only released a short while ago. The World Bank says its aim is to help poor people, calling this gobal development.

And he writes about “the myth of globalisation” as if it were a confidence trick rather than an economic inevitability. And why not cancel a debt that condemns nations like Indonesia to poverty and disease? Eorld took brutal steps to consolidate his power by rounding up thousands and thousands of civil servants, school teachers and basically anyone with communist leanings and murdering them.

Paperbackpages. Hmm, 1 million dead Indonesians sounds like rather a lot.